College, Inc.: for-profit higher education

Posted at 06:58 PM ET, 09/22/2010

For-profit higher ed company opens national ad campaign

A national ad campaign by for-profit higher education provider Corinthian Colleges Inc. seeks to draw decision-makers and the broader public into a long-simmering debate over whether the federal government should tighten regulations on colleges that operate for profit.

By Daniel de Vise  |  06:58 PM ET, 09/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 09/10/2010

Kaplan responds to Education Department

In a letter to Education Secretary Arne Duncan, released late Friday, Kaplan CEO Andrew S. Rosen proposed what amounts to a money-back guarantee for customers in its for-profit Kaplan Higher Education division. The letter, dated Sept. 8, was in response...

By Daniel de Vise  |  06:09 PM ET, 09/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 08/24/2010

Higher ed community focuses on Post, Kaplan

In a lead news article today headlined "Watching a Watchdog," the industry publication Inside Higher Ed draws attention to what it terms rising concerns among higher education observers about the editorial independence of The Washington Post in covering for-profit higher...

By Daniel de Vise  |  03:28 PM ET, 08/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)