Borrower Defense Claims Surpass 750,000. Consumers Empowered. Subprime Colleges and Programs Threatened.
As of January 2023, there are more than ¾ of a million Borrower Defense claims against schools. And each month, about 16,000 new claims are added. Those claims are disproportionately made against a number of for-profit colleges and formerly... — read more
The latest in Sweet v Cardona
DeVry Borrower Defense Claims (FOIA 22-01683F)
As of January 2022: 23, 310 claims against DeVry
Advancing Ambition Through Innovation and Excellence: 2022 Annual Report
Gainful employment at Amazon, Walmart, Uber, USPS, UPS... https://www.devry.edu/content/dam/dvu/partners_devry_edu/d/corp/devry-2022-annual-impact-report-moving-beyond-higher-ed-buzzwords.pdf
DeVry ranked #18 best for-profit college
DeVry Kool Aid
$23 Million Defense to Repayment Case
"(T)he lawsuit stems from the Education Department announcing in February (2022) that it was discharging debt owed by roughly 1,800 former DeVry University students under the borrower defense rule. It marked the first time the department granted this... — read more
How many campuses are actually left?
Henderson, NV Iselin,NJ? Charlotte, NC? Phoenix, AZ? Arlington, VA? https://www.devry.edu/about/campus-locations.html
DeVry Education Layoffs 2023
This thread is for info about potential DeVry Education layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
New FSA Tip Line
"FSA has established a new avenue for knowledgeable sources to provide information about potential violations of the HEA and its implementing regulations directly to FSA’s Office of Enforcement. FSA welcomes and encourages information from current or... — read more
Roboprofs and Robosales?
Instructors have been pared down to a minimum. That's a given. But with Artificial Intelligence (AI), how many educational content creators will be needed? Who is not expendable as DeVry moves forward?
DeVry Online Robocollege
56 F/T instructors for 23,000 students. https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=482477#general Was 53 F/T for 17,000 students. https://www.highereducationinquirer.org/2021/07/the-growth-of-robot-colleges.html
DeVry sues Federal Government for Requiring Accountability
DeVry defrauded consumers and now the company wants it's hard earned (ill-gotten) money back... https://www.highereddive.com/news/devry-sues-education-department-after-it-sought-to-recoup-23m-in-loan-reli/633868/
DeVry called out by Senator Durbin in Chicago Sun-Times
"Extensive investigations have revealed the worst offenders: ITT Tech, DeVry University, Westwood College and Corinthian Colleges. DeVry promoted false high job placement rates. Corinthian gave the false impression it was endorsed by the Department... — read more
Former Parent Company Adtalem is doing well...for now
What is it about Adtalem that has allowed them to prosper...so far? https://www.thelayoff.com/adtalem https://seekingalpha.com/symbol/ATGE
DeVry campuses finally make PEPS Closed Schools List (July 2022)
Queens, NY Fort Washington, PA Philadelphia, PA Chesapeake, VA Miramar, FL Alpharetta, GA Duluth, GA Atlanta, GA Tinley Park, IL Gurney, IL Cincinnati, OH Kansas City, MO Nashville, TN Westminster, CO... — read more
Help for consumers misled by DeVry
The Sweet v Cardona group helps consumers get debt relief after they have been misled. Please pass this on to all the people you hurt. It may assuage your subconscious guilt. https://www.facebook.com/groups/801761750635952/about/
DeVry and US Higher Education History
"In 2015, Corinthian Colleges and Le Cordon Bleu went out of business. A year later ITT Tech closed all of its doors. The Art Institutes also closed dozens of campuses. In 2018, Virginia College campuses closed, and Kaplan Higher Education sold its... — read more
Sweet v. Cardona
Does DeVry have any physical campuses left? Or just zombie campuses? #collegemeltdown Arizona (217 students) Phoenix Campus California (1,926 students) Folsom Campus Fresno Campus Long Beach Campus Newark Campus Ontario Campus San Diego... — read more
Is DeVry on the hook for $71 million+?
"Nearly 16,000 borrowers will receive $415 million in borrower defense to repayment discharges following the approval of four new findings and the continued review of claims. This includes approximately 1,800 former DeVry University (DeVry) students... — read more
Dahm Posts Here To Manipulate You For His “Research”
Where I come from, manipulating subjects to produce the results you want is unethical. Inducing stress and anxiety in subjects is also unethical. And yet there are no findings, no conclusions, just lists of links that “prove” nothing. I wonder if... — read more
There is little left of the former DeVry
It seems to me that very little is left of the former DeVry. Reputation has been largely ruined. As far as I’m concerned, this is an unrecognizable place to what it was just a few years ago. I'm afraid there is no going back now and that those of... — read more
DeVry and College Meltdown 2.0
"College Meltdown 2.0 comes as US fascism advances, the Coronavirus Pandemic becomes more normalized, student loan debt approaches $2 trillion, and the 2026 enrollment cliff is just a few years away. This wave includes remnants of for-profit... — read more
DeVry social media looks like ITT Tech 2015
Can DeVry Learn Anything From the Failure of University of Phoenix?
Like UoPX, DeVry certainly has a storied past. If I'm not mistaken, DV was one of the first for-profit colleges to be regionally accredited and to have an IPO. Like Phoenix, it also took the wrong path when it got too greedy. Remember the... — read more
Have things gotten better, worse, or stayed about the same. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/devry-headed-wrong-direction-dahn-shaulis
What happens with all the DeVry students with insurmountable student loan debt?
The end up as lifelong customers of Maximus. https://www.highereducationinquirer.org/2022/01/maximus-student-loan-debt-and-poverty.html
Interesting addition. https://edscoop.com/devry-robert-wrubel-ask-jeeves-cipo/
How long have all the DeVry campuses been closed?
Does it at all feel unethical to advertise 40+ locations and for all the campuses to be closed for an indefinite period? How long can DeVry keep this charade going?
Culture of Care?
Digital care, that is.... https://www.gartner.com/en/about/awards/higher-education-eye-on-innovation#topTab01
Paramus, NJ and Cleveland https://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/PEPS/docs/nov21sec1.pdf
Imagine what the DeVry student loan debt numbers look like now
Care to take a guess how much unmanageable and unrecoverable debt that DeVry students currently have? These data are from 2014--7 years ago. https://www.highereducationinquirer.org/2021/11/more-transparency-about-student-debt.html
DeVry Education Layoffs 2022
This is a master thread about DeVry Education layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
Substantial Misrepresentations An institution that commits substantial misrepresentations is not administratively capable and ED should not deem it “qualified” for Title IV participation. Loans made to students at schools that commit substantial... — read more
"The Federal Trade Commission this morning announced a new initiative to combat deceptive and unfair practices in the for-profit higher education industry. At a press conference, FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra and Bureau of Consumer Protection... — read more
The Great Master's Degree Swindle
"If you want to pay more and get less go to a for-profit school like DeVry, the University of Phoenix, or Purdue Global." https://www.chronicle.com/article/the-great-masters-degree-swindle