Leadership

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Pradeep K. Khosla is speaker at the Marcus Evans University Leadership Summit, Khosla gives his recommendations for developing students who can make an impact on society.

University leaders have to understand and define their university’s role in the community, to ensure students develop the necessary skills and thinking processes required to become the next generation of leaders, advised Pradeep...

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Career College Central Summary:

  • Students themselves are demanding more direct connections with employers: 87.9 percent of college freshmen cited getting a better job as a vital reason for pursuing a college degree in the 2012 University of California Los Angeles’ Higher Education Research Institute’s “American Freshman Survey”—approximately 17 percentage points higher than in the same survey question in 2006; a survey of the U.S. public by Gallup...
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Career College Central Summary:

  • Government isn’t good at innovation.
  • The Federal Aviation Administration grounds the fledgling drone industry. State governments try to crush Uber and back powerful taxi interests instead. Even Internet gaming ran into a parade of scolds who helped attack it.
  • For-profit college is having the exact same problem. And the mainstream media are making it worse.
  • Education for profit is new and innovative, so...

Career College Central Summary:

  • Here are the facts about for-profit higher education in Florida:
    • More than 500,000 degrees and diplomas were earned by students at career colleges in Florida in the past five years.
    • Currently, more than 300,000 students are enrolled in Florida in private career colleges, including 45,000 in the Tampa Bay area.
    • Private colleges and universities educated 60 percent of the health care graduates and 60...
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Career College Central Summary:

  • The Obama administration continues its push to regulate for-profit colleges and national media outlets have joined in and overwhelmingly taken the side of bigger government.
  • Three top newspapers – The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and USA Today – portrayed for-profit education negatively by a factor of 15-1 in roughly three years of news coverage.
  • The outlets have been laying the groundwork for more...