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Rocky Vista University is Proof that For-profit and Medical School can be a Good Mix
Written by Barbara A. Schmitz from an interview with Cheryl D. Lovell, PH.D., President & CEO, Rocky Vista University

While naysayers said a for-profit medical school could not be successful, Rocky Vista University is proving them wrong. The University offers a Doctor of Osteopathy degree and has had 100 percent of its students place in residency programs in its first four years of graduating classes. 

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. 

SARA – Twenty-three States and Counting
Written from an interview with Marshall A. Hill, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

SARA was developed to come up with an alternative to having every institution contact 54 states and territories to find out what their rules were and what the institution needed to do and so forth and so on. 

Admissions Automation Beginning to Make Waves
By Lauren Moline, Marketing Manager, Enrollment Resources Inc.

A newly emerging software trend in higher education is a simple online tool that acts as a virtual advisor or virtual admissions representative for lead qualification. 

Free Community College for all is a bad Idea for America
The following is an essay paper submitted by a career college student who formally attended a community college

This paper explores three arguments supporting the fact that President Obama’s free community college for all is bad for America. 

Improve Placement Rates: Competency Badges
By Larry Banks, Ph.D., Director, Competency Based Education Services, Wonderlic and Amanda Opperman, M.A., Institutional and Program Effectiveness Specialist, Wonderlic

Institutions are beginning to use competency badges to provide evidence that their graduates have mastered specific competencies that matter for employability and increase graduate placement rates. 


 

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