Rebel With A Cause: The Entrepreneur Who Created The University Of Phoenix And The For-Profit Revolution In Higher Education
Rebel With A Cause: The Entrepreneur Who Created The University Of Phoenix And The For-Profit Revolution In Higher Education
John Wiley & Sons

Rebel With A Cause: The Entrepreneur Who Created The University Of Phoenix And The For-Profit Revolution In Higher Education

  • Publish Date: 2000-06-29
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: John G. Sperling

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A little over 20 years ago, professor John Sperling designed a program that would allow working adults to earn a college degree in the same time it took full-time students on campus. This venture not only challenged many of the sacred tenets of academe, it also provoked a hostile opposition that bordered on rage. Realizing that a new, independent structure was necessary for his revolutionary ideas to survive, Sperling abandoned his academic career to found what would become the nation's largest and fastest growing private university- making him, at age 53, a very late-blooming entrepreneur and at age 73, an IPO megamillionaire


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