For-Profit Higher Ed

For-Profit Higher Ed
Jun 22, 2018
Buyer commits to keeping Westminster on its Princeton campus for 10 years and maintaining current academics for five, but opponents of the deal are unimpressed.

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March 2, 2018

Grand Canyon University's accreditor soon will decide whether or not the institution can become a nonprofit, the latest among several similar -- and controversial -- conversion attempts.

February 12, 2018

New analysis says that students in certificate programs gain more economically from attending public institutions -- or no institution at all -- than for-profits.

January 31, 2018

Global education giant Laureate sells off some international institutions and refocuses on emerging markets. 

January 8, 2018

Grand Canyon University announces another attempt at converting to a nonprofit, with plans for its holding company to partner with other colleges.

January 5, 2018

Grand Canyon University announces another attempt at converting from a publicly traded for-profit to a nonprofit.

December 6, 2017

Once a large for-profit institution, DeVry is now being handed over to a company that runs a small college with 600 students. Experts see the move as a sign of the times.

November 10, 2017

In a move that wouldn’t have been allowed a generation ago, a for-profit medical school is relocating from Dominica to Tennessee as its campus undergoes repairs from damage caused by Hurricane Maria. Other for-profit medical schools are already operating in the U.S.

November 7, 2017

Graduate students and higher education experts warn GOP plan to tax tuition waivers would be disastrous to both students’ finances and institutions’ teaching and research missions.

November 6, 2017

Trump administration will ask negotiators of borrower-defense rule to reconsider institutions’ liability for claims of misrepresentation -- a request that has some worried DeVos plans to let bad programs off the hook.

October 31, 2017

Diversification bid from the two well-respected for-profits comes amid serious shake-up of the sector, which continues despite a more favorable regulatory climate.

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