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Changing Higher Podcast Podcast 206- Washington Update- NPRM, FAFSA,NC-SARA 1,500+ Pages of Title IX with guest Tom Netting

Washington Update: NPRM, FAFSA, Title IX, NC-SARA:

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 206 with host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and guest Tom Netting

In this episode of the Changing Higher Ed podcast, Tom Netting, President of TEN Government Strategies, joins Drumm to provide a comprehensive update on the latest developments in higher education policy. The discussion covers the new Title IX regulations, the resolution of FAFSA simplification issues, and proposed changes to accreditation and institutional accountability.

Netting breaks down the 1,500 pages of Title IX regulation updates, highlighting key changes such as the broadened definition of sexual harassment, the shift to the preponderance of evidence standard, and the removal of live hearing requirements. The conversation also explores the potential impact of these changes on institutions and the importance of proactive compliance strategies.

Tom explains the recent Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on student loan debt relief and the ongoing negotiated rulemaking process for program integrity and institutional accountability. He provides insights into the potential implications of proposed changes to cash management regulations, state authorization for online education, and accreditation oversight.

Key takeaways include the need for immediate review of campus safety policies and Title IX coordination, the importance of staying informed about regulatory changes, and the necessity of preparing for upcoming NPRMs on program integrity and institutional accountability.

Changing Higher Ed 201 Washington Update- Neg Reg 2024 March Review

Washington Update: Neg Reg 2024 March Review:

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 201 with Host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Guest Tom Netting

In our latest podcast episode, policy expert Tom Netting joins us for an in-depth discussion on the current state of higher education policy. The conversation centers around the recent Negotiated Rulemaking sessions and other important issues facing colleges and universities.

Tom and Drumm break down the complexity of proposed regulations, from online education, changes to accreditation standards, and state authorization to new rules around cash management and Title IV funds. They also explore the broader legislative context, including the ongoing debates over Pell Grant expansion, workforce development, and student loan reform.

Tom and Drumm emphasize the importance of understanding these policy shifts not just for compliance purposes, but for their potential impact on institutional strategy. They offer insights on how higher education leaders can stay informed and engaged in the process, while also navigating the challenges of these changes.

Whether you’re a president, trustee, or senior administrator, this episode offers important insights of the key policy issues shaping the future of higher education.

Florida vs Department of Education: Background and Implications

Florida vs Department of Education: Implications and Background:

Redefining State Control in Higher Education

On June 21, 2023, Florida filed a lawsuit (Florida vs Department of Education) challenging higher education accreditation practices. The lawsuit questions the role of state governments in governing institutions and aims to reshape the Department of Education’s authority over accreditation. Florida’s case revolves around two main points: the constitutionality of outsourcing quality assessment to non-governmental entities and the ability of institutions to change accrediting bodies without federal restrictions. This lawsuit has significant implications for the balance between federal oversight and state autonomy in education.

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 160 The State of Higher Education Part 2 with Courtney Brown The State of Higher Education: Breaking down the barriers to student enrollment and retention

The State of Higher Education Part 2:

Changing Higher Education Podcast 160 With Host Dr. Drumm McNaughton And Guest Dr. Courtney Brown

Part 2 of the podcast, The State of Higher Education: Breaking down the barriers to student enrollment and retention – The Lumina report 2023 captures key points and finding, including the reasons for stopping out, considerations for enrollment, the cost of degrees, student loan forgiveness, the importance of belonging for students of color, the need for diversity among faculty and administration, the significance of reproductive rights and health laws, the relationship between political leaning and reproductive rights, and the value of diversity of thought in higher education.

Washington Update: Title IX, Student Debt, NC-SARA, and Debt Ceiling Negotiations - Changing Higher Ed Podcast Cover with a picture of Drumm McNaughton and Tom Netting

Washington Update: Title IX, Student Debt, NC-SARA, and Debt Ceiling Negotiations:

Changing Higher Education Podcast 158 with Host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Guest Tom Netting

A lot has been happening up on The Hill that affects higher education. In this Washington Update podcast, Dr. Drumm McNaughton catches up on the latest news with Tom Netting, president of TEN Government Strategies, who advocates before Congress, federal agencies, and state governments on behalf of private institutions of higher education and post-secondary education companies.

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 113 with Host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Guest Tom Netting – Washington Update: Proposed Changes to Title IX and Protecting Vulnerable Students

Washington Update: Proposed Changes to Title IX and Protecting Vulnerable Students:

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 113 with Host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Guest Tom Netting

In this episode, Tom Netting returns to the show for an intensive discussion about the proposed amendments to Title IX as well as the recently released notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) relating to several key issues left over from this year’s Neg Reg process, including borrower defense to repayment (BDR) and public service loan forgiveness (PLSF).

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