wesleyinstituteInside Higher Ed has an article this morning about IWU’s recent acquisition of the Sydney, Australia-based Wesley Institute.

“We feel like it’s a good marriage, where we can offer help to one another,” said David Wright, Indiana Wesleyan’s president. The Wesley Institute, which is classified as a registered “higher education provider,” has been on the market for a partner to help it grow and ultimately achieve recognition as a full-fledged “Australian university.” Meanwhile, Indiana Wesleyan sees the acquisition as providing a foothold in the Asia-Pacific region.

“We hope it will become a multibranch campus that covers all of the Asia-Pacific,” with branches in multiple countries and online programs — “the full gamut, from traditional to adult education,” said Bridget Aitchison, dean for international programs at Indiana Wesleyan.

Read the full article here.