DeVry Inc. Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at DeVry Inc.

How many DeVry students are "grifters"?

How many DeVry student veterans are "grifters"? If you have names, please let me know. Also, please let the VA and ED-OIG know. https://www.rallypoint.com/status-updates/4461465
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Disabled veteran calls out DeVry at House Subcomittee

The House Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies invited former for-profit college student Eric Luongo to testify about his experience at DeVry University. Loungo, also a disabled veteran, said he received... read more
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Argosy studemts are coming over!!!

DEM get ready for good session. Argosy got into Federal trouble....and guess what???Devry will be there, to take All these students. I HOPE this time, its a cleaner transition compared to Westwood, ITT Tech!

Fewer jobs in subprime education

Hope workers here can find more legitimate work. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/college-meltdown-means-less-lower-enrollment-revenues-dahn-shaulis/?published=t
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Thanks Myrtle Beach...

Why isn't anyone else saying anything? "Unresponsive Faculty Managers and Infrequent Opportunities" Pros Students, tools, teaching resources, competitive pay. Cons Faculty Managers aren't very responsive. Very little support from higher. Infrequent... read more
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Reorg/Right-size

Well the long anticipated change is on the horizon. Expect changes to come in the next 30 days and a reorg to come before the new fiscal year. JB was voted to stay for one reason and that's to "right size." Hello Tomorrow is near.

The misguided initiative

Most of my online students reject the idea of attending a live synchronous event, while my onsite students detest the online modality. Trying to combine them into this hybrid, kluged onsite/online “Frankenstein monster” is another naive, misguided... read more

90 Minute Weekly Live Sessions for all classes?

Just learned in the training about the 90 minute weekly live sessions required for all classes starting in July? I can see that being great for math or accounting type classes, but for all general education classes? I can't get my students to attend... read more

This!

I have many students who register but never submit a single assignment. They post one blank post per week so that the system records an "academic event" so they don't get dropped from the class. The only explanation for this behavior is that they are... read more

Beware the Ides of March

March 11 is the 91st day of the transition. There has been a call for faculty CVs, due March 8th. "Hello Tomorrow: The Next Chapter in the Journey" begins March 12th. Emails March 10th? Meetings March 11th? Anyone worried?

Thanks to the couargeous person who posted on GlassDoor

"Advice to Management" "I worked at DeVry University for two years and the first 6 months was okay. However doesn't align with my educational philosophy. This university is very numbers based. There is no sense of care for what the students want and... read more
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Frigid Cold!

Chamberlain is closing both tomorrow and Thursday, asked my boss about DeVry and couldn’t get a commitment about Thursday. We live in the same area and share buildings, how does that make sense. Is AK afraid to make decisions or does she just not... read more

Where will DeVry downsize?

I've heard that some of these locations are actually ghost towns. Online Education Arizona Glendale Center Mesa Center Phoenix Campus California Colton (Inland-Empire) Center Folsom Campus Fresno Campus Long Beach Campus Newark Campus Pomona Campus... read more

Hard Feelings

As one who did quit, I came to believe that no matter what I did (and my gifts and productivity were considerable), I could be fired over not achieving a 3.6 or higher. I taught "killer" courses, which students despised because they were so weakly... read more

Has technology become a distraction?

We hear so much about how great group projects are; how "engagement" increases with the use of IFF; and how much the use of video and other technology enhances the learning experience. To some degree, this is true; however, I feel like we've become... read more

Deceived by DeVry

In 2019, DeVry University continues to deceive consumers through its DeVry website and online recruiting. As a subsidiary of Cogswell Education and Palm Ventures, a shoe-string operation in comparison to its previous parent company, matters could get... read more
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Is DeVry still involved with Reboot?

A veteran advocate friend of mine in California tells me that Reboot is a big scam. Is DeVry still involved with them? https://www.nvtsi.org/ https://www.nvtsi.org/workshop/ https://www.nvtsi.org/locations/devry-university/
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College Meltdown shows few signs of slowing in 2019

"For-profit colleges and community colleges continue to be hardest hit. But small rural colleges and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are also struggling. Even second-tier public colleges and universities have been declining in... read more
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DEM

This is huge surprise to me, some DEM advisors DON'T even have Bachelors Degree? Your "selling" something that you don't even have or understand .... That the DeVry way...promote "SELLERS" not experienced, educated, rotating students 100 to 150 per... read more

NCES numbers

These numbers from NCES suggest that several DeVry sites are defunct or in the process of failing. CO, IN, MO, NV, NC, OK, TN...and these numbers are old. DeVry College of New York 1,528 DeVry University-Arizona 672 DeVry University-Colorado 221... read more
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DeVry taking Art Institute students

About two dozen Art Institutes closed December 28th. And DeVry is taking Ai students. The Art Institute schools were owned by the Dream Center (DCEH) https://www.artinstitutes.edu/closed-school-information-page https://www.thelayoff.com/dceh
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If Skunk Odor Mated with Venomous Frog Slime

If Skunk smell mated with venomous frog slime, the resulting spawn would be for-profit education. It is as toxic, mind-killing, and soul-crushing as its worst critics say. But, the problem isn't exclusive to for-profit education: anywhere students... read more

Cogswell Workload

Former colleagues still employed: now that you are with Cogswell (or is it Palm Ventures--nothing on their page) what is your workload like? Still 40 to a class? Any humanities or writing faculty--how do you grade so many? Can you? Or is it just no... read more

Be prepared...

If you don’t already have a Plan B in place, it’s time to have one. Change is coming in the new year. Expect changes and it may be your number pulled. Things will not remain status quo...expect a significant shake up. Those that remain, the future... read more

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