Quality & Outcomes

  • Taxpayers should demand a return on their investment in higher education

    Another April 15th has come and gone, which means hundreds of millions of Americans have filed their income taxes.…

  • Why Better Data Holds the Key to Improving Student Outcomes: A Q&A with Mamie Voight of the Institute for Higher Education Policy

    Insights & Outlooks: How has the national conversation around outcomes in higher education evolved in recent years?Mamie Voight: For…

  • The Next Wave of Student Completion: A Q&A with Yolanda Watson Spiva, Ph.D., President, Complete College America

    Insights & Outlooks: What challenges have prevented two and four-year institutions from missing the mark on improving student outcomes?Yolanda…

  • Understanding Student Financial Success Through Data

    Elaina Mulé was fortunate to have a rewarding undergraduate and graduate experience due to impactful mentors, work and research…

  • Moving From Access to Success: How Outcomes-Based Policy Helped USF Change Course

    For decades, colleges and universities have focused on access as the primary means of fulfilling higher education’s promise to…

  • Centering Student Outcomes, A Simple Yet Radical Mission

    Students should be at the center of our higher education system.It’s a simple sentence, not even a very long…

  • Inside Higher Ed: Bridging the Gap on Accountability

    Emily Bouck West was quoted in Inside Higher Ed where she argues for using metrics other than the cohort…

  • A Q&A with Geronimo Rodriguez, Chief Advocacy Officer at Ascension Texas

    An attorney by training, Geronimo Rodriguez currently serves as the Chief Advocacy Officer for Ascension Texas, one of the…

  • Access and Outcomes Are Not at Odds

    For more than 150 years, access to higher education, regardless of a student’s financial background, has been the driving…

  • What Do Businesses Want? The Same Things Individuals Do

    What does human capital strategy mean? The answer seems to differ, depending on who you ask. Ask local elected…

  • Honda’s Approach to Bridging the Gap Between Technical Education and Workforce in Ohio

    Growing up, Scot McLemore developed an interest in technology, innovation, and inventions, which led him to study Engineering Technology…

  • Employers are a critical piece of higher education reform

    Companies are finding it difficult to fill open positions, saying they simply can’t find workers with the right qualifications.…