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2017 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “It Will Never be ‘The Way We Were’”

By Tony Guida, Partner, Education Group of Duane Morris LLP
While there has been a significant delay of all or part of many Obama-era regulations targeting proprietary schools, it has become clear that things may never return to our misty water-colored memories of the way we were. Signals out of both the Trump administration and the Republican-led Congress point to a future for higher education that will be markedly different from the past.

Leading the Way – How Career Colleges can be the Hero

Leading the Way – How Career Colleges can be the Hero

By Dr. Jean Norris, Chairman of the Board, Association for the Advancement of the College Admissions Profession (AACAP)
In scanning the higher education landscape, the most relevant opportunity can be found in career and college advising. Career colleges are uniquely positioned to provide meaningful college counseling to a population that needs this service more than any other. To do this ethically and effectively will take education, training and even licensure for those in the admissions profession.

2017 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “It Will Never be ‘The Way We Were’”

Make the Department of Education Fair Again: An Open Letter to our Next Secretary of Education

The views, opinions or positions expressed by the author and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions or positions of Career Education Review. By Glenn Bogart, J.D. Dear Secretary-Designate DeVos: I’m writing on behalf of the for-profit college sector. This is what they would say to you if More Info »

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2016 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “Have you Tried Rebooting?”

By Tony Guida, Partner, Education Group of Duane Morris LLP
The 2016 presidential election was the equivalent of a “reboot” of the political landscape and creates an opportunity for a more predictable and prosperous future for the proprietary education sector. While rebooting works surprisingly well to fix problems for technology, the when, the how, and maybe even the why of the fixes for the sector will not be known until well into 2017.

2017 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “It Will Never be ‘The Way We Were’”

Postsecondary Education in Crisis

By Mitch Talenfeld, CEO, MDT Marketing
Talenfeld recently earned his college degree after almost 44 years of on-again, off-again classes. He tells his story about his experiences, which are contrary to the narrative that has been making recent headlines – a narrative that is about to destroy private-sector career education.

2017 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “It Will Never be ‘The Way We Were’”

2015 Proprietary Higher Education Overview: “There must be a pony in here somewhere!”

By Tony Guida, Partner, Duane Morris LLP
2015 was a chaotic year for the proprietary higher education sector. And it wasn’t pretty. An increase in announced federal and state investigations and sanctions, the messy closure of Corinthian Colleges, widespread campus closures, and declining enrollments have all served to cast the sector in a negative light and raise questions about the sustainability of the for-profit college sector.

2017 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “It Will Never be ‘The Way We Were’”

The Selective use of Data to Demonize For-Profit Colleges and Distort Their Contribution to Higher Education

By Henry Herzing, Ph.D.(hc), MBA, MSEE, President, Herzing College, Co-founder and Chancellor Emeritus, Herzing University
A recent release from the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) highlighted that the private sector of higher education accounted for 16 percent of the degrees and certificates awarded in the country.

2017 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “It Will Never be ‘The Way We Were’”

Thriving and Prospering in the Human Age: An Open Letter to 2015 College Graduates

By James H. Johnson, Jr., Ph.D., William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
A “learning mindset” and three specific skills — entrepreneurial acumen, contextual intelligence, and cultural elasticity or soft skills acumen — are required in order to thrive and prosper in the Human Age

2017 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “It Will Never be ‘The Way We Were’”