Taft University Blog

Taft Student on Wheel of Fortune

Photo credit: Carol Kaelson If you tune in to Wheel of Fortune this Monday, April 22, you may catch the name Taft University. Taft student Pete Gillen and his wife Lynn are contestants on the episode, competing against two other couples....

Changing Education: What Do The Teacher Strikes Mean?

Teachers have been making headlines across the country lately. We’ve heard for years that being a teacher can be a tough occupation because it requires such long hours, hard work, and little pay to make up for it. The reward of...

Financial Aid: A New Perspective

Student loans are a given these days, right? Not necessarily. Federal financial aid and private lenders offer middle and lower income students the opportunity to start or continue their education. The easy availability of money to cover higher education is a...

Meet the Staff: Neil Johnson

Have you applied to or enrolled in a program offered by Taft University? Our Chief Academic Officer and President Dr. Neil Johnson provided the final review on your application. At Taft University, Neil has worked as a curriculum developer, Chief Academic...

Regional vs National Accrediting: What Really Makes Them Different?

Let’s put aside regional versus national for just a second and look at what accreditation is in general. To sum it up, accreditation is a verification process, done by third parties, through which higher education institutions can show that they are...

Changing Accreditation: 2019 Negotiated Rulemaking Effort

This year, the Department of Education (DOE) invited stakeholders within the American education industry to a series of meetings called Negotiated Rulemaking in Washington D.C. to discuss how to make changes to policy going forward. What is Negotiated Rulemaking? While negotiated...