Passionate Leader is Remembered by Career Education Community: RIP Scott Rhude, 1963 – 2015

In 1987, when Scott was 24, he took over the operations of two 100-year-old business colleges in Nebraska that were struggling. Scott knew how to identify, hire and develop people that would make students and the college more successful. Scott had a level of maturity I had never seen in someone his age. His professionalism, management, and leadership skills transformed our colleges.

Innovator and Pioneer in Education, Coleman Furr is Remembered by Leaders

Association of Proprietary Colleges (APC) Opinion Summary with Impacts

By Nick Falvo, Legislative Counsel, Akerman LLP
On the afternoon of Wednesday, May 27, a mere 22 days after oral arguments, Judge Lewis Kaplan of the Southern District of New York, denied the Association of Proprietary Colleges (APC) motion for summary judgment, while granting the Department of Education's cross-motion for summary judgment, which asked the Court to dismiss APC's claim challenging the gainful employment regulations.

Challenges and Opportunities in Higher Education Reform

A New Look at Big Data in EDU

By Jennifer Flood, President, IntegriShield
Between now and 2025 your institution will graduate hundreds, if not thousands, of students. But are you equipped to track each of them, from enrollment through employment verification? Expanding on the 2015 APSCU breakout session, we will explore new methods for tracking the student lifecycle and reveal what works and what does not.

How to Create a Culture of Innovation

Quality, Accountability and Action – Part 1

By Linda Baer, Ph.D.; Copyright 2015; reprinted by permission of ACICS
The times are changing for higher education in dramatic ways, at warp speed. What will institutions need to do to move boldly in this changing environment? It could be argued that leaders will need to create the capacity and environment to move while preserving the values and core missions that make their institutions strong.

MAPCS Goes Regional

New Midwest Advocacy Network aims to Promote Interests, Successes of Private Schools

Written by Barbara A. Schmitz from an interview with Jeri Prochaska and Tom Netting, Co-Executive Directors, CSPEN
The Central States Private Education Network, a new, grass-roots federal and state advocacy network, was created to promote the interests of all private schools in five Midwest states. Jeri Prochaska and Tom Netting, co-executive directors of CSPEN, said they started the network, based in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Michigan, out of concerns that media were only reporting negative things about the sector.

MAPCS Goes Regional

Webinar: Gainful Employment Rule Reporting: Requirements and Process

Peter Leyton, ESQ. and Stephen T. Chema II of Ritzert & Leyton, review the gainful employment reporting requirements in advance of the up coming July 31, 2015 reporting deadline and provide examples. The following information will be discussed: Review GE data needed for reporting Reporting methods; batch reporting and/or online reporting Common NSLDS submission issues More Info »

Identifying Ways to Improve Inter-Departmental Cooperation