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How Schools can Prepare for Early FAFSA

By Leonard Gude Starting in October, students will now be able to accurately complete their 2017-18 FAFSAs right away rather than waiting until the end of the year and/or until they file their taxes for the year. In the past, students and/or their parents may have not filed their taxes (due in April) prior to […]

Get to Know your Regent Team | Hank Jackson

This quarter’s Featured Employee is Hank Jackson, Senior Vice President of Delivery Services at Regent Education. Hank joined the Regent team in December 2014 and is based out of our Frederick, MD office. Originally from Bridgepoint, CT, Hank is a West Point graduate and a software development vet. He came to Regent to improve the […]

Regent featured in EDUCAUSE Review’s Competency-Based Education: Technology Challenges and Opportunities Article

Competency-based education (CBE) has elicited strong interest among educators and education stakeholders due to its potential to meet students where they are in their education journey and provide a more personalized path to completion. A typical CBE program has a curriculum structured to demonstrate learning in clearly articulated competencies, is often self-paced, is agnostic as to the source of learning while maintaining clear and transparent learning standards, and has an emphasis on authentic assessment, which evaluates what the learner knows and can do through real-life demonstrations and projects.

Regent Education Names Jim Hermens as President

Frederick, MD – Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid and enrollment management software solutions, today announced the addition of higher education veteran Jim Hermens to the executive team where he will serve as the Company’s president. Hermens has an extensive background with higher education technology firms and comes from Blackboard Inc. where he served […]

How Institutions can Mitigate Verification Process Woes

Each year financial aid offices staff up and may even require overtime and deny vacations in order to manage processing of all the student files that have been selected for verification. Increased regulatory complexity and annual policy changes have made verification one of the most costly and complex aspects of the administration of Title IV aid. Just keeping up with the changes is a challenge, so it is not surprising that verification is one of the leading causes of compliance and audit findings-and a key issue in service challenges and escalated calls.

Regent Education Announces Support for the Department of Education’s Experimental Sites Initiative

Frederick, MD – Regent Education has announced support for the Department of Education’s Limited Direct Assessment Experiment via its industry leading  financial aid management software, Regent Award. Regent Award is the only solution to offer full support for all enrollment models, including non-term and Competency Based Education (CBE). In July 2014, the president passed legislation entitled the Experimental Sites Initiative (ESI). […]

Get to Know your Regent Team | Sharon Clough

This quarter’s Featured Employee is Sharon Clough, Vice President of Financial Aid Compliance at Regent Education. Sharon joined the Regent team in July 2011 and is based out of our Frederick, MD office. Born in Texas, Sharon has lived all across the U.S. but now resides with her husband in Frederick County and is here to stay!