EDITOR'S CHOICE

 

Hidden Requirements for Calculating Graduate Employment

By Bryan M. Westhoff, Shareholder, Polsinelli PC
How do state and federal prosecutors use consent orders to enforce new rules for the way that propriety schools calculate their graduate employment rates? In the absence of any uniform rules for calculating graduate employment rates, many state and federal prosecutors have adopted their own views about which students schools can count as “employed.”

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.

What Does the new Revenue Recognition Accounting Standard Mean for Your Institution?

By Jennifer L. DeBor, CPA, Audit Manager, McClintock & Associates, P.C.
The crux of the standard is that the recognition of revenue should represent the amount an entity (institution) is expected to receive for the transfer of its promised goods or services (education) to the customer (student). The standard requires an institution to apply a five-step process to an entity’s contracts with its customers.

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.

Should Your Campus Bookstore Sell Books?

By Stuart Grinell, Vice President of Business Development and Ande Jenkins, Senior Director of Business Development, Ambassador Education Solutions
The landscape of the campus bookstore is changing as students look to other sources to purchase print and digital course materials at the best price possible. Yet this doesn’t mean the demise of this on-campus hub, but rather an opportunity to reposition the store itself.

Make Your Graduates More Employable

Basic Conversational Spanish for Non-Spanish Speaking Students and Spanish for the Spanish-Speaking Students
By Luis Garcia Jr., Garcia-Shilling International (GSI) and Stephen B. Friedheim, Education Systems & Solutions
Incorporate basic Spanish and the results will not only please you, your students and your employers, but the changes will enable your school to fulfill its mission – greater graduate employment.