Colin Powell Advises For-Profit College Leaders to 'Self-Police' and 'Fight Back'

Colin L. Powell, the former secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who is now an adviser to an investment firm whose holdings include stakes in several for-profit colleges, told his new colleagues in that industry on Wednesday that they should "self-police" and operate with best ethical standards, but should also "do a better job" of making the case to Congress and the American people about their institutions' value.

"You've been taking some heat. Fight back and