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Campus closing

I just saw that the Decatur, GA will be closing. Is this the only one closing or are there more?

DOD, VA Get Low Grades for Helping Vets Make College Choices

"In 2011, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported that DOD had done some work on ensuring greater accountability from online schools, but that more needed to be done. DOD has made two review of schools receiving TA funds, but the... read more
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8 tips to help vets pick the right college

I wanted to get Military Times to name names but they were reluctant https://rebootcamp.militarytimes.com/transition-tips/education/2018/10/17/8-tips-to-help-vets-pick-the-right-college/
by | Post ID: @VWwmGGU
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Cuts ahead

The numbers do not look good. How can Cogswell make a profit? https://seekingalpha.com/pr/17320438-adtalem-global-education-announces-first-quarter-fiscal-2019-results
by | Post ID: @VVadhJT
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Borrower defense live!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/careersandeducation/tens-of-thousands-of-defrauded-students-could-have-their-loans-cancelled/ar-BBOtEKv?ocid=spartandhp
by | Post ID: @VGSPkI9
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Layoffs

Brace yourself, layoffs will start before end of October.

Deceived by DeVry

There is small group of former DeVry students on Facebook. Tell your students bout Deceived by DeVry. https://www.facebook.com/groups/devrydeception/
by | Post ID: @VETdwuk
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So, Camden....

What are you actually planning on doing about any of this? You troll this board and ask for whistleblowing type information, and then you write a few articles generally on the for-profits. This seems largely for your own benefit more than the good of... read more
by | Post ID: @VCxT9Op
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What's Reboot?

Is Reboot a lead generator for DeVry? Sounds like a big scam against veterans.
by | Post ID: @VtjG4Fv
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The system is utterly corrupt

If you thought DeVry was bad... https://collegemeltdown.blogspot.com/2018/10/visa-mill-promoters-drop-760k-on-key.html
by | Post ID: @Vscf2YK
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Please Explain The DeVry Logo

I’ve always hated the DeVry logo. Can anyone explain what it is supposed to represent? Is the missing chunk of the (fugly) shield supposed to be “you” as in the student? I really hope that Cogswell does new branding, and if the don’t get rid of the... read more

DeVry's accreditation

No wonder any complaints to the HLC go into their trash can. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/higher-learning-commission-accreditation-sign-quality-dahn-shaulis/?published=t
by | Post ID: @V9DGQCy
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This is heartbreaking

It is heartbreaking that this once fine institution will be a thing of the past, or at the very best, a shell of its former self in the not to distant future. DeVry was absolutely ruined by Keller, Taylor, Hamburger and his minions. First point -... read more

Subprime medicine for Watts

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) and Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) today announced an agreement to establish joint education programs that are expected to increase the number of... read more
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Anything on possible layoffs?

Just wondering, it has been a while since any substantial layoffs rumors surfaced here. Still nothing new? (I'm not complaining, just checking.)

Gladiator Tactics

Has anyone heard about Lynn B's new thumbs up/thumbs down tabs in the Canvas shells starting in September for the new year? Students can secretly use it to rate their teachers and only the deans can see it! Wish they had one for her-but people may... read more

Devry gets the most complaints

Education Department documents obtained by The Associated Press through an open-records records request show that students filed nearly 24,000 federal fraud complaints between President Donald Trump’s Jan. 20, 2017, inauguration and April 30 this... read more
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Hmm...

Is Adtalem teaching the money laundering classes as a pro or con? Just wondering. https://www.thelayoff.com/t/UM5IZbW
by | Post ID: @UMvOLd2
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Adtalem stock takes a hit

After Adtalem 4th quarter earnings sunk in to the market, stock dropped substantially, currently down 15%. I thought it was over inflated and may still drop a few more percent. Alas Lisa has the plan: In a press release, CEO Lisa Wardell said, "We... read more

Another town Hall

The Central Division is having a Town Hall next week. We just had one recently. Does anyone know why?

Remaining Full-Time Faculty--What Are Your Plans?

If you are still teaching full-time for DeVry, how long are you planning to stay, and why? Here are some options--pick one letter and as many numbers as you need: A. Already Quit B. Until I Can Find Any New Job C. Until I Can Find A New Teaching Job... read more
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Who is worse off, UoPX or DeVry?

DeVry University will be closing more campuses after their parent company, Adtalem, dumped their brand and practically gave it away to Cogswell Education/Palm Ventures. They have already closed eight sites in 2018. Over the past few years, DeVry has... read more

This is how we make it out of this

Seriously, though...if DeVry makes it out the other end of this, it needs to change some things...here are a couple of suggestions...identify our best academic program...then go out and get the very best faculty in those fields. Money should be no... read more

Another For-Profit sold.

Maybe we'll come out on the other end of this as a non-profit institution, with an administration led by scholars, provosts and deans with credentials in keeping with their positions, and a faculty supported not only in the classroom but in areas of... read more

Why all the negativity about Devry?

I totally disagree with all the negativity posted here as I believe most of the complaints are coming from the emotional pain felt by the changes we are experiencing. Perceptual blindness is preventing most of us from knowing what our priorities are?... read more
by | Post ID: @UazSN07
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DeVry Quality: What's An ECE?

What's an ECE? "And, with the cap removed, faculty were teaching 40 or more students in online classes in a cultural contest that promoted the student to customer, obviating any faculty authority to establish rules and at times, even basic human... read more

Consolidations

Consolidations have been occurring since 2015: first, online which had always been separately governed as its own campus, became one with on-site campuses. Next campuses were consolidated into regions (and centers closed). Before I left, the original... read more

The Future of DeVry

If you really want to see what the future of DeVry will look like post sale, watch the Dream Center Educational Holdings layoff site (formerly EDMC)... they will be shuttering over 20 Art Institute campuses tomorrow (June 29). Cogswell plans the same... read more

Illinois Board of Higher Ed. Approved Transfer

From the June 5th Illinois Board of Higher Education Minutes (available at https://ibhe.org/board/2018/june/VI3.pdf), IBHE seemingly granted DVU "operating authority" under its new owners: "Under the proposed transaction, the closing of which is... read more

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