- The University of Phoenix has pledged to maintain some degree of physical presence in existing markets for its current students after announcing earlier this month that it would close 115 locations.
- The for-profit school system, which is owned by Apollo Group Inc., will not set a timetable for closing its four Ohio campuses and 21 others across the U.S. in an effort to let students finish their courses of study.
- About 800 jobs will be eliminated, not including University of Phoenix faculty.
From the article:
"... Campuses in the Polaris area, West Chester near Cincinnati and the Cleveland suburbs of Westlake and Independence are no longer accepting new enrollments, and 22 enrollment staff in the state are losing their jobs, spokesman Alex Clark said. He could not provide a jobs breakdown by campus. ..."