For-Profit Colleges

John Sperling, a Higher-Ed Pioneer, Left Disciples Across For-Profit Sector

Several of the companies that now dominate the industry, with billions in revenue, are led by executives who earned their chops at his businesses.

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    When Admissions Interviews Get Weird

    Sen. Ted Cruz says in his new memoir that he was hung over that day at Brown University. But, say admissions officers, that was tame compared with what they’ve seen.

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    Business Can Pay to Train Its Own Work Force

    The more we countenance a redefinition of job training as education, the more we ask society to shoulder what were once business expenses.

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    Coping With Verbal Abuse

    Academic politics are vicious, but that doesn’t mean you have to be.