Category Archives: Higher Ed News

Capella Named Winner of College Scorecard Design Challenge

December 23, 2013

Earlier this year, the Lumina Foundation announced a “College Scorecard Challenge” built around suggestions for strengthening the College Scorecard the White House released last February. Jillian Klein, Capella’s director of Public and Financial Aid Policy, worked with a cross-functional team … Continue reading

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Competency-based education and the real world

December 3, 2013

Carol Geary Schneider, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, recently published an article that dives deeper into what competency-based education should encompass and what the student’s role in becoming “competent” should be. “If Competency Is the Goal, … Continue reading

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Capella Featured in the New York Times

October 29, 2013

Earlier this year, President Obama issued a call to improve college affordability and encouraged more colleges to innovate with cutting-edge practices. The need to provide high value and increase college affordability continues. With that, I am excited to share that … Continue reading

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FlexPath featured in front page Star Tribune article

October 7, 2013

  The need for innovation in higher education has never been greater, and I’m pleased to share that the media continues to focus on direct assessment,  specifically Capella’s FlexPath program, as an innovation that can lower the cost and the … Continue reading

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Capella in the news

September 24, 2013

We finished the last week of summer on a busy note. Here is what has been happening in the news about Capella: -Capella’s Sr. Vice President and CIO Loren Brown was named a Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s CIO of the … Continue reading

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