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Goddard College Announces Closure

The small, progressive Vermont college will close at the end of the spring semester. It’s another blow to a state that has lost a number of higher ed institutions in recent years.

A hand can be seen adjusting a black and white sign that reads “CLOSED.”

Yes, Colleges Do Close

Many will soon—and leaders’ collective refusal to discuss this openly only makes things worse, John J. Smetanka writes.

A quote from board chair, Keith Thompson, imposed on a photo of Birmingham-Southern College’s campus. The quote reads, “This is a tragic day for the College, our students, our employees, and our alumni.”

Birmingham-Southern Announces Abrupt Closure

Denied a lifeline from a tailor-made state loan program, the small, private Christian institution will close in May after years of financial issues.

College of Saint Rose Campus

Making College Mergers Easier in New York

State weighs changes that would let struggling private colleges team up with out-of-state institutions.

Two Ohio Universities Announce Merger

Presidents of the University of Findlay and Bluffton University, located 20 miles apart in Northwest Ohio, announced plans to merge...
View of Clarkson University campus in Schenectady

Two N.Y. Institutions' Programs, Missions Shift With the Times

Clarkson University is transferring 16 graduate teacher education programs to Siena College in a deal both institutions expect to help them weather enrollment shifts.

State Monitor Urges NJCU to Sell Assets, Seek Partner

An independent state-appointed monitor issued a series of recommendations for struggling New Jersey City University, including that it sell off...
A photo illustration of the University of Idaho and University of Phoenix campuses.

Scrutiny Mounts Over Idaho-Phoenix Deal

Legislative scrutiny of the University of Idaho's plan to buy the for-profit University of Phoenix has ramped up recently as key deadlines for the acquisition near.