EdScoop Staff

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.

Special

Voting is open for the EdScoop 50 Awards

by Jake Williams

Cast your vote now in the 2022 EdScoop 50 Awards that highlight the top leaders and projects in universities across the country.

Higher Education

FTC to send $822,000 to victims of student debt-relief scam

by Benjamin Freed

The FTC is returning $822,000 to people who fell victim to a student debt-relief scam that charged upfront fees reaching $1,400.

Higher Education

Education Dept. cancels $3.9B in loans for ITT Tech students

by Benjamin Freed

ITT Technical Institutes, which closed in 2016, was found to have defrauded its student with lofty claims about job placement and earnings.

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