Meeting today’s workforce needs

College administrators need to make strategic decisions to ensure that students’ educational experiences sync with employer and industry expectations.

By: Linda McAleer

University Business, December 2013

In today’s competitive higher education market, colleges and universities must prove the value of the degrees they bestow to graduates each year. Traditional measures, such as graduation rates, grade point averages, and cohort default rates, have become only a few of the ways colleges and universities are evaluated. Students and their parents want to be assured that their investment in a college education will pay off in the form of a self-sustaining and financially-secure career path. Therefore, colleges are now in a position where they are asked to justify their abilities and success in producing graduates with the skills and credentials needed to get jobs. As a result, college administrators need to [Read the full article here…]