Facing skeptical customers, declining enrollment, an antiquated financial model that is hemorrhaging money, and new kinds of low-cost competition, some U.S. universities and colleges may be going the way of the music and journalism industries.
Ohio’s higher education agency is searching for former community college students who transferred to public, four-year colleges before qualifying for an associate degree but may have since accumulated enough credits for one.
As Alabama students return for the fall semester, school officials and state law enforcement leaders are still evaluating how a new state gun law will apply to college campuses, with some predicting the question will have to be answered by the courts.
Carmen Ricotta knows being a college graduate could mean higher pay and better job opportunities, and it’s not like St. Louis Community College hasn’t been practically begging her to wrap up her two-year degree.
Continued collaboration with the Alabama Industrial Development Training program and aggressive development of diversified career paths for current and potential employees will be a key to ST Aerospace Mobile’s longevity as it grapples with an aging workforce.
The Supreme Court’s recent ruling on affirmative action has forced the debate over race versus class into the national spotlight. In post-Great Recession America, which is the bigger barrier to opportunity — race or class?
Their friends probably think manufacturing means working on an assembly line in a dark, dirty factory. But six students in Kenton County Schools now know differently, and this fall they will spread the word.