USC's partner, 2U is experiencing the "COCO effect." https://www.thelayoff.com/2u https://www.thelayoff.com/t/SWZBA5l
USC and its OPM, 2U https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2019/08/online-graduate-programs-recruitment/596077/
How much of this video applies to USC? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSXhcdt2VoQ
Adam Looney, a former Treasury official, expert on taxes and student loans, and now a senior fellow at Brookings recently described this US contagion tied to overeducation and overpricing. Looney remarked that "It is an outrage that our lending... — read more
"Provost Michael Quick said that USC 'defends the principle that tenured and untenured faculty are partners in shared governance. The recent court decision affirms that principle.'"... — read more
Someone is going to prison... https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/2019/03/12/how-usc-athletics-got-caught-college-admissions-bribery-scandal/3142693002/
USC slammed for expelling student over alleged rape without questioning witnesses
The University of California is laying off a group of IT workers at its San Francisco campus as part of a plan to move work offshore. The layoffs will happen at the end of February, but before the final day arrives the IT employees expect to train... — read more
Lynn Swann is out. https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/ncaafb/usc-athletic-director-lynn-swann-resigns/ar-AAH2Awv?ocid=spartanntp
from Vanity Fair https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2019/07/to-cheat-and-lie-in-la-college-admissions-scandal?utm_source=pocket-newtab
"Recent USC social-work graduates who took out federal loans borrowed a median $112,000. Half of them were earning $52,000 or less annually two years later, a Wall Street Journal analysis of newly released U.S. Education Department data... — read more
"Over the years, USC has climbed in the national rankings of colleges and universities.... Yet along the way, the university has too often lost its way, putting fundraising, prestige and rankings above the fundamentals of academia and the well-being... — read more
"Demand Accountability for USC MSW VAC Students; After WSJ & Others Report Ethical... — read more
From Inside Higher Education: "A federal jury today convicted two wealthy fathers of illegally paying bribes to get their children admitted to the University of Southern California."
"The University of Southern California fraternity member in the Epsilon Omicron Chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity who was accused of se-ual as----t has been... — read more
"According to The Salt Lake Tribune, the chant in question appeared to be 'F--- the Mormons."
What's with the EdD advertising blitz on LinkedIn? Doesn't 2U know this can and likely will be used as evidence?
The saga of CP at the University of Southern California is just one of dozens of scandals in recent years that have cost colleges plenty. https://www.chronicle.com/article/USC-Paid-Former-Medical-School/246326/
This should be interesting to watch, given the politics. https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2019/06/12/wharton-dean-lead-usc-business-school