Taking a Step Back — Middlebury to Sell Stake in Online Language Learning Provider
August 25, 2015
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“Middlebury College is ending its at times controversial online education partnership with K12, with administrators at the college citing the experience gained but also the ‘tensions’ of working with a for-profit company.
Middlebury, which owns a 40 percent stake in the company bearing its name, has a strong reputation for high-quality language learning programs. MIL was seen as a strategic move for the college to expand its reach online — and perhaps create a new revenue stream — but the choice of a for-profit partner gave some faculty members pause.
Those doubts never quite dissipated.”
Read more @ https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/08/25/middlebury-sell-stake-online-language-learning-provider
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