Today’s Students

  • The Phoenix

    Here I lay on my pyre, contemplating change and my eventual rise. My rise was not certain because I…

  • A New Model for Adult Learners

    Nearly half of the American higher education population consists of working adults—over age 24, attending college part time, and…

  • Remember the Working Adult College Student

    According to the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), the fall 2019 college enrollment included 12.5 million students under age…

  • One Student at a Time

    Higher education has served an important role in facilitating national, state, local, and household well-being and prosperity. However, as…

  • Listening to Learners: What Non-Completers Have to Tell Us About Education Policy

    Policymakers recognize that to remain competitive in a global, tech-enabled world, the United States will need an ever more…

  • Adults Completing Degrees—How Tackling A Persistent Problem Creates New Value

    The urgency to integrate adult learners into national and regional economic growth plans is—finally—tangible. Colleges and universities are reporting…

  • North Carolina Embraces the Challenge of Affordability and Quality in Higher Education

    North Carolina is embracing the challenge facing many states to address issues of affordability and quality in higher education,…

  • Working Americans Want “Equal Time” in the Presidential Debates about Higher Education

    The working men and women of Iowa would like some “equal time” in the higher education debates currently crisscrossing…

  • Transforming Yesterday’s Postsecondary System to Better Serve Today’s Students

    A college degree is a proven pathway to a higher median-income level and improved social mobility for students, especially…

  • 2019… 11 years into the Higher Education Opportunity Act

    So much has happened since the last Higher Education Act (HEA) reauthorization - the Higher Education Opportunity Act of…

  • Policies Needed for Online Learners in 2020

    Online learning plays a critical role for today’s students by offering greater flexibility to accommodate work schedules and, in…

  • Empowering Yesterday’s Warriors

    With more than 1,500 on-campus chapters, Student Veterans of America (SVA) is committed to the empowerment of yesterday’s warriors.…