December 14, 2001
Debating the Demise of NYUonlineDid the venture go under because of the changing economy or bad decisions?
New York University may have been the perfect place to start a for-profit distance-learning venture. The university is known for the quality of its professional and continuing-education programs. It has close ties to Wall Street and has attracted an entrepreneurial administration. But in the end, the business flopped.
The university blames last month's closure of the distance-learning company, called