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July 21, 2015 | Jarret Cummings
Summary: (July 21, 2015) The Senate recently passed its Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) reauthorization bill, the Every Child Achieves Act. It includes an amendment calling for the formation of a commission to study how to update federal student privacy laws and regulations in light...
July 17, 2015 | Ron Kraemer
Ron Kraemer ( is Chief Information and Digital Officer at the University of Notre Dame.Have you thought lately about what you do for a living? Not what your job title is or how you fill your days with activities, but what you or your unit produces that is valued by your institution....
July 14, 2015 | Jarret Cummings
Summary: U.S. Department of Education (ED) regulations governing the state authorization that institutions have to have to participate in federal student aid programs took effect on July 1, 2015. Those regulations only address authorization by states in which an institution is physically located;...
July 8, 2015 | John J. Suess
Jack Suess is Vice President of IT and CIO at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).This is the second in my blog post series building on Richard St. John's TED Talk "8 Secrets of Success." The first post in the series, "Finding Your Secrets to Success," was about...