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Op-ed: Let's Stimulate, Not Stifle, Innovation in Higher Education

 

Earlier this week, Roll Call ran an op-ed penned by Ashford University Chair of the Board of Trustees Gregory L. Geoffroy. Below is an excerpt from the opinion piece.

As House and Senate committees hold hearings and the Education Department rewrites its regulations for private colleges, public policymakers must consider the unprecedented changes and challenges in higher education.

Yes, the traditional model of full-time, on-campus education for 18-to-22-year-old students has served our nation well. But four transformative trends are stimulating and demanding change — and public policies should encourage, not stifle, innovation...

Read the full op-ed on Roll Call.

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