“While a disproportionate number of veterans (many with access to GI Bill money) have attended—and sometimes been swindled by—for-profit colleges, William Hubbard, vice president for veterans and military policy at Veterans Education Success, said it’s encouraging that the academic field of veterans’ studies is taking root at reputable public and nonprofit institutions.

“I would not want to see somebody who wants to go into that field and be an advocate or study these issues get sucked into a bad program” at a for-profit, Hubbard said. “Then we would just lose that person, and that would be a shame.”

Read the full column at Inside Higher Ed here.