Friday, March 07 - 3:00PM to 3:45PM
For more than six years, I led a photography program at a for-profit art college. Contrary to my preconceived perceptions of for-profits as puppy mills, what I observed during my tenure there were sound educational operational practices that led to better retention, remarkable student achievement, dogged pursuit of photography expertise, and a caring about students the likes of which I'd seen nowhere in my career. With dwindling state budgets, greater pressure to make job viability a priority, and impending federal ranking being tied to student financial aid, what can traditional photography programs learn from their long-berated for-profit cousins?
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