NACIQI, ED.Gov, CHEA Offer Guidance Regarding COVID-19-Era Quality Assurance

By Anthony S. Bieda, www.asb34policyresources.com
The global pandemic disrupting instruction in higher education is also re-shaping some of the highly routinized, methodical quality assurance protocols of accreditation. The analysis that follows considers available written disclosures from the accreditation community and the primary sources of guidance regarding accreditation recognition: The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education, the NACIQI, and the CHEA.

Accrediting Agencies Preparing for Virtual Site Visits

FNU Students Display Emotional and Psychological Resilience in Spite of COVID-19

By Mireidy Fernandez, PsyD, Adjunct Faculty, Florida National University
Dr. Fernandez’s mental picture of what was ahead for the summer term was dire. With no end in sight, she was prepared to deal with depressed students, who lacked the motivation to learn or focus in school. She soon learned even the pandemic cannot break FNU’s students’ strong spirits.

COVID-19 Is Making it Clear that College Students Are, In Fact, Customers

Cybersecurity Compliance in the Higher Education Sector are you Protected?

By Renee Ford, Vice President, DJA Financial Aid Services Inc.
This article explores the legal responsibilities Title IV postsecondary institutions have to ensure the privacy and security of the records and data it maintains for its employees, students and parents. It will cover the top cybersecurity risks plaguing the sector, as well as mitigation tactics to minimize those threats facing institutions. Lastly, we will review how to create an optimal Information Security Program for your institution.

ADA Website Accessibility Simplified

Fall 2020 Postsecondary Enrollments: Down, but Maybe Not as Bad as Expected

By Jeffrey M. Silber and Henry Sou Chien, CFA, BMO Capital Markets
Data collected from a number of sources show that postsecondary enrollments will likely decline this fall, although maybe not as badly as expected. For-profit schools (as a whole) could gain share for the first time since FY2010, boding well for such companies as APEI and LOPE.

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