Price-conscious students are demanding a return on their college investment. On the next episode of On Campus Radio, we visit a public college in Indiana that’s buying a for-profit college chain to offer a more affordable degree online. Plus, a look at one private school south of Boston trying to stay viable.
A proposed merger between two small colleges in Newton is off the table. Lasell College has ended talks of merging with another struggling school, Mount Ida. The dead deal reflects how hard it is for small colleges to stay afloat in a competitive higher education marketplace.