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.

Reflections on the 90-10 Rule

3 Things Your College Retention Plan Must Have

By Brian Willett, Vice President of Sales, Education Technology Associates and Orbund Student Information Systems
Retention of students begins during the admissions process. An effective retention program must include appealing to a student’s desires and goals for their life and their education to be effective.

Connection Builds Retention: A New Student Advising Model to Increase Your School’s Graduation and Placement Rates

iHeartMedia and CSPEN Partner to Help Career Colleges Market Their Brand

By Sara Klein, written from interviews with Bob Quier, iHeartMedia, Tom Netting, CSPEN, Theresa Moriarty and Joel English, Centura College, Tidewater Tech and Aviation Institute of Maintenance
This article details ways that the mass media company, iHeartMedia, can be effectively utilized to advertise career colleges in multiple markets over multiple platforms. Additionally, iHeartMedia brings a charitable option to the table through their partnership with the Central States Private Education Network (CSPEN).

Connected TV – Revolutionizing an Industry

90/10 Calculation and Disclosure and Other New Requirements Under Proprietary School Audit Guide

By Eileen Keller, CPA, Partner, Salmon Sims Thomas
The U.S. Department of Education released the Guide for Audits of Proprietary Schools and for Compliance Attestation Engagements of Third-Party Servicers Administration Title IV Programs (“AG”) effective for institutions for fiscal years ending June 30, 2017, or later. Some of the significant changes outlined in the audit guide include the following: 90/10 calculation and disclosure, size of student sample tested, student confirmations and gainful employment.

The New Audit Guide and What we Learned

No More Square Pegs in Round Holes: Eduventures’ Adult Learner Mindsets

By Howard Lurie, Principal Analyst, Online and Continuing Education, Eduventures, A Division of the National Research Center for College and University Admissions (NRCCUA)
Adult learners are anything but monolithic. Eduventures’ 2017 “Adult Prospect Survey” acknowledges this complexity and sheds new light on the range and variety of behaviors and preferences among adult learners.

What Industry Says is Missing in Their Entry-Level Graduates – And What They’re Willing to do to Fill the Gap