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University of Arts Closure Remains Shrouded in Mystery

The institution’s sudden shutdown has prompted its accreditor to step in and help guide students—and inspired legislation on college financial transparency.

Pittsburgh Technical College to Close

Pittsburgh Technical College is closing in August, the Board of Trustees announced Monday. A statement cited declining enrollment, market pressures...
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Can University of the Arts Be Saved?

After the Philadelphia institution announced a sudden closure Friday, a Temple University trustee floated the idea of a merger. But what led it to close in the first place?

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University of the Arts Announces Sudden Closure

Middle States pulled its accreditation on Friday, saying institution had violated its standards by failing to prepare teach-out plan, among other breaches.

Studley to Retire as President of Western Accreditor

Jamienne S. Studley, who in her six years leading the WASC Senior College and University Commission sought to emphasize transparency...
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Accreditor: Keystone College in ‘Danger of Imminent Closure’

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education warns of “misleading information” circulating about the Pennsylvania institution’s dire straits. Students can’t be sure their college will exist come fall.

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Traction for the Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree

A group of college leaders strategize about how to design a new undergraduate experience—and get an unexpected boost from an accreditor.

Proposal to Accredit Fully Online Law Schools Prompts Pushback

A group of law school deans are pushing back against a proposal from the American Bar Association’s accrediting arm that...