July 1, 2015

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Gainful-Employment Rule Survives Court Challenge

The U.S. Education Department’s gainful-employment rule is one step closer to taking effect. A federal judge on Tuesday rejected a serious legal challenge, brought by the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities, to the controversial rule. The lobbying group’slawsuit was the highest hurdle remaining for the proposed rule, which will judge career-oriented programs on […]

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2015 Education Advertising Survey

It’s that time, 2015 Market Driven Education Industry Group’s 5th annual survey, in conjunction with Edufficient, one of the fasting growing EDU-specific Performance Marketing Agencies. This survey has become a standard for the industry, bringing together Schools, Lead Providers & Agencies, helping to create an updated master list of industry service providers. Link to survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2015educationadvertisingsurvey    Hundreds […]


GOP budget would block key Obama higher ed regulations

Take your higher education regulations and shove them, Obama administration. Republicans in the House of Representatives didn’t use exactly those words in the 2016 spending bill for the Department of Education they released Tuesday, but the message they delivered couldn’t have been much clearer. The bill drafted by Republican leaders of the House Appropriations subcommittee […]


Unfair targeting of For Profit Colleges

For-profit colleges have been targeted by government officials, including President Obama and California Attorney General Kamala Harris, who claim these schools take advantage of low-income students, burdening them with student debt and limited job prospects upon graduation (if they graduate at all). Yet, these same officials are unfairly aiming their crosshairs at for-profit institutions while […]

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Special Discount to Private Equity Investment in For Profit Education Conference in July!

As a MarketDrivenEdu subscriber, you’re eligible to receive $400 off the standard registration rate for The Capital Roundtable’s full-day conference on “Private Equity Investing in For-Profit Education Companies.”   Coming up on Thursday, July 30, in midtown Manhattan, this year’s conference focuses on — Bridging the Educator-Employer Disconnect   Chairing this conference is Lawrence Shagrin, […]

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They get paid, even after they have left….

Public-college presidents receive pay and benefits well beyond what most others on their campuses receive. In addition to common perks, such as free housing, cars, and meals, they are often rewarded with special forms of compensation available to only a small number of executives within the institutions they lead. Such was the case with Rodney […]


And they call themselves Non Profit…

Here are the 10 highest paid college presidents, via The Chronicle: Shirley Ann Jackson (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) — $7,143,312 John L. Lahey (Quinnipiac University) — $3,759,076 Lee C. Bollinger (Columbia University) — $3,389,917 Amy Gutmann (University of Pennsylvania) — $2,473,952 Charles R. Middleton (Roosevelt University) — $1,762,956 Susan Hockfield (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) — $1,679,097 […]

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