For-profit colleges

Trade School Chain Shuts Down

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A for-profit group in Oregon and Washington State -- facing several investigations -- shut  down suddenly at the end of last week.

DeVry Buys Nursing School

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A major player in for-profit higher education adds to its medical offerings.

How to Compete

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The new economic market in higher education may lead one liberal arts college to sell its adult education programs to another.

For-Profit Interest

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Private investments in higher education were up substantially in 2004.

Another Bailout by a For-Profit

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Salem International University, a private institution in West Virginia, is negotiating to be sold to an investment group.

Career Colleges Brace for '60 Minutes'

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As "60 Minutes" prepares to broadcast a potentially damaging report on for-profit colleges, the Career College Association has begun a public relations campaign aimed at dealing with "any fallout here in Washington or elsewhere," the group's president said in an e-mail to its members last week.

Who They Are and Where They're Going

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As enrollments at American colleges continue to soar, vaulting past the 17 million mark in fall 2002, students grow ever more likely to be black or Hispanic and female and to attend community colleges or for-profit institutions, according to the latest statistics from the U.S. Education Department.

Global and Local

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A new for-profit player -- Whitney International U. -- has ambitions to operate all over the world, and to offer teacher education in the U.S.

U.S. Orders Corinthian to Repay $775,000 in Student Aid

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Education Department imposes no fines or penalties after investigation into wrongdoing at Bryman College campus in San Jose.

Pink Slips

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Grand Canyon University dismisses 17 professors -- including 5 with tenure -- drawing scrutiny from AAUP and an accreditor.


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