More than 100 former students of now-closed ITT Technical Institutes announced Wednesday they'll no longer make payments on their federal student loans, part of a revolt against what they call the Obama administration's negligence in policing for-profit colleges.
Carmel-based ITT Educational Services Inc. announced Tuesday morning that it will permanently “discontinue academic operations” at all ITT Technical Institutes campuses. The company blamed the closure on “inappropriate and unconstitutional” federal sanctions.
Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis is trying to be nimbler and entrepreneurial, evidenced by new degree programs, flexible schedules, a focus on affordability, and a new co-working space.
For the second straight year, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has admitted a record number of female students.
About 30 percent more students are now attending Indiana State than in 2008, when enrollment had dropped to about 10,500.
The Higher Learning Commission said in a decision released this week that Martin University in Indianapolis “remains in a financially precarious position.” The university was put on probation in February 2014.
The private western Indiana liberal arts college open to women only for 175 years will enroll its first male undergraduates on campus this fall.
State leaders want twice as many Hoosiers earning post-high-school credentials by 2025 as there are today. And the only realistic way for the state to get there is for Indianapolis-based Ivy Tech to double its enrollment and double its graduation rates.
Big budgets used to rule in college rankings. But that could be changing. A new report from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education is the latest effort among several nationally to score universities on their bang for the buck.
Purdue finished second in international enrollment among public universities, with 9,509 students in the 2012-13 academic year. IU finished 13th, with 6,547.
ITT Educational Services Inc. said new-student enrollment rose 5.2 percent in the third quarter, to 20,307. However, total student enrollment was down 7 percent from a year ago, to 60,997.
Marian University in Indianapolis has announced it has reached its self-imposed limit of 162 students for the incoming class of its new college of osteopathic medicine. It will be the first medical school to open in Indiana in more than 100 years.
Profit and revenue fell dramatically in the first quarter as students continued to steer away from the Carmel company, one of the country's largest for-profit colleges.