Legal and Regulatory Issues
Implementation of School Notice Requirements Under the 2016 Borrower Defense Regulations – IFAP
The purpose of this announcement is to alert schools that we will soon begin to send notices required under the 2016 final regulations.
Liabilities Associated with Closed School Discharges – IFAP
As explained in an Electronic Announcement posted on December 13, 2018, we have implemented certain provisions of the 2016 borrower defense regulations related to automatic closed school discharge.
Betsy DeVos poised to issue sweeping rules governing campus sexual assault – The Washington Post
Students accused of sexual assault will win new rights under sweeping rules being finalized by the Trump administration, giving universities clear but controversial guidance on handling these emotionally charged conflicts.
Betsy DeVos, consumer watchdog agency are failing student loan borrowers, lawsuit says – NBC News
A lawsuit filed Monday in federal court is not only going after the Education Department, but America’s federal consumer watchdog agency as well — accusing it of abandoning its authority to oversee companies that service federal student loans.
Southeastern College Miami joins HOPE Outreach Center to provide Thanksgiving meals for families in need
Faculty, staff, and students at Southeastern College Miami Lakes recently ensured needy families in South Florida will be able to host a feast this Thanksgiving. The school took part in HOPE Outreach Center’s Thanksgiving Drive, collecting enough items to provide meals for seven families.
Veterans for Career Education (VCE)
(Video) Sodapop Genier, currently serving in the U.S. Army, speaks about how his experience at Western Tech is giving him the hands-on tools and experience he needs to be successful in his career path.
Click here to watch the interview.
High Debt, Low Earnings – Inside Higher Ed
The Education Department for the first time has released earnings data for thousands of college programs at all degree levels. What do they show?
Hampshire College retains accreditation following key review – MASS Live
The New England Commission of Higher Education has voted to continue the accreditation of Hampshire College, which has been working to regain its footing in tough financial times.
A boost for Cheyney University: The school will keep its accreditation – The Philadelphia Inquirer
Key in the decision was Gov. Tom Wolf’s pledge to make sure Cheyney’s $40 million debt to the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and its chancellor’s office is eliminated.
Did you Know - CECU Past Webinars
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Career Education Convention
hosted by CECU & FAPSC
June 7-10 | Orlando, FL | www.career.org/convention
This year CECU will be partnering with FAPSC, the Florida state association. The CECU Annual Convention and FAPSC Annual Conference have joined forces to maximize the conference experience for all attendees!
Nov 26 - TODAY is the last day to book 10x20 booths BEFORE registration
Dec 2 - Allied Plus Member booth registration opens, (reg. link will be emailed 9am EST)
Dec 9 - Allied Member booth registration opens, (reg. link will be emailed 9am EST)
Dec 16 - Booth registration open to the public (reg. link will be posted here)
Feb 3 - Attendee registration opens
Feb 3 - Call for Sessions opens