For-profit colleges

Damaging Data on Loan Repayment

Smart Title: 

In further justifying "gainful employment" rules, U.S. suggests that comparatively few borrowers at for-profit colleges repay loans -- an assertion the colleges dispute.

Seeking Honorable Mention

Smart Title: 

Baccalaureate-granting community colleges had trouble finding an honor society that would accept their students; now, there is competition.

For-Profit, Without Profit

Smart Title: 

Investors pledged to rescue a struggling nonprofit, but as its leadership keeps changing and its enrollment lags, university is on verge of losing accreditation.

A New Leaf at Phoenix?

Smart Title: 

For-profit giant -- under fire in Congress -- announces shifts in recruiting tactics.

Watching a Watchdog

Smart Title: 

The Washington Post faces questions over its support for for-profit higher ed -- including visits to Congress by Don Graham on behalf of Kaplan.

3 Million and Counting

Smart Title: 

As policy debate rages about for-profit colleges' value, their enrollments continue to soar, nearing 12 percent of all students.

California Ends Deal With Kaplan

Smart Title: 

Community college chancellor kills agreement that let students from overcrowded institutions take courses from the for-profit and transfer them back.

Phoenix Pays to Tell Its Story

Smart Title: 

For-profit college turns to events co-branded with media outlets to change minds and critics wonder about the journalistic ethics of providing positive PR.

Harkin Nixes Purported Investor Event

Smart Title: 

After Wall Street firm invites investors to fancy dinner with senator to discuss for-profit higher ed -- at $10,000 a pop -- he says the event was never a done deal.

Monitoring the For-Profits

Smart Title: 

Education Department and accreditors say it's not their job to police colleges, and point to states. Wisconsin regulators are willing -- but not quite able -- to patrol the beat.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - For-profit colleges
Back to Top