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.


February 3, 2020
Concern grows at Watkins College of Art about merger with Belmont.
January 29, 2020
The Watkins College of Art will merge with Belmont University later this year, joining a growing list of tiny colleges, particularly in the arts, that struggled to go it alone.
November 14, 2019
As the president of a university that is the result of two consolidations many decades ago, Mark Burstein offers some perspective to institutional leaders today.
November 7, 2019
Move comes after the tiny Vermont college failed to merge with University of Bridgeport.
October 29, 2019
Mergers are “one more tactical arrow in a strategic quiver,” according to authors of new book offering practical advice on higher ed M&A.
October 7, 2019
Far too many campuses don’t make it a priority to immediately deal with what they know can be impending disaster, argues Susan Resneck Pierce.
October 2, 2019
Roosevelt University plans to acquire Robert Morris University in Chicago as a shrinking market bears down on the private nonprofit institutions.
September 16, 2019
Marlboro College and University of Bridgeport drop plans to merge. Marlboro says it's optimistic about finding another partner.
July 26, 2019
As peers around it shut their doors, Vermont's Marlboro College will become part of the larger, healthier University of Bridgeport.
July 11, 2019
Chad Raymond reviews the colleges that have closed in recent years and suggests a financial indicator of those who may do so in the future.


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