- September 29, 2020

Degrees don’t guarantee jobs, but universities can still be valuable

Degrees don’t guarantee jobs, but universities can still be valuable

I recently came across an article on Medium titled “5 Things College Didn’t Teach Me” that carried some strong criticisms of higher education. There’s some sentiment I can appreciate from this critique. Higher education has let its students down, and there’s a noticeable lack of both soft and hard skills from recent college graduates. But […]

- September 15, 2020

Are we seeing ‘The End of the University?’

Are we seeing ‘The End of the University?’

The University of Michigan is anticipating losses of $400 million to $1 billion due to the pandemic and lockdowns. Students from the University of North Carolina have sued the institution for reimbursements on tuition and fees on the grounds of being deprived of the college experience they paid for. It’s no wonder these instances were […]

- September 8, 2020

Embracing the rise of alternative credentials

Embracing the rise of alternative credentials

Inside Higher Ed’s Paul Fain recently noted that the shifting demographics and interests of college students indicates a strong preference for alternatives to the current education system model. Online education has only substantially increased over the past decade, and now, employers are interested in creating programs to retrain or otherwise prepare and improve their employees’ […]