Edwards: ACICS Continues to Operate as a Fully Functioning Accrediting Agency

Interview with Michelle Edwards, President and CEO, Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
New ACICS President and CEO, Ms. Edwards, discusses the significant reforms ACICS has made in the past year, their petition for recognition, lessons learned and the future of ACICS.

Gunderson: Modernize the HEA to Reflect Today’s Students and Today’s Schools

All About the Outcomes: Retention, Licensing, Placement and Satisfaction

By Darcy A. Dauderis, JD MHA, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, International Education Corporation
The key to ensuring institutional quality, sustainability, and well-equipped graduates is to use the tools you already have to monitor and enhance outcomes. Even with limited financial or human resources, there are simple ways to safeguard quality outcomes for our students and institutions and ensure tomorrow’s workforce is well-equipped.

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

Gunderson: Modernize the HEA to Reflect Today’s Students and Today’s Schools

Interview with Steve Gunderson, President and CEO, Career Education Colleges and Universities
Gunderson, President and CEO of CECU, reflects on their campaign to create 5 million career professions one year later, 2017 achievements, their HEA Jobs Proposal and goals for 2018.

Edwards: ACICS Continues to Operate as a Fully Functioning Accrediting Agency

Enhancing Communication and Collaboration for Institutional Success

By Elizabeth Keifer Herron, VP - Solutions & Sales, Collegiate Admission and Retention Solutions
Institutional success is only possible when strong communication and collaboration exists among faculty, staff, and leadership across departmental lines. Understanding different learning, working, and communication styles provides insight into how to maximize utilization of our greatest resource – human capital.

Alleviating Campus Issues…Before They Become Crisis

Enhancing the Evaluation of Unaccredited Institutions: Using the CIPP Model

By Laura Vieth, Deputy Director, Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission
In an effort to develop improved processes for evaluations of unaccredited postsecondary institutions, a regulatory state agency recently completed a research study to explore, test, and implement appropriate measures for use in assessment. This was achieved through a utilization of the action research methodology and the Stufflebeam (1971) Context Input Process Product (CIPP) Model.

Hard Facts About Soft Skills