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U.S. Discharges $72 Million in Loans for Ashford Students

The University of Arizona Global Campus, which acquired Ashford in 2020, might be on the hook for the discharged student loans.

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California University on Probation After Tech Firm Acquisition

The University of Antelope Valley’s accreditor cited high leadership turnover and low graduation rates.

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.