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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.

Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on Affordability and Student Loans – Session One

Go Green: The Next Big Thing for Career Education

Written from an interview with Julia Feder, Director, Education, U.S. Green Building Council
How can career educators prepare their students for the year 2020? What skills will students need to get jobs? What new subjects can career education colleges and universities offer to increase student enrollment, retention, and graduation rates?

Veteran Alumni Report Positive Experiences at Proprietary Institutions According to New Survey

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.

Musings of an Educational Entrepreneur

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 Education Convention Stresses the Importance of Sector Unity