For-Profit Colleges Category Archive

  • Scott Walker Put Veterans at the Mercy of the Domestic War Profiteer For-Profit ‘College’ Cartel

    Another Scott Walker Election Year publicity ploy for veterans is undermined by his record supporting the for-profit “college” industry.

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/24/2018
  • Student Debt Duo Scott Walker and Betsy DeVos Team Up to Roll Back Protections From Predatory For-Profit Colleges

    Cuts to State Oversight and Rollback of Federal ‘Borrowers Defense’ Rule Leaves Students Vulnerable to Abuse

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/31/2018
  • For Profit College Oversight Board Raises Questions About Gov. Walker Proposing Their Elimination

    Board members of Wisconsin’s for-profit college watchdog said Wednesday they’re concerned by Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to eliminate the board in the next state budget. Walker, in his 2017-19 budget proposal released...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 02/16/2017
  • Scott Walker Revives Proposal to Eliminate For-profit College Oversight Board

    “While other states are stepping up to protect students, Walker has a different idea,” said Analiese Eicher, program director for One Wisconsin Now.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 02/10/2017
  • Gov. Walker Proposes Eliminating State Oversight of For-profit Colleges, Again

    Gov. Scott Walker is once again moving to eliminate the board that oversees Wisconsin’s for-profit colleges and transfer its duties to another state agency, echoing a similar plan lawmakers rejected when he...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 02/10/2017
  • For-profit College Oversight Board Sizing Up Scott Walker’s Proposal to Abolish It

    Scott Walker’s proposal to eliminate EAB after that federal regulatory action drew criticism from the progressive advocacy group One Wisconsin Now.

    Capital Times, 02/09/2017
  • There He Goes Again, Scott Walker Budget Proposes Eliminating Educational Approval Board

    Scott Walker's Unsuccessful 2015 Effort to Nix State Authority Regulating For Profit Colleges in Wisconsin Since 1944 Makes Return Appearance in 2017.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/09/2017
  • Globe University Supporter Sen. Ron Johnson ‘Has Some Explaining to Do’ After Court Fraud Ruling

    According to media reports, a Minnesota judge has ruled that the for-profit Globe University has violated state consumer protection and fraud laws.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/12/2016
  • ITT Tech Shuts Its Doors; Walker, Schimel & Johnson Provide ‘Aid and Comfort’ to Predatory For-Profit Colleges

    ITT Tech announced it's closing immediately, leaving hundreds of Wisconsin students in limbo, while Republicans give aid and comfort to predatory for-profits.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/07/2016
  • Ron Johnson’s Bad Endorsement: Trump U As Solution to Student Loan Debt Crisis

    Trump University left students across the country deep in debt. Will Ron Johnson continue to endorse more for-profit colleges as a solution to the student loan debt crisis?

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/10/2016
  • Would Trump University Have Gotten Less Scrutiny in Wisconsin Under Law Change Proposed by Gov. Walker After Taking $10,000 Trump Contribution?

    Donald Trump gives Scott Walker the maximum contribution for his re-election campaign, Scott Walker turns around and seeks to make oversight of the for-profit college racket more difficult.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/09/2016
  • Scott Walker: Trump Donation Was Not Accompanied by Any Trump U Conversations

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now raised questions about the timing of that proposal in relation to the ongoing Trump University investigation and Trump's donation to Walker.

    Capital Times, 06/08/2016
  • Schimel’s ‘Holy Pictures’ Belie Complete Indifference in For-Profit College Lawsuit Settlement

    This news comes, despite the “complete indifference” of Gov. Scott Walker and Schimel, who refused to enter Wisconsin into the lawsuit.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/25/2015
  • Scott Walker’s Record on Higher Education

    Gov. Scott Walker likes to tout his tuition freeze, but what he isn’t telling you is that the freeze came after he had already increased tuition substantially.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/09/2015
  • Testimony Against Elimination of the Educational Approval Board

    One Wisconsin Now Program Director Analiese Eicher offered the following testimony on provisions of Assembly Bill 163 related to the elimination of the Educational Approval Board.

    Analiese Eicher, 04/28/2015