Category Archives: U.S.News

E.U. Regulations that are Enforceable Against U.S. Higher Education Institutions

What do you know about the E.U.’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? If you have not read up on this important regulation recently, never fear! Today, Cheryl Dowd, Director of the State Authorization Network, is here to provide background information and the basic components of the GDPR, so you can help your institution review […]

U.S. News on Their Rankings of Online Colleges: In Their Own Words

The developers of the US News and World Report’s Top Online Programs rankings invited WCET members to ask questions regarding the implementation, methodology, survey questions, and future plans.  We thank Bob Morse and Eric Brooks of U.S. News for extending the invitation and for their quick turnaround in providing responses. Their invitation followed on the […]

Reviewing US News Release of Honor Rolls of Online Education

The moment has arrived.  The ‘mother of all rankings,’ also known as the US News and World Report rankings, have birthed their newest baby where they list the “Top Online Programs.”  Rather than an overall institutional ranking they have created “Honor Rolls” of the top programs in:  bachelor’s degree and graduate degrees in business, education, […]

To Enter the “Ranks” or Not…

At the end of July, I moderated a webcast for WCET with Bob Morse and Eric Brooks from US News and World Report regarding their forthcoming ranking of online education.  The purpose of the webcast was to answer the questions our members had raised – to help clarify the process of how US News plans […]