In addition to assuring that innovation is encouraged and that changes in higher education are accommodated within quality-based oversight, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and higher education can work to make the accreditation system a bit less burdensome. Electronics have simplified data collection but, for most accreditation reviews, the amount of data now required can More Info »
By Darren K. Sharp, Partner, Co-leader of the Higher Education Industry Team, Armstrong Teasdale
College students with disabilities are afforded legal rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (§504), including the right to seek reasonable accommodations from their schools to participate and succeed in their academic careers. This article addresses the more common legal accommodations provided under applicable federal statutes.
When done well, the campus tour can be compelling and set the tone for the student’s entire enrollment. Take the temperature of your campus tour with Lanaghen’s easy seven-step checkup.
Evaluating New Programs Before They Launch: A Simple Approach to Ensuring Program Demand, Quality, and Viability
Pond has seen so many programs that lacked a solid vetting process, he eventually developed his own “New Program Viability Review.” It is a comprehensive rubric that covers several basic areas and requires that items within those areas be individually scored.
There is no single thing that will lead to student success. Only a comprehensive approach will be successful. King’s article discusses his 10 STEP (Student Tactical Education Program) that has proven successful at two multi-campuses post-secondary educational organizations.