Reform Group Proposes Big Changes to College Athletics
College sports are ripe for reform. If adopted, the Drake Group’s proposals will go a long way to combat the increased commercialization of college athletics and put the “student” back in student-athlete.
Adult Students Are the New Normal
America’s image of college students as 18-year-olds ambling through leafy quads or attending weekend football games is woefully out of date.
How the Higher Education Act Can Support Innovation in Higher Education
A new report by the Clayton Christensen Institute alleges that American higher education, once the envy of the world, is no longer living up to its promise to students, employers, or society.
An Alternative Pathway to Employment
Many students who would be otherwise disinterested in higher education force themselves to attempt college with the hope that it will help them get a foot in the door to a good job. Now, a new company, Strive Talent, is offering some of those reluctant students an alternative path to employment.
A Crisis of Confidence? Or something more fundamental?
Only a third of students believe they will graduate with the skills and knowledge to be successful in the job market (34 percent) and in the workplace (36 percent). Just half (53 percent) believe their major will lead to a good job.