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James Runcie, who led the Office of Federal Student Aid for the past seven years as chief operating officer, abruptly resigned from his position on Tuesday night. FSA manages the federal government’s $1.2 trillion student loan portfolio and disburses Pell grants. Although it is housed within the Department of Education, FSA maintains some autonomy and flexibility as a federal performance-based organization. James Runcie In an email sent to his staff,
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BUDAPEST, Hungary — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he is ready for talks with Hungary’s government on the status of Central European University, which may be forced to leave Budapest due to recent amendments to the law on higher education. CEU, founded by billionaire George Soros, is also accredited in New York state. The issue is part of a wider government campaign against Soros, a Hungarian-American whose “open
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — The company that owns one of the nation’s largest for-profit college chains is changing its name. DeVry Education Group, which owns DeVry University, announced Wednesday that it will now be called Adtalem Global Education. Company CEO Lisa Wardell said the new name “makes clear our purpose to empower students and our status as a global education provider.” The company says Adtalem comes from a Latin translation
WILBERFORCE, Ohio — One of the country’s oldest historically Black private colleges is laying off workers and imposing steep pay cuts in an ongoing struggle to survive. Wilberforce University cut $750,000 from its payroll last year, but the president of the small Ohio school says that’s not enough to deal with large debts that threaten the college’s existence. The school is preparing for a visit from its accrediting body, which
The U.S. Department of Education will reconsider awarding grants to dozens of programs that help low-income students prepare for college after their initial applications were rejected due to formatting errors such as not being double-spaced. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos told a House subcommittee on Wednesday in Washington that her agency will reconsider the 77 rejected applications from universities and other organizations that administer Upward Bound programs. The decision was made
In her last gig at Cornell University, Jess Snyder was a study abroad initiative coordinator, helping college students plan courses and trips in Southeast Asia. But her coaching experience runs deeper than that, she tell EdSurge. “I helped with logics and training programs at Cornell, but I was also a softball coach in college.”Now, Snyder is applying her coaching and advising skills in a new setting, at Denver-based higher-ed startup