Higher education, for profit

Ireland“It is 12 years since I first had a direct encounter with a for-profit higher education institution (which must be distinguished from private but not-for-profit institutions). At the time I had just become Dean of the Faculty of Social Science at the University of Hull. The Business School, which had become part of the Faculty, had an arrangement with a private institution in London called Greenwich College, under which the University of Hull validated the college’s degree programmes. In order to assess the value and integrity of this arrangement, I made an early visit to the college, and met its owners and some of its staff …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 9 August]

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