The Obama administration seems determined to bring academia under the government's heavy hand. You'd think President Obama would leave it alone, because most college professors probably voted for him. But wait. The real aim seems to be to politicize the academy even more.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan wants all schools that accept federal student aid to have a license from a state agency that would list "authorized" institutions. Anyone else would be out of luck. The state agencies would follow federal guidelines, of course.