The Education Department says in a notice that it will no longer "proscribe compensation for recruiters" that is based on graduation rates.
The company, called FastTrain, was accused of enrolling ineligible students and coaching them to lie on applications for federal student aid.
New support by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities comes thanks to a $4.6-million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
On Monday, Google announced it planned to turn its machine-learning software, called TensorFlow, into open-source code.
Institutions are expanding the scope and role of their academic-technology centers to put more focus on student success, a survey of center directors finds.