For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Mar 17, 2014
The Obama administration’s unveiling Friday of a proposed set of rules on for-profit colleges tees up several months of contentious debate and lively lobbying. 

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January 18, 2011
New Carnegie classifications reflect shifts in several sectors, including growing numbers of pre-professional programs and of community colleges with some four-year degrees.
January 13, 2011
Report from for-profit college lobbyist aims to undermine agency's much-publicized critique of the sector.
January 4, 2011
Has a partnership between a private university and a for-profit company created a better way to get students prepared for transfer?
December 16, 2010
Reformers herald StraighterLine's approach to low-cost college courses as a game-changer. But a months-long review raises significant concerns about quality.
December 10, 2010
Under attack itself for corrections made to earlier report, Senate committee releases critique of flow of military and GI Bill money to for-profit colleges.
November 17, 2010
Community colleges have been the target of attacks from the for-profit education sector lately.
November 8, 2010
Amid increasing scrutiny of for-profits, panel asks what proprietary colleges can teach non-profit sector. And a noted NPR analyst says newspaper ties to for-profit industry will keep regulators at bay.
November 4, 2010
National data show growth in faculty positions and stagnation in administrative jobs in all sectors, though increases of instructors are mostly among adjuncts.
November 2, 2010
Former Arkansas State system chief, who now holds faculty post, says he wants to strengthen existing university ties to controversial online education company that hired him just as he resigned presidency.
November 1, 2010
Blackboard may be king in the nonprofit sector for online learning platforms, but in the growing for-profit sector, it is still playing second fiddle.

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