Monthly Archives: July 2013

Capella at 20: Laurie McIntosh’s Success Story

July 30, 2013

For those that follow my blog, you may remember me sharing my experience meeting Capella graduates at our spring commencement ceremony in Long Beach, California. I had the pleasure of meeting MS in Human Resource Management graduate Laurie McIntosh and … Continue reading

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“Shaking up” how we offer higher education

July 25, 2013

Few would argue that our higher education system needs to evolve to become more affordable for students. But the question is:  how do we do that without sacrificing educational quality? In a speech yesterday, President Obama stressed the need to … Continue reading

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Big comparable data is higher education’s friend

July 18, 2013

Big data is higher education’s friend … as long as we use that data to report on metrics related to the issues that matter most for student success. With a better system in place, policymakers will be able to assess … Continue reading

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‘Who’ is Capella? [INFOGRAPHIC]

July 16, 2013

Our current infographic showcases the learning community at Capella University. Not only does this show what makes us unique, it highlights how credible and respected Capella is by outside organizations. Are there any stats that surprise you?   I’d love … Continue reading

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Capella Partners to Increase Data Transparency

July 12, 2013

This week, Capella was mentioned in the Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed for our collaboration with a Gates Foundation sponsored initiative to create a framework for measuring an institution’s performance through a new set of measures. Good … Continue reading

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