A Farewell Interview with Steve Gunderson

Written from an interview with Steve Gunderson, Retiring President and CEO, Career Education Colleges and Universities
While Steve Gunderson is retiring as president and CEO of Career Education Colleges and Universities, the former Republican Congressman is optimistic that the sector is ready to produce the graduates needed by the country to fill occupations now in demand due, in part, to the pandemic. But he’s also a realist about the challenges the new Democratic presidency could create.

Thank you for who you are and all that you do – A Tribute to Steve Gunderson

Thank you for who you are and all that you do – A Tribute to Steve Gunderson

Sector Leaders Pay Tribute to Steve Gunderson
There is no doubt that Steve Gunderson, the former state legislator and U.S. Congressman who went on to lead the Career Education Colleges and Universities, has left his legacy on the career college sector. But he has also made an impact on those who work in that sector, and they have plenty of stories to tell as Steve begins his retirement.

A Farewell Interview with Steve Gunderson

Outlook for Career Education During the Biden/Harris Administration

By Robert M. Keiser, Executive Director, Southeastern College
As the political pendulum swings once again, what is in store for a postsecondary education sector that is so profoundly impacted by federal politics? The Biden/Harris election will result in a more liberal education policy agenda and increased oversight of for-profit colleges and universities.

CECU Sends List of Priorities and Policy Recommendations to President-Elect Biden

Human Work in the Age of Smart Machines – A Book Review

By Dr. Wallace E. Boston, Jr., President Emeritus, American Public University System
After reading a short blurb about “Human Work in the Age of Smart Machines,” by Lumina CEO Jamie Merisotis, Boston was skeptical that anyone would be able to make an argument that the number of jobs will increase as AI continues to be embraced by more and more companies. After reading and rereading “Human Work,” Boston continues to be a skeptic, but is more of a believer in the methodology proposed by Mr. Merisotis.

Data Shows Career Colleges Fare Well When Compared to Public and Nonprofit Sectors

Trends and Opportunities from the 2020 General Election

Written from a presentation given at the CECU CEO Summit by Bruce Mehlman, Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas
The 2020 election is one many people will not forget, as a record number of people voted absentee due to the ongoing pandemic, charges of voter fraud continued for weeks after Election Day and President Trump mounted legal challenges to overturn the results. But Bruce Mehlman, founder of Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas, a bi-partisan government relations firm in Washington, D.C., said trends can be seen in the election results, as well as opportunities for the future that makes him optimistic for change and collaboration.

Data Shows Career Colleges Fare Well When Compared to Public and Nonprofit Sectors