CECU Institutional Accountability (Borrower Defense) Rule Webinar Now Available
On Tuesday, CECU hosted a webinar providing an initial overview of the U.S. Department of Education’s new Institutional Accountability (Borrower Defense) rule. The webinar is now available on demand in the Member Resource Center.
7 Characteristics of a High-Performing Admissions Rep
Wednesday, September 25th
Will Transparency Ward Off Regulation? – Inside Higher Ed
Online program management companies are feeling the heat. 2U, the sector’s most visible player, hopes releasing significant data about finances and outcomes will make help make their case.
Education Department threatens to suspend employee who provided The Post with budget data – The Washington Post
The U.S. Education Department is proposing a five-day suspension for a budget analyst who provided information to The Washington Post about the Trump administration’s 2017 budget proposal before it was released, according to a letter sent to the employee. Her attorney says it is retaliation for whistleblowing.
College presidents discuss enrollment declines, volatility in higher ed – University Business
Top officials from colleges and universities convened the week of September 2 in Washington, D.C., to discuss matters impacting higher education and what’s on the minds of leaders—from sexual assault on campus and public confidence in the higher ed sector to declining enrollment.
Financial Aid/Student Loan Issues
Analysis: Changes to ED’s Final Version of the Revamped Shopping Sheet – NASFAA
Last week, the Department of Education (ED) released its final version of the redesigned Financial Aid Shopping Sheet, now renamed the College Financing Plan (CFP).
Legal and Regulatory Issues
Borrower Defense to Repayment Rule 3.0 – Cooley ED
After announcing plans for a new rule last summer, only to miss the publication deadline, the Department of Education (ED) has – albeit still unofficially – issued its long awaited new update to the borrower defense to repayment rule (BDTR), first updated and greatly expanded during the Obama administration.