The campus of Hilbert College, buildings surrounding a lake.
Jan 26, 2023
Hilbert College, a nonprofit Catholic institution in New York, is purchasing for-profit Valley College, which has four sites in Ohio and West Virginia. That makes for an unusual match.


September 24, 2021
Mills College’s plan to merge with Northeastern University shows how discussions about partnerships can evolve -- and the factors institutions must consider, John MacIntosh and Lynn Alvarez write.
September 16, 2021
The long-awaited board vote follows a months-long legal fight and significant pushback from Mills alumnae groups.
August 11, 2021
If the University of Arkansas board approves the deal, the system will purchase the for-profit university and all its assets for only $1.
August 3, 2021
Some supporters of the college say the financial situation may not be so dire and have pursued legal and political means to slow an acquisition by Northeastern.
July 30, 2021
Marymount has sought a buyer for two years. Saint Leo is looking to expand its reach, both online and on the ground.
July 21, 2021
Now is the time for higher ed institutions to affiliate, merge and adapt to shifting needs, Tim Hall writes. But how do you know you’ll be successful? How do you improve the odds?
July 15, 2021
The 14-university system will move ahead with a multiyear consolidation process despite months of public outcry about the plans.
July 2, 2021
Delaware State University finalizes acquisition of Wesley College, taking over a 50-acre campus in the downtown section of the capital city of Dover and 14 new academic programs.
June 21, 2021
A deal with Northeastern could prevent Mills from having to close its doors for good. The acquisition would give the Boston-area university its 10th satellite campus and third location in California.
March 3, 2021
Governor-backed plan would merge state's public university and community college system boards in July. Budgets would be combined next year.


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