February 11, 2016

UoP going Private

University of Phoenix selling College to Appolo Global Apollo Education Group (APOL) will sell itself to a group of investors, which will take the company private. A former deputy secretary of the Department of Education, Tony Miller, will take the helm at a tough time. Its shares plunged 75% in 2015. “For too long and […]

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For-Profit Education Companies for PE Investors – Special Invitation

We are very pleased to be a partner of The Capital Roundtable for its full-day annual winter conference on “Private Equity Investing in For-Profit Education Focused Companies.”   Coming up on Tuesday, February 23, in New York City, the theme of this conference is Using Partnerships to Unlock Investment Opportunities Across the Education Life Cycle.   […]

Ten Value Propositions To Reinvent For-Profit Higher Education

Ten Value Propositions To Reinvent For-Profit Higher Education By David J. Waldron {This article is adapted from the book, A Great Place to Learn & Earn (Country View), David J. Waldron’s professional memoir from twenty-one years of service as an award-winning campus president and director of admissions at several for-profit career schools and colleges. Both […]

New Book: A GREAT PLACE TO LEARN & EARN, by David Waldron

  A GREAT PLACE TO LEARN & EARN is the rare insider’s view of the controversial for-profit, postsecondary education industry, and its impact on the future of America’s socioeconomic development. The book version is now available in both softcover and eBook on Amazon.com (click for direct access to book page.) For questions or feedback, you […]

DOE Issues New Guidance on Incentive Compensation Based on Student Graduation

Dennis Cariello Nov 30, 2015 On Friday, November 27, 2015, the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) issued new guidance related to the payment of incentive compensation to admissions advisers at colleges and universities (this applies to for-profit, non-profit, and public schools).  This guidance relates to the revisedincentive compensation rule from the “Program Integrity” regulations published […]

Obama Takes Steps against Education Programs That Recruit Veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, the White House is announcing new measures to shield veterans from shoddy colleges and vocational schools. On Wednesday the administration will release an updated GI Bill Comparison Tool that will allow veterans to compare colleges based on veteran-specific graduation and retention rates. In addition, the Department of Veterans Affairs and […]

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