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ECPI University Becomes one of the First Universities to Issue Degrees Digitally

Written by Barbara A. Schmitz from an interview with Jeff Arthur, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs & Chief Information Officer, ECPI University
ECPI University became one of the first universities in the nation to issue degrees digitally, providing secure, immediate verification to prospective employers and others. ECPI University’s Jeff Arthur predicts the technology will be “a revolutionary game-changer for higher education by putting ownership of student records into the hands of students.”

Course Materials are Changing: Are You Keeping Up?

The New Audit Guide and What we Learned

By Michael Wherry, Director, McClintock & Associates, PC
As was expected, the Audit Guide added significantly more audit work, increased the hours necessary to complete the audit, and delayed the issuance of the reports. During July, our firm spent time quantifying the hours and the impact on our firm and to our clients.

PPP Loans and HEERF Grants: A Guide to Accounting, Reporting and Composite Score Considerations

The Hidden Motivations of Prospective Students – New Research

By Shane Sparks, Co-founder, Enrollment Resources
Enrollment Resources recently compiled data from over 125,000 prospective students who had completed a detailed online survey. An analysis of the results has uncovered fascinating insights into career education prospective students, including where they are in the process, their work situation and motivations.

A New Strategic Approach to Coaching is Helping Admissions Teams Overcome Post-Pandemic Challenges

No Internet? No Device? No Problem: Making Electronic Course Materials Easily Accessible

By Bruce Schneider, Vice President of Business Engineering, Ambassador Education Solutions
Digital course materials can increase convenience and reduce costs, yet they are dependent upon student accessibility. Learn how a device program can help and explore important considerations along the way, including offering Wi-Fi hotspots, delivering print-on-demand options, and allowing for downloadable digital content.

Reaching Students in a COVID-19 Focused Learning Environment

The Millennial Workforce – a New Corporate Reality

By Suzanne Morrison-Williams, Ed.D., Vice President, Academic Affairs, City College
Millennials are not the evil horrors that many make them out to be. Millennials just differ in ‘how’ they want to operate. The key is for the organization to be able to meet the needs of all the generations within their organization.

Humanity in Our Hands: Educators Embrace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Hidden Requirements for Calculating Graduate Employment

By Bryan M. Westhoff, Shareholder, Polsinelli PC
How do state and federal prosecutors use consent orders to enforce new rules for the way that propriety schools calculate their graduate employment rates? In the absence of any uniform rules for calculating graduate employment rates, many state and federal prosecutors have adopted their own views about which students schools can count as “employed.”

Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on Affordability and Student Loans – Session One

Pima Medical Institute and East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) Create a Collaborative Partnership that Benefits Phoenix Area High School Students

By Jen Spurlin, Corporate Director of Education, Pima Medical Institute
Pima Medical Institute has announced a new partnership with the Health Sciences Division of the East Valley Institute of Technology to provide high school students a clear pathway to higher education.

In Tune with the Market: Bellus Academy Creates CBD Curriculum

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.

Musings of an Educational Entrepreneur