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University of Arizona’s Big Online Push – Inside Higher Ed

Former for-profit Ashford University, which enrolls 35,000 students, will become the new, nonprofit University of Arizona Global Campus. The University of Arizona is moving online in a big way with a deal that could shake up the online education market and could signal more changes to come. The public land-grant university announced today that it More Info »

Washington News Brief

By Sharon H. Bob, Ph.D., Higher Education Specialist, Powers Pyles Sutter and Verville, PC
The following Washington career college news brief is a summary of important higher education news originating from Washington D.C.

Reopening MIAT College Campuses with Compliance, Care, and Compassion

By Jennifer Paugh, President and John Willis, President, MIAT College of Technology
Although the reality of this COVID-19 pandemic has hit MIAT College of Technology and peers extremely hard, MIAT is adapting quickly and moving forward while complying with local, state, and federal guidelines.

 
 

Distance Education Accrediting Commission Member Schools Offer Partnerships to Keep Students on Track

Interview with Leah Matthews, Executive Director, Distance Education Accrediting Commission
Not all schools have online learning capability that is readily available. For schools that are seeking a way to launch online learning, creating a partnership with a DEAC member school might be a viable, cost-effective option.

University of Arizona’s Big Online Push – Inside Higher Ed

2019 Proprietary Higher Education Review: “Food Fight!”

By Tony Guida, Partner, Education Group of Duane Morris LLP
As Guida looks at the current state of affairs in our Nation’s capital, including campaign activities gearing up for the 2020 presidential election, he can’t help but be reminded of the cafeteria scene from the movie “National Lampoon’s Animal House.”

Maybe Clayton Christensen Was Right … Disruption is Coming to Higher Education

Process Makes Perfect: How the Accommodation Process Supports Students with Disabilities and Safeguards Valuable College Resources

By Jessica High, Attorney and Bryce Young, Attorney, Duane Morris, LLP
Since 2005, disability rights cases have increased by almost 395 percent. Following the same process for every student will always lead to the right result, no matter the facts or situation. While this may not immunize your institution from a complaint or lawsuit, following and documenting a process bolsters your defenses greatly.

The Top 3 Things You Need to Know About Title IX Now

Pursuing Student and Exchange Visitor Program Certification to Attract International Students Benefits Career Colleges Willing to Undertake the Process

By John Willis, President, MIAT College of Technology Houston Campus
One of the many ways that leaders of career schools can enhance their program offerings is to attract international students, which is proven to benefit the student, the school, and the U.S. economy. MIAT College of Technology Houston campus leaders initiated the SEVP certification process in May 2016 and secured approval in May 2017. Earlier this year, the Houston campus enrolled its first group of international students.

Immediate Steps to Set Up for Virtual Admissions