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Accreditor Denies Saint Leo–Marymount California Merger

Saint Leo intends to resubmit its acquisition plan to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges in March.

The Road Not Taken

Mills College’s plan to merge with Northeastern University shows how discussions about partnerships can evolve -- and the factors institutions must consider, John MacIntosh and Lynn Alvarez write.

Northeastern Acquires Mills College

The long-awaited board vote follows a months-long legal fight and significant pushback from Mills alumnae groups.

Arkansas to Expand Online With Grantham Acquisition

If the University of Arkansas board approves the deal, the system will purchase the for-profit university and all its assets for only $1.

Mills Alumnae Push Back on Acquisition

Some supporters of the college say the financial situation may not be so dire and have pursued legal and political means to slow an acquisition by Northeastern.

Saint Leo University to Merge With Marymount California

Marymount has sought a buyer for two years. Saint Leo is looking to expand its reach, both online and on the ground.

Partner, Pivot and Evolve

Now is the time for higher ed institutions to affiliate, merge and adapt to shifting needs, Tim Hall writes. But how do you know you’ll be successful? How do you improve the odds?

Pennsylvania Board Votes ‘Yes’ on Consolidation

The 14-university system will move ahead with a multiyear consolidation process despite months of public outcry about the plans.