Government Investigations and Suits Against For-Profit Colleges: the Grid – Bottom Line – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Illustrating why the profit motive and education do not go hand in hand… read this one against the infographic I posted earlier.

Government Investigations and Suits Against For-Profit Colleges: the Grid – Bottom Line – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Author: James Rovira

Dr. James Rovira is higher education professional with twenty years experience in the field in teaching, administration, and advising roles. He is also an interdisciplinary scholar and writer whose works include fiction, poetry, and scholarship exploring the intersections of literature and philosophy, literature and psychology, literary theory, and music and literature.. His books include Women in Rock/Women in Romanticism (in development), David Bowie and Romanticism (forthcoming 2022), Writing for College and Beyond (a first-year composition textbook (Lulu 2019)), Reading as Democracy in Crisis: Interpretation, Theory, History (Lexington Books 2019), Rock and Romanticism: Blake, Wordsworth, and Rock from Dylan to U2 (Lexington Books, 2018); Rock and Romanticism: Post-Punk, Goth, and Metal as Dark Romanticisms (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018); and Blake and Kierkegaard: Creation and Anxiety (Continuum/Bloomsbury, 2010). See his website at jamesrovira.com for details.

2 thoughts on “Government Investigations and Suits Against For-Profit Colleges: the Grid – Bottom Line – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education”

    1. Yes, I completely agree. On that level, this article is good news: the federal government is cracking down on dishonest recruiting practices and diploma mills. The next step is to make federal financial aid unavailable for for-profit institutions and to more rigorously apply legal definitions of “for-profit” status to non-profit colleges and universities.

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