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Cybersecurity lapses could cost Title IV eligibility for higher ed

Aaron Lacey December 7, 2017
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Cybersecurity risks for institutions of higher education are even more pronounced since the Department of Education indicated it will start evaluating security controls as part of its annual student aid compliance audits of Title IV-eligible schools. READ MORE

Is your institution of higher education covered by HIPAA?

Milada Goturi Aaron Lacey February 3, 2016
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As a general matter, the HIPAA Privacy Rule protects confidentiality of health information and imposes various restrictions on the use and disclosure of such information. However, the Office of Civil Rights, the governmental agency that enforces the HIPAA Privacy Rule, has clarified that the HIPAA Privacy Rule generally does not apply to institutions of higher education. READ MORE

FERPA and subpoenas for student records

Aaron Lacey March 24, 2015
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Many institutions assume that if they have received a subpoena or court order, they are permitted to produce the documents in question without first obtaining authorization from the affected student (or, in the case of a minor, a parent). This assumption is not entirely correct. READ MORE

Welcome to REGucation

Aaron Lacey August 10, 2014
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Welcome to REGucation, the higher education blog that strives, through practical advice and insight, to help the higher education community manage a fast-changing and increasingly complex regulatory environment. READ MORE