Monthly Archives: February 2013

NASFAA Policy Recommendations for Student Borrowing

February 28, 2013

Today’s guest post is from Capella’s Senior Policy Analyst, Jillian Klein.   Yesterday, the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) released their policy recommendations for fixing the student loan indebtedness issue. NASFAA’s paper is timely, as stories referencing … Continue reading

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Capella at 20: Changing Education, Changing Lives. Meet Tim.

February 22, 2013

As we continue to celebrate Capella’s 20th anniversary, here is another inspiring Capella graduate, Tim Martin, who shares his Capella experience in his own words: “My fondest memories of Capella are the colloquia. These were the most challenging and most … Continue reading

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Capella President Shares Importance of College Degree ROI

February 21, 2013

In response to Fred Zimmerman’s Feb. 18 Star Tribune story “Education customers deserve a positive return,” Capella University President Scott Kinney sent the letter below. The letter ran in the Opinion section today. EDUCATION BENEFITS Graduate income is a helpful … Continue reading

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Capella at 20: Changing Education, Changing Lives. Meet Narketta.

February 15, 2013

As we continue to celebrate Capella’s 20th anniversary, we are proud to introduce another inspiring Capella learner, Narketta Sparkman, who shares her Capella experience in her own words: “I love my Capella experience. I had some challenges, but the relationships … Continue reading

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This Week’s Top Stories in Higher Ed

February 14, 2013

President Obama’s State of the Union Address catapulted several instrumental discussions this week in higher ed. Here are a few articles to add to your reading list: Chronicle of Higher Education: Obama’s accreditation proposals surprise higher-education leaders Inside Higher Ed: … Continue reading

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