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Posted inEducation, Higher Education

The University of Phoenix Was Right: Forcing Students to Agree to Binding Arbitration is Unfair

In 2004, the University of Phoenix (UOP), the largest for-profit college in the country, took a principled stand on behalf of its students. Unlike many other for-profit schools, UOP refused to include a clause in students’ enrollment agreements that required them to settle any disputes with the schools through binding arbitration. University of Phoenix officials […]