Category Archives: Learning and Career Outcomes

Fighting the affordability crisis

January 8, 2014

Capella’s President Scott Kinney wrote a powerful article in the Hechinger Report today on how innovation in higher education can help make college more affordable. To address this national crisis, we must support innovation in higher ed. By re-thinking how … Continue reading

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The Capella community shares: What if online education didn’t exist?

April 12, 2013

Capella has been committed to solve critical issues facing higher education. One such alarming fact is this: our country is not producing enough college graduates to help ensure we remain a globally competitive nation. While there are many factors, access … Continue reading

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Capella alumni and students share: Why Capella?

March 29, 2013

Online students have many different needs, expectations, and priorities than more traditional students. Transparency and accountability are critically important in higher education—especially for adults going back to school. Adult students usually have many other time commitments, so they need to … Continue reading

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The “College Scorecard” gets an incomplete grade

February 13, 2013

During last night’s State of the Union address, President Obama announced that the Department of Education’s College Scorecard would be made available this morning. If you’re not familiar, this consumer information piece has been in the works for over a … Continue reading

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Financial Aid/Student Outcomes Debate

January 30, 2013

Jillian Klein, senior policy analyst for Capella University, is today’s guest blogger. She will share her thoughts from time to time on higher education and financial aid policy: Inside Higher Ed published an article last week exploring Title IV policy … Continue reading

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