Overview of the U.S. Department of Education’s final Institutional Accountability (Borrower Defense) Rule
TODAY - Tuesday, September 10th
7 Characteristics of a High-Performing Admissions Rep
Wednesday, September 25th
Veterans for Career Education (VCE)
Video | Navy Veteran Jeff Riley talks homelessness, PTSD and choosing to study auto tech
A big THANK YOU to Navy Veteran Jeff Riley for sharing his story. Jeff is studying automotive technology after already trying a traditional college. VCE believes career, tech and trade programs like Auto Tech are incredibly important. Fortunately, veterans like Jeff are choosing to go into these important fields.
Listen to Jeff's story here: https://bit.ly/2lNPMap
Veterans for Career Education Hosts Rallies at Pima Medical Institute Campuses
Veterans for Career Education (VCE) hosted rallies at three Pima Medical Institute campuses as part of the organization’s tour of Career, Tech and Trade Schools across the Western U.S.
Clary Runway to Hold Informational Friendraiser at the Harwelden Mansion
Clary Sage College will hold an informational friendraiser event for Clary Runway on September 10th at the historic Harwelden Mansion. This event will allow participants to learn more about Clary Runway, preview student designs, and learn more about how they can get involved.
State’s First Online and Weekend-only Dental Assisting Program Launching at Herzing University-Minneapolis
In a first for the state of Minnesota, Herzing University is introducing a hybrid-format dental assisting program that will allow students to take coursework online and complete required lab experiences on campus one weekend per month.
Data-Driven Accountability – Inside Higher Ed
As new datasets on student results become available, the Lumina Foundation taps group of regulators and experts for new approach to assuring quality in higher education, with focus on equity and colleges’ financial health.
Someone’s Gotta Tell the Freakin’ Truth’: Jerry Falwell’s Aides Break Their Silence – Politico
More than two dozen current and former Liberty University officials describe a culture of fear and self-dealing at the largest Christian college in the world.
The Global Landscape of Online Program Companies – Inside Higher Ed
A new dataset promises to give college leaders, company officials and others involved in the online learning landscape much more information about who offers what programs, how they manage them and where the money is flowing, among other factors.
NSB focuses on a skilled technician workforce – Community College Daily
The U.S. needs to embrace postsecondary career and technical education (CTE) to create a robust pipeline for science and engineering jobs beyond those that require a baccalaureate — something that hasn’t been happening, according to a new report.
Education Politics and Policy
Prospects For Federal Higher Education Reform? Little In Short Run – Forbes
I spent some time recently chatting with some major players in federal higher education policy, including three members of the U.S. Senate, concluding that almost no important changes will happen before the 2020 elections.
Warren Urges Defunct For-Profit to Stop Collecting Student Debts – Inside Higher Ed
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, warned the court-appointed receiver for a defunct for-profit college chain not to collect on debts owed by former students.
DeVos Fixes The “Borrower Defense” Rule’s Biggest Problems – Forbes
The Education Department’s “borrower defense to repayment” (BDR) rule is much like Disney’s attitude towards the Star Wars saga. The “final installment” is never the final installment.
Legal and Regulatory Issues
Breaking Down Borrower Defense Regs: ED Introduces Another Borrower Defense Framework – NASFAA
This is the second in a series of three articles analyzing the rule, and will focus on changes to borrower defense standard and process.