Are Higher Education Institutions Preparing Students for Success?

A new Third Way report investigates whether U.S. postsecondary institutions are successful in educating and preparing students for the workforce.

For Veterans Without Degrees Additional Certification Offers Benefits/Hope

A new Strada Education Network report captures the responses of about 30,000 veterans ages 18 to 64 on their educational experiences and attitudes. The report also details education outcomes and the benefits and challenges faced by veterans with a sub-baccalaureate certificate.

It Begins with Difficult Conversations: How Community College Leaders Can Support Faculty-led Student Success Efforts

If community colleges want to make a difference in student persistence and attainment—and to make the improvement sustainable over time—these efforts must be led by those on campus who have the most frequent contact with students: the faculty. Carrie B. Kisker, a director of the Center for the Study of Community Colleges, looks at where to begin.

How to Design Workforce Strategies for Young People?

The Aspen Institute has released a toolkit for community leaders to use to diagnose changes in the nature and structure of work in their local economies.

Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce Looks at the Role of Privilege in Educational Attainment and Job Market Success

A new report released by the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University examines unequal opportunities and the benefits of good jobs for White, Black, and Latinos between 1991 and 2016.

Meeting Students Where They Are

A new report from the Institute of Higher Education Policy proposes several strategies to address issues of college access and success for students in rural communities.

A New Framework for Supporting Campus Diversity

In a new report by ACE and the Pullias Center for Higher Education at University of Southern California, Pullias Center co-director Adrianna Kezar outlines some key elements needed to develop an institutional infrastructure that effectively serves a diverse student body.

Better Teaching, Better Institutions

Teaching and learning aren’t just at the heart of higher education—they drive the institution. ACE Senior Vice President Philip Rogers looks at ACE’s partnership with the Association of College and University Educators, whose courses on comprehensive teaching methods helps faculty become more effective educators.

Enrollment of Latino Students in Public Institutions Varies Greatly by State

A new report released by The Education Trust finds that considerable enrollment and attainment gaps persist among Latino college students. Using IPEDS and census data, Ed Trust examined how Latino students fare at public two- and four-year colleges and universities across 44 states.

Do Neighborhoods Matter for College Graduation?

A recent article in Sociology of Education examines how living in a disadvantaged neighborhood affects college graduation, highlighting variations across different racial and ethnic and socioeconomic groups.

The Expanding Affordability Gap at State Flagship Institutions

A new report released by the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) examines affordability at state flagship institutions.

New Tuition Model at Hiram College Offers Educational, Career, and Financial Benefits

Calls for U.S. colleges and universities to develop more relevant curricula, pave the college-to-career pathway, and offer affordable degrees are growing in strength and number. President Lori Varlotta discusses the latest innovations at Hiram College to respond to these needs.