Monthly Archives: January 2011

Scale: A Powerful Competitive Edge

In my past post, I raised three concerns about the growing significance of for-profit universities: their ability to invest large amounts of capital upfront, the ability to pay high salaries and attract human talent, and their ability to wield political … Continue reading

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Participating AASCU Red Balloon Campuses

A new page has been added to the blog called “Participating Campuses.” To view current AASCU Red Balloon campuses you can click on the header above or go to Participating Red Balloon Campuses.  

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For-Profit Universities

For-profit universities have been around a long time.  What is it about them now that creates a greater concern? For many years, for-profit universities were the Rodney Dangerfields of higher education.  They were the trade schools, the certificate programs, and … Continue reading

Posted in Red Balloon General Thoughts