Purdue University has named it new online public university Purdue University Global. This is clears way for the final step in approval of the Kaplan University acquisition, which is the review by the Higher Learning Commission. The name will take affect with that approval.
The birthing of this new online entity began in early 2017 when the Purdue announce it was to acquire Kaplan University. Various approvals followed, including the approval by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education in August 2017 and the United States Department of Education approval in last September.
The full story is available from the Purdue News:
Purdue University on Thursday (Jan. 11) announced the name of its new online public university for working adults — Purdue University Global. The name was approved by the Executive Committee of the Purdue University Board of Trustees and the Board of Trustees of Purdue NewU.
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