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, 2018
They won’t get easier, given the financial realities many of those institutions face today, write David Chard and Mary Churchill.
January 18, 2018
Susan Henking shares some of the fundamental lessons she learned in merging the college she led with another.
November 29, 2017
Will merging institutions strengthen the system or hasten its decline, asks Tara DaPra, who has taught at one of its four-year universities as well as in its community colleges.
August 30, 2017
Boston University and Wheelock College enter talks to combine the institutions.
June 14, 2017
It represents five broad trends that all higher education institutions should heed, writes Melanie Ho.
March 22, 2017
Two Roman Catholic universities ask if they can do a better job of serving the Miami area together.
July 27, 2016
Experts praise a proposed arrangement -- which system officials avoid calling the "M-word" -- but faculty members on the affected campuses worry about local identity.
March 24, 2016
Soon, the University of Maryland's College Park and Baltimore campuses could be combined. Will College Park's growing influence help the university system's other campuses -- or marginalize them?
November 4, 2015
A new report recommends a form of strategic alliance among colleges that is more substantive than consortia but less likely to fail than outright marriages.
January 7, 2015
In yet another merger in Georgia's university system, the emergent Georgia State will combine with struggling Georgia Perimeter to try to improve the two-year college. Is anyone getting a good deal?

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