Daniel de Visé is higher education reporter at the Washington Post and author of the College Inc. blog. He has worked as a journalist for 20 years, including stints at the Boca Raton News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, San Diego Union Tribune and Miami Herald. He is a graduate of Wesleyan and Northwestern Universities.
Daniel de Vise
“I expect to be bullet-ridden,” Helen Dragas told a board member in newly-released email messages.
A two-year investigation found that half of students who enrolled from 2008-09 left without a degree, and that for-profit colleges are better at recruitment than retention.
Two factors, high labor costs and competitive discounting, drive up the sticker price of college, the guest blogger opines.
Neither Sullivan nor Rector Helen Dragas knew how close the institution stood to joining Stanford University’s mass online partnership.