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Mitch Daniels Talks Kaplan, Purdue Innovation

Purdue University is moving full-steam ahead with plans to acquire the online learning platform of the for-profit institution, Kaplan University. On a panel discussing innovation at public universities, Purdue President Mitch Daniels painted the move as Purdue’s ticket into the future.  “None of us know how fast or in what direction online higher education will evolve, but we know its role will grow and we intend that Purdue be positioned to be a leader as that happens,” Daniels told the Education Writers Association.