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
Topics regarding layoffs at University of Phoenix
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
Happy Holidays from Po. Just checking in. Po has been gone for almost 2 years now. You all have a great day.
How are the faculty numbers sustainable?
Looks like Apollo still has money for expensive ads, even if they are old ads.
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
"Participants at an upcoming invitation-only conference in the Washington DC area, entitled “Innovation and Public Private Partnership in Higher Education” (P3•EDU for short), will include Purdue University president Mitch Daniels and Graham Holdings... — read more
Is anyone here going to CCME in 2020? I hear that it's not what is used to be.
The for-profit contagion continues to grow... https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/2u-whistleblowers-detail-rampant-overpricing-behavior-dahn-shaulis/
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
'Onetime employees of the University of Phoenix say the for-profit company conducted a potentially multi-billion dollar fraud on taxpayers by deliberately submitting false records to the federal government to enroll unqualified students and cash in... — read more
All this undereducated hypothesis-making and guessing is really getting old.
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
FAEL or is it FAIL? https://desciclopedia.org/wiki/Faculdade_Educacional_da_Lapa https://www.vantaeducation.com/about-us/our-history/ — read more
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.
You think that's enough? https://www.adweek.com/agencies/university-of-phoenix-sends-188-million-creative-account-to-tbwa-and-rapp/ — read more
"Colleges with the largest numbers of pending claims include Corinthian Colleges, ITT Tech, DeVry University, the University of Phoenix, Education Management Corporation and Career Education Corporation."... — read more
The influence UoPX has had on US higher education is mind-numbing... https://ir.zovio.com/governance/default.aspx#management — read more
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
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
Is University of Phoenix still working with HBCUs? https://www.tmcf.org/community-news/famudrs-plans-major-online-learning-initiative/7649 — read more
Online education Students have access to class-specific online resources, which include an electronic library, textbooks, and other ancillary material required for a course. Electronic textbooks include search features and hyperlinks to glossary... — read more
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
"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
With a little help from your friends at the bank... https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/college-meltdown-open-letter-ny-fed-dahn-shaulis/?published=t — read more
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
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
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
Really, what value is left with University of Phoenix, and what can be sold off? https://nypost.com/2018/03/12/firms-having-trouble-threatening-creditors-with-bankruptcy/... — read more
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
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
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
Total revenues and investment return (F1617_F3)/Total expenses-Total amount (F1617_F3). The only profitable state was AZ, because of the online element. Even then, the profit was slim. Alabama 30,100/161,895 Arizona 1,083,292,935/966,913,717 Arkansas... — read more
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
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
We will see how well end-of-quarter numbers look, and if there is a pull-out from this nose-dive