University of Phoenix Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at University of Phoenix

A rule repealed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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Post ID: @100UFhQu

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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Post ID: @ZPkfYQD

$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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Post ID: @ZwMVjZt

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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Post ID: @ZjRQE4v

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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Post ID: @ZgZxDTY

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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Post ID: @ZdBBmxF

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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Post ID: @Z9ULEUa

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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Post ID: @Z4r1E2Y

Is this true?

"Worst school! GO SOMEWHERE ELSE! Financial Aid office is very unprofessional and unorganized. The school makes you take courses in the beginning that are nothing but a way for them to get more money and would never transfer to another college. They... —  read more 

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Post ID: @YOc0mKU

HLC

From the 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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Post ID: @YJnH1mr

2019 Faculty Engagement Survey Response

The following is the comment I offered on the 2019 Faculty Engagement Survey: "University leadership does not engender trust and confidence. Repeated work-force reductions, campus closures, and declining enrollment as well as lack of transparency... —  read more 

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Post ID: @YvxFbzk

What’s happening?

Is it just me? Seems like this board has devolved to Camden posting random things, unfounded rumors, or vague insinuations but nothing that really is meaningful. Nothing better to do than try to stir the pot in any way he can think of?

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Post ID: @YmUZ1zl

"Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality"

"The annual assessment of how well corporate America is protecting the LGBTQ community in the workplace showed that University of Phoenix, GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY) and law firm Snell & Wilmer all scored 100 on the CEI."... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Ym0hax9

"Our Business Ethics"

Our Business Ethics Apollo’s Code of Business Ethics (this "Code") is intended to express our ethical values and describes the expectations we have and the standards we set for ourselves. The Code guides our decision-making processes and shapes our... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Yma4bPB

Too tired to scavenge?

A long list of schools that are scavenging off the Dream Center wreckage. Where's UoPX? https://www.thelayoff.com/t/YhXttE3 —  read more 

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Post ID: @YhXK4Qp

Creditors?

Is University of Phoenix paying all of its bills? Or can they just run up a tab then use bankruptcy to reduce their losses? https://nypost.com/2018/03/12/firms-having-trouble-threatening-creditors-with-bankruptcy/ —  read more 

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Post ID: @YgnAZp5

Sad state of affairs

In addition to way fewer students in my department, we’ve had both layoffs and natural attrition as people get nervous about where the company is headed. We have not hired one new person and the workload is unmanageable. My manager goes back and... —  read more 

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