The 2018 NACUA Annual Conference is June 24-27 in Minneapolis, MN. The annual NACUA conference attracts hundreds of higher education attorneys each year to learn and discuss current issues and legal developments in the field of higher education law.
This week the Higher Learning Commission gave final approval to the Kaplan-Purdue transaction. In this post, we discuss the changes in the regulatory environment and at the accreditor level that led to HLC’s approval of the deal and potential for similar partnerships in the future.
The announcement that Purdue University, a Big Ten public institution, has agreed to acquire Kaplan University, a 30,000-student for-profit online institution, has sent shock waves across the entire higher education community.