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From past applicants and alumni, to current students and faculty, academic institutions store an ever-growing database of personal information, making them a prime target for identity thieves. This wealth of data also signifies the growing constituency to Identity theft and data security breaches pose serious threats to which they are accountable.


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WHAT HAPPENED TO all the people who thought online learning would drive traditional education out of the market? Just when "click" is supposed to be replacing "brick," branch campuses are proliferating around the country, to the point where the question facing academic administrators these days may well be, "Where and when are you planning to open your next branch campus?"

IN THE DYNAMIC world of higher education, technology drives innovation and advancement. The role of technology in higher education will continue to evolve as institutions realize the increasing importance of integration between campuses, departments and IT systems --and collaboration-- among students, faculty and staff.

THE MORE THINGS appear to change, the more things in fact remain the same. Higher education is no exception. Views once expressed about non-conventional (a.k.a. non-traditional) higher education are still very much appropriate.

ACROSS MULTIPLE DIMENSIONS, significant change has come to U.S. higher education because of diverse but insistent governmental calls for "accountability" - across teaching and learning, academic program offerings, financial aid services, and affordability. With or without ongoing interventions by government agencies such as the U.S. Department of Education under Margaret Spellings, the underpinnings of the current accountability movement are increasingly being accepted as the basis for an evolutionary transformation of the higher education system.