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Another Univ. of California Leader Quits Another For-Profit College Board

David Halperin | Posted 03.20.2017 | College
David Halperin

For-profit colleges with troubling records have frequently brought onto their boards prominent people whose reputations can help validate their institutions with government overseers, accreditors, and the public.

Feds Sue DeVry University, Alleging For-Profit College Misled Students

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 03.22.2017 | Business

The Federal Trade Commission sued DeVry Education Group on Wednesday, alleging the for-profit college operator deceived tens of thousands of prospecti...

Federal Trade Commission Sues For-Profit DeVry For Deceiving Students

David Halperin | Posted 01.27.2017 | Business
David Halperin

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission today filed a lawsuit against one of the largest for-profit colleges, DeVry University, for allegedly misleading students about job placement rates and salaries for the school's graduates.

Big For-Profit Colleges Quit Trade Group APSCU

David Halperin | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
David Halperin

Some of the largest for-profit college companies -- including, last month, DeVry and Kaplan -- have recently left the industry's main trade group. Funded to boost its industry's fortunes, APSCU may instead have contributed to dragging the industry down. Now APSCU itself may be a sinking ship.

Steve Forbes, the Olympics, Congress and Other Stuff For-Profit Colleges Buy With Your Tax Dollars

David Halperin | Posted 02.11.2014 | Business
David Halperin

America's for-profit colleges are receiving as much as $33 billion in a single year from your tax money, and billions more from the pockets of students, a lot of whom are left deep in debt and jobless from their encounters with predatory schools.