Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Duluth Business University Announces Closure

The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports in "Duluth's oldest university closing after 126 years" that Duluth Business University will close.  The for-profit institution was founded in 1891.
A 3-minute video on the closure, "Duluth Business University to Close After 126 years," is available on Duluth's Fox21 website that includes an interview with DBU's president and owner, Jim Gessner.

If you are interested in recent trends for closures, access College Closures since 2009 in the index at the right of any College History Garden page.  There are separate tabs for non-profit and for-profit closures.  Each tab includes basic information for each institution, i.e., Carnegie Classification, sector, accrediting agency, and the IPEDS unitid.