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Universal Technical Institute Announces Change to its Board of Directors

George Brochick appointed to fill vacancy created by Roger Penske’s departure SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 1, 2020 — Universal Technical Institute (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of transportation technician training, announced that George Brochick, Executive Vice President – Strategic Development at Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (PAG), has been elected to UTI’s Board of Directors, effective March More Info »

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Coronavirus Crisis: Obstacles of Moving Traditional Students to Distance Learning Modalities at Scale – The evolllution

As Institutions are forced to pivot to a virtual learning model, that shift is mitigated when courses are already designed with the online experience in mind. Amid coronavirus concerns, many higher education institutions across the country have announced plans to transition on-campus students into online environments. These precautionary measures could persist for weeks or months More Info »

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Trident at AIU Launches New Doctoral-Level Health Administration Program

Trident at AIU’s sixth doctoral-level program, Doctor of Health Administration, will begin instruction on April 13, 2020. Enrollment is open now. Starting this April, Trident at American InterContinental University (Trident) will begin offering its new Doctor of Health Administration (DHA) program. This is Trident’s sixth doctoral-level program and second within its College of Health and More Info »

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What the Shift to Virtual Learning Could Mean for the Future of Higher Ed – Harvard Business Review

Tectonic shifts in society and business occur when unexpected events force widespread experimentation around a new idea. During World War II, for instance, when American men went off to war, women proved that they could do “men’s” work — and do it well. Women never looked back after that. Similarly, the Y2K problem demanded the More Info »

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Q&A Related to ED Relief as a Result of the Covid-19 National Emergency – McClintock & Associates

Note: The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has not issued any guidance related to provisions in the CARES Act. We anticipate ED will issue further guidance. This summary is for general guidance and informational purposes only, and should not be relied upon for regulatory compliance. Situations specific for your institution should be discussed with your More Info »

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Is Canceling Student Debt the Right Approach? – Inside Higher Ed

Canceling student debt has become a cause among progressives. But behind the scenes, they had different views on including it in the stimulus package. Three Tuesdays ago, in a building on New York University’s campus, Robert Shireman, director of higher education excellence and senior fellow at the Century Foundation, a progressive think tank, was supposed More Info »

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Textbook Merger Gets Closer Scrutiny in U.K. – Politico

A proposal by college textbook giants McGraw-Hill Education and Cengage to sell off 50 titles to another publisher doesn’t do enough to resolve competition concerns, the U.K.’s competition authority said Monday. — The deal, which the companies hope to close by May 1, is also under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department. Earlier this month, More Info »

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Readout of the U.S. Department of Education’s COVID-19 Conference Call with Higher Education Stakeholders

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, along with several senior Department officials, held a conference call today with higher education leaders to provide an update on the Trump Administration’s whole-of-government response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) national emergency. The Secretary began the call by welcoming the participants, including state higher education executive officers, college More Info »

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Udacity And Upwork Partner To Develop Free Course On Managing Remote Teams

One-hour course is now available to help companies better manage work-from-home employees MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 31, 2020 — As part of their continuing efforts to support enterprise customers and their workers during the current crisis, Udacity has created and released a free course in collaboration with Upwork, the leading online talent solution, to promote More Info »

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4 Items on Instructure’s To-Do List After the Sale of the Canvas LMS Provider – EdSurge

Even without a pandemic, Instructure faced a transformative 2020. The learning management system provider—best known for its Canvas product popular among colleges—is officially under private equity ownership. One of the benefits of this change is a focus on long-term planning over displays of quarterly growth to impress shareholders, says Mitch Benson, the company’s chief product More Info »

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