At this late date in the history of academic college scams , students almost deserve years of debt that will live with them the rest of their lives. I'm not sure what more can be said.
Topics regarding layoffs at University of Phoenix
I saw this ad on tv earlier today https://www.ispot.tv/ad/Zpjn/university-of-phoenix-a-degree-doesnt-just-change-you-alumna-carmen-bravo
I assume layoffs are coming soon. The school has stopped marketing. There’s no leads coming in. Genesys and Salesforce have stopped working. Management has zero interest in solving these problems. Why? Too many overpaid executives at the top that... — read more
Don't enroll students with insufficient background education, and hand them degrees which have no market values... I taught for 6 years at ground campuses in MD, DC, and VA between 2010 and 2016. I started in Columbia in MD ground campus in 2010... — read more
I had a one on one with a VP of Enrollment. He sat with his legs tightly intertwined like a pretzel with his arms wrapped around his stomach. One hand was clutching his side and the other hand held a finger pressing tightly to his clenched mouth. His... — read more
Any updates on the VA decision? The deadline was June 7.
Wondering if anyone has heard about possible layoffs or furloughs due to current economic issues....
Any word on whether UoPX has resolved their issues with the Department of Veterans Affairs? https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-education/2020/03/09/va-plans-suspend-new-gi-bill-enrollments-university-phoenix/5002668002/
University of Phoenix could have listened to its best people and become a stronger organization by accepting constructive criticism. Instead, it has become a symbol of American Greed and the demise of America's largest university. Over the years... — read more
Even if unemployment is wayyy up words already out that UOP is a fake degree scam. Everyone already knows and there arent that many s—ers left that would go into debt for a fake degree in 2020
The majority of our students are ignorant black people that cannot even say the word "disbursement". We also have a lot of white trash students as well that say equally as ignorant things. I had a student tell me that she had just received her reward... — 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
"There are many parts to the current Coronavirus crisis and its effects on US higher education. But they all boil down to the Trump mantra (defund, deregulate, and privatize) and the opportunity for the elites to capitalize from the crisis, as they... — read more
Anyone here "in the know" re current enrollment at UoP? I'm seeing many instructors complaining about not getting teaching assignments.
The new faculty pay model is basically an insult to long-term and doctoral-level faculty. UOP ended the extra pay for faculty who had taught for years and for faculty with PhDs. Pay is now on based on which school the course is in. Essentially, all... — read more
How does it feel to know that UoPX has been ripping off veterans and US taxpayers? I've tried to get the VA to produce records that may show this, but they refuse. 577 complaints, the most of any school, by far. And 343 complaints related to... — read more
University of Phoenix failed to implement, until recently, Aug. 25, 2019, the State of California Wage and Theft Protection Act of January 1, 2012. Basically CA non-exempt employees have not been paid accurately according to the law, e.g., hourly... — read more
Yes, the enrollment numbers and campus numbers from the Department of Education are stale. Reports of campus closings trickle out each month, but the media don't care because UoPX students these days are typically not readers... — read more
Well well well ... Gainfull employment of course is applied only to for profits, because they are the ones that are so bad. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/01/16/profit-programs-not-only-ones-would-fail-gainful-employment-test
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
How are the faculty numbers sustainable?
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
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
Looks like Apollo still has money for expensive ads, even if they are old ads.
Document found: “It has become necessary for us to announce a temporary layoff of some of our enrollment staff. Demand for our services has slowed. Beginning March 1st, the enrollment department will be going through the process of eliminating... — read more
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
My fellow FA's, how much do you love explaining this one to students? I also love it when you tell the students Enroll Rep that they have this C-code and the ER acts like they have never heard of it. The student asks, "What does unusual enrollment... — read more
The for-profit contagion continues to grow... https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/2u-whistleblowers-detail-rampant-overpricing-behavior-dahn-shaulis/
The influence UoPX has had on US higher education is mind-numbing... https://ir.zovio.com/governance/default.aspx#management — 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
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
I HATE WORKING FOR UOP!!!
All this undereducated hypothesis-making and guessing is really getting old.