Kaplan faculty union sparks new interest in for-profit unions for adjuncts

Could a contract for some Kaplan faculty in New York be a precedent?

Community College of Philadelphia trustees hire president despite faculty concerns

Should serving as the provost of a school that closed amid state investigations disqualify one to lead a community college?


New default rates trip up a community college

Congress expanded federal student loan default metrics to scrutinize for-profits, but community colleges are worried, too, at least one with good reason.

National Hispanic U.'s teach-out raises questions about Hispanic student market

National Hispanic University shutters degree programs in part because of aid program eligibility, but some question whether demand is there for such a specialized university.

Obama administration's proposed gainful rewrite sets stage for another lobbying blitz

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. 

Details of gainful employment proposal expected Friday

The White House gives reporters a sneak peek at its final gainful employment proposal, but important details should be released today.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sues ITT, alleges predatory loan scheme

Consumer protection bureau's first action against a for-profit college signals how aggressively the watchdog agency plans to use its enforcement powers in the industry.

Grand Canyon University wants tax breaks as it expands in Arizona

Grand Canyon University, an Arizona-based for-profit higher ed provider, is asking the state legislature for tax breaks as it expands.

New federal scorecard for veterans

Federal agency releases new college comparison site for student veterans and data about where they are enrolled, earning praise from both for-profit colleges and their critics.

Earnings lag for community college students who transfer to for-profits

Community college students who transfer to for-profit institutions earn less than do peers who transfer to public or private colleges, study finds.


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