Quality & Outcomes

  • The Student Success Movement’s Next Push: Career Services: A Q&A with Bridget Burns, Executive Director, University Innovation Alliance

    Earlier this month, the University Innovation Alliance announced its next scale project, with a cohort of seven institutions teaming…

  • Equity: Everything and the Kitchen Sink

    Equity seems to be the “it” term of the day when it comes to student success and college completion.…

  • Incentivizing Equity: A Q&A with University of Northern Colorado Professor Amy Li

    Insights & Outlooks: Your work centers on the topic of state higher education accountability policies and their impact on…

  • Beating the Odds in Tennessee: A Q&A with Kenyatta Lovett, Executive Director of Complete Tennessee

    Insights & Outlooks: Can you share more about your personal story and why equity in higher education matters to…

  • Seeing the Forest Beyond the Trees: Connections in Negotiated Rulemaking

    The US Department of Education’s (ED) proposals for new regulations presented to the negotiating team in the current negotiated…

  • State and Federal Cooperation Can Improve Higher Education Quality

    A truth that many of us are taught from a young age is the ability to work well with…

  • Balancing Quality with Innovation: Key Issues at Stake in Negotiated Rulemaking

    This month, watchers of higher ed policy were busy with talk of negotiated rulemaking (or “neg reg”), as the…

  • 101: Negotiated Rulemaking

    The Higher Education Act (HEA) requires the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to use the negotiated rulemaking process in…

  • Inside Higher Ed: Overhauling Rules for Higher Ed

    Julie Peller was quoted in Inside Higher Ed on the Department of Education’s intention to encourage more innovation in…

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education: Cutting Oversight of Accreditation Will Spur Innovation, Education Dept. Says. Critics Say Not So Fast.

    Julie Peller was quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education. She argued that the U.S. Department of Education is…

  • A Year in Review: Reflections on 2018 and the Year Ahead

    As the field leads on higher education reform, will it spur a breakthrough moment for federal higher education policy?

  • Setting the Agenda: Key State Higher Ed Issues to Watch in 2019

    Recapping big themes in state higher education policy and their impact post-midterm elections