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  • BOSTON— Marty Meehan, the former congressman and current chancellor of the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, was named president of the five-campus UMass system on Friday after selling his vision of turning the system into one of the nation's best and promising to raise more money than his predecessors. Meehan listed a number of his priorities, including...

  • Stockton may scrap Showboat casino campus deal Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 12:04 PM ET

    TRENTON, N.J.— The acting president of Stockton University moved quickly Thursday to distance the school from a stalled effort to transform a former Atlantic City casino into a satellite campus, saying its immediate goal is to undo the "mistake." Harvey Kesselman told a state Senate panel his university still wants to remain in Atlantic City, but not at the former...

  • Final Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 6:14 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 26 or 1.5 percent, to $17.20. Career Education Corp. fell$. 08 or 1.7 percent, to $4.22. DeVry Education Group Inc. fell$. 18 or. 6 percent, to $30.83.

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 2:53 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 13 or. 7 percent, to $17.33. Career Education Corp. fell$. 10 or 2.2 percent, to $4.20. DeVry Education Group Inc. fell$. 23 or. 7 percent, to $30.79.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 10:45 AM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 19 or 1.1 percent, to $17.27. Career Education Corp. fell$. 09 or 2.0 percent, to $4.21. DeVry Education Group Inc. fell$. 27 or. 9 percent, to $30.74.

  • NEW YORK— Mayor Bill de Blasio's son, Dante, who starred in one of the most notable political ads in New York City history, will be attending Yale University this fall. She also posted a photo of her smiling son holding a Yale sweatshirt. He was very excited at the caliber of the academic life of Yale.

  • YOUR MONEY-College savings take a dive - study Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 12:01 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES, April 29- Average amounts saved for college have fallen 25 percent since last year and fewer middle-income families are saving for higher education, even as parents overwhelmingly endorse its value as an investment, according to "How America Saves for College 2015," the latest survey by education lender Sallie Mae. "The biggest reason for the...

  • Final Glance: Education companies Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 6:04 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 20 or 1.2 percent, to $17.46. Career Education Corp. rose$. 01 or. 4 percent, to $4.30. DeVry Education Group Inc. fell$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $31.01.

  • The FDA said it considered Velocity adulterated because there is not enough information to provide reasonable assurance that DMBA is safe. The FDA actions come amid pressure from lawmakers and a Harvard University academic, Dr. "Rather than waiting until heart attacks, strokes or deaths are definitely linked to this new designer stimulant, the FDA has now made...

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 1:50 PM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 18 or 1.0 percent, to $17.43. Career Education Corp. fell$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $4.27. DeVry Education Group Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $31.04.

  • Texas A&M Galveston professor fails entire class Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 10:51 AM ET
    Failing grade report card

    Professor of strategic management class sent an email that accused the students of backstabbing and cheating, and said they lack maturity.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 10:39 AM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 10 or. 6 percent, to $17.35. Career Education Corp. rose$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $4.29. DeVry Education Group Inc. fell$. 14 or. 5 percent, to $30.94.

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The embattled president of a southern New Jersey university whose plan to convert a shuttered Atlantic City casino into a satellite campus stalled is stepping down from his post immediately. The announcement comes a day after Stockton University's faculty issued a vote of no confidence in Saatkamp. But Trump Entertainment Resorts, which...

  • Final Glance: Education companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 26 or 1.5 percent, to $17.25. Career Education Corp. fell$. 37 or 8.0 percent, to $4.28. DeVry Education Group Inc. rose$. 38 or 1.2 percent, to $31.08.

  • Corinthian Colleges closes all 28 remaining campuses Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 2:37 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation. The closures include Heald College campuses in California, Hawaii and...

  • Midday Glance: Education companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 1:50 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 26 or 1.5 percent, to $17.25. Career Education Corp. fell$. 28 or 6.0 percent, to $4.37. DeVry Education Group Inc. rose$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $30.80.

  • Early Glance: Education companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 11:25 AM ET

    Apollo Group rose$. 14 or. 8 percent, to $17.65. Career Education Corp. rose$. 03 or. 6 percent, to $4.68. DeVry Education Group Inc. rose$. 39 or 1.3 percent, to $31.09.

  • April 26- For-profit college operator Corinthian Colleges Inc said it will immediately shut down all its remaining campuses and cease substantially all other operations. Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Education fined Corinthian Colleges $30 million for misrepresenting job placement rates to students in it Heald College system.

  • Final Glance: Education companies Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:08 PM ET

    Apollo Group fell$. 40 or 2.2 percent, to $17.51. Career Education Corp. fell$. 22 or 4.5 percent, to $4.65. DeVry Education Group Inc. fell $6.87 or 18.3 percent, to $30.70.

  • NEW YORK, April 24- Louisiana State University is exploring contingency plans in light of the state's $1.6 billion budget shortfall which has resulted in proposed spending cuts, but has not declared "financial exigency," the institution said in a statement on Friday. LSU said that contrary to some media reports, it had not begun the process of filing for financial...