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University of Arizona’s Big Online Push – Inside Higher Ed

Former for-profit Ashford University, which enrolls 35,000 students, will become the new, nonprofit University of Arizona Global Campus. The University of Arizona is moving online in a big way with a deal that could shake up the online education market and could signal more changes to come. The public land-grant university announced today that it More Info »

Zovio and University of Arizona Announce Transformational Higher Ed Agreement

Zovio and University of Arizona Announce Transformational Higher Ed Agreement

Zovio will continue to provide education technology services that increase access to higher education for underrepresented and nontraditional students as part of Ashford University acquisition by The University of Arizona Global Campus CHANDLER, Ariz., Aug. 3, 2020 — Today, Zovio (Nasdaq: ZVO) announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell Ashford University to a More Info »

University of Arizona’s Big Online Push – Inside Higher Ed

WV Junior College leaving longtime Charleston location for Cross Lanes – Charleston Gazette-Mail

West Virginia Junior College, a small for-profit school, is leaving the downtown Charleston location it has occupied for decades and moving to Cross Lanes. The college had been in the building, at the intersection of Virginia and McFarland streets and across from the Gazette-Mail, since before 1970, said Mike Callen, whose family owns the school. More Info »

University of Arizona’s Big Online Push – Inside Higher Ed

Colleges Seek Waivers From Risk-Taking Students – Inside Higher Ed

As fall semester approaches, students are increasingly opposing liability waivers and “informed consent” agreements required by colleges as a condition of returning to campus. Maria Gray, a rising junior at Bates College, said she was “on the fence” about returning to the campus in Lewiston, Me., to take classes in person this fall because of More Info »

University of Arizona’s Big Online Push – Inside Higher Ed

Trump: “We’re Looking” At Extending Student Loan Payment Suspension – Forbes

President Trump said at his press briefing yesterday that his administration is potentially considering extending the current moratorium on federal student loan payments. “We… suspended student loan payments for six months, and we’re looking to do that additionally and for additional periods of time,” he said. Trump provided no further details. Congress had suspended all More Info »

University of Arizona’s Big Online Push – Inside Higher Ed

White House willing to cut a stimulus deal without ‘liability shield,’ breaking with McConnell – The Washington Post

The Senate majority leader had said this week that there would be no deal with Democrats without legal protections for employers against pandemic claims The White House is willing to cut a deal with Democrats that leaves out Senate Republican legislation aimed at protecting employers, hospitals and schools from coronavirus-related lawsuits, according to two people More Info »

University of Arizona’s Big Online Push – Inside Higher Ed

House Passes Education Spending Plan, Now Awaits Senate Response as Deadline Approaches – NASFAA

The House on Friday passed 217-197, its fiscal year 2021 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-H) spending bill. While the chamber has now advanced more than half of its annual spending bills, the Senate has yet to formally start the process, increasing the likelihood that Congress is careening toward a continuing More Info »

University of Arizona’s Big Online Push – Inside Higher Ed

Durbin Calls For Resignation Of Principal Deputy Under Secretary Of Education Diane Auer Jones

WASHINGTON— Following the release of a report from the House Education and Labor Committee on its investigation into the Department of Education’s handling of Dream Center Education Holding’s (DCEH) accreditation misrepresentation at its Illinois Institute of Art and Colorado Art Institute campuses, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today released the following statement calling for the More Info »

University of Arizona’s Big Online Push – Inside Higher Ed

3 Things Covid-19 Will End In Higher Ed – Forbes

College Covid questions are about to be answered. We will know in just a few weeks whether college enrollments for the fall tanked, whether schools will brave an in-person teaching model, a blend or go entirely online, whether schools can enforce social distance and mask regimens, and much more. Right now, everyone is speculating. Back More Info »

University of Arizona’s Big Online Push – Inside Higher Ed

Do colleges students need COVID tests every two days to stay safe? – UB

Either colleges open their doors to students in September or ‘they risk serious financial consequences’ Colleges and universities may need to test students for COVID every two days, and isolate the infected in restricted residence halls, to control campus coronavirus outbreaks, a new study suggests. Simply asking students to monitor themselves for symptoms such as More Info »

University of Arizona’s Big Online Push – Inside Higher Ed