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Higher Education Value

The Compelling Need to Improve the Higher Education Value Equation

Frank Islam | Posted 10.20.2014 | Education
Frank Islam

In the middle 90's, "value" was the hot new word and every business was trying to improve its value equation -- which we operationally define as "outcomes divided by cost."

Making College Career Preparation a Deliberate Process

Dr. Kevin Manning | Posted 04.06.2013 | College
Dr. Kevin Manning

There has been an historic dispute regarding the liberal arts values of higher education versus career values, the argument being that they are mutually exclusive -- but they're actually not. They need to come together for the benefit of our students.

Assessing the Future of Higher Education

John Petillo | Posted 01.19.2013 | Education
John Petillo

Are students being saddled with debt at the worst possible time? Can students with a liberal arts education compete in an economy that demands technical skills? And most pointedly: What are students getting for their money?

Is College Pricing Killing the American Dream?

Gary Liberson, PhD | Posted 08.09.2011 | College
Gary Liberson, PhD

The ability to earn an advanced degree is inherent in the American Dream. This is true for the benefit of the individual and for society as a whole. I...

The Real Education Begins Now

NextGen Journal | Posted 07.31.2011 | College
NextGen Journal

College would do its tuition-paying customers a favor by not solely focusing on hard facts/skills. They are important, but an even greater need exists in helping students develop an understanding of themselves.