June 29, 2009
Compensation in the Spotlight
The Education Department takes another look at how colleges pay recruiters
Investment analysts have been on edge since President Obama took office, worried that the new administration would ramp up government oversight of the for-profit higher-education sector. Their fears deepened this spring, when the Education Department announced that it would take a "fresh look" at several rules affecting proprietary colleges.
While the rule-making process is still in the early stages, with formal negotiations set to begin in September, analysts expect the department to