Ed Dept flags more issues with for-profit accreditor ACICS

Dive Brief:  The U.S. Department of Education has found the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, a long-troubled accreditor, out of compliance with several regulations, according to a Federal Register notice filed Wednesday.  The agency found ACICS was out of compliance with regulations requiring competent and knowledgeable reviewers, and the staff and financial resources […]

How higher education issues and leadership fared at the polls

The presidential race remains undecided, but state election results show potential changes ahead for pockets of higher education. Still, state-level shifts aren’t likely to be widespread, policy and higher ed experts told Education Dive Wednesday.  “This...

California vote signals affirmative action remains divisive

California voters declined to lift the state’s prohibition on public colleges considering race and ethnicity in admissions, suggesting affirmative action will remain a nationally divisive concept in postsecondary education.   Despite California’s heavy...

Taraba university organizes prayer sessions

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Taraba State University Chapter on Tuesday organised prayer sessions for God’s intervention over the prolonged nation-wide strike and other internal issues peculiar to the institution. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

RUGIPO announces Friday as resumption date

The management of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, RUGIPO, Owo, Ondo State, on Wednesday asked its students to return to school on Friday, 6th November for the continuation of the first semester for 2019/2020 academic calendar after the COVID-19 lock-down break. This was...