Phoenix President Defends For-Profit PSE

October 14, 2006

Last week CNN interviewed Bill Pepicello, recently-appointed president of the University of Phoenix, the largest accredited private university in North America, with almost 300,000 students. Pepicello defends Phoenix's $484 million marketing budget and 60% completion rate, and describes Phoenix's plans to continue growing "to help address the nursing shortage and the shortage of high school teachers." (Transcript at )