Research + News | Topic: Attainment
Mar 26, 2019
Higher Income May Prove Elusive For Many College Grads
Many college graduates with a four-year degree find themselves struggling to earn enough money to achieve their version of the American dream. Read the article here.
Mar 14, 2019
U.S. College Admissions Scandal: How Did The Scheme Work And Who Was Charged?
Wealthy parents were part of the biggest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice, prosecutors say, accused of conspiring to get their kids into elite colleges through bribery and cheating. Read the article here.
Mar 25, 2016
Don’t Send Your Kid To The Ivy League
The nation’s top colleges are turning our kids into zombies. Read the article here.
Nov 25, 2015
Suicide On Campus and the Pressure of Perfection
The number of undergraduates who commit suicide each year is 1,100.
Read the article here.
Jun 19, 2013
Pace Of College Attainment Still Not Enough To Meet Future Workforce Needs
According to a new report released by the Lumina Foundation “shows that the rate of college attainment is steadily improving across America. Unfortunately, the pace of progress is far too modest to meet future workforce needs. The report also finds massive and ongoing gaps in educational achievement—gaps tied to race, income and other socioeconomic factors—that must be addressed.”
Read the report here.
Download the full report (.pdf) here.
Feb 1, 2013
Higher Ed Leaders Call for Bold Action on Attainment
In an open letter released by the National Commission on Higher Education Attainment, leading college and university presidents call upon their colleagues to make retention and completion a critical campus priority to stem the unacceptable loss of human potential represented by the number of students who never make it to graduation.
Read more about the open letter here.