Laureate Education has quietly become an 800,000-student behemoth and a major player in global higher education. So what is the company, exactly?
UniversityNow signs up more than 1,000 students for low-cost, competency-based degree programs without the lure of federal financial aid.
Gainful employment rewrite kicks off with rule-making session, but consensus appears unlikely as negotiators are far apart on day one.
As Education Department begins new round of deliberations over "gainful employment," its draft language is both simpler and stricter.
Amid news of a federal investigation, previously unreleased documents offer glimpse into accreditor's scrutiny of an online partnership between a for-profit company and a nonprofit university.
President, in direct remarks on the sector, notes concerns that some institutions "make out like a bandit," but calls for more scrutiny of colleges across the board.
Accreditor shuts down Ivy Bridge College, raising questions about where to draw the line in online partnerships between colleges and technology companies.
The Pac-12 won't play teams from Grand Canyon University and asks NCAA to keep for-profits out of Division I. Grand Canyon and some observers call foul.
Ashford University earns approval from the Western accreditor on its second try, after making a wide range of changes, some of them painful.
Michael Clifford has launched a new online course provider, this time a nonprofit. And the site's 27 courses have all earned ACE credit recommendations.
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