OPINION: 3 ways forward-thinking colleges usher in a new generation of students (The Hechinger Report)
Higher education has undergone a sea change.
For most of today’s students, the iconic image of lazy afternoons on the ivy-covered quad couldn’t be further from reality.
A growing portion of traditional-age students are first-generation and low-income students who often lack the support and guidance needed to successfully navigate college.
More working adults are turning to college to complete the postsecondary credentials that have become a necessity in most industries.
Even adults with degrees are seeking further credentials as their career paths evolve.