An ambitious research project is proving the payoffs of predictive analytics in higher ed, and early findings overturn conventional wisdom about student success.
The Department of Education admits failing to include black students in its calculation of loan repayment rates in run-up to gainful employment. The mistake will fuel for-profit claims of unfair treatment by feds.
Mitt Romney singled out the university while praising for-profits as cost-effective. Full Sail graduates 78 percent of its students, but is it really the better value Romney suggested?
New $100 million investment aims to fuel innovation by nonprofit higher ed; first projects focus on Hispanic students and online education in Europe.
Andrew S. Rosen, Kaplan's CEO, takes on the traditional view of college with his debut book, arguing that higher education needs a "reboot" to meet America's goals.
Community college enrollment drops slightly, but two-year institutions remain crowded after years of record growth.
Texas Association of Business goes after community college graduation rates with a campaign that was influenced by Complete College America.
New research attempts to better compare the performance of for-profit colleges with nonprofits by controlling for differences in student populations, with largely negative results for the industry.
Academics who make a career shift to the for-profit sector sometimes face the added challenge of being "tarred" by the move, writes Trenda Boyum-Breen. She and others discuss why it's worth it.
The Institute for College Access and Success is fighting federal investigators on their request for e-mail transcripts relating to for-profit regulations.
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