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Incentive Compensation: Who is Subject to the Ban? Who is Not?

By Robert B. Walker Jr., Senior Associate, Ritzert & Leyton, PC
Disclaimer: The contents of this article do not constitute legal or regulatory advice or counsel. Neither do they establish an attorney-client relationship of any sort. No person or entity should act, or refrain from acting, on the basis of the information discussed herein without seeking individualized, professional counsel as appropriate.

ACICS: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s CID is ‘Outside its Jurisdiction’

Interview with Albert C. Gray, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer and Anthony S. Bieda, Vice President of External Affairs, Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
In August, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a Civil Investigative Demand (CID) to the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

A Comparison of CollegeAmerica – Denver with State-Supported Community Colleges

By Glenn Bogart, J.D.
You may remember from a previous issue of Career Education Review that CollegeAmerica, won a big victory over the Colorado Attorney General's office. Let me disclose, first, that I was not paid for writing this article.

Using Big Data to Prevent Student Loan Defaults

By George Covino, USA Funds Vice President, Default Prevention
College administrators already mine “big data” to gain insights into the performance of their institutions in relation to their missions. Big data – large data sets that can be analyzed to reveal patterns, trends, and associations – already helps schools address issues such as enhancing student success rates, improving teaching effectiveness and reducing administrative burdens.

Webinar: 90/10 Rule Compliance

The 90/10 Rule presents an annual challenge for the management teams of proprietary schools. Attorneys from the law firm of Ritzert & Leyton will discuss recent enforcement developments and potential changes to the Rule based on legislative proposals in this informative webinar. The 60 minute session will also touch on practical strategies for ensuring compliance More Info »

Anatomy of a Rock Star Admissions Rep – How to Amp up Your Team

There are seven key skills and habits that top performing reps bring to work every single day. How can you efficiently transfer these attributes to underperforming reps – and have it stick? Our panel cracks the admissions code and shares the seven high-performance attributes of top performing reps. You will take away constructive action items More Info »

Turning Strangers into Students™ (and Advocates) – A Study on Inbound Marketing and Recruitment in Higher Education (Part 1)

By Dr. Jean Norris, Norton|Norris, Inc., Managing Partner, and Linda Ganster, Managing Partner, The Grandview Group
Recently, a former school owner and advocate of career colleges stated, “The timing on the recovery of the for-profit sector is in direct correlation to fixing the problem in admissions.”

Pricing Strategy

By Bob Atkins, CEO and Founder, Gray Associates
For almost a decade between 2000 and 2010, tuition and fee increases for postsecondary education could be combined with growing enrollment to increase revenue, margin, and profits. In our view, those days are past.

Campus of Distinction

David J. Waldron, Author and Advisor on Organizational, Team, and Individual Effectiveness in Career Sector Education
This is an excerpt from David Waldron’s upcoming book, “A Great Place to Learn & Earn: An Organizational Effectiveness Model for Career Sector Education’s Critical Role in Twenty First Century Workforce Development.”

The Nuts and Bolts of Reauthorization

By Aaron Lacey and Chris Murray, Thompson Coburn LLP
As most in higher education are aware, Congress is currently working to reauthorize the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), the seminal legislation that created and governs the administration of the federal student financial aid programs.