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U.S. Department of Education New Regulations for 2020

February 24, 2020
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CT

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Higher Education 

Issues in Higher Education Webinar Series

On November 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of Education published its Final Rule revising accreditation, state authorization and other related requirements that affect higher education institutions. The impact of the rule may reshape the accreditation landscape, streamlining some aspects of accreditation while increasing other requirements. The Final Rule also addressed lingering issues related to state authorization for distance education.  

Join our webinar to learn more about the new regulations.     

  • The changing geography of accreditation and its impact on regional accreditors
  • Streamlined approaches to approvals for institutional changes
  • New rules related to teach-outs and closures
  • Requirements for state authorization and related disclosures     

Hayley E. Hanson, Partner
Lisa J. Parker, Partner
Who Should Attend
General counsel and higher education industry leaders, in-house counsel, board members, senior administrators, deans, department chairs and faculty.     
Continuing Education Credit
This program is pending approval for Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin continuing legal education credit.     
Questions? Contact Emily Kenyon at 816.983.8776.


Lisa J. Parker