How much did it cost for Purdue Global to get them on this list? "The top 3 Master's in Education programs for 2020 are: (1) Texas A&M University, (2) University of Florida, and (3) Purdue University... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Kaplan University
"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
At what point do Purdue Global employees, including teachers, realize they are doing more harm than good? You may believe you are giving busy working people the chance to advance, but how true is this? Is Purdue Global the best option or even a good... — read more
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
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 — read more
"The U.S. Department of Labor is granting $183.8 million to colleges and their private-sector partners to support training for more than 85,000 apprentices in the health care, advanced manufacturing and information technology fields. Twenty-three... — read more
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
Omaha, Nebraska and Cedar Falls and Mason City, Iowa.
"Following the acquisition, all Kaplan faculty became Purdue Global faculty which now include approximately 320 full-time faculty and 1,590 part-time faculty."
"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
Revenues: Last Quarter $76,288,000 ($85,981,000 in 2018) Last 6 Months $159.068 ($185,811,000 in 2018) Even with cost cutting the margins are tightening Income: Last Quarter $2,721 ($11,219 in 2018) Last 6 Months $4,636 ($12,574 in... — read more
ECA bought all 38 Kaplan College campuses, But Kaplan will have "preferred equity interest" in ECA.
"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
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 — 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/
"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
Not only at Kaplan, job cuts across the industry
How does Concord Law School stay in business with such a low bar pass rate?...................................https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concord_Law_School
"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
"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
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 — 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
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 — 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 — 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
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
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 — 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
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
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
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
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?
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/ — read more
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
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 — read more