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An Online ‘Moon Shot’ for the Developing World

A new, free online certificate program from Arizona State’s Thunderbird School of Global Management will be offered in 40 languages and seeks to reach refugees, women and others in the developing world.

Veterans Day, November 2021

Wick Sloane’s annual survey of highly selective colleges reveals they enroll few undergraduate veterans (if they take the time to reply at all).

Tighter Regulations for For-Profits?

The Department of Education begins the process of writing new regulations limiting what for-profit institutions can count as nonfederal sources of revenue with two public hearings this week.

The Debate Over Instructional Spending Policies

A report by the Veterans Education Project argues using instructional spending ratios to measure quality puts nontraditional institutions at a disadvantage -- but others argue that’s not what the metric is for.

A Leg Up for Diverse Adult Learners

A new initiative will focus on developing adult-friendly pathways at predominantly and historically Black community colleges to increase their completion rates.

Brandman University Becomes UMass Global

Massachusetts university system will align with adult-serving online institution in California, aiming to create a major national player in online learning.

Let’s Make This the ‘Year of Stackability’

To educate adult learners successfully, short-term credentials must build toward degrees, Paul Freedman and Paul LeBlanc argue.

2U, Guild Tap Deeper Into Adult Education Market

New deal gives 2U access to more companies' employees who are seeking training. Guild gets a broader slate of program offerings and 2U partner universities.