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Harmon, Tim; Ridley, Neil – Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success, 2014
At a time of sustained unemployment and sluggish job growth, students and policymakers are increasingly asking tough questions about postsecondary education and training outcomes. Do graduates find jobs? What are they paid? What will they earn in the future? Despite growing national interest in this information, good answers are not widely…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Employment Level, Employment Qualifications
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Doss, D. Adrian; Troxel, Stacy; Sumrall, Bill – American Journal of Business Education, 2010
This paper considered the case of a liberal arts institution of higher learning that is hoping to improve its market competitiveness through the addition of either a graduate certificate program in human resources or the addition of a full graduate degree in human resources. An examination of internal rate of return financial value capital…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Competition, Statistical Analysis, Institutional Advancement
Tennessee Higher Education Commission, 2019
In January 2010, the General Assembly passed the Complete College Tennessee Act (CCTA), a comprehensive reform agenda seeking to transform public higher education through changes in academic, fiscal, and administrative policies at the state and institutional levels. While the higher education landscape has been shaped by the CCTA, it is also…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
Tennessee Higher Education Commission, 2015
In January 2010, the General Assembly passed the Complete College Tennessee Act (CCTA), a comprehensive reform agenda that seeks to transform public higher education through changes in academic, fiscal and administrative policies at the state and institutional levels. While the higher education landscape has been shaped by the CCTA, higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Students, Undergraduate Students, Enrollment
Tennessee Higher Education Commission, 2016
In January 2010, the General Assembly passed the Complete College Tennessee Act (CCTA), a comprehensive reform agenda that seeks to transform public higher education through changes in academic, fiscal and administrative policies at the state and institutional levels. While the higher education landscape has been shaped by the CCTA, higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Students, Undergraduate Students, Enrollment
Jobs For the Future, 2014
In 2011, the Harvard Graduate School of Education released "Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the Challenge of Preparing Young Americans for the 21st Century." The report argued that the current education system was too narrowly focused on the goal of preparing all young people to pursue a four-year college or university degree immediately…
Descriptors: Career Education, Labor Force Development, Career Readiness, High School Students
Tennessee Higher Education Commission, 2014
In January 2010, the General Assembly passed the Complete College Tennessee Act (CCTA), a comprehensive reform agenda that seeks to transform public higher education through changes in academic, fiscal and administrative policies at the state and institutional level. At the center of these reforms is the need for more Tennesseans to be better…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
Klein-Collins, Rebecca; Olson, Rick – Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, 2014
In recent years, there has been a surge of interest in competency-based degree programs at the postsecondary level. These programs are promising for the future of higher education because they establish clear expectations for what graduates must know and be able to do, and many models have been designed to allow students to learn and earn a degree…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Outcomes of Education, Competency Based Education, Educational Needs
Nicks, Roy S. – 1977
The work and condition of the State University and Community College System of Tennessee during July 1, 1976 to June 30, 1977 are highlighted. Summaries are provided on: (1) enrollments in the member institutions; (2) graduates, including a breakdown by level of degree; (3) faculties, including discussions on an optional retirement program,…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Campuses, College Faculty, College Graduates