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For-Profit Hussian College Closes

Hussian College has closed abruptly. The Pennsylvania Department of Education announced on its website last week that it had “received...
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University of Phoenix to Affiliate With University of Idaho

After deal with Arkansas system breaks down, a new entity created by Idaho is poised to buy and manage the for-profit giant as a nonprofit university.

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Arkansas Board Rejects Deal With University of Phoenix

Divided University of Arkansas system trustees vote down affiliation with the for-profit giant, appearing to nix a possible arrangement.

Arkansas Faculty Opposes Purchase of U of Phoenix

The Faculty Senate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville said last week that it opposes acquisition of the University...

Is For-Profit Higher Education on Its Last Legs?

Possible sale of the University of Phoenix to a public university raises existential questions about the for-profit sector and federal regulation of higher education. A panel of experts weighs them.

A Journal Article on Gay People, to Be Viewed With Caution

A peer-reviewed journal placed a warning to readers last month on a flawed article from 2001. But the journal hasn’t retracted it, as a professor who discovered errors has called for.

How a Canadian Billionaire Reshaped the King’s College

An entrepreneur’s for-profit education company promised to save an evangelical liberal arts college with online enrollments. Now critics are blaming it for pushing the college to the brink of closure.

90-10 Loophole Closed

Education Department also releases new accountability measures for when colleges and universities change ownership, along with regulations for prison education programs.