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The New ‘Hire’ Education

July 15, 2014

Michelle Rhee-Weise of the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation wrote a great article on the future of higher education and how it needs to change to better serve today’s students. “One of the core components of a disruptive innovation … Continue reading

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H.R. 3136 passed by the House Education & the Workforce Committee

July 10, 2014

Today H.R. 3136, the Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act, was advanced by the Education & the Workforce Committee, along with two other bipartisan bills to reform the nation’s higher education system. Please see the committee’s news release on today’s … Continue reading

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President Scott Kinney to participate in Aspen Ideas Festival

June 26, 2014

Capella University president Scott Kinney will be traveling to Aspen, Colorado to participate in the Aspen Ideas Festival next week. The Aspen Ideas Festival is the nation’s “premier, public gathering place for leaders from around the globe and across many … Continue reading

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Scott Kinney to publish articles on LinkedIn

April 24, 2014

I am excited to announce that Scott Kinney, president of Capella University, is now writing full-length articles on innovation in higher education for LinkedIn. His first article was published last week and is focused on the relationship between competency-based education … Continue reading

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Fish Out of Water: My Trip to the HLC

May 26, 2011

It’s safe to say that the Higher Learning Commission’s annual conference is not the most natural place for me to spend a weekend. I suspect that if any of my beleaguered former professors saw me there they would have turned … Continue reading

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