USD Program Aimed at Helping Student Vets

The Daily Transcript -- Returning military veterans who are thinking of going back to school at a for-profit institution have a new friend in the University of San Diego School of Law.

USD officials recently unveiled their Initiative to Protect Student Veterans, a program aimed at helping vets avoid being the victims of fraud and predatory lending.

"There's a lot of problems [with for-profit schools]," said retired Col. Patrick J. Uetz, the director of the Initiative to Protect Student Veterans. "There are issues from misrepresentation to sometimes just obfuscation; not providing information that one wishes to have to make a decision." (Full Story