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Statement Since I assumed the presidency at the College, we have acted to make critical investments in support of our mission and our students, to fulfill the promise of our values. I intend for us to operate at the highest standards of integrity – because our most important obligation is to our students. Over the past …

The presidents of seven private not-for-profit and public colleges and universities issued a joint letter today to Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) to offer guidance as the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) revisits distance education requirements within the Higher Education Act. As the letter states, ‘federal …

On October 18, policy makers, advocates, and researchers convened in Albany, New York for the Nyquist Leadership Series event: Creating College-Ready Students Through Open Education. Panelists and attendees engaged in a thoughtful discussion on practices and policies to help traditional and adult learners transition to college and attain higher education success, including the benefits of …

Download: Strengthening America’s Economy By Expanding Educational Opportunities for Working Adults Washington, D.C., February 6th, 2017 – Today, four major associations join together as a cohesive voice advocating for adult students and the institutions that serve them. With support from Lumina Foundation, the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), …

Excelsior College has been recognized as a “Best for Vets” College for the seventh consecutive year by Military Times. The eighth annual rankings factor in the results of Military Times’ comprehensive school-by-school survey of veteran and military student offerings and rates of academic achievement. “This is a recognition of Excelsior College’s commitment to meeting the …