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Graduation Czar David Laude on UT’s Latest Grad Rate Numbers

In spring 2011, UT announced it had set the ambitious goal of getting 70 percent of undergraduate students out the door in four years by 2016, instead of the...


UT’s Graduation Czar: “Kill the Grading Curve”

This op-ed first appeared on TribTalk. Rich students usually graduate from college. Poor students usually don’t. That’s the theory The New York Times Magazine put...


Latest UT Enrollment Report Reveals Record Retention Rates

In 2012’s State of the University address, President Powers announced an initiative to bump up graduation rates to an unprecedented 70 percent by 2017. One...


The Keys to Timely Graduation

When it comes to the idea of timely graduation, the higher education community is deeply divided. The conflict cuts at the heart of what college is supposed to...

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