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Champlain College expands in online adult learner market

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Champlain College continues to expand in the adult learner market, landing a high-profile partner with the federal government. Does it provide a model for small private colleges to succeed online?

Improved economy leads to enrollment dips among two-year and for-profit colleges

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Student enrollment numbers are down at two-year colleges and four-year for-profit institutions, according to a new National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report. 

SEC charges ITT with fraud over student loan programs

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SEC charges ITT and top two executives with fraud, alleging they misled investors about huge losses in lending programs. Embattled company asks regulators not to run with fraud allegations until the court rules on them.

States and colleges increasingly seek to alter remedial classes

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Minnesota becomes the latest state to examine remedial education reform in an effort to lower college costs and retain students.

University of Maine System considering umbrella accreditation for its 7 campuses

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U of Maine System wants to end campus-by-campus accreditation. Would local needs and faculty voice be lost?

Anxiety over massive proposed cuts to Louisiana's colleges felt across the state

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Students, faculty and administrators in Louisiana are under a cloud of uncertainty as state officials look for revenue streams to avoid making one of the largest cuts to higher education in history. 

Arizona State U 'MOOCs for credit' program faces unanswered accreditation questions

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Arizona State U's accreditor has yet to review the institution's "MOOCs for credit" initiative. Experts are unsure what such a review might bring.

LinkedIn continues move into higher education with purchase of lynda.com for $1.5 billion

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LinkedIn buys lynda.com for $1.5 billion, adding online courses to the job networking site's growing portfolio of higher education-related tools.

Political pressure builds for a new accreditation and aid pathway for upstart providers

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Senate Republicans echo the Obama administration by proposing alternative pathways to accreditation and, possibly, federal aid for noninstitutional providers like Udacity, General Assembly and edX.

Harvard U., Massachusetts Institute of Technology release updated MOOC research

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An updated study of massive open online courses from Harvard U. and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology finds diverse learner populations and interests -- and the need for more research.

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