Drexel and Salus Universities are exploring an ‘affiliation’ — what could be the latest pairing of local schools

The action could be subject to regulatory approvals, depending upon what form the affiliation takes, and it would be contingent on approvals by the schools’ boards of trustees.

An agreement linking the schools’ graduate health sciences education and clinical practice programs could be finalized as soon as late spring or early summer, Michael H. Mittelman, president of Salus, said in a message to the campus community.

But much would still need to be worked out, including how to preserve Salus’ name and legacy and what will happen with its endowment, he wrote.

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