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Looking Beyond the Business of Higher Education, It's the Differences That Make a College Special

Dr. William J. Carroll | Posted 01.17.2013 | College
Dr. William J. Carroll

Overnight, it seems, our institutions of higher learning have become more akin to businesses selling goods and services than to that idyllic picture of times past contained in our memory. In addition to competition, other forces have been at work within our institutions.

Colleges Should Play a Central Role in the Jobs Agenda

Jeff Selingo | Posted 11.14.2011 | College
Jeff Selingo

In the short term, colleges could create programs to help close the "skills gap" that right now keeps some three million jobs from being filled, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.