Recent Trends: Limiting Liability for Career Colleges Under the Federal False Claims Act

By Martin M. Loring, Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP
One signature. It is the final act taken by educational institutions to gain access to federal student loans and grants for thousands of students. That one signature, however, may simultaneously expose recipient institutions to allegations of hundreds of millions of dollars in liability.

2017 Changes to the Gainful Employment Disclosure Template

Incentive Compensation: Who is Subject to the Ban? Who is Not?

By Robert B. Walker Jr., Senior Associate, Ritzert & Leyton, PC
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2017 Changes to the Gainful Employment Disclosure Template

ACICS: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s CID is ‘Outside its Jurisdiction’

Interview with Albert C. Gray, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer and Anthony S. Bieda, Vice President of External Affairs, Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
In August, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a Civil Investigative Demand (CID) to the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

Early Report on ‘Regulatory Relief’

Using Big Data to Prevent Student Loan Defaults

By George Covino, USA Funds Vice President, Default Prevention
College administrators already mine “big data” to gain insights into the performance of their institutions in relation to their missions. Big data – large data sets that can be analyzed to reveal patterns, trends, and associations – already helps schools address issues such as enhancing student success rates, improving teaching effectiveness and reducing administrative burdens.

10 Ways to Avoid Students Defaulting on Payment Plans

Webinar: 90/10 Rule Compliance

The 90/10 Rule presents an annual challenge for the management teams of proprietary schools. Attorneys from the law firm of Ritzert & Leyton will discuss recent enforcement developments and potential changes to the Rule based on legislative proposals in this informative webinar. The 60 minute session will also touch on practical strategies for ensuring compliance More Info »

Identifying Ways to Improve Inter-Departmental Cooperation

Anatomy of a Rock Star Admissions Rep – How to Amp up Your Team

There are seven key skills and habits that top performing reps bring to work every single day. How can you efficiently transfer these attributes to underperforming reps – and have it stick? Our panel cracks the admissions code and shares the seven high-performance attributes of top performing reps. You will take away constructive action items More Info »

Identifying Ways to Improve Inter-Departmental Cooperation