APSCU report recommends guidelines for serving military and veteran students
- The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities released a report Wednesday detailing best practices for higher education institutions serving military and veteran students via its Blue Ribbon Taskforce for Military and Veteran Education.
- Among the recommendations in the report--broken down into categories of consumer information, institutional support, student services and institutional-research guidelines--include being transparent and accurate in recruitment efforts, providing active institutional support and faculty training, and improving measurements and success.
- The report's recommendations are directed at all higher education institutions because thousands of veterans are expected to use their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits in the coming years, but it is particularly noteworthy because APSCU is the main lobbying group for for-profit colleges, some of which have been criticized during Washington's efforts to crack down on deceptive recruitment practices.
From the article:
... The association convened the task force, which includes leaders of campus groups that serve military and veteran students, from both Apscu's member institutions and nonmembers, along with representatives of veterans' service organizations and others, to write the report. It comes as campuses across the United States are anticipating that thousands more veterans will enroll in the coming years, using their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. ...
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