Protecting student data: A cybersecurity challenge

Institutions of higher education are faced with a troubling paradox. One the one hand their digital systems need to be open and easily accessible to countless users around the globe, and conversely,... [ read more ]

Colleges shouldn’t become training facilities, warns Dr. Jane LeClair

Academic institutions are under a lot of pressure to churn out as many cybersecurity graduates as possible who have skills they need to get to work right away and get us out... [ read more ]

Where have all the soldiers gone?

I recently heard someone ask, “What’s the big deal about being a veteran? Why are we giving these guys so much attention?” This was quite a contrast to the “thank you for... [ read more ]

Give credit where credit is due

Op-ed piece written by President John Ebersole for eCampus News. Accreditation agencies are neither pawns nor anti-progress. But the process could use some clarification. Higher education’s accreditation community, in particular the six... [ read more ]

Watch: ‘D.C. College Application Week’

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Watch: Major cybersecurity bill is on its way to becoming law

Dr. Jane LeClair appears on Al Jazeera America (1:49) to discuss new federal legislation intended to boost public-private information sharing, but which has privacy advocates concerned.... [ read more ]

Beyond remediation: Using technology to maximize retention and completion

The EvoLLLution (Evo): What is the Diagnostic Assessment and Achievement of College Skills (DAACS)? Jason Bryer (JB): The DAACS is a low-stakes formative assessment designed to give students and academic advisors a... [ read more ]