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According to the State of Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education:
Art Institute of Las Vegas
The Commission has received notice from Mark Dottore, the court appointed Receiver for Dream Center Education Holdings (DCEH), of his decision to rescind the notification of a planned closure for the Art Institute of Las Vegas slated initially for March 31, 2019. This will allow the Receiver time to conduct an independent assessment and analysis concerning the campus.
Students are just being scammed. A percentage of the tuition brought in goes in Dottore’s pocket. Even if students graduate their degree from a defunct diploma mill will be useless.
“the next step is to formulate a business model with the help of local investors to spin the school off from it's current ownership“ This should have been the step before promising students they could continue their education. This is just a continuation of the Ai scam.
I credit those strong enough to try. It says a lot when faculty, staff, and community leaders stand up for the students and the school. Let this be a new beginning for students and set a precedence for the industry. In this industry you can just quit. Too many others have taken that road. Cheers to those making the effort to fix it, doing the hard work.
It’s been said before, a lot of Ai and AU students are lazy and won’t go through the trouble if transferring, or they are looking for an easy degree, or unable to get into respected colleges.
Any bright and ambitious student that may have enrolled realizes their mistake and is looking for a way out.
Hopefully the lazy students will get over themselves and move on.
The ones that couldn’t get into other schools, there must be something out there for them, but guaranteed it won’t be any better than an AU or Ai degree. A community college or votech is a good choice.
Same note for LV as to Pittsburgh, the longer Ais in receivership keep students enrolled the more money the receiver pockets:
Think about it seriously, if AiP and AiO (or AiLV) were purchased it would need approval from US DOE, State DOE, Accreditation Agency, then vendors and creditors would have to be re-contracted for the new owners if they choose to continue knowing the payment issues of the past few months, faculty re-credentialed for their subject area basically meaning fired and rehired, students would have to work with their lenders and receive approval for tuition loans to the new entity, if it is a “real” university (not another nonprofit or for profit) students would need to reapply to be accepted to the new school, etc. etc. etc.
Yes a sale is a possibility but highly unlikely, especially in less than 60 days. Even if it happens, except for the administrators involved in brokering the deal there is no guarantee other employees and the current students will be retained.
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they will end up with all the students getting screwed over by the other Ai schools.
If you they can keep it out of the hands of corporations - it will be a good thing.
all for it!