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Accreditor's new standards raise bar for serving the public

Higher Learning Commission puts "public good" into regional accreditation while considering probation of the University of Phoenix. Will more for-profits stumble?

University of Phoenix faces possible probation by accreditor

For-profit university's accreditation troubles deepen with probation recommendation based on alleged lack of autonomy from its corporate parent.

Wisconsin considers tighter for-profit rules as campuses close in Milwaukee

Wisconsin heats up as a for-profit regulation battleground, as its largest city turns against sector amid controversial Everest College campus's collapse.

For-profit woes means less work for adjuncts

Sliding enrollments at for-profit colleges mean less work for adjuncts who teach online. And these faculty cutbacks happen quietly, and sometimes without much warning.

For-profit Grand Canyon University enrolls a growing number of undocumented students

A for-profit college has emerged as a leading choice for undocumented students in Arizona.

New effort to collect student veterans' graduation rates

The U.S. Veterans Administration and the National Student Clearinghouse team up to track graduation rates.

Community college takes on for-profits in marketing campaign

A Missouri community college goes after nearby for-profits with TV ads that name names and compare tuition rates. Will other community colleges follow suit?

Washington pushes protections for veterans

Protections for veterans lead the way in Washington's higher education accountability push, as veterans' groups and college lobbyists, while sometimes at odds, look for common ground.

University of Phoenix is down but not out

The University of Phoenix is down after a tough year. But betting against Phoenix is risky, as the flagship for-profit doubles down on career services and its ties with employers.

Questions about faculty list at new university

Newly launched Cambridge Graduate University has an impressive list of faculty members. Too bad many of them have never heard of it.

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