The 2017 NACUA Annual Conference is June 25-28 in Chicago, Illinois. The annual NACUA conference attracts hundreds of higher education attorneys each year to learn and discuss current issues and legal developments in the field of higher education law.
The 2017 NASFAA National Conference is June 26-29 in San Diego, California. The annual NASFAA conference brings together 2,500+ student aid professionals from across the nation. Members of the Cooley team will be presenting throughout the conference.
Department of Education’s Announcement Leaves Unanswered Questions Regarding Coming Gainful Employment Rule Deadline
The Department of Education announced it will engage in a new negotiated rulemaking to revise the Gainful Employment Rule, but questions remain.
The Department announced today that it will delay Borrower Defense and will convene a new “Mega Neg Reg,” which will include Borrower Defense and Gainful Employment.
Reminder: July 1 Deadline for Out-of-State Schools to Register to Enroll Distance Learning Students in California
Effective July 1, private postsecondary institutions outside of California that enroll California students are generally subject to new “Out-of-State Institution Registration” regulations.
The 2017 Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU) Annual Convention & Exposition is June 6-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The CECU Annual Convention brings together nearly 300 organizations and approximately 1,500 attendees. Members of the Cooley team will be speaking throughout the conference.
While there are indications that Washington has lessened its antipathy towards for-profit institutions, states continue to go in their own directions. This post focuses on the California Assembly’s recommendation to eliminate for-profit institutions from the Cal Grant program.
The announcement that Purdue University, a Big Ten public institution, has agreed to acquire Kaplan University, a 30,000-student for-profit online institution, has sent shock waves across the entire higher education community.
As the Department of Education Revisits the Gainful Employment Rule California Legislators Propose a State Alternative
With continued questions about the Trump Administration’s commitment to Obama-era regulations, including the Gainful Employment (GE) Rule, one state is ready to jump into the fray and offer its own state-based alternative to the federal GE Rule.
New Department of Education Accreditation Database: A Promising Start, But Clearly a Work in Progress
The Department of Education (ED) has launched a new online database intended to provide current and prospective students, as well as the broader community, with current information on the accreditation status of institutions that participate in the federal student grant and loan programs.
The US Department of Defense (DoD) plans to retain the international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to conduct Institutional Compliance Program (ICP) audits of schools participating in DoD’s Tuition Assistance Program.