DeVry at Head of the Class This High-Tech Educator Also on Cutting Edge as Investment
Caruthers, Chrystal, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Chrystal Caruthers Daily Herald Business Writer
What do you want to be when you turn 30?
If you, like the steady stream of young adults entering DeVry Institute of Technology campuses around the country, are rethinking your career choice and redirecting your sights to a job in the hottest industry in the world, then the answer would be a computer engineer, programmer or some type of high-technology insider.
While companies throughout the country scout eligible computer gurus, DeVry is cranking them out by the thousands, and still that's not enough.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, more than 350,000 information technology jobs are empty, and the pool of available labor is too shallow to fill even 10 percent of those vacancies.
That's why Oakbrook Terrace-based DeVry's coffers are steadily growing.
Net income increased 27 percent to $30.7 million, or 44 cents per share, for …
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Publication information: Article title: DeVry at Head of the Class This High-Tech Educator Also on Cutting Edge as Investment. Contributors: Caruthers, Chrystal - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: September 3, 1998. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 1998 Gale Group.
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