Category Archives: FlexPath

Scott Kinney testifies before Minnesota Senate

January 27, 2015

Capella University President Scott Kinney testified before the Minnesota Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee Hearing today. Scott was invited to speak about FlexPath, Capella’s competency-based, direct assessment program, as an innovative solution to critical challenges facing adult students … Continue reading

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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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2013 – Year in Review

December 30, 2013

2013 was an important year for Capella and competency-based education. In March, the U.S. Department of Education invited higher education institutions to submit programs for consideration under Title IV federal financial aid that did not rely on seat time. The … Continue reading

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