Higher Learning Advocates Board Members and Staff: Inspiration for Higher Education

Higher Learning Advocates is a bipartisan non-profit advocacy organization working to shift federal policy from higher education to higher learning—education and training beyond high school that leads to a degree, credential, or employment. Its board members and staff are committed to the change needed to support the needs and success of today’s students, and are…

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Faculty and Administration: Inspiration for Higher Education

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Administration and faculty members at institutions of higher education work with today’s students day in and day out. They are on the front lines working to provide students with high-quality education programs and see first-hand the needs of today’s students. Insights & Outlooks spoke with administration and faculty members about their inspiration for working directly…

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Champions Network: Inspiration for Higher Education

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Drawing on diverse personal backgrounds, views, and work experiences, Higher Learning Advocates’ Champions Network members are united in advancing solutions to better serve today’s students. They bring to bear cutting-edge policy ideas and hands-on solutions to the discourse around national higher education policy and improving student outcomes. This month, Insights & Outlooks is highlighting the…

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Policy Experts: Inspiration for Higher Education

Many have made it their mission to advocate for today’s students and propose policies that will better serve their needs. These policy experts and policymakers dedicate their careers to today’s students by leading research centers, working with higher education organizations, and advocating in front of Congress on students’ behalf. Insights & Outlooks spoke with a…

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Members of Congress: Inspiration for Higher Education

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Members of Congress represent thousands of constituents and introduce legislation to better serve them, including today’s students. Many of today’s students are parenting, working full-time or part-time, and financially independent and require updated legislation that speaks directly to their needs. This month, a few Members shared their inspiration for higher education with Insights & Outlooks,…

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Today’s Students: Inspiration for Higher Education

Today’s students are more diverse across multiple areas than any previous generation of college students. Students represent various ages, income levels, and races. They’re more mobile and may not live on campus. Most participate in the workforce, either full-time or part-time. Work and family responsibilities beyond the classroom—whether that is on-campus or online—often compete with…

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