Category Archives: Capella University

President Scott Kinney participates in The New York Times’ Schools for Tomorrow Conference

September 12, 2014

Today’s guest post is from Capella University President Scott Kinney.  This week, I was honored to be a part of the New York Times’ Schools for Tomorrow conference in New York. I participated in a panel on the state of … Continue reading

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Additional FlexPath programs approved by the Department of Education

August 6, 2014

I’m excited to announce that the U.S. Department of Education informed us this week that four additional degree programs have been approved in our FlexPath learning model. The newly approved degree programs in FlexPath, which also have been approved by … Continue reading

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NASFAA Conference Recap

July 7, 2014

Today’s guest post is from Capella’s Director of Public & Federal Aid Policy, Jillian Klein. Last week I joined over 2,000 financial aid administrators in Nashville for the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) conference. This annual conference … Continue reading

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The backbone of the American higher education system

June 17, 2014

Jeffrey Selingo wrote a compelling piece in the Chronicle yesterday on the role of the bachelor’s degree. This article brought up a very central and timely question in higher education – how can we better serve today’s students and their … Continue reading

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Meeting the explosive demand for skills that public institutions cannot always meet

March 18, 2014

Nexus recently released a study that focuses on the high costs that state taxpayers would incur if undergraduate students served by proprietary institutions instead enrolled in two- and four-year public institutions. The study calculated the financial implications in California, New … Continue reading

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