EdScoop Staff

Cybersecurity

FTC sues homework aide Chegg over multiple data breaches

by Benjamin Freed

Data breaches at Chegg going back to 2017 exposed the personal data of more than 40 million users of the company's homework software.

Higher Education

Northeastern U. law school blames 'technical error' for accidental admissions emails

by Benjamin Freed

The Northeastern University School of Law accidentally sent 4,000 erroneous acceptance letters, including to more than 200 current applicants.

Higher Education

Vanderbilt University hires new CIO away from Arizona State

by Benjamin Freed

Jess Evans, currently the digital transformation officer at Arizona State University, has been hired as Vanderbilt University's new CIO.

Higher Education

Yale CIO made university vice president of information technology

by Benjamin Freed

John Barden, Yale University's CIO since 2017, was appointed earlier this year as its vice president of information technology.

Higher Education

Education Department forgives $1.5B in debt for students of defunct Westwood College

by Benjamin Freed

Westwood College, which closed in 2015, was found to have "engaged in widespread misrepresentations" about students' potential job prospects.

Cybersecurity

University of Colorado system hires former Fed official as new CISO

by Benjamin Freed

David Capps, a former technology official at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, will oversee cybersecurity at the University of Colorado.

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