Several veterans' groups want Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain and Sen. Joe Manchin to strip out an amendment from a defense policy bill that would enable for-profit colleges to gain easier access to military bases.
Following allegations of illegal and predatory student recruitment on military bases, the University of Phoenix has been temporarily barred from enrolling new active-duty military personnel under the Department of Defense’s Tuition Assistance Program.
October 9, 2015 For Immediate Release Contact: Carrie Wofford Defense Department Puts University of Phoenix on Probation Statement by Matthew Boulay, Executive Director, Veterans Student Loan Relief Fund and an Iraq War veteran Washington, D.C. - The Department of Defense yesterday announced sanctions against the University of Phoenix, suspending it [...]
The Defense Department put the University of Phoenix on probation, prohibited from enrolling military students, following several law enforcement actions and news exposes that University of Phoenix was circumventing Defense Department rules. Below is the Defense Department's letter to the University of Phoenix, notifying it of the suspension. It includes: [...]