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Pima Medical Institute Gifts $100,000 to Humane Society of Southern Arizona

10-Year Commitment Provides Support for Humane Society and Additional Opportunities for Veterinary Assistant and Veterinary Technician Students TUCSON, Ariz. – (October 29, 2020) – Pima Medical Institute’s $100,000, 10-year commitment to the Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) was instrumental in the construction of its new HSSA building located at 635 West Roger Road in More Info »

American Public Education, Inc. (“APEI”) Announces Transformational Deal to Acquire Rasmussen University, the Largest Educator of ADN Nurses

– Combination will nearly double APEI’s revenue to approximately $600 million(1) – APEI will become #1 educator of pre-licensure nurses (ADN/RN and PN/LPN)(2) with over 10,000 nursing students – Purchase price is $329 million, consisting of $300 million in cash plus $29 million in preferred shares, which represents the value of expected tax step-up benefits More Info »

Universal Technical Institute’s Porsche Technology Apprenticeship Program Delivers Employment to 100 Percent of This Fall’s Graduating Class

Partnership between industry and education serves employers’ workforce needs and prepares students for rewarding careers. PHOENIX, Oct. 28, 2020 — Despite record unemployment and millions of Americans out of work, graduates of the most recent Porsche Technology Apprenticeship Program (PTAP), offered exclusively in partnership with Universal Technical Institute, have gone immediately to work. One hundred More Info »

ED Watchdog Releases Fiscal Year 2021-22 Work Plan With Focus on CARES Act Oversight – NASFAA

The Department of Education’s (ED) Office of Inspector General (OIG) unveiled its annual plan for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-22 with the intention of completing a series of audits and inspections related to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. According to the report, the agency plans to “include reviews of [the] Department’s oversight More Info »

The Regulatory Issues Administrators Are Thinking About While Faculty Design Online Courses – every learner everywhere

Idea in brief: This article aims to help college and university faculty understand the complex regulatory issues that new distance learning programs must account for. It summarizes for faculty a new comprehensive policy playbook written for administrators. While college and university faculty are planning new courses and programs, they may not be aware that administrators More Info »

Biden said he wants to undo DeVos’ Title IX rule. How would he replace it? – Education Dive

Revoking the regulation would not be easy, and colleges would need guidance for addressing campus sexual assault in the interim. Joe Biden has said that, as president, he would dismantle Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ new regulation governing campus sexual assault. But doing so would be a lengthy process, and one that would likely spur confusion More Info »

US Higher Education Revenue Pressures Accelerated by Coronavirus – Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings-New York/Chicago-28 October 2020: The coronavirus has heightened enrollment and revenue pressures that higher education faced prior to the pandemic, Fitch Ratings says. Universities already navigating demographic changes, tuition affordability concerns, discounting pressures, and state funding declines have less flexibility to manage the pandemic revenue hit to operating budgets. We anticipate rating changes will More Info »

Pima Medical Institute Announces Launch of First Master’s Degree Program

Online Master of Science in Organizational Leadership Offers Public Health and Health Care Administration Specializations TUCSON, Ariz. (October 28, 2020) – Pima Medical Institute has officially announced it will begin offering a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership. The program will offer students two specialization options – public health administration and health care administration. This More Info »