Monthly Archives: August 2013

More Work To Be Done

August 29, 2013

Following the HLC and DOE approval of Capella’s FlexPath direct-assessment programs, our Chief Academic Officer Deb Bushway had an opinion piece that was published in Inside Higher Ed this week. The piece recognizes the opportunities that exist in President Obama’s higher … Continue reading

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Major Moment in Higher Ed

August 22, 2013

I am traveling today and only caught part of the President’s speech on his plan to hold colleges more accountable and increase affordability for higher education. I will have a more detailed set of thoughts soon, but it seems like … Continue reading

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FlexPath – Let’s Celebrate!

August 21, 2013

As the excitement continues for the approval of Capella’s innovative FlexPath program by the Department of Higher Education – we took a moment today to celebrate the accomplishment with Capella employees. Capella’s CEO Kevin Gilligan and Chief Academic Officer Deb … Continue reading

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Capella’s FlexPath Receives DOE Approval

August 14, 2013

It has been an exciting week for Capella! We received approval by the U.S. Department of Education for Capella to offer FlexPath as the first bachelor’s and master’s degree programs utilizing direct assessment. The FlexPath model offers the potential to … Continue reading

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Predictive Analytics in Higher Ed

August 7, 2013

Today the Gates Foundation is hosting a  three-part online program called a JAM to learn more about the challenges and opportunities offered by predictive analytics to boost college student persistence, progress, and completion. The diverse conversation is aimed at surfacing … Continue reading

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