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Hammer Hopes to Educate the Public, Inspire Educational Reform in “Injustice for All”

Written from an interview by Jenny Faubert with Mary Lyn Hammer, President and CEO, Champion College Services and Education Advocate
CER interviewed Mary Lyn Hammer, education advocate, president and CEO of Champion College Services, regarding her special report titled “Injustice for All.” “Injustice for All” offers well-documented evidence of the U.S. Department of Education’s consistent pattern of data manipulation and misreporting.

Schools Want/Need Clarification on Gainful Employment

APSCU submits questions to the Department of Education, receives ambiguous responses
By The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities, Reprinted with Permission
The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) drafted the following questions and submitted them to the Department of Education on behalf of career education institutions. Following the questions are the responses by the Department of Education.

Contingency Planning for School Closure: Key Issues

By Katherine Brodie, Special Counsel and Edward Cramp, Partner, Duane Morris LLP’s Higher Education Practice Group
School closures have been increasingly common in the private postsecondary education sector and are expected to continue due to the harsh economic and regulatory headwinds impacting schools of all sizes.

Motivating Admissions Professionals Working in Higher Education

By Dr. Candace L. Goodwin, Metro President, DeVry University
The prolonged economic recession in the United States has required most organizations to operate more efficiently, building an infrastructure of doing more with less (Brandl & Traxler, 2011).

Planning for the Unthinkable: Private Sector Institutions are Uniquely Vulnerable to Active Shooter Incidents on Campus

By Peter S. Leyton, Esq., and Stephen T. Chema II, Esq., Ritzert & Leyton, PC
In 2015, there were 330 verified mass shooting incidents in the United States.1 In a study examining the problem of active shooter incidents, the FBI defined “active shooter incidents” as incidents involving “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area.”

Typical Government Dishonesty: Dear Colleague Letter on Third-Party Servicing

By Glenn Bogart, J.D
Everybody who reads this publication regularly knows I take a dim view of the federal administrative state. The Congress writes laws that outline what they want the administration to do.

Identifying Ways to Improve Inter-Departmental Cooperation

This webinar offers advice for staff (in particular, managers, directors, and department heads) to identify ways to improve inter-departmental cooperation. This will assist institutions in developing policies and procedures which are compliant but also take into account the practical requirements needed to provide optimal assistance to students and foster more effective teamwork and responsiveness amongst More Info »

2015 Proprietary Higher Education Overview: “There must be a pony in here somewhere!”

By Tony Guida, Partner, Duane Morris LLP
2015 was a chaotic year for the proprietary higher education sector. And it wasn’t pretty. An increase in announced federal and state investigations and sanctions, the messy closure of Corinthian Colleges, widespread campus closures, and declining enrollments have all served to cast the sector in a negative light and raise questions about the sustainability of the for-profit college sector.

Reinventing For-Profit Higher Education

By David J. Waldron, Author, A Great Place to Learn & Earn
This article is adapted from the book, A Great Place to Learn & Earn (Country View), David J. Waldron’s professional memoir from 21 years of service as an award-winning campus president and director of admissions at several for-profit career schools and colleges.

7 Characteristics of a Rock Star Rep and How to Transfer Those Attributes to the Rest of Your Team

By Gregg Meiklejohn, Co-founder/CEO, and Joe Girard, Director of Admissions Performance Institute, Enrollment Resources Inc.
In today's ever changing world of admissions at for-profit schools, there are certain skills, attitudes, and behaviors that the Rockstar Reps possess. In this article, we show you how these reps succeed, and how this can be transferred to the rest of your teams.