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College Completion Agenda

Ensuring Success for Low-income College Students

Patricia McGuire | Posted 03.09.2013 | College
Patricia McGuire

It's not really "news" that some students do not complete their degrees on a traditional timetable; what's big news is that many do ultimately earn their degrees and go on to become great examples of academic achievement to inspire their children and families.

'College Completion' About Students as People -- Not Just Academic Awards and Credentials

Dr. Robert Exley | Posted 06.02.2012 | College
Dr. Robert Exley

Let's never forget that we strive to teach students -- the awarding of degrees is a natural outcome, not necessarily the primary goal.

Leading By Example: Ohio and the College Completion Agenda

Gaston Caperton | Posted 04.09.2012 | College
Gaston Caperton

We used to lead the world in college degrees. Now we've fallen dangerously behind. That's why we've set an ambitious goal for ourselves: we want 55 percent of Americans to have a college degree by the year 2025.

Higher Education at the Crossroads: The Graduation Rate Craze

Susan Meisenhelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Susan Meisenhelder

An unintended consequence of the exclusive focus on graduation percentages is that it can mask -- and even exacerbate -- problems with access to and equity in our nation's colleges and universities.