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    IT certifications ease tech job access as employers lower degree requirements

    The tech talent crunch has companies looking beyond academic credentials to meet workforce demand. For burgeoning IT pros, there’s a chance to level up. 

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • Sept. 21, 2022
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    ‘Executive education is getting much broader’

    The new president of university partnerships at online education company Emeritus talks about growth plans and the direction of the sector.

    By Sept. 2, 2022
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    ABA cleans up accreditation rules surrounding distance education for law schools

    Changes give students flexibility to attend remotely in some cases, but the ABA is cautious about relaxing rules requiring most to be in classrooms.

    By Lilah Burke • Aug. 31, 2022
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    Last week’s big number: 8 million borrowers in line for automatic debt forgiveness

    A recap of last week’s major higher ed news starts with President Joe Biden’s long-anticipated student debt relief plan.

    By Higher Ed Dive Staff • Aug. 29, 2022
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    Test proctoring room scans violated college student’s privacy, judge rules

    The Fourth Amendment protects against government intrusions into the home, including by online proctoring tools, a federal judge found.

    By Aug. 23, 2022
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    Skillsoft adds Coursera integration, citing demand for deep learning libraries

    The company said it sees value in partnering with other industry leaders.

    By Kate Tornone • Aug. 19, 2022
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    Last week’s big number: 40% of online officers foresee a hybrid instruction mix sticking for undergrads

    A recap of last week’s major higher ed news begins with a look at a survey of chief online officers.

    By Higher Ed Dive Staff • Aug. 15, 2022
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    President Speaks: What Agnes Scott College learned about recreating in-person experiences online

    The private women’s college prides itself on offering in-person experiences, but it had to switch gears during the early days of the pandemic.

    By Leocadia I. Zak • Aug. 8, 2022
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    Last week’s big number: Up to $40M for restructuring

    A recap of last week’s major higher ed news starts with costs that online program manager 2U expects as it executes layoffs and a strategic pivot.

    By Higher Ed Dive Staff • Aug. 8, 2022
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    University of Arizona Global Campus terminates contract with Zovio

    UAGC signed an agreement to take over the company’s educational technology business that provides services to the university.

    By Aug. 1, 2022
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    Last week’s big number: 47%

    A recap of last week’s major higher ed news starts out with a big jump in perceived quality of online education.

    By Higher Ed Dive Staff • Aug. 1, 2022
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    2U announces layoffs and new approach to tuition-share agreements

    The online program manager expects the restructuring will lead to about $70 million in annual cost savings.

    By July 29, 2022
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    Strayer University’s owner continues to struggle with enrollment declines

    Revenue and enrollment fell in lockstep, contributing to Strategic Education's profit falling 23.8% from 2021's second quarter.

    By July 27, 2022
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    Online education's reputation jumps, survey says

    Nearly half of adults equated online and in-person quality, a liberal think tank finds. But respondents largely said online education should cost less.

    By July 26, 2022
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    Last week's big number: 45,000 students

    A recap of last week's major higher ed news starts with a merger between National and Northcentral universities.

    By Higher Ed Dive Staff • July 25, 2022
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    Inside one of the nation's few hybrid J.D. programs

    Shannon Gardner, Syracuse law school's associate dean for online education, talks about the inaugural graduates and how the program has evolved.

    By July 22, 2022
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    Opinion

    We must invest in Black colleges' digital future

    Complete College America leaders share what they heard about digital infrastructure needs from students, faculty and administrators at HBCUs.

    By Yolanda Watson Spiva and Dhanfu E. Elston • July 18, 2022
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    Last week's big number: $975,000

    A recap of last week's major higher ed news looks at the new University of Michigan president's compensation and contract.

    By Higher Ed Dive Staff • July 18, 2022
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    Ransomware attacks surge in education sector

    Colleges and universities are particularly challenged as repercussions of ransomware hit them harder and longer than other organizations.

    By Matt Kapko • July 14, 2022
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    Faculty members support open access, don't trust research fraud protections, survey finds

    Educators also increasingly prize college libraries' contributions to student success.

    By July 14, 2022
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    Q&A

    'We're not building a MOOC'

    A Deloitte manager talks about efforts to develop an online platform for historically Black colleges and universities — from its vision to design hurdles.

    By July 8, 2022
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    How a new online platform aims to expand HBCU digital learning

    A UNCF executive talks about efforts to launch HBCUv, an “online learning ecosystem” for historically Black colleges and universities. 

    By July 1, 2022
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    Tech skill proficiency dropped 'significantly' in 2021, report says

    A lack of hard skills and high demand have contributed to talent shortages. Learner focus has shifted to "human skills," a new Coursera report finds.

    By Kathryn Moody • June 16, 2022
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    Last week's big number: 70 bills to restrict college instruction

    A recap of last week's major higher ed news includes an argument against laws targeting classrooms and shows how much colleges relied on relief funding.

    By Higher Ed Dive Staff • June 13, 2022
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    Opinion

    How to address cyber threats against higher ed

    Colleges are high-value targets for cyberattacks. Leaders who prepare now will be better positioned if one comes, write KPMG experts.

    By David Gagnon, Tony Hubbard and Kathy Cruz • June 6, 2022