U. of Phoenix

The U of Phoenix looks to rise again with new advertising campaign

Smart Title: 

The beleaguered U of Phoenix fires back with new advertising campaign that challenges criticism of the for-profit institution.

Apollo's new owners to seek fresh start for beleaguered company

Smart Title: 

U of Phoenix's new owners could be looking to make major changes as the for-profit eyes transition to being a privately held company.

Bipartisan support for bringing back federal aid for 'ability-to-benefit' students

Smart Title: 

Community colleges gain traction in push to reinstate federal aid for students without a high school diploma, less so for bringing back "summer Pell."

Apollo hires Jane Oates, former Labor Department official

Smart Title: 

Jane Oates, formerly a top Labor Department official and Ted Kennedy aide, joins University of Phoenix parent company to oversee employer relations for the for-profit giant. 

Accreditor's new standards raise bar for serving the public

Smart Title: 

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 is down but not out

Smart Title: 

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.

Next Steps for Harkin and For-Profits

Smart Title: 

Senator Harkin's two-year investigation of for-profit higher education ends, but the policy battle is far from over. What comes next?

Manufacturing industry taps colleges for help with alternative credential

Smart Title: 

The manufacturing industry's alternative credentialing system goes forward, but leans on new higher education partners. The stackable credentials are a promising blend of competency and academics.

Education Department releases data on 'gainful employment' rule

Smart Title: 

Education Department releases data showing how vocational programs performed in the first year of the "gainful employment" metric. Five percent of programs -- all at for-profit colleges -- fell short of the targets.

For-profit group's new leader calls for self-regulation and collaboration

Smart Title: 

Steve Gunderson has plenty of friends, including the Senate's leading critic of for-profit colleges. But the new head of the sector's trade group isn't afraid to pick a fight -- even with one of his members.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - U. of Phoenix
Back to Top