A reference to a veteran's student debt goes from a group's press release to a Democratic Senate report, showing both the power and peril of using anecdotes about students. Editorial Tags: Congress/legislationFor-profit collegesVeteransGI BillImage Caption: Former for-profit students and Senate Democrats at a May event
Southern New Hampshire U.'s College for America spins off the custom-made learning management system it built around competency-based education. Editorial Tags: Competency-based learningImage Source: Motivis LearningImage Caption: College for America's custom-made learning management system.
Bethel College, in Indiana, is starting a certificate program in biotechnology. Boston Conservatory is starting a B.F.A. in contemporary theater. Eastern Kentucky University is starting a Psy.D. program in clinical psychology. Editorial Tags: New academic programs
Campus HR leaders believe their institutions fairly compensate part-time instructors, but doubt whether they provide adequate job protections. They worry too few professors are retiring, and are divided on restricting social media statements by faculty and staff. Ad Keyword: hr2014Section: Retirement Issues