And progress on that front may be slowing.
Purdue University has received full approval from the Higher Learning Commission to convert the school into a new college called Purdue Global.
Accreditation agencies are supposed to make sure that colleges are putting students in a position to succeed. That’s not happening at schools overseen by one accreditor in particular.
Traditional colleges and universities have become unlikely allies of the beleaguered for-profit industry as each group tries to fend off the government’s push for more accountability.
For-profit higher education's failings have the feds exercised anew. If only there was some way to know who might thrive in these institutions....