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June 2014 Features & Reports

Career Services

Creating a Culture of Employability: Best Practices in Career Services and Placement

By Jeanne Herrmann, Chief Operating Officer, Globe Education Network and Martha The co-chairwomen of a task force created by the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) discuss how to create an employment culture that permeates each campus. p.1

Associations & Accreditations

Shaping The Future of Safer Transportation

By Don Lefeve, President and CEO, Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA)
Founded in 1996, the Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA) is the largest organization representing the interests of truck driving schools, students and the businesses that depend on their services. p.9

Education Politics & Policy

Gainful Employment II – Is This Really A Fair Accountability Framework?

By Peter S. Leyton, Esq. and Stephen T. Chema II, Esq., Ritzert & Leyton, PC
Through the use of the Accountability Framework, the Department seeks to define what it means to “prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation” by assessing each GE program’s performance against three accountability metrics. p.13


Unappealing Appeals

By Glenn Bogart, J.D
Glenn Bogart evaluates when to grant or not grant a satisfactory academic progress (SAP) appeal. These are cases where the student has failed to meet the SAP standards once, has been placed on “academic warning,” and then has failed again, which results in academic dismissal with a right to appeal. p.23

Education Politics & Policy

Evidence-Based Institutional Effectiveness: Empirical Data to Supplant Proxies

By the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges & Schools (ACICS)

The use of student unit records (SUR) has strong potential to bolster consumer choice, improve pedagogy, close workforce skill gaps and establish more reliable and meaningful measures of institutional effectiveness. p.27

Advertising & Marketing

Generating Student Referrals Through Social Media

By Andy Kelley, President, Effective Student Marketing
As schools build their positive reputation and garner trust within the social media community, they also need to be willing to trust their brand in the hands of their students and graduates. p.41