For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Mar 22, 2019
In the aftermath of closure, Argosy University graduate and doctoral students have difficulty transferring to new universities.


January 21, 2019

Art Institutes, Argosy and South University campuses are part of the system. Argosy faces loss of accreditation.

January 17, 2019

A Trump administration proposal would set new rules for who qualifies as a regional accreditor, potentially forcing some oversight bodies to drop hundreds of schools if enacted.

January 7, 2019

For-profit cosmetology operators in Iowa used legal threats to prevent competition with lower-priced community colleges, according to The New York Times, but the case appears to be an outlier.

December 21, 2018

John Kline, former Republican chair of the House education committee, served on ECA's board. He blames the Education Department for not doing enough to keep the for-profit chain afloat.

December 18, 2018

To help manage career college closures and protect students, Steve Gunderson backs a proposal for the sector to fund a new federal coordinating office.

December 10, 2018

Converting for-profit colleges to nonprofits may not be the solution to saving failing campuses.

December 6, 2018

Shutdown of 70-campus Education Corporation of America is largest closure since collapse of Corinthian Colleges and ITT Tech. Now many students will face similar questions over educational futures and debt.

December 6, 2018

Gainful employment remains on the books, but Trump administration says it can't enforce the career-education rule because another federal agency won't release data on graduates' earnings.

November 20, 2018

Rescinding the gainful-employment rule will mean important performance data will disappear from public view, write Paul Glastris and Robert Kelchen.

October 22, 2018

City's consumer affairs agency's unusual lawsuit accuses Berkeley College of improper recruiting and lending practices.


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