http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/06/19/big-10-provosts-question-partnerships-ed-tech-companies The concern expressed by some provosts is that once a private-company gets involved in higher education, it's no longer controlled by the actual academics. They mainly do courseshare now with less-common languages, but they think they can expand it to more fields and make their own system, though the talks are still in early stages; however everyone seems to think the private model is a temporary solution, and will more help the CIC avoid some of the same mistakes.
"Coach Mattison told me what the Ravens were about, what he thought," Beyer said. "He definitely encouraged me. I hold his opinion in high regard."