CAREER EDUCATION REVIEW: CURRENT ISSUE
FEATURES & REPORTS - APRIL 2015
Protecting Your School from Cybercrime and Inadvertent Data Breaches
By Michelle Hon Donivan, Partner, Duane Morris, LLP
This article examines the high cost of cybercrime and other data breaches, summarizes the legal landscape and obligations imposed on schools, suggests steps that schools can take to mitigate their risk, and discusses what to do if a breach occurs.
Go Green: The Next Big Thing for Career Education
Written from an interview with Julia Feder, Director, Education, U.S. Green Building Council
The U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has found that growth in “green jobs” is four times the combined rate of growth for all other categories. Feder discusses the advantages of a green-jobs focused education.
Faculty Engagement Equals Student Retention
By Dr. Michelle Meadors, Business Management Professor and Dr. Reginald Turner, Campus President, Westwood College, Northlake Campus
Student retention is a critical factor to educational continuity and must be supported by enhanced faculty engagement on various institutional levels outside of the classroom.
What Happened to Commonsense in Education?
By Dennis Spisak, Founder and President, DJSpisak Consulting
Spisak writes about how the United States educational system has been declining for the last 50 plus years and some of the decisions, he believes, that have been more detrimental than beneficial to our educational system.
Best Practices for Managing the Program Portfolio
By Bob Atkins, CEO and Founder, Gray Associates
The traditional approach to evaluating current programs and picking new programs to launch can be risky. Fortunately, schools can adopt a program portfolio planning process that systematically ranks essentially all potential programs on relevant data-driven criteria.
The APSCU State of the Workforce Symposium “Emerging Trends in the Workforce and Workplace”
Opening Speech by Steve Gunderson, President and CEO, Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU)
The Workforce Symposium convened thought leaders from a range of industries – business, economic, government and higher education – who addressed the skills gap issue and what America needs to grow its economy and rebuild middle class opportunity.
5 Big Ideas from the APSCU State of the Workforce Symposium
By the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU)
Leaders discussed how best to close the skills gap, align academic programming with workforce demands, and how to best serve today’s new traditional student.
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