18 février 2017

Parchment to Host Digital Credentials

HomeBy Paul Fain. The company announced this week that college students could use Parchment to create a "personal vault for their digital credentials, from which they can share on their social networks and with potential employers online." Read more...

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Apollo Group Finalizes Sale for $1.14 Billion

HomeBy Paul Fain. As expected, a group of private investors have completed their $1.14 billion purchase of Apollo Education Group, the company announced Wednesday. Read more...

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Forceful Response

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Trump administration’s entry ban triggered wide condemnation from colleges, associations, faculty groups and others in higher education. Read more...

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Jobs Broker for Aviation Training

HomeBy Paul Fain. New nonprofit is intermediary between aviation employers and partner colleges, with tailored academic programs that could send graduates across state lines for well-paying jobs. Read more...

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Accreditor Approves Apollo Group's Sale

HomeBy Paul Fain. Apollo Education Group on Tuesday said its primary accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission, had signed off on the company's $1.14 billion sale to a group of three private equity firms. Read more...

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States Intervene in Accreditor's Suit Against Feds

HomeBy Paul Fain. Attorneys general from five states and Washington, D.C., on Tuesday filed a motion to intervene in the lawsuit the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is pursuing against the U.S. Department of Education, which last month finalized its decision to terminate the national accreditor. Read more...

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Relationships Matter in Recruiting Latino Students

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Two-year institutions across the country are getting creative with Latino student recruitment as Hispanic populations grow. Read more...

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Promise Too Costly?

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Oregon's free community college scholarship faces money woes and criticism, particularly from the state's four-year university leaders, who cite the program's higher-income beneficiaries while also worrying about enrollment declines at their institutions. Read more...

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Laureate Goes Public

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. For-profit Laureate Education becomes a publicly held company and the first such company to adopt benefit status, signaling its intent to focus on mission as well as money. Read more...

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Coping With Zero in Arizona

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Since losing all state funding two years ago, two large Arizona community colleges struggle with declining enrollments and budget cuts. Read more...

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