Topics regarding layoffs at Kaplan University

Topics regarding layoffs at Kaplan University

Lose-Win Situation

This Graham Holdings Company-Purdue Global situation really is a racket. Purdue still owes Kaplan $113 million but GHC can write it off their taxes. The US government has to pay for this mess, first with the CARES Act money, then with the money... —  read more 

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From the CEO...

"The school that systematically misleads students or enrolls those who don't have the capability of succeeding is unlikely to last long. It will have a difficult time making money, and it will build problematic word of mouth in the community in which... —  read more 

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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

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Debt Sentence

Student loan default is a traumatic, stigmatizing experience. Because of that, many working people keep the pain of their student loan problems to themselves. https://www.proquest.com/docview/2540743739?pq-origsite=gscholar&fromopenview=true

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Purdue Global Turning the Corner?

Interesting numbers. Revenues have dropped every year. Good thing Purdue Global got $40 million in free money. https://philonedtech.com/purdue-global-fy20-financials-show-online-school-getting-closer-to-break-even/

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Student X

Tell me how you feel about this. http://collegemeltdown.blogspotcom/2020/11/a-letter-to-us-department-of-education.html

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Post ID:  @OP+17TrTLCs

"Edugrift"

"Now more recently, organizations like Ashford thru Arizona, GCU, and Kaplan through Purdue Global have in housed their own subprime appointment factories. Not having first hand information, I would still unequivocally say these operations have not... —  read more 

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Purdue Global's numbers

"Put simply, I do not believe that Purdue Global has yet proven itself to be viable in the long term. It is running on IOUs and foregone payments to its OPM partner, Kaplan Higher Education. And it will be very difficult to get to the point of true... —  read more 

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Post ID:  @OP+13g4QH0c

Purdue Numbers

Sounds like someone was misleading the Chronicle of Higher Education about Purdue Global's numbers. "Obviously, it's hard to start a brand new university,' she says. Purdue Global’s financial loss this year was due, in part, to nearly $30... —  read more 

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Post ID:  @OP+13a2GGL1

Kaplan Higher Education has competition from Ashford University in "race to the bottom"

Several people in higher education have compared an Ashford University deal with a state university to the Kaplan Higher Education-Purdue University Global deal. And does sound like AU may have several suitors. So what has happened to Kaplan... —  read more 

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Post ID:  @OP+11VlDg7h

Down the drain...

It's a good thing that GHC has deep pockets. "As of September 30, 2019, Kaplan had a total outstanding accounts receivable balance of $72.3 million from Purdue Global related to amounts due for reimbursements for services and a deferred service... —  read more 

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Pur-Don't

"Purdue University is an actual research university and Purdue University Global is not...it's Kaplan University. The same Kaplan University that made headlines for their guerrilla registration practices that dupe students out money. The same Kaplan... —  read more 

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Kaplan lays off 50 in Fort Lauderdale

"Kaplan Higher Education in Fort Lauderdale has laid off about 50 workers. The staff reduction “reflects less than five percent of our current Fort Lauderdale workforce of approximately 1,000,” said ______ , spokesman for Kaplan Higher Education, the... —  read more 

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How is the Big Boilermaker doing in making Purdue University Global a "World-Class" institution?

Now that Purdue University Global has taken over, how is everything going? Are work conditions better since the change in ownership? Are students happier? Is the quality of instruction better? Is it good that campuses have been closed? Are the... —  read more 

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Post ID:  @OP+100rojed

Selling off more assets

PG has already closed or is in the process of closing six campuses. Now what's this story about? It's behind a firewall. https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2019/07/08/purdue-university-fort-lauderdale-building-sold.html

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Post ID:  @OP+ZYMKehd

The real Purdue has a union

What's stopping Purdue Global from having labor representation, especially if labor and management can work together on educational quality? There are several unions that represent instructors and staff. It's illegal to fire a person for trying to... —  read more 

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KHE is just a symptom

It's sheer madness, perpetuated by big banks and just about everyone else other than Dave Ramsey. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/college-meltdown-open-letter-ny-fed-dahn-shaulis/?published=t

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