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  • Sifting through student loan default data released last month by the U.S. Department of Education, Quartz has compiled two lists of colleges and universities with the largest increases in their three-year default rates. Ohio has six schools in each of the two top-20 lists.
  • For large schools — those with at least 5,000 students entering repayment in 2011 — the largest increase from last year was 14%, by Lansing Community...
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  • A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A's and B's over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.
  • At least nine university employees were fired or under disciplinary review, and the question now becomes what, if anything, the NCAA will do next. Penalties...

Editor Kevin Kuzma interviews Dennis Trinkle, Provost & Chief Academic Officer of Harrison College, as part of the 2014 APSCU Conference Rewind video interview series filmed live at the APSCU conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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  • Corinthian Colleges Inc. (NASDAQ:COCO)’s lenders have agreed to hold off on taking action to seize assets after a loan default last month, according to a Friday statement from the for-profit college operator, which is spinning off its assets in a government-ordered wind-down.
  • Return on Investment for Corinthian Colleges Inc. (NASDAQ:COCO) is 6.60% and on Tuesday its shares closed at $0.14. Corinthian Colleges Inc. (NASDAQ:COCO...
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  • A top fiscal officer hired by Education Management Corp. a year ago has resigned as the beleaguered operator of for-profit colleges continues to fight a swell of financial and legal problems that threaten its business.
  • EDMC disclosed late Monday that Robert Hrivnak, controller and chief accounting officer, will step down Friday. He is the first executive to depart since EDMC reached a deal with creditors to convert $1.1 billion in...