For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Oct 02, 2017
Hopkins eliminates major. Faculty members say Russia’s growing role in the world makes this a terrible time to do so.

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July 14, 2017

Dev Bootcamp, an early skills-training provider for software developers, struggled to find a viable business model. Experts predict other boot-camp closures or consolidations.

July 3, 2017

Shift on gainful-employment rule is latest move by Trump administration that pleases for-profit sector but dismays its critics.

June 15, 2017

If nonprofit colleges and universities had been subjected to the same regulatory red tape in their early years as for-profit institutions have been recently, the sector would not have survived, argues William G. Durden.

June 15, 2017

The institutions must recapture public trust and return to their roots as work force-focused innovators if they are to recover from their woes, Deborah Seymour and Michael Horn write.

May 17, 2017

Former officials raise concerns over whether for-profit law school's response to loss of federal aid funds denies students options while protecting parent institution from liability.

May 9, 2017

With interagency panel launched under Obama no longer active, observers see a Department of Education less interested in leading oversight of for-profit college sector. State regulators may become more important.

May 5, 2017

A new paper finds students don’t leave postsecondary education when the for-profit institution they attend is sanctioned by federal agencies. They move into the public sector.

April 6, 2017

In the wake of federal criticism of its accreditation standards, the American Bar Association sanctions another for-profit law school.

April 3, 2017

With a federal government that now appears sympathetic to for-profit colleges, city officials in Milwaukee seek to block institutions that violate Obama-era regulations.

March 27, 2017

Republicans swept to power after years of complaints about the Obama administration's crackdown on for-profit colleges. But only tentative steps to roll back regulations have followed, and two major rules could be headed for a drawn-out negotiation process.

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