Wellness/Student Success

College degrees: See which ones have the highest ROI

Most campus leaders know some college degrees are more lucrative than others. What they may not know is how the ROI changes at different levels of college completion.

What your graduates have to say about the job market in 2024

Higher ed is doing a great job of preparing graduates for the workforce. The economic climate, however, isn't doing them any favors.

This tool can boost adult learners’ completion. What’s getting in its way?

Capella University is experiencing a surge in adult learners entering bachelor's degrees by leveraging credit for prior learning. Its president believes its boosting equitable college completion rates.

The 3 factors holding at-risk students back from graduating

Nearly a quarter of today's undergraduate students have seriously considered leaving school or were nearly dismissed, according to a new Sallie Mae study conducted by Ipsos.

Which institutions have the highest number of reported campus crimes?

Twenty-seven institutions from 16 states reported 145 or more campus crimes in 2022, according to a new report compiled from U.S. Department of Education data.

The 5 metrics colleges and universities should measure to boost their value

The report from Strada Education measures just how well each state is preparing its young adults for higher education and the career opportunities ahead of them—and which need improvement.

How real work builds student character at these 10 Federal Work Colleges

While Antioch College has been providing cooperative education programs for almost a century, President Jane Fernandes believes the Federal Work College designation takes the Ohio school "to a different level."

Poor mental health among community college students linked to lower persistence rates

The Community College Research Center's working paper concluded further research should study whether "college initiatives aimed at enhancing mental and financial well-being may influence students' academic outcomes."

Improving Faculty Well-Being: A 3-Level Strategy to Reduce Burnout and Increase Retention

Date & Time: Tuesday, May 14th at 2 pm ET

In this 20-minute UB Ed Talk, two experts in faculty success, well-being, and retention will outline a practical 3-level strategy for institutional leaders at any level to create a more supportive environment for all faculty members.  

***All attendees will be provided with the results of the NCFDD’s annual faculty development survey.  

English majors have similar salary earnings, life quality than other degree holders, report

While not too far behind, survey responses indicate English departments may also be less likely to embrace career preparation as it threatens the "intellectual labor" of the degree, according to a recent report by the Modern Language Association.

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