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Alternative credentials in higher education have a champion

by Emily Bamforth

The University Professional and Continuing Education Association is building two groups to address how to operate alternative credentials programs.

Emeritus targets direct-to-business model with $650M funding round

by Emily Bamforth

Exceutives said the online courses provider will also expand into new fields, such as health care.

EdX to retain brand after 2U acquisition, executives say

by Emily Bamforth

The combined company will keep its free offerings and offer more university degrees online to benefit international students and nontraditional American learners, the founders said.

Edtech firm 2U is buying EdX for $800 million

by Emily Bamforth

The online course platform EdX, founded by MIT and Harvard in 2012, is set to become 2U's public benefit arm.