The Fear and Frustration of Faculty at For-Profit Colleges

Fear and Frustration: Faculty and For-Profit Colleges 1

Jon Krause for The Chronicle Review

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Jon Krause for The Chronicle Review

Faculty members at for-profit colleges were not surprised by anything revealed last year in the Government Accountability Office's investigations of the for-profit-college industry. The subsequent Congressional hearings provided a sense of relief and validation to those of us who teach at these colleges: relief that fraudulent recruitment practices and other abuses had finally come to light, and validation of our frequently expressed concerns about such matters.

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