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Considering the Rising Cost of College and Administrative Bloat

During the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, fewer articles about higher education are published, primarily because colleges and universities are closed and faculty, students, and administrators are not around.  On December 28, 2012, however, The Wall Street Journal published an article entitled “Deans List: Hiring Spree Fattens College Bureaucracy- and Tuition.”  The article doesn’t appear to have been picked up in too many other places. 

A Red Flag on a Red-Letter Date

Dr. Russell Kitchner is Associate Vice President for Regulatory and Governmental Relations at American Public University System. I asked him to provide a guest blog article on the Post 9/11 GI Bill and its impact on veterans, the Nation, and higher education.

Less than three weeks after D-Day, President Franklin Roosevelt announced the signing of the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, more commonly known as the “GI Bill of Rights.”

New Language in Higher Education Act Legislation

An article in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s July 25th issue references language in the HEA reauthorization bill that “could lead distance-education institutions to require spy cameras in their students’ homes.”  The article profiles a few technologies that institutions are piloting to confirm that the student taking the exam/quiz is the individual who registered for the course.