Leadership

Career College Central Summary:

  • The U.S. Department of Education is so concerned about the risk that dozens of colleges pose to students and taxpayers that it has curtailed access to federal money at those institutions -- but it won’t say which ones.
  • Even as it pushes to make far more information about colleges available to consumers, the department is keeping hidden from public view its decisions to punish certain colleges with funding restrictions known as...
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  • Though Arizona is far from alone as a place where for-profit colleges and universities have been established, the Valley-based University of Phoenix and Grand Canyon University are widely acknowledged as having been leaders in the field. The reputation of for-profits, though, has suffered because of some questionable practices. 
  • But ASU professor Barry Bozeman has done extensive research into what for-profits do well and the...

Career College Central Summary:

  • I know a high school senior who’s so worried about whether she’ll be accepted at the college of her choice she can’t sleep.
  • The parent of another senior tells me he stands at the mailbox for an hour every day waiting for a hoped-for acceptance letter to arrive.
  • Parents are also uptight. I’ve heard of some who have stopped socializing with other parents of children competing for admission to the...

Career College Central Summary:

  • The Board of Directors of Career Education Corporation, (NASDAQ: CECO), today announced that Chief Financial Officer Reid Simpson will be leaving the Company on March 31, 2015 to become Chief Financial Officer at ShopperTrak, a Chicago headquartered leading global retail analytics provider. 
  • David Rawden of AlixPartners, a business advisory firm which specializes in turnarounds and restructurings, will serve as Interim CFO...
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Career College Central Summary:

  • Democrats would be making a big mistake if they let Hillary Clinton coast to the presidential nomination without real opposition, and, as a national leader, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren can make sure that doesn’t happen. While Warren has repeatedly vowed that she won’t run for president herself, she ought to reconsider. And if Warren sticks to her refusal, she should make it her responsibility to help recruit candidates to...