The 2020 Virtual Summit asynchronously brought together policy-makers, accreditors, institutional leaders, and attorneys to help articulate policy implications for recently released rules and regulations from the Department of Education including accreditation changes and state authorization. They also discussed proposed regulations on distance education. The goal of the Virtual Summit was to bring together people who can inform, guide, and answer questions about how education policies, rules, and regulations, may impact their institution. The Summit helped attendees learn how to articulate potential regulatory impact to their institutions as well as engage with lawmakers and Department officials to provide feedback and help shape future policies and regulations.
The Virtual Summit conversations included key topics such as:
The virtual event drew leaders across higher education departments and sectors that should understand key regulations and policies impacting institutions across the U.S.