In its latest report on racial equity and workforce development, the National Skills Coalition describes some of the disparities that challenge both equity and economic competitiveness in the United States and calls for inclusive workforce policies to help advance racial equity.
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.
A recent brief by CUPA-HR highlights higher education’s aging staff workforce. According to the findings, nearly one-third of the higher education staff workforce—those who work in facilities, service and maintenance, office and clerical, and skilled craft occupations—are 55 and older.
A new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows that individuals who earn a bachelor’s degrees tend to earn a substantial wage premium in the labor market over those with just a high school diploma, concluding there is no doubt about the value of a college education.
The new digital technology credit at George Mason University, designed with detailed guidance from several major business in the Washington area, helps ensure that graduates will have skills and extensive knowledge in fields like statistics, data visualization, and cybersecurity.
A recent report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce examines differences in opportunity of achieving the American Dream by analyzing the academic and financial status of people at various points from kindergarten to early adulthood.
As College Signing Day approaches, we cheer on the high school students who have decided to immediately continue on to college. And we also celebrate the millions of adults joining them, whose lives have taken various paths since graduating high school.
The American Enterprise Institute investigated factors that might explain such variation in mobility rates in their latest report, “Is the University Next Door the Way to Upward Mobility?” Taking a specific look at comprehensive universities, public institutions that primarily enroll students who live near the campus, AEI reveals upward mobility ranges from around 30 percent to over 70 percent at competitive schools and less selective schools.
A recent report from NASPA–Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education draws upon existing research, practitioner interviews, campus visits, and a nationwide survey of campus administrators to take stock of the landscape of on-campus employment opportunities.