American Public Education’s purchase of Rasmussen U grows nursing footprint

Dive Brief: For-profit college operator American Public Education Inc. plans to acquire the for-profit Rasmussen University, which enrolls 18,000 students in six states and online, for $329 million.  The deal positions APEI as the largest national provider of pre-licensure nursing programs, according to the company, which also runs the American Public University System and Hondros […]

AKSU warns public against admission, employment scams

By Harris Emanuel – Uyo Authorities of  Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) has stated that the institution was not employing or admitting fresh students. The social media is reportedly awash with an advertisement for staff recruitment, admission of students and sales...

DHS duration of stay proposal receives 32,000 public comments

Joining calls to withdraw the proposed rule were 20 Republican members of Congress, state attorney generals from 21 states and the District of Columbia, as well as almost 80 Democratic members of the House and Senate. “The vast majority who comply with the rules would...

Ed Dept probe into free speech at public college a warning sign

Dive Brief: The U.S. Department of Education is investigating whether the free speech practices of Binghamton University, a public institution in New York, violate federal law and regulation.  The probe stems from incidents last year concerning conservative student...