DETERMINING THE LENGTH OF A SCHEDULED BREAK

Autumn and Winter holiday breaks present unique challenges for institutions when students withdraw from school. Once a student’s withdrawal date is determined, a school needs to calculate the percentage of the payment period or period of enrollment the student completed to determine the percentage of Title IV Federal Student Aid funds the student earned. It’s…

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MOST FREQUENTLY CITED PROGRAM REVIEW FINDINGS

What are the most frequently reported program review findings according to ED? ED recently released an updated program review guide packed with lot’s of great info to help schools and colleges understand the in’s and out’s of a program review. The new guide covers everything from general program review processes to procedures and guidelines for following up. According…

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Training for College & University Operations

When it comes to creating custom training for school and college operations, it’s tough to find a more experienced team. The trainers at Higher Ed Executives have designed a wide variety of custom training programs for college administrators and business officers. Designed exclusively for college and university business officers, financial aid directors, CFOs, controllers, and compliance staff…

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Trusted Experts In Higher Education Search and Placement

Let’s face it. One of the major advantages Higher Ed Executives brings to executive search and placement is that we are connected to the higher education sector like no others. That’s because we’ve worked for colleges and universities as leaders for years ourselves and many of us still do. Not only do we know who’s who…

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Choosing the Right Search Firm Makes All The Difference

Retaining an executive search firm is critical to hiring the best talent on the market. But all recruiters aren’t equal. Do you know the difference? “Staffing Agencies” are great for temps but generally lack candidates with specialization. These are great sources for blue collar and white collar employees both short term and long term. Recruiters (aka…

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How to find the best candidates for your college or university.

Discover leaders answering the call of extraordinary possibilities, advancing the frontiers of knowledge and building academic distinction. Leadership requirements continue to evolve, but the need for high-performing college and university leaders remains constant. Identifying and attracting the best and brightest talent in the higher education space requires a rigorous approach, a thorough understanding of our industry and functional…

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Seeking Title IV Approval for Your School or College?

Want Title IV financial aid for your school? Our financial aid experts will help your school obtain Pell and Loan approval from the U.S. Department of Education. Once a school, college or university has become accredited by a national or regional accreditor, the institution may be eligible to apply to participate in the Federal Student…

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Seeking Accreditation for Your Institution?

The goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions of higher education meets acceptable levels of quality. Accrediting agencies, which are private educational associations of regional or national scope, develop evaluation criteria and conduct peer evaluations to assess whether or not those criteria are met. Institutions and/or programs that request an agency’s…

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Policies and Procedures Assessment and Development

Finding time to document financial aid policies and procedures is difficult for many schools and that’s why we’re here to help. Recently accredited schools seeking participation in Title IV Federal Student Aid Programs, often must implement a number of institutional policies and procedures beyond those required by their accrediting body. These policies are federally required…

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Preparing a Report for Consumer Information

Our Consumer Information Disclosure and Reporting Assessment helps colleges and universities successfully identify and meet their obligation to report and disclose consumer information required under the Higher Education Act, Higher Education Opportunity Act, and other applicable laws. Schools and colleges are required to disclose a wide range of consumer information to students and families each…

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