Purdue adds two corporate education partners

educationdive | April 23, 2019

Two national corporations will work with Purdue University to develop custom courses for their employees as part of the institution's aggressive expansion of its online offerings, the university announced.Its online college, Purdue University Global, is partnering with Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly to offer education for its information technology workers, and with Cisco Systems on courses for its sales team.The initiative intends to help Purdue serve a wider range of students with a coordinated set of offerings from its campus-based and online programs. Purdue gained national attention for its big move online in 2017, when it announced plans to buy the for-profit Kaplan University, adding its 32,000 students and 2,500 instructors. Some saw the deal as imaginative and fiscally wise, while others, including many faculty members, felt it would further water down higher education, destabilize the university and allow a former for-profit to operate without oversight in the nonprofit sector.

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