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Minnesota Supreme Court Denies Globe University's Petition for Appeal in Whistleblower Ruling

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 03.27.2015 | Business
Kyle McCarthy

Will this latest court decision convince Globe University officials to stop pointing the finger at others and deflecting blame? Hopefully. It's well overdue and their students and graduates deserve better.

Minnesota Appeals Court: Whistleblower Verdict Against Globe University Stands

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 02.17.2015 | Business
Kyle McCarthy

This Monday, a Minnesota appellate court panel upheld a jury's verdict ordering Globe University to pay $395,000 in compensatory damages to Heidi Weber, a former academic department head for the university.

More Problems for Globe University

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 12.22.2014 | College
Kyle McCarthy

Last week it was reported that the Pentagon placed Globe University and Minnesota School of Business on probation and the schools were barred from receiving some military educational benefits.

Despite Accusations Of Fraud And Deception, Will Globe University Be Expanding To Your State?

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 10.14.2014 | Business
Kyle McCarthy

With Globe University expanding into more states, it should be interesting to see if these attorneys general pay stricter attention to a school that keeps finding itself accused of fraud and deception.

Globe University Owner: "Sell! Sell! Sell!"

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 05.10.2014 | College
Kyle McCarthy

In July of 2012, after a two-year investigation, the Senate HELP Committee released a scathing report on the for-profit college industry. The investig...

Minn. Court Upholds Big Jury Verdict Against Globe For-Profit College

David Halperin | Posted 04.15.2014 | College
David Halperin

Last August, a Minnesota jury awarded Heidi Weber, a former dean at for-profit Globe University, $395,000 in damages against the school. Weber alleged that she was fired for complaining that Globe used false job placement statistics and engaged in other misconduct to recruit students.

Educational Opportunity? Globe University's Murky Student Loan Partnership With Debt Collection Agency

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Kyle McCarthy

For years, the EdOp Loan has been marketed as one of the "primary sources of financial aid" and carried an 18% interest rate. As I mentioned in my previous article, the mailing address listed on EdOpLoan.com happens to be the same mailing address for American Accounts and Advisers, a debt collection agency.

Globe University: Profiteering Off the Backs of Students and Taxpayers

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Kyle McCarthy

The school faces a class action lawsuit from students who claim Globe fabricates job placement numbers, accreditation, and transfer opportunities to other institutions -- all while saddling unsuspecting students with student debt at the expense of American taxpayers.

Charged With Protecting Students, Congressman Kline Instead Serves For-Profit Colleges

David Halperin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
David Halperin

Representative John Kline, Republican of Minnesota, chairs the House Education and the Workforce Committee. He also is a living symbol of the Republican Party's shameful loyalty to big for-profit colleges.