University of Phoenix Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at University of Phoenix

UOP fined $191 million by FTC

As a former Qualifying Center employee who was lied to by management about these partnerships and any associated potential tuition benefits that an Enrollment Rep could discuss, I'm glad UOP is facing some justice. However, I do feel bad for any... —  read more 

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FTC settlement

Under the settlement announced today by the commission, Phoenix and its private investment group owners will owe the FTC roughly $50 million in cash while forgiving another $140 million in fees owed to the university by former students who allegedly... —  read more 

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from Po. Just checking in. Po has been gone for almost 2 years now. You all have a great day.

God Friended Me?

Looks like Apollo still has money for expensive ads, even if they are old ads.

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Happy Veterans Day weekend...

By the way, how is the carpet bombing going at University of Phoenix? https://www.rallypoint.com/answers/why-do-so-many-veterans-choose-university-of-phoenix-rather-than-more-legitimate-options-like-community-colleges-or-public-universities

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CCME

Is anyone here going to CCME in 2020? I hear that it's not what is used to be.

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UoPX "ghost campuses" are dwindling

Old numbers, but the only ones made public. https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?q=university+of+phoenix&s=all AZ 95,777 CA 6,952 CO 99 FL 246 GA 143 HI 351 IL 54 LA 15 MI 52 NV 320 NJ 47 NM 91 NC 72 PA 62 TN 62 TX 890 UT... —  read more 

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Post ID: @10YtdUnf

A rule repealed

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/28/us/politics/betsy-devos-for-profit-colleges.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage§ion=Education

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You know how you can tell when a business is failing?

When managers do everything to get people enrolled, then call those targets names behind their backs. When the business blames its advertising firm for not being able to get more vulnerable prospects. When people get sick because they cannot take the... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZR2oIif

FAEL: UoPX's ugly step sister

FAEL or is it FAIL? https://desciclopedia.org/wiki/Faculdade_Educacional_da_Lapa https://www.vantaeducation.com/about-us/our-history/ —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZQ0g6jN

Enrollment is down to 85,000?

Did UoPX actually give out enrollment numbers to faculty? Is it really 85,000? If so, this is significant. But you cannot add it to Wikipedia unless it's in a verifiable source.

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$188 million for marketing

You think that's enough? https://www.adweek.com/agencies/university-of-phoenix-sends-188-million-creative-account-to-tbwa-and-rapp/ —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZOQ9inA

There are still conscientious employees at Phoenix

I am one of them. I have no illusions about what we do and how we do it; however, we do educate students. A student in my course leaves knowing more on the last day than they did on the first day. Is it a quality education? Define quality. Much of... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZFRrceh

Why did WaPo use UoPX?

Is University of Phoenix the butt of jokes again? https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/so-what-should-we-do-with-the-kyle-kashuvs-of-this-world/2019/06/19/b4743e9a-91e0-11e9-b570-6416efdc0803_story.html?utm_term=.aa04518d97f2 —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZEh2cck

With a doctorate from University of Phoenix...

You can be anything you want to be, and more. Check out this alumnus: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/new-president-at-bryant--stratton-college-to-continue-to-arm-students-for-success-300114600.html... —  read more 

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Education is not enough...

"This belief system, which I have come to think of as “educationism,” is grounded in a familiar story about cause and effect..." https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/07/education-isnt-enough/590611/ —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZvRIOAa

How much has UoPX been spending on marketing and ads?

Despite all the losses, University of Phoenix continues to spend bundles of federal government money on its fantasy land ads. "According to iSpot.tv data, among the most visible marketers that bought time in the “Big Bang” finale were Universal... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZoBT0q3

University of Phoenix and the College Meltdown

It boggles my mind that few reporters see a big story here, about the decline of America's largest university and the larger College Meltdown. We're talking about a school whose promise in the 1970s was to further democratize education. But it... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZoybY37

Enrollment leads

If you don't think UoPX is moving toward collapse, what's it like on the ground? What are the quality of the leads? How many of these people you talk to are functionally illiterate? How many of the people who are literate, say those in grad school... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ZlBLrRu

No teachout dates?

Campuses have known for more than a year and a half that they were closing, yet students and staff still have not been given closing dates? How long can this go on? Aren't schools supposed to close within 18 months of teachout?... —  read more 

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2018-19 Numbers?

Everyone has seen the FY 2017 numbers...a loss of about $52 million, with losses in every segment except Arizona, and that was a very slim margin. What are the FY 2018 numbers and what are the projected FY 2019 numbers? It's hard to believe that it's... —  read more 

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Phoenix Fantasy Land

UoPX lost approximately $52 million in fiscal year 2017. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/can-apollo-global-management-stem-bleeding-university-dahn-shaulis/ —  read more 

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Lawsuit

UOP should be sued for firing enrollment reps that don’t enroll their quota number. I was forced to enroll a student that said they only wanted the financial aid. My manager said it doesn’t matter why they enroll. My job is to get them ALL enrolled... —  read more 

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Congrats UoP

From Provost: "I am pleased to share with you the news that the Higher Learning Commission’s (HLC) Institutional Actions Council met recently to make a final decision regarding the outcome of our Comprehensive Evaluation that took place last year... —  read more 

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