New surveys reveal big disparities in how business leaders and the public view higher education and graduates' work force readiness, with some surprising results.
As colleges struggle to keep up with the new economy and employer demands, private companies are emerging to better position graduates for the work place, creating some tensions in academe.
Over the arc of a career, humanities and social science graduates earn as much or more than those in professional fields, new study shows, and are equally employed.
Largest-ever study of American graduates will look at quality-of-life measures beyond job attainment and compensation, but some question what it says about colleges.
Barry University considers asking potential contractors if they’ll provide employment opportunities to students, reflecting increased pressure colleges face to help students get jobs.
Colleges are not professionally developing students the way they should be, and the solution is to blow up the current system and follow a new blueprint, report argues.
Texas technical colleges want to link 45 percent of their operating budget to the employment success of graduates.
New survey finds disagreement among students, businesses and college leaders over whether and how recent grads are prepared for work. But there is consensus on who's to blame: everybody.
Ten years ago, Texas A&M cut its journalism program. The job market imploded in the meantime, but the university hopes its interdisciplinary, liberal arts education approach will make reviving the degree a smart move.
New survey shows students think they're more prepared for the work force than employers believe they are. The question, its authors ask, is what will anyone do about it?
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