U. of Maryland's Online Arm Spent Millions on Marketing, U.S. Senate Panel Finds

An exhaustive U.S. Senate review of student-recruitment practices at the University of Maryland University College has shed light on the costly and aggressive tactics the institution employed in recent years to generate hundreds of millions of dollars in tuition revenue from students worldwide.

The review was conducted by the Senate's Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, whose chairman is Sen. Tom Harkin, an Iowa Democrat. The committee sought a trove of records from