For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Dec 10, 2018
Converting for-profit colleges to nonprofits may not be the solution to saving failing campuses.

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August 16, 2017

Abrupt closure of Charlotte School of Law appears to end months-long saga over program's access to federal aid. But questions remain over which former students will be eligible for discharge of student loans and liability for taxpayers.

August 11, 2017

The Charlotte School of Law missed two deadlines set by state regulators and has asked for an extension to stay open.

August 9, 2017

The Obama administration shut down Globe U, but an affiliated university bought four of its Wisconsin campuses with the backing of the Trump administration and a state regulator with a tough reputation on for-profits.

August 4, 2017

Michael S. Roth discusses why we must resist efforts to restrict affirmative action.

July 25, 2017

Consumer advocates are concerned by the relatively large proportion of black women graduate students who attend for-profits.

July 20, 2017

Ted Mitchell brings a wide-ranging background to the American Council on Education, including work on reforms the higher education lobby group has opposed.

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.

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