Archive for: graduation rates

 

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...

 
 

What Do Higher Ed Policymakers Care About Most?

Some of the biggest trends at Texas public universities boil down to one thing. College completion—and a number of issues that affect it—are likely to define...

 
 

UT Launches Loan Forgiveness Pilot Program

The University of Texas at Austin is incentivizing on-time graduation in order to reduce student debt. It’s all part of a monumental push to save students...

 
 

President Powers: Students Should Stop Buying More College Than They Need

In his State of the Union address last month President Obama put universities on notice that if they couldn’t hold tuition down, the federal government would withhold...

 
 

Higher Ed Reform Needs a Student Focus, Young Alum Says

The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s “seven breakthrough solutions” have been answered in countless ways since their initial unveiling: the University of...

 
 

How We Are Producing More STEM Graduates

In late September, Hunter R. Rawlings III, the leader of the Association of American Universities, told state lawmakers that Texas ought to focus on producing more...

 
 

At Grad Rates Forum, Calls for Small Steps Toward Big Change

Photo by Michelle Bryant The message was clear at Tuesday evening’s open forum on graduation rates: The University of Texas at Austin must create innovative new...

 
 

This House Stands United

In his annual State of the University address yesterday, President Bill Powers borrowed from Abraham Lincoln to describe “a house divided” over the fundamental...

 
 

UT Second-Most Efficient Public University in the Country

The University of Texas at Austin is tied for the second-most efficient public university in the country, according to a new internal analysis released today. The...

 
 

Protect Value at All Costs

It’s easy to lose sight in a debate over cost and efficiency that what matters most is the value of a UT degree. Among the many buzzwords flying around in our...

 
 
 
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