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
Topics regarding layoffs at University of Phoenix
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
The influence UoPX has had on US higher education is mind-numbing... https://ir.zovio.com/governance/default.aspx#management — 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
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
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
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
We will see how well end-of-quarter numbers look, and if there is a pull-out from this nose-dive
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
I got an email telling me it’s faculty appreciation week and I should reach out to my local campus leadership to find out what they are doing. I haven’t heard from local leadership in over a year. I’m not even sure who is still around. They announced... — read more
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
"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
Here is an interesting fact... — read more
Honestly... Did none of you see this coming? A quick search shows you that enrollment / admission pays between 39k and 50k industry wide. There are people making TWICE that at UOP. Are they putting in TWICE the students?
It's good for UoPX it wasn't mentioned by name last night, but it is mentioned in the print version. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/veterans-could-be-first-pay-devos-rolls-back-profit-college-n985891 — read more
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
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?
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
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
A long list of schools that are scavenging off the Dream Center wreckage. Where's UoPX? https://www.thelayoff.com/t/YhXttE3 — read more
If student veterans are being overbilled, they should be making complaints to the VA. Here's the link to the GI Bill Feedback System, for student veterans to make complaints https://www.benefits.va.gov/GIBILL/Feedback.asp Currently there are 577... — read more
Has anyone else noticed that the job description for enrollment changed and a bachelor degree is no longer required? Thoughts?
“I was a little confused when I was approached with a bribe for admission the first time,” an admissions officer for Phoenix University said. “I mean, we’ll enroll anyone with a line of credit or access to tuition assistance money. I took the bribe... — read more
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