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Betsy DeVos’s Hiring Of A Former For-Profit College Dean To Head Fraud Unit Spurs Anger

Betsy DeVos has hired a former official at the for-profit college DeVry University to run a unit that investigates for-profit college fraud, according to an email obtained by BuzzFeed News.

The hiring of Julian Schmoke to head the so-called enforcement unit, which was first reported by Politico, prompted anxiety and frustration from some people inside the Education Department who had worked on fraud investigations, said a person with knowledge of the situation.