Presidents / chancellors

Online learning push continues in California, but with approach faculty groups appreciate

Smart Title: 

California's Democratic leaders have taken a gentler approach in push for the state's colleges to get creative with online courses, including with a $50 million award fund.

Bill Haslam's free community college plan and how Tennessee is grabbing the spotlight in higher education policy

Smart Title: 

Tennessee's Republican governor, Bill Haslam, is big on accountability in higher education -- and he backs it up with state funding. He also staked his legacy to making community college tuition-free.

 

Education Department reviews its monitoring of large for-profits in wake of Corinthian collapse

Smart Title: 

The messy failure of Corinthian Colleges raises questions about limitations of the Education Department's oversight of for-profit chains, and how it might tighten as other companies teeter.

Community colleges and for-profits fare similarly in new study of employer responses

Smart Title: 

Employers view for-profits and community colleges equally on job applications, a novel study finds, but what that means is in the eye of the beholder.

Looming default rates could penalize community colleges where few students borrow

Smart Title: 

Community colleges ask Washington for help on a federal loan-default measure they say is snagging colleges where relatively few students borrow.

Clearinghouse report identifies 31 million who attended college but didn't complete

Smart Title: 

New data on the 31 million Americans who attended college but failed to earn a credential, including details about 4 million who are almost there.

Competency-based education gets a boost from the Education Department

Smart Title: 

The U.S. Education Department opens the door to more tests with competency-based education, which could help set a new regulatory framework. 

Few for-profits have become nonprofits, despite regulatory environment

Smart Title: 

For-profits are under fire, and a few have made the jump to become nonprofits. But the process is tricky and offers a mixed bag on regulatory benefits.

Clearinghouse study finds declining student persistence rates

Smart Title: 

More students are leaving higher education after their first year, according to new national numbers that are bad news for the college completion push.

Feds and Corinthian agree to a plan for the for-profit's closure, but questions remain

Smart Title: 

Education Department and for-profit college company agree to a phasing out plan, with 85 U.S. campuses on the block and a dozen to close.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Presidents / chancellors
Back to Top