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Announcing The 2019-2020 Higher Education Webinar Series
For the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year, Thompson Coburn's Higher Education Practice will be offering a series of free
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20 Aug 2019
Making Sense Of ED's State Authorization Rule
For nearly a decade, the U.S Department of Education (ED) has worked to formulate a rule addressing when institutions with distance education programs must be authorized by the states in which they enroll online students.
United States
8 Aug 2019
IRS Issues Proposed Regulations Regarding Net Investment Income Tax Of Private Colleges And Universities
On July 3, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") issued proposed regulations under Internal Revenue Code section 4968.
United States
31 Jul 2019
Ransomware Attacks: What Higher Education Institutions Need To Know
The latest university cyberattack has reignited the discussion of internet and data safety in higher education.
United States
29 Jul 2019
New USED Gainful Employment Rule Warrants Immediate Attention
On July 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of Education published in the Federal Register a new Gainful Employment (GE) rule (the "2019 GE Rule").
United States
11 Jul 2019
Colleges And Universities Must Now Report All Litigation To The U.S. Department Of Education
On March 15, 2019, the U.S. Department of Education released much anticipated guidance (the 2019 Guidance) detailing how the agency would go about implementing the 2016 version of its complex
United States
27 May 2019
Advertising And Communications For Institutions Of Higher Education
In today's highly competitive world, all institutions of higher education must engage in marketing, directly or indirectly.
United States
6 May 2019
Trouble Afoot: Duke's ‘Shoe-Gate' Highlights Current Controversies In College Basketball
By now, most collegiate sports fans are likely well-versed in the commentary surrounding Zion Williamson's injury during the highly anticipated February 20th game
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14 Mar 2019
USED's Proposed Title IX Rules: Complimentary Webinar Now Available On-Demand
For those who missed the presentation, it can be viewed here.
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17 Dec 2018
Midterm 2018 Postgame: What The Outcome Means For Higher Ed
As promised during the webinar, we are posting this blog to break down the election results and look ahead to the 116th Congress.
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14 Nov 2018
2016 Borrower Defense Rule Now In Effect: Free Webinars And Quick Thoughts
As many in higher education are aware, yesterday, following a long series of lawsuits, opinions, and orders, the "borrower defense rule" promulgated by the U.S. Department of Education on November 1, 2016, took effect.
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19 Oct 2018
Mergers And Acquisitions In Higher Education: Considering The Letter Of Intent
Much of the recent transactional activity has been driven by an increase in the number of colleges and universities that have attractive attributes, but nonetheless are in some form of financial distress.
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12 Sep 2018
Private Student Loan Laws: Compliance And Consequences
For institutions of higher education that offer private student loans, there are a multitude of federal and state laws that need to be followed.
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29 May 2018
Getting Ready For ED's New State Authorization Rule
As institutions with online programming are well aware, the U.S. Department of Education's new "state authorization" rule is set to become effective this coming July 1, 2018
United States
13 Apr 2018
Will The Higher Education Act Be Reauthorized In 2018?
The Higher Education Act (HEA) was signed into law in 1965 by President Lyndon Johnson as part of his Great Society initiative. It is the basic federal law intended to increase accessibility to higher education by all.
United States
6 Mar 2018
Gainful Employment: Alternate Earnings Appeals Due February 1
Higher education institutions that dispute their debt-to-earnings rates as calculated by the U.S. Department of Education must submit any alternate earnings appeals no later than Thursday, February 1, 2018.
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23 Jan 2018
Cybersecurity Lapses Could Cost Title IV Eligibility For Higher Ed
Data security breaches are an unfortunate reality for almost all businesses in today's information-driven marketplace.
United States
11 Dec 2017
The Rising Sun Of HEA Reauthorization
Behind the scenes of the turmoil in Washington this year, congressional staff have been hard at work on the next iteration of the Higher Education Act.
United States
22 Nov 2017
DACA: Next Steps For Institutions Of Higher Education
In 2012, then-President Obama established with the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ("DACA") Program.
United States
20 Sep 2017
Gainful Employment And The AACS Court Decision: What It Means For Schools
On June 28, 2017, the D.C. District Court issued its opinion and order in the matter of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools ("AACS") v. the U.S. Department of Education.
United States
13 Jul 2017
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