Purdue-Kaplan Deal Faces Regulatory Hurdle

October 11, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education is scrutinizing an aspect of the proposed acquisition of Kaplan University by Purdue University, The Washington Post reported. Purdue, however, said the reported potential regulatory problem is not an issue.

Purdue is seeking to create a new online university through its complex deal with Kaplan, which enrolls roughly 30,000 students. One of the biggest controversies and likely the highest regulatory hurdle for the arrangement is the extent to which the boundary-pushing new university will behave like a public institution.

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