New Federal Rules Target Some For-Profit Universities

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 2:12pm
Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 9:42am
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Grand Canyon University.

Last week, the Obama administration moved to crack down on for-profit career training colleges. The so-called gainful employment regulation could shut down hundreds of degree programs if they do not end up putting graduates in well-paying jobs.

Kelly Field writes about federal higher education policy for the Chronicle of Higher Education. Field and Grand Canyon University President Brian Mueller weighed in.