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What Might the For-Profit Sector's Problems Mean for All of Higher Ed?
August 3, 2012

Earlier this week, the chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Senator Tom Harkin, held a press conference to announce the release of the committee’s report…

Washington Update: Hot Topics in Federal Law and Regulation
March 30, 2011 | A session at the NERCOMP Annual Conference 2011

Congress and the federal regulatory agencies continue to focus their attention on technology issues. From open source to social media, from copyright infringement to cybersecurity, new laws and new…

Update on HEOA and P2P
July 2, 2009

Last August, President Bush signed into law the 1,200-page Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008, termed by one Senator "a well-intentioned contraption of unnecessary rules and reg…

Universities win Senate fight over anti-P2P proposal
July 24, 2007

"Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has withdrawn anti-file sharing legislation that had drawn yowls of protest from universities this week. Reid, without explanation, on Monday nixed his …

U.S. Senate bill introduced on state authorization repeal
July 11, 2011

In a previous post , I noted the introduction of a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives to repeal recently implemented U.S. Department of Education (ED) regulations establishing a federa…

U.S. Department of Education Appeals State Authorization Ruling
September 9, 2011

Yesterday, September 8, the U.S. Department of Education notified the federal district court in Washington, D.C., that it plans to appeal the court's ruling overturning the portion of the d…

U. S. Department of Education issues "Dear Colleague" letter on HEOA P2P provisions
June 11, 2010

On June 4, the U. S. Department of Education issued a "Dear Colleague" letter (also available as a pdf ), reminding campuses that July 1 is the effective date for compliance with…

Tune In May 18: Alphabet Soup: A P2P, DMCA, and HEOA FAQ
May 11, 2011

Three speakers with hard-won experience will provide practical advice on dealing with copyright infringement on campus networks in this free hour-long webinar, “ Alphabet Soup: A P2P, DMCA…

The E-Learning Policy Environment (Updated 02/14/13)
February 12, 2013

I presented a session entitled "The E-Learning Policy Environment" this January at the EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference (MARC) and just last week at the EDUCAUSE Learning…

The Costs of Policing Campus Networks
October 20, 2008

A new report examines what colleges spend to comply with Higher Education Act’s provisions for guarding against illegal peer-to-peer file sharing. …