It's unlike any deal we've seen in the history of higher education. For the first time, a state university is buying a for-profit college.
Earlier this month, a regional accreditor in Indiana approved Purdue University's acquisition of Kaplan University. While Purdue administrators cast this as a move to enroll more adult students, some faculty and outside observers are deeply skeptical.
After months of debate, the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester announced it is keeping its mascot, the Crusader. The small Catholic college has reaffirmed that students, athletes and alumni will continue to be known as Crusaders who fight for social justice.
On the campaign trail and now in the White House, President Donald Trump has talked tough on trade, specifically when it comes to China. His heated rhetoric has resonated with Trump's supporters, but it's making American colleges and universities anxious.