For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Apr 03, 2019
As Dream Center collapses, Trump administration's oversight of massive for-profit college deal under scrutiny. Critics ask why more protections weren't sought after purchase of Argosy and Art Institutes chains.

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April 3, 2019

As Dream Center collapses, Trump administration's oversight of massive for-profit college deal under scrutiny. Critics ask why more protections weren't sought after purchase of Argosy and Art Institutes chains.

March 22, 2019

In the aftermath of closure, Argosy University graduate and doctoral students have difficulty transferring to new universities.

March 14, 2019

State lawmakers, advised by Robert Shireman, want to fill what they call a void in federal leadership by enforcing regulations on for-profit institutions and recently converted nonprofit colleges.

March 8, 2019

The for-profit college chain will shut down today, affecting several thousand students, if a new buyer is not secured -- a scenario observers say has small chances of happening.

March 4, 2019

In a possibly unprecedented case, Argosy University fails to distribute millions in federal aid to students as its campuses are on the brink of closing.

February 28, 2019

Trump administration cuts off Title IV student aid for Argosy University campuses and blocks deal to go nonprofit after chain fails to make payments to thousands of students.

February 12, 2019

Thomas Corbett, a former for-profit college executive, speaks out against plans by the U.S. Department of Education to weaken requirements for oversight of college quality.

February 6, 2019

Recently under the microscope, Florida Coastal School of Law becomes latest for-profit institution to seek nonprofit status.

February 1, 2019

Sector would get an enrollment boost if Congress were to drop a 90 percent cap on revenue from federal sources, according to a new Brookings Institution analysis.

January 25, 2019

Scott McLemee traces the evolution of the State of the Union address from George Washington's day until our current moment.

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