New Consortium of Leading Universities Will Move Forward With Transformative, For-Credit Online Education Program

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Friday, November 16, 2012

A group of the nation's leading universities announced plans to launch a new, innovative program that transforms the model of online education. Consortium members includeBrandeis UniversityDuke UniversityEmory UniversityNorthwestern University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillUniversity of Notre DameUniversity of Rochester,Vanderbilt UniversityWake Forest University and Washington University in St. Louis. The new online education program, Semester Online, will be the first of its kind to offer undergraduate students the opportunity to take rigorous, online courses for credit from a consortium of universities. Created by 2U (formerly 2tor),

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