The Atlantic puff piece is here. Is everyone drinking the Kool-Aid? https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/04/mitch-daniels-purdue/606772/
Topics regarding layoffs at Purdue University/West Lafayette
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 million... — read more
Purdue University Global Inc. FY 2019 numbers look horrible. Net operation loss of -133,416,000 Net assets are -26,591,000 Check out the balance sheets on pp. 76-78... — read more
Purdue University has strong numbers but they have failed to post their annual report. I suspect that it's to cover up problems with Purdue University Global.
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 Higher... — read more
It should be interesting. Last year's report came out October 25th.
"Purdue’s 150th anniversary finale begins with a promise to Indiana" "Online education: Purdue University Global is offering easy access to higher education for Indiana’s working adults, providing premier opportunities that are personalized to... — read more
Check out the latest analysis of the Kaplan Purdue Global deal in Forbes
ME may have thought he made a ruthless deal with Kaplan and BBC but there will be consequences to selling Purdue Global as a world class institution.
"During the ceremony, Dr. Vandenbosch conferred degrees to graduates who traveled to attend from 46 states, as well as several foreign countries, including Bermuda, Bahamas, Haiti, United Kingdom and Qatar. The ceremony was broadcast on Facebook Live... — 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
"The top 3 Master's in Education programs for 2020 are: (1) Texas A&M University, (2) University of Florida, and (3) Purdue University Global." https://finance.yahoo.com/news/best-masters-programs-releases-ranking-123900390.html
"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
'Senator Todd Young, an Indiana Republican, and Senator Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, were joined by Virginia Democrat Mark Warner and Delaware Democrat Chris Coons in rolling out the bill." "Purdue president Mitch Daniels offered an... — read more
"Following the acquisition, all Kaplan faculty became Purdue Global faculty which now include approximately 320 full-time faculty and 1,590 part-time faculty."
The question is, how large of a slice does Kaplan get? 'The program will partner with Purdue University Global to aid nontraditional students in gaining skills necessary for working in the cybersecurity industry."... — read more
"This week, Indiana’s Uniform Consumer Credit Code will be amended to exempt state higher-education institutions from having to comply with key consumer protections. The change is so subtle that it has not drawn much attention, but it has huge... — read more
Looks like a disturbing pattern. https://www.bbb.org/us/in/indianapolis/profile/continuing-education/purdue-university-global-0382-90024199/complaints — 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
Purdue University is already signaling that Purdue University Global's finances will be down again in FY 2019. But the Purdue community will be left in the dark until the end of the year. Many won't even know or care after the finances are disclosed... — read more
The blurring between Purdue University and PG continues. Now Purdue University Global is using the term "Boiler Up" i their promotions.
"In all there are now six nonprofit universities taking part in the Live Better U program. The other participants are Southern New Hampshire University, Purdue University Global and Wilmington University, Walmart noted."... — read more
Imagine...if you are a private in the US Army, you can go from a GED to a Masters taking only 23 courses! https://www.purdueglobal.edu/degree-programs/business/associate-degree-small-group-management/ — read more
"Recently, I visited the onlinechat that Purdue University Global uses to enroll students, and what I found was extremely disturbing. Not only did they use the Purdue University history, but also its world-class reputation to sell the school. One... — read more
Purdue University closing five campuses, even though we know that online results in poor outcomes https://www.thelayoff.com/t/Z9I1SMw https://www.forbes.com/sites/dereknewton/2019/05/29/what-if-online-education-simply-doesnt-work/ — read more
Anybody concerned that Purdue University is promoting income share agreements, also known as "human capital contracts"? Sounds like debt servitude for desperate students... — read more
Looks like Purdue University is doubling down with Purdue University Global by having a prominent link on the real Purdue University page. https://www.purdue.edu/ — read more
"In the long term, all educational institutions succeed or fail based on their reputations." ASR, p. xxiv in Change.edu — read more
Purdue University Global is closing at least three ground campuses, but that may not be enough to stem the bleedings. The closings are in Omaha, Nebraska and Cedar Falls, and Mason City, Iowa.
"The school that systematically misleads students or enrolls those who don't have the capability of succeeding is unlikely to last long. I will have a difficult time making money, and it will build problematic word of mouth in the community in which... — read more
"We didn’t anticipate DCEH dropping out of the sky. Another great news is that the next biggest Education client is hundreds of thousands of dollars a month. "... — read more
"According to Ms. Dicent, Kaplan lured her into enrolling in Kaplan's online program by using deceptive tactics. She said she had not been informed that she would need 180 hours to graduate, far more hours than a typical four-year degree program... — read more
"In April 2019, little has changed in terms of Purdue Global’s fraudulent claims. And as Purdue loses more money (it had a $38 million net operating loss in FY 2018), it will have to make bold moves to survive. While little public information is... — read more
To get a full grasp of the corruption at Purdue University Global, you have to know Kaplan Higher Education and Graham Holdings Company. For homework, please read all the entries. https://www.thelayoff.com/kaplan-university... — read more
World-class? Really? https://www.purdueglobal.edu/academic-support/faculty/ — read more