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Southeastern Institute Charlotte ribbon cutting draws state and federal officials to new 32,000 square-foot campus

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, Southeastern Institute hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of its newest campus in Charlotte, N.C. More than 150 guests were in attendance to witness the big moment, including Charlotte area state and local government officials and businesses. “We are thrilled by the growth we’ve More Info »

Running without state approval, Lambda School shows challenge of regulating new entities – Education Dive

The agency that oversees private education in California says the popular coding academy has not properly registered and told it to stop operating. Less than three years in, California-based coding academy Lambda School has emerged as one of the increasingly popular online alternatives to traditional postsecondary education. Lambda and other entities like it are marketed More Info »

University of Phoenix Certified as a Veteran Supportive Campus by the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services

The University continues its more than 40-year commitment to providing military-affiliated students with access to quality higher education PHOENIX, Jan. 22, 2020 — University of Phoenix has announced that the Phoenix Campus has been certified as a Veteran Supportive Campus (VSC) by the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (AZDVS). The VCS is a recognition that More Info »

U. of Michigan Provost Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct – The Chronicle of Higher Education

The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor placed its provost on administrative leave on Tuesday in the wake of sexual-misconduct allegations against him. An internal investigation began on Friday into accusations against Martin A. Philbert, Michigan’s provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. University officials received “several” accusations of sexual misconduct late last week. More Info »

ALIBI and Full Sail University collaborate – University Business

ALIBI Music Library (“ALIBI”) and Full Sail University (“Full Sail”) are collaborating to bring students high-quality music and sound effects that will enrich their coursework throughout various programs within the university’s Visual Arts and Audio Arts Bachelor’s degrees. Beginning this month, the university will have access to the same extensive ALIBI catalogs that serve the More Info »

Teachers union sues Betsy DeVos for rescinding career training regulation – The Washington Post

The American Federation of Teachers, one of the country’s biggest teachers unions, sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday, alleging her agency took unlawful shortcuts when repealing restrictions on the debt students amass in career-training programs. The case centers on an Obama-era regulation that threatens to cut off federal student aid to vocational programs whose More Info »

Did Trump Save HBCUs? – Inside Higher Ed

President engages in “useful hyperbole” by claiming he rescued historically black colleges, but his administration has made good on some of its promise to support the sector. Fact-checkers quickly corrected the record after President Trump, during remarks Monday at the Davos economic conference, declared that he had rescued historically black colleges and universities. “I saved More Info »