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I am paying back a 35 thousand dollar + loan, for a associates degree that I CAN NOT USE!! I am very furious at this!! Nothing was done that I work so hard for!! Monies that I am paying back can be going to my family!! I shouldn’t have to pay the... read more
Bridgepoint Education, spent in a recent year more than $2700 per student on recruiting and marketing and only $700 per student on instruction. Industry leader the University of Phoenix wasn’t much better -- $2225 per student on marketing and $892 on... read more
Any opinions on Ryan Craig, one of Bridgepoint's long-time board members, writing a book on the future of higher education (College... read more
Q: If the Organization determines merit increases are possible in 2016, what will that amount be? A: Human Resources will communicate further once merit adjustment decisions have been made. Q: If the Company decides that merit/market based... read more
Approximately 75-90% or more of full time faculty (on campus and on line) were laid off at UoR this past week. No information was provided regarding future plans. Currently there are only about 14 faculty left. This could significantly impact... read more
Really? Not a single posting about the recent layoffs? Was there a gag order in those severance packages?
As i have said before,I think you will see them close the On ground campus of the University of the Rockies in Denver within the next 12 months as it continues to be a drain on their profits. Bridgepoint will probably be around in some form as they... read more
Well, the downward spiral continues... Millions were spent to create the UOR campus in Denver, although you couldn't really call it a campus because it is on the 16th st. mall in Denver inside a former retail area. Anyway they have stopped taking... read more
Andrew Clark continues to make misstatements about the health of the company. you will all want to read the article that just came out from an Analyst at Seeking Alpha. The only thing i disagree with in this article is them telling people to buy the... read more
Andrew Clark was named on of the top least inspiring CEOs in business....................................http://www.slideshare.net/TheMotleyFool/the-5-least-inspiring-ceos-in-america
With the Clinton, Iowa campus closing, what is left of Ashford University and Bridgepoint Education? This is a company that Senator Tom Harkin called "an absolute... read more
In Recent week there have been some High level staff cuts. Director of Security, VP of Real Estate, and some others. Another sign company is getting desperate. What company is dumb enough let your Security Director go unless the only thing you will... read more
The school will close the campus in May 2016 and will do a 1 yr teach out program for the remaining students. then students will be referred to the online school or other near by universities. BPI owns several pieces of property in Clinton which i'm... read more
What does Sumlee Anderson do at Ashford/Bridgepoint?..................................https://www.linkedin.com/pub/sumlee-anderson/74/928/108................................coed.com/coeds/miss-coed-sumlee-anderson/
You Pick (feel Free to expand): Apollo Education Group, Inc., Bridgepoint Education, Inc., Corinthian Colleges, Inc., Capella Education Company, DeVry Education Group Inc. Comm, Education Management, ITT Educational Services, Inc. , Lincoln... read more
If there is anyone at Bridgepoint, Ashford University, or University of the Rockies... read more
The moral bankruptcy of Bridgepoint started with the company's inception (and Michael Clifford). I'm amazed how this corporation has survived... read more
More losses. Total student enrollment dropped from 63,624 to 55,823 a year ago (about 12%... read more
"NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Milberg LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California on behalf of purchasers of Bridgepoint Education, Inc.... read more
The Corinthian 15 have gotten lots of press for refusing to pay off their student loans. And these students have linked up with a larger social movement, Strike Debt. Could this happen to Bridgepoint/Ashford?... read more
So the President of University of the Rockies is going to Retire! or at least that is the public story. My guess is that because the school has been struggling to get new students that there could be an underlying reason for the sudden retirement.
So things keep getting worse for BPI. University of the Rockies has laid off several staff this week 2/9/2015. The schools enrollment has been stagnant the last few years and since they moved the school to Denver on ground enrollment has sunk to... read more
Nothig looks good in this article. Downward trajectory continues. http://www.thestreet.com/story/13034439/1/bridgepoint-education-bpi-downgraded-from-hold-to-sell.html
Ashford will be having another layoff soon
These charts would suggest that Bridgepoint will join Corinthian Colleges and Education Management in the for-profit zombie college crash. Last one, turn out the... read more
For those IT people still at Bridgepoint, how much time do you think you have left before you will be unloaded? Is there anything you plan on doing to slow down the process (resistance)? Has anyone talked about organizing with a trade union? Have you... read more
As ABC News says, it's more of a "political pipe dream." But more progressive states can do this.....http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/obama-proposes-publicly-funded-community-college-28105522
"On December 3, a suit was filed in Arizona federal court charging that Bridgepoint Education is violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by using an automatic dialing system to send prerecorded messages to sales prospects. Similar suits were... read more
I am very surprised that nobody is talking about it
Anybody heard about November 2014 layoffs? Potential?
"Arne Duncan, the education secretary, said Wednesday that an estimated 1,400 academic programs that enroll 840,000 students would fail to meet the standards with their current performance. Fully 99 percent of those programs are at for-profits, he... read more
""I speak with people, for example, who work at boiler room call centers for for-profit colleges and the lead generation companies that provide the industry with many of its students. Recently I've been learning more about one particularly offensive... read more
As soon as our valuation drops the execs start cutting, let's see what happens here.
Bridgepoint has been downsizing for years, from 8900 employees to 3700. Why so little discussion?.....http://www.fool.com/quote/nyse/bridgepoint-education/bpi/balance-sheet
Per Daniel Golden (Bloomberg News), Asford University was sending recruiters to the wounded warriors barracks (Marine Base in North Carolina) - one recruiter was signing up brain injured patients for classes at Ashford... read more