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
Topics regarding layoffs at University of Phoenix
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
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
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!!!
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
All this undereducated hypothesis-making and guessing is really getting old.
UOPX is ignoring a problem with unhappy facilitators who have no classes to teach. Yet, UOPX is still offering incentives to faculty to take new classroom training even though half may not never again get another class to teach. In fact, some... — 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
FAEL or is it FAIL? https://desciclopedia.org/wiki/Faculdade_Educacional_da_Lapa https://www.vantaeducation.com/about-us/our-history/ — read more
You think that's enough? https://www.adweek.com/agencies/university-of-phoenix-sends-188-million-creative-account-to-tbwa-and-rapp/ — 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.
Ok no surprise with my unexpected departure let's call out the dealings with Vocado. Software to save money at the direct expense of getting rid of people. Questionable contracts and take a look at who is supporting them and why. I will put together... — 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
"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
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
"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
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
Is University of Phoenix still working with HBCUs? https://www.tmcf.org/community-news/famudrs-plans-major-online-learning-initiative/7649 — 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
And who is being laid off because they did not?
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
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