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Musings of an Educational Entrepreneur

By Benjamin Franklin
As history has shown, the mistakes of the British led to a great, long-term partnership which gave rise to the free world. Let’s hope that history repeats itself - that when we look back in another 250 years, we will see the significant and positive impact of private sector institutions on American higher education system.

2018 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “The Greatest Show on Earth!”

Career Education: Then and Now

By Steve Gunderson, President & CEO, and Michael Dakduk, Executive VP and Director of Government Relations, Career Education Colleges and Universities
Our sector has an incredible opportunity to influence regulations and legislation that may be here to stay for the coming decade. In March CECU will gather the sector for Hill Day. This is the sector’s opportunity to push Congress toward meaningful HEA reform.

2018 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “The Greatest Show on Earth!”

2017 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “It Will Never be ‘The Way We Were’”

By Tony Guida, Partner, Education Group of Duane Morris LLP
While there has been a significant delay of all or part of many Obama-era regulations targeting proprietary schools, it has become clear that things may never return to our misty water-colored memories of the way we were. Signals out of both the Trump administration and the Republican-led Congress point to a future for higher education that will be markedly different from the past.

2018 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “The Greatest Show on Earth!”

Leading the Way – How Career Colleges can be the Hero

By Dr. Jean Norris, Chairman of the Board, Association for the Advancement of the College Admissions Profession (AACAP)
In scanning the higher education landscape, the most relevant opportunity can be found in career and college advising. Career colleges are uniquely positioned to provide meaningful college counseling to a population that needs this service more than any other. To do this ethically and effectively will take education, training and even licensure for those in the admissions profession.

2018 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “The Greatest Show on Earth!”

Make the Department of Education Fair Again: An Open Letter to our Next Secretary of Education

The views, opinions or positions expressed by the author and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions or positions of Career Education Review. By Glenn Bogart, J.D. Dear Secretary-Designate DeVos: I’m writing on behalf of the for-profit college sector. This is what they would say to you if More Info »

Monroe College Marks 15 Years of Saturday Morning “Jumpstart” Program for Ambitious High School Students

2016 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “Have you Tried Rebooting?”

By Tony Guida, Partner, Education Group of Duane Morris LLP
The 2016 presidential election was the equivalent of a “reboot” of the political landscape and creates an opportunity for a more predictable and prosperous future for the proprietary education sector. While rebooting works surprisingly well to fix problems for technology, the when, the how, and maybe even the why of the fixes for the sector will not be known until well into 2017.

2018 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “The Greatest Show on Earth!”