Presidents / chancellors

Feds move to next step as gainful employment negotiations end in stalemate

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The Education Department plans to release its own take after negotiators fail to agree, but feds promise to listen to suggestions.

Professor suspended after taking vow of silence, even in class

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Naropa professor, suspended for not speaking at all, even in class, says he's being punished for speaking out previously about diversity issues.

New presidents provosts: Arcadia Blinn Colorado Mountain Denver Queen's Belfast Southern Idaho Victoria

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  • Nicolette DeVille Christensen, vice president and executive director of the College of Global Studies at Arcadia University, in Pennsylvania, has been appointed as president there.

Federal Trade Commission steps up scrutiny of for-profit colleges

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The government's consumer watchdog -- the Federal Trade Commission -- tightens guidelines aimed at for-profits and tells student veterans to be cautious about the industry.

ACE's 96th Annual Meeting: Seizing Opportunity

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Sat, 03/08/2014 to Tue, 03/11/2014

Location

1 Dupont Circle NW Suite 800
20036 Washington , District Of Columbia
United States

Opportunity Nation and senators push for close ties between colleges and employers

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Two senators and the nonprofit Opportunity Nation want federal job training programs to be more efficient and performance-based, while also seeing expanded role for community colleges.

Metrics of college performance don't reach adult students

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Adult students aren't using College Scorecard and other consumer websites as they consider college, and they aren't interested in performance metrics like graduation rates and debt levels.

Complete College America report tracks state approaches to performance-based funding

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Complete College America talks up peformance-based funding at its annual meeting, releasing a report that rates the 16 states that have tried it so far.

Gee returns to lead governor-backed plan to rethink higher education in Ohio

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E. Gordon Gee is back and tasked with the job of rethinking public higher education in Ohio.

New presidents or provosts: Antioch Colby Everest Phoenix Lakeland Laurel Nicholls State Syracuse

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  • Stephen M. Condon, vice president for enrollment services at LeTourneau University, in Texas, has been chosen as president of Laurel University, in North Carolina.
  • Tracy Edwards, president and chief executive officer of Lethbridge College, in Alberta, has been appointed as president of Lakeland College, also in Alberta.

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