Title:
Embracing For-Profit Institutions - What's the Problem?

Presenters:
Mr. James Sweizer, Vice President, Military Programs, American Military University; Dr. Jeffrey Cropsey, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, Grantham University; Dr. Karen Smith, Associate Vice President for Institutional Research, External Compliance, and Accreditation at Columbia Southern University; Mr. Michael P. Lambert, Executive Director, Distance Education and Training Council

Session Time 1: Wednesday 8:00 - 9:00 am
Room: Sapphire 410

Session Time 2: Wednesday 9:15 - 10:15 am
Room: Aqua 310

Abstract:
The DOD Voluntary education program has undergone a dramatic paradigm shift over the past fifteen years. Recognition of nationally accredited universities for TA benefits, mass migration of military students to online courses, proliferation and popularity of for-profit institutions, and divergent attitudes on what constitutes customer service for our military students, create a new reality for all those involved in military education.

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