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St. Olaf College (MN)—the first liberal arts institution to receive the Council for Higher Education Accreditation’s award for Outstanding Institutional Practice in Student Learning Outcomes—believes sharing student outcomes is imperative.
If you think “liberal arts graduate” is a synonym for “unemployable,” you haven’t been paying attention.
In the case of higher education, consumers are not getting the information they need to make informed choices.
It’s clear that institutions should collect and highlight their outcomes—in students’ lives, in groundbreaking new knowledge, and in local and state economies. But it’s not always clear how best to do that.
Contrary to misconceptions, colleges and universities know more than ever about how well their graduates’ degrees have prepared them for life.
Data from the U.S. Department of Education’s 2011-2012 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study is analyzed to better understand the needs of the growing, post-traditional undergraduate population.
ACE’s Terry W. Hartle, senior vice president for government and public affairs, recaps higher education-related activity on Capitol Hill.
ACE President Molly Corbett Broad introduces the topic of student outcomes.
ACE’s general counsel discusses the U.S. Department of Education’s new “gainful employment” regulations.
Quips and quotes on higher education.
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