Adult education

UMUC faculty were unhappy with president before she was placed on leave

Smart Title: 

At U. of Maryland University College, often held up as a model institution, faculty expressed concerns about president's leadership long before she was placed on leave last week.

College degrees increasingly help firefighters get ahead

Smart Title: 

A fire chief without a college education sparks disagreement about growing value of degrees for firefighters.

Winners and Losers

Smart Title: 
Community colleges get $500 million for job training programs from the White House; 10 states fail to land any grants.

Low-Hanging Fruit

Smart Title: 
Educators consider how they can get "near-completers" to finish up their college degrees.

What Matters in Buicktown

Smart Title: 
Mott Community College, located in Flint, Mich., got an earful over its plan to shutter a struggling auto body repair program.

A Portrait of Adult Learners

Smart Title: 
1 in 10 adults reports being in college degree or certificate programs for work-related reasons.

Growing Gender Gap

Smart Title: 
Over the next decade, enrollment of women and full-time students is projected to outpace that of other groups.

Understanding Independent Students

Smart Title: 
A majority of undergraduates aren't considered to be financially tied to their parents.

Work Experience for College Credit

Smart Title: 
Pennsylvania governor pushes institutions to give adult students more academic credit for knowledge earned in jobs.


Subscribe to RSS - Adult education
Back to Top