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U.S. Department of Education’s September 2016 Audit Guide Key Changes

By Michael T. Wherry, CPA, Director/Shareholder, McClintock & Associates, PC
After over a decade of waiting, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Inspector General issued a new Audit Guide which has expanded existing audit requirements and added new audit requirements. In short, Title IV compliance audits aren’t getting any easier.

FSA to Launch Campus Cybersecurity Program and New Cybersecurity Standards

What Impact Will the DOE’s Recent Amendment Have on Your Course Materials Processes?

By Bruce Schneider, Director of Business Engineering, Ambassador Education Solutions
A new DOE ruling has higher education institutions rethinking their bookstore and course material models in order to satisfy opt-out compliance policies when materials are provided to students automatically as part of tuition.

FSA to Launch Campus Cybersecurity Program and New Cybersecurity Standards

Graduate Placement Documentation – Best Practices to Ensure Compliant Documentation

By Kim Cook, Regional Director of Clinical & Career Success, American Career College and Lauren Irvine, Director of Accreditation and Licensing, American Career College
Maintaining an institutional policy and procedure for collecting placement documentation is critical for meeting the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) placement benchmark of 70 percent. Implementing a multi-level review process within your institution can ensure your placement documentation is sound.

FSA to Launch Campus Cybersecurity Program and New Cybersecurity Standards

Unitek College Students and Instructors Love Mobile Application for Attendance

By Ena Hull, Sr. Vice President of Student Financial Services and Title IV Compliance, Unitek College
Unitek College deployed a mobile phone application in the classroom for tracking and automating student attendance. Learn about the student and instructor experience including the data revealed through attendance automation and the improvements in student classroom engagement.

FSA to Launch Campus Cybersecurity Program and New Cybersecurity Standards

FSA to Launch Campus Cybersecurity Program and New Cybersecurity Standards

By Michelle Donovan, Partner, Duane Morris LLP.
The Department has announced that it is finalizing a Campus Cybersecurity Program framework and has outlined a multi-year implementation plan that includes near-term, intermediate-term and long-term goals, starting with a self-assessment program to understand the community’s readiness to comply with NIST 800–171.

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Snapback: Is Your Compliance Program Ready

By Bill Ojile, Partner, Armstrong Teasdale LLP
In 2009, after eight years of a Republican administration and a historic recession that saw career college enrollments skyrocket, regulation and enforcement actions hit the career college sector with a vengeance. If President Trump is defeated in November and/or the Democrats take control of the Senate, in 2021 career colleges could see a similar snapback of regulation. Is your school ready?

FSA to Launch Campus Cybersecurity Program and New Cybersecurity Standards

Surviving (or even Thriving in) an ED Program Review

By Sherry Gray, Dan Brozovic, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC
U.S. Department of Education program reviews can demonstrate your institution’s compliance with the Title IV rules and requirements, but they can also lead to significant compliance findings and substantial liabilities. The Department can conduct a program review at any time – are you prepared?

FSA to Launch Campus Cybersecurity Program and New Cybersecurity Standards