Chief executives / executive directors

Altius releases documents on Ivy Bridge College accreditation fight

Amid news of a federal investigation, previously unreleased documents offer glimpse into accreditor's scrutiny of an online partnership between a for-profit company and a nonprofit university.

For higher ed 'reformers,' Obama speech was welcome attention

For colleges and other organizations promoting alternative paths to degrees, the president's speech was validation they have wanted.

Northern Arizona University's new competency-based degrees and transcripts

Northern Arizona University rolls out competency-based degrees, which will come with a new form of transcripts.

Two-year colleges go open source to seek fix for remediation

Community colleges use open-source, MOOC-style content as study guides for remedial courses, and some are choosing homegrown content over courses from MOOC providers.

San Francisco community college's fight for survival may hinge on an appeal

City College of San Francisco's best hope of staying open is probably to appeal the death sentence from its accreditor, and the college may have longer than people realize to win a reprieve.

Ivy Tech mulls closures amid wide funding gap

Ivy Tech, one of the nation's most acclaimed and centralized community college systems, contemplates wave of campus closures.

Groups call for big changes in recruitment and training of community college presidents

With a wave of retirements looming, community college leadership pipeline needs urgent repairs, report finds.

Apollo hires Jane Oates, former Labor Department official

Jane Oates, formerly a top Labor Department official and Ted Kennedy aide, joins University of Phoenix parent company to oversee employer relations for the for-profit giant. 

New online learning portal from for-profit veteran

Michael Clifford has launched a new online course provider, this time a nonprofit. And the site's 27 courses have all earned ACE credit recommendations.

Lumina reloads with 10 new short-term attainment goals

Lumina Foundation sets 10 new degree attainment goals for 2016 while decrying growing racial and ethnic gaps.

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