College, Inc.: Lumina report

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 01/27/2011

Lumina's Degree Profile: A co-author's view

Here is a guest post by Carol Geary Schneider, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, a 1,200-member nonprofit concerned with the quality, vitality and public standing of undergraduate liberal education. Schneider was on a four-person team that...

By Daniel de Vise  |  02:40 PM ET, 01/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Research, Research, Research, Research | Tags:  Academically Adrift, Lumina Degree Profile, Lumina report, college completion, college graduation

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 01/25/2011

Lumina sets standards for college degrees

The Lumina Foundation issued a report Tuesday that attempts to define what everyone with a college degree should know and be able to do, addressing a basic question in higher education that has proven surprisingly difficult to answer. "There's no...

By Daniel de Vise  |  09:15 AM ET, 01/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Attainment, Attainment, Attainment | Tags:  Lumina degree profile, Lumina report, college degree profiles

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 09/21/2010

Report: U.S. won't regain grad lead anytime soon

A new report from the Lumina Foundation for Education says the nation is making scant progress toward the oft-stated goal of regaining the world lead in college completion. Lumina set a goal in 2008 of increasing the completion rate to...

By Daniel de Vise  |  02:26 PM ET, 09/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Attainment, Attainment, Attainment | Tags:  Lumina report, U.S. graduation rate, college completion, graduation, world lead in college completion