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The Fear and Frustration of Faculty at For-Profit Colleges

By Anonymous

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.

This leads to two questions on the minds of those who scrutinize the faculty at for-profit colleges: Why on earth would anyone agree to teach at one? And what can faculty do to stop the blatant abuses at these colleges?

Continued at: http://chronicle.com/article/FearFrustration-Faculty/128145/

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