Tag: For-profit colleges

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

How will for-profit colleges fare in the recession?

March 19, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

For-profit institutions hit a major speed bump years ago when politicians, advocates and students stood up against large for-profit chains to criticize their often-poor relative debt levels, job market payoffs and recruitment efforts that often target vulnerable populations. Some collapsed. […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

On for-profits’ horizon: more regulatory uncertainty, closures

January 31, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When it comes to regulating for-profit colleges, Steve Gunderson, who heads the sector’s leading trade group, and the Center for American Progress’ Ben Miller disagree on a lot. But they are of the same mind on one thing: Regulatory “ping […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Budget Deficit Leads to 55 Layoffs at Illinois’s John A. Logan College

March 4, 2016

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Facing a $7-million budget deficit, John A. Logan College’s Board of Trustees approved 55 faculty and staff layoffs on Wednesday. The decision, passed 7 to 1, followed four hours of deliberation and more than 30 testimonials from the hundreds of […]

News, Uncategorized

Missouri Lawmaker Takes Aim at Salaries of Melissa Click and 2 Others in Budget Plan

February 24, 2016

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

A budget proposal unveiled by a senior Missouri legislator on Tuesday would strip the salaries of Melissa A. Click, the communication professor suspendedafter she was charged with assault for her role in an altercation at a campus protest, and two […]