Mergers

Mergers

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.

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April 17, 2019
The head of Connecticut's community college and university system will present more detailed plans for consolidating the management of the two-year colleges to the system's accreditor.
March 5, 2019
Facing a demographic spiral and a challenge to its accreditation, tiny Southern Vermont College says it will close its doors.
February 26, 2019
In 'Goldilocks' moment, two very different California institutions announce a merger that will bring a Southern California university's offerings to a 150-year-old Presbyterian seminary in Marin County.
February 20, 2019
Merger between a low-performing community college and a nearby university has increased graduation and transfer rates -- and could be a model for other colleges.
January 31, 2019
The proposal from a Chicago mayoral candidate to offer free community college by merging the system with K-12 is unique. But local and national education experts say it wouldn’t work.
August 7, 2018
Robert A. Brown and David J. Chard offer lessons on how Wheelock College has joined Boston University to create a larger public mission.
July 20, 2018
University of Illinois at Chicago moves to acquire nearby private law school while, to the west, the University of Iowa closes a branch campus it was given in 2015.
July 16, 2018
After Mount Ida College closure, Massachusetts proposals grapple with whether colleges should disclose shutdown possibilities and when regulators should step in.
June 22, 2018
Buyer commits to keeping Westminster on its Princeton campus for 10 years and maintaining current academics for five, but opponents of the deal are unimpressed.
April 17, 2018
To confront the facts and take action is wiser than to be nostalgic about a bygone era, argues Frank H. Wu.

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