Archive for: graduation rates

 

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...

 
 

Understanding Student Success Through the Lens of History

This article was first published on Inside Higher Ed. It seems like almost every week we hear new calls for higher education to improve its performance in the area...

 
 

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...

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: The University’s Graduation Czar

Dr. David Laude outlines the University’s commitment to student success, in the classroom and beyond. Laude is the senior vice provost for enrollment and...

 
 

TXEXplainer: Powers’ Report to UT Regents

A two-day Board of Regents meeting saw an extensive discussion of priorities and progress at UT-Austin. We break down the issues. What was the occasion? The UT...

 
 

How Does UT Fare on President Obama’s College Scorecard?

In his State of the Union address, the President spoke about college affordability and accountability. We compare UT against its national peer group. On Tuesday...

 
 

Higher Ed Administrators Focus on Completion (and UT)

Ohio State University president E. Gordon Gee is leading a national movement focused on completion rates—and he’s pointing to UT as a model. At an invitation-only...

 
 

Ohio State President Says UT an Example for Graduation Rates

This article was first published by the Daily Texan under the title “Letter recommends higher education focuses on bettering graduation rates.” As...

 
 

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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