May 202014

It’s been a tough year for higher education.  This is a welcome reality check from…

In the U.S., college is a rite of passage for many. But with the cost of college rising sharply in recent years, you’ve got to wonder: Is a college degree really worth it?

Turns out, college continues to be a good investment—a fact that is consistent and convincing on virtually every measure of economic well-being and career attainment.

via What’s A College Diploma Worth? Why Higher Education Matters.

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May 062014

The Gallup-Purdue study is interesting in that it shows what kind of experiences in college relate to great jobs and great life after graduation.

By Julie Ray and Stephanie Kafka at…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — When it comes to being engaged at work and experiencing high well-being after graduation, a new Gallup-Purdue University study of college graduates shows that the type of institution they attended matters less than what they experienced there. Yet, just 3% of all the graduates studied had the types of experiences in college that Gallup finds strongly relate to great jobs and great lives afterward.

via Life in College Matters for Life After College.

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May 042014

Short and sweet.  As my institution is in the middle of creating a new strategic plan these questions get right to the important points for increasing chances of success.  By Joshua Kim at…

3 Internal Questions for Non-Profit / For-Profit Online Program Partnerships

via 3 Internal Questions for Non-Profit / For-Profit Online Program Partnerships | Technology and Learning @insidehighered.

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