Officials at Maricopa Community Colleges say they aren't interested in investor's $400 million offer for institution's online operation.
At World Bank meeting, Laureate chief foresees major role for non-government universities around the world -- if they act as good citizens.
Investors -- and regulators -- discuss the profit motive and emerging models in private higher education, growing worldwide.
Federal audit finds that New York for-profit college paid off students' loans to protect itself -- then turned delinquent borrowers over to collection agencies.
For-profit giant releases study designed to show how much learning takes place, but were the "before" and "after" comparisons of the same group?
Investor's bid to bail out a financially ailing business institution in the Ohio city offers hope but also carries risks -- arguably for all involved.
The University of Phoenix came to dominate professional education for adults. Now its online two-year degree granting arm has grown to more than 100,000 enrollments.
A college official charged with making sure faculty degrees are legitimate finds himself doubting the legitimacy of his own doctorate.
With sights set on going public, Grand Canyon U. snags a leader from a crosstown behemoth in for-profit higher ed -- the University of Phoenix's parent company.
At national gathering, administrators worry about competition and consider strategies: Internet-phone links, ways to position against nonprofits, and hiring recruiters from the military and weight loss programs.
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