The California State U. System scales back plans to enroll a quarter of a million students through a centralized online portal -- a goal that failed to attract interest across its 23 campuses and that many professors questioned.
Georgia Tech is still putting the finishing touches on its affordable MOOC-like online master's degree, but students report a rewarding (and rigorous) first semester. However, enrollment and tuition targets may need some adjusting.
Consultant's report blames insufficient testing and a poor plan for frustrating problems experienced in the fall. Analysis also notes concerns about pricing policies that may have left colleges more vulnerable than they might have been.