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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.

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).

Washington Update: Neg Reg 2022 Implications for Higher Education Policy - Changing Higher Ed Podcast 111 with Guest Tom Netting

Washington Update: Neg Reg 2022 Implications for Higher Education Policy:

Changing Higher Ed Podcast 111 with Guest Tom Netting

A review of the outcomes of this year’s Negotiated Rulemaking (Neg Reg) process reveals a mix of wins and losses among 16 total issue papers up for debate. Beneficial gains in key areas were made during this critical part of the Department of Education’s rulemaking process in Washington D.C., which has far-reaching implications for all institutions of higher education, including for-profit and community colleges.

Neg Reg 2022’s agenda this year was divided between two committees: the Affordability and Student Loans Committee, or committee one, and the Institutional and Programmatic Eligibility Committee, or committee two.

Defining the Role of Academe in the Future of America

Defining the Role of Academe in the Future of America:

The Latest Higher Ed News from Dr. Drumm McNaughton

Defining the role of academe in the future of America needs to be addressed and defined by leaders in the Academy. A new administration took office this week—and this is one of the most important transitions in our country’s history. The national acrimony and strife that has been building since the 1980s came to a head this year, exploding into the streets, on campuses and into the headlines. The sharp political divide, Black Lives Matter, the takeover of the U.S. Capitol, the rise of innuendo and slander and divisiveness brings us to a basic question – what is the United States about?

Washington Update: Higher Education Policy and New Regulations

Washington Update: Higher Education Policy and New Regulations:

with Host Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Guest Tom Netting | Changing Higher Ed Podcast 056

Washington update: higher education policy and new regulations podcast. The coronavirus pandemic and the previous Negotiated Rulemaking from Spring 2019 are driving new changes in the current and future regulatory process regarding higher education. Federal policymakers continue to extend guidance and develop new regulations in response to the pandemic. In addition, several new guidelines are coming online that will affect higher education in areas including Title IX and online learning/innovation.

Washington Update: University Regulations and New Stimulus Package

Washington Update: University Regulations and New Stimulus Package:

with Dr. Drumm McNaughton and Tom Netting | Changing Higher Ed Podcast 051

University regulations and new stimulus package – what it means for higher ed institutions. Federal policymakers are trying to figure out their next steps in relation to higher education in the wake of the pandemic. In addition, these policymakers are continuing in developing and implementing regulations. TEN Government Strategies CEO Tom Netting, a regular guest on this podcast, provides an update on new regulations that are coming online as well as recent and proposed federal legislation, including the CARES Act, which provides short-term financial and policy guidance.

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