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Protecting Your School from Cybercrime and Inadvertant Data Breaches

By Michelle Hon Donivan, Partner, Duane Morris, LLP Data security breaches are practically a daily occurrence. Indeed, cybersecurity threats have become so prevalent that cyber security experts and U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder, say that there are two types of companies in America, those that have been hacked and those that do not know they have been hacked.

A Roadmap to Compliance with the New Title IX Rule

Faculty Engagement Equals Student Retention

By Dr. Michelle Meadors, Business Management Professor and Dr. Reginald Turner, Campus President, Westwood College, Northlake Campus Although in many respects the for-profit colleges (also known as career colleges) have developed a more flexible and responsive system of delivering post secondary educational services, especially to adult students, proprietary institutions have not always exerted optimal effort with faculty engagement.

Retaining Online Students: It Takes a Village

What Happened to Commonsense in Education?

By Dennis Spisak, Founder and President, DJSpisak Consulting
The career college sector has been in the cross hairs of the federal government, state governments, and consumer protection agencies for the last couple of years. Their motivation appears to be looking out for the best interests of students in our schools and making sure government funding is spent wisely and carefully in protection of taxpayers.

COVID-19 Is Making it Clear that College Students Are, In Fact, Customers

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) For two days, APSCU convened some of the most provocative thought leaders in postsecondary education and workforce. The result was several engaging discussions on how best to close the skills gap, align academic programming with workforce demands, and best serve today's new traditional student.

Career Colleges Poised for Growth Despite Pandemic, Economy