For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Jul 18, 2018
Nonprofit National University System seeks to expand into online graduate and doctoral programs by buying for-profit Northcentral University.

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August 4, 2017

Michael S. Roth discusses why we must resist efforts to restrict affirmative action.

July 25, 2017

Consumer advocates are concerned by the relatively large proportion of black women graduate students who attend for-profits.

July 20, 2017

Ted Mitchell brings a wide-ranging background to the American Council on Education, including work on reforms the higher education lobby group has opposed.

July 14, 2017

Dev Bootcamp, an early skills-training provider for software developers, struggled to find a viable business model. Experts predict other boot-camp closures or consolidations.

July 3, 2017

Shift on gainful-employment rule is latest move by Trump administration that pleases for-profit sector but dismays its critics.

June 15, 2017

If nonprofit colleges and universities had been subjected to the same regulatory red tape in their early years as for-profit institutions have been recently, the sector would not have survived, argues William G. Durden.

June 15, 2017

The institutions must recapture public trust and return to their roots as work force-focused innovators if they are to recover from their woes, Deborah Seymour and Michael Horn write.

May 17, 2017

Former officials raise concerns over whether for-profit law school's response to loss of federal aid funds denies students options while protecting parent institution from liability.

May 9, 2017

With interagency panel launched under Obama no longer active, observers see a Department of Education less interested in leading oversight of for-profit college sector. State regulators may become more important.

May 5, 2017

A new paper finds students don’t leave postsecondary education when the for-profit institution they attend is sanctioned by federal agencies. They move into the public sector.

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