Looks like Purdue University Global has been advertising on MTV's "Catfish."
Topics regarding layoffs at Kaplan University
"Kaplan Higher Education's (KHE) steep revenue decline is largely the result of the completed sale of its domestic higher ed business to Purdue University last year. The past 12 months also saw KHE's operating loss widen from $360,000 to $3.4... read more
"When University of Massachusetts System president Marty Meehan on Monday night announced plans to launch a new online college in the state, higher education observers lit up social media with a range of reactions: excitement, curiosity, puzzlement... read more
ECA collapses. https://www.thelayoff.com/t/WvJYeoG
"According to Student Veterans of America and their NVEST report, 46 percent of all people using the GI Bill do not finish school, and that 25 percent use their hard earned GI Bill on for-profit colleges. In 2017, CBS News also reported that 40... read more
How long will the Purdue University Global scam go on? https://www.thelayoff.com/t/VRHY1wo
What's University Partnerships? https://seekingalpha.com/pr/17286037-brandon-busteed-joins-kaplan-new-role-focusing-university-partnerships
The system is rigged against consumers. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/higher-learning-commission-accreditation-sign-quality-dahn-shaulis/
Are the Urbandale, IA, Milwaukee, St. Louis, and S. Portland, ME campuses in the process of teach out? If so, why isn't anyone talking?
What's with PUG advertising Purdue University Global as "world-class education"? Isn't this just asking for a huge federal investigation, like what DeVry faced?
"World class"? "Military Friendly"? Really?... read more
Kaplan's lead generator QuinStreet is taking a great deal of heat for their business practices. This includes at least two shareholder lawsuits. https://www.thelayoff.com/quinstreet
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.— Purdue University Global is set to launch after receiving final approval from the Higher Learning Commission. Monday’s (March 5) notice of approval was the last step in the regulatory process for the new university, first... read more
Looks like the only school option for the lead generator in MilitaryBenefits.info is Kaplan. Wonder how much Kaplan pays QuinStreet. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/lead-generator-quinstreet-preying-vets-misleading-shipping-shaulis/
Saw a half-page ad for Kaplan University in the 2-26-2018 print edition of Army Times. That must have cost a pretty penny. Is Kaplan still getting many service members and vets?
Once, Concord was a decent alternative to traditional law schools.....but since it can no longer recruit students from outside of California, and since it therefore laid off 4/5ths of its faculty and staff, it is nothing more than a shell of its... read more
From: Veterans Education Success and Harvard Law School Nearly 100 veterans and servicemembers have submitted complaints to Veterans Education Success (“VES”), a non-profit veterans’ organization, about their experiences in Kaplan programs. These... read more
Kaplan is using Military.com to prey on service members and veterans. And Military.com is using the predatory lead generator QuinStreet, which has already been in trouble for preying on vets... read more
The U.S. Education Department wants Purdue University to absorb the debts and liabilities of Kaplan University as a condition for approving the state school’s controversial purchase of the for-profit college, a request that critics say could place... read more
Dev Bootcamp, a coding boot camp that Kaplan acquired three years ago for an undisclosed sum, this week announced that it will shut down this December... read more
Kaplan will use Purdue as a way of ensnaring more veterans. http://www.chronicle.com/article/There-s-a-Reason-the/239954?cid=wcontentlist_hp_5
It is pretty good law school. I decided to go online after trying a local law school. The local law school was terrible with professors that did not prepare for classes and were not interested in teaching. The bar pass rate is lower than ABA law... read more
Here's David Halperin's analysis of the buyout by Purdue. Looks like everyone is happy, including Arne Duncan, another profiteer in the College Meltdown... read more
Purdue University just bought Kaplan? I thought this was a joke, but it was in Inside Higher Education. https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2017/04/27/purdue-buys-kaplan-university-will-create-new-nonprofit-chain
How will the Trump administration's new Department of Education affect Kaplan? https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/educational-corruption-devos-devolution-dahn-shaulis?published=u
There is a protest that will take place next Month at Camdens residency. It is a multi school collaboration and details to come. We are in the process of obtaining permits. There will be a Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter page. More info to come
"Kaplan, I felt, was the albatross around the neck of the WaPo, though. Here was a for-profit enterprise that took advantage of federal education funding. According to the Brookings Institution, the amount of debt owed by students attending... read more
Why have there been so few people interacting? Are teachers generally satisfied with what's going on at Kaplan? Was anyone affected by the selling off of Kaplan College? https://www.consumeraffairs.com/education/kaplan.html... read more
"Donald Graham, who turned his family company from the fabled owners of the Washington Post newspaper into the purveyors of the predatory for-profit college Kaplan University, met twice late this month with senior White House officials. Graham’s aim... read more
How does Concord Law School stay in business with such a low bar pass rate?...................................https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concord_Law_School
Not only at Kaplan, job cuts across the industry
"Websites such as Military.com and GIJobs.com still push vets and military service members to schools including ITT Tech, Kaplan, and Education Management Corp.'s (EDMC) Art Institutes -- institutions that often charge students sky-high prices, spend... read more
Students, former students, and justice minded teachers can join together in the Kaplan Collective on Facebook.
Students, former students, and justice-minded teachers can join together on Facebook at the Kaplan Collective....................................https://www.facebook.com/groups/KaplanCollective/
And I am really surprised that no employee decided to post here - it's very tense here at Kaplan right now and I am puzzled why employees are silent when many other for-profit schools have very active boards here. I am not counting Camden as he posts... read more
Kaplan was the first school named in the Miami Herald's expose of for-profit higher education in Florida.......... http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/education/article19196526.html
"on March 11, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit cleared the way for one claim: that Kaplan violated a federal ban on paying bonuses to college recruiters based on the number of students enrolled. Read more:... read more
ECA bought all 38 Kaplan College campuses, But Kaplan will have "preferred equity interest" in ECA.