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DeVos delays and eases appeals process for colleges under gainful employment rule

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is taking steps to further delay and ease the appeals process for career college programs subject to the Obama-era gainful employment rule. The Education Department announced today that colleges will have until February to file appeals of their graduates’ earnings data — a key metric the department uses under the regulation More Info »

Continuing Education Courses, Credentials Make for Better Teachers

Written from an Interview with Dr. Joseph F. Shiver II, Director, Faculty Development, Joint Special Operations University
Continuing education courses and the Certified Higher Education Professional credential help to make faculty better and more creative instructors, which helps to keep students involved and retained.


Healthcare Students Learn With Virtual Reality

Written from an interview with Yasith Weerasuriya, President, Stanbridge University
Stanbridge University’s new Virtual Reality lab is allowing students, using a stylus and 3-D glasses, to virtually ‘lift’ an object off a screen, manipulate and adjust to see it at different angles, and magnify for fine details. Students can also dissect layers and components of a model for a deeper understanding of interconnectivity.

Reversing Incorrect Default Statuses, College Scorecard, Gainful Employment and CDR Inaccuracies

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.

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