University Mergers and Acquisitions: A Survival Guide for Faculty and Administration

This presentation will examine changes in distance education which have resulted in university acquisitions, mergers, and a noticeable shift away from the for-profit model.  An insider’s perspective of Purdue’s acquisition of Kaplan University will be explored.  Presenters will hold an open discussion on the changing landscape of distance education. Participants will be encouraged to share their perspectives and experiences regarding the move away from for-profit education, the merger of institutions, and what these changes may mean for public and private institutions.

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Session Time and Location

Time:
9:00am to 9:30am
Room:
Oakwood B

Session Track

Leadership and Administration

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