Podcast: Big Changes for For-Profit Colleges

Doug Lederman, Editor of Inside Higher Ed, discusses federal issues around accreditation, quality assurance, and changes from for-profits to non-profits in higher education.

“What we have really seen the end of is the big for-profit companies…I don’t know that they will all go, but I don’t think we have not seen the last of the conversions,” explains Lederman.


Listen to the podcast here.

This podcast is created and produced by higher education experts Jeff Selingo and Michael Horn.  Selingo, a FutureEd senior fellow and former editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education, is special advisor and professor of practice at Arizona State University, and a visiting scholar at Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Century Universities. Horn is chief strategy officer for the Entangled Group, an education investment firm,  and a senior partner at Entangled Solutions, an education consulting company.  Selingo and Horn can be contacted here. Future U is supported by the Academy for Innovative Higher Education Leadership, a partnership between Arizona State University and Georgetown University, and by Entangled Solutions.