for-profit-higher-ed

Implications of the For-Profit Failures

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH Education Dive has linked to an article in the New York Times on the chronology of the collapse of ITT Tech and has provided the following “Brief” of the article’s findings: “The New York Times examines the chronology of ITT Technical Institute’s historic collapse, which began in 1999, when a former employee sued…

The Conversation

The Truth about For-Profit Colleges and Trump U

This article was written by Kevin Kinser, University at Albany, State University of New York, and originally published in The Conversation, an online magazine that allows articles to be reprinted in full, as long as the author and magazine are properly credited. The article provides insightful background on the evolution of for-profit colleges and universities over the…

U of Phoenix, Demise of

Asking Ellen to Stop Promoting U of Phoenix

Here is the text of a petition posted on MoveOn.org: “We’re big fans of Ellen DeGeneres and her fights for progressive values, which is why we couldn’t believe she’s partnering with the Apollo Group’s The University of Phoenix- one of the most notorious of the predatory “for-profit” colleges. “She announced her partnership in the “Rise…