For-Profit College Firm Discloses Improper Job Placement Rates -this is an update to an earlier story- now with confirmed figures.
--is this one of the colleges that UC invested $53 Million in?
Is UC regent's vision for higher education clouded by his investments?
Richard C. Blum's ownership of about $700 million in stock of two firms that run for-profit schools raises the question of whether his holdings are consistent with his role as a UC regent.
Ironically, DailyCal has a story on how student debt figures are jumbled up with those nasty 'for profits': UC Berkeley Student Loan Debt, Despite Rise, Less Than Nation’s Average
-- why bother trying to soft pedal it?
Other California Watch Stories to check out:
More Calif. students defaulting on loans
Student debt rising, but graduation rates flat
CSU unveils new list for presidential salary comparisons
Speaking of Blum -- is it true that his wife DiFi looked down on the OccupyLA thing? Many have questions for her. and
Did she get back her $5 Million? Will she be/can she be primaried?
OHIO No On 2
so it's Ohio Players
- Richard Blum (AGAIN!)
- Gareth Elliott
- George Kieffer
- Sherry Lansing (AGAIN!)
- Hadi Makarechian
- Eloy Ortiz Oakley
- John A. Pérez
- Richard Sherman
- Charlene Zettel
- Anguiano, Maria
- Park, Lark
- UC Regents Committees
- Staff Advisors, Faculty Reps, Designates
- Ex Officio UC Regents
- UC Alumni Regents
- Tauscher, Ellen
- Guber, H. Peter
- Paul Monge
- VACANT (by Lozano)
- VACANT ( by Pattiz)
- VACANT (by Reiss)
"If the University were a business, it would likely be the largest corporation in California."
"If The University Were A Business, It Would Likely Be The Largest Corporation In California"-Regents Minutes (2010)