Adult education

Adult education

The campus of Hilbert College, buildings surrounding a lake.
Jan 26, 2023
Hilbert College, a nonprofit Catholic institution in New York, is purchasing for-profit Valley College, which has four sites in Ohio and West Virginia. That makes for an unusual match.


September 13, 2017
The U.S. gets high marks on World Economic Forum index on human capital development, which could ease worries about higher education's contribution to a skills gap. But some experts are skeptical.
August 29, 2017
Coding boot camps act as an auxiliary to a college education, not as an alternative, and they use advertising and intensive admissions processes to find students who succeed, write Quinn Burke, Louise Ann Lyon and James Bowring.
August 7, 2017
McDonald’s brings a flexible approach and free career and college advising to its tuition assistance program, which is aimed in part at keeping employees on the job longer.
August 1, 2017
A $20 million project from National U seeks to combine adaptive courseware, predictive analytics and competency-based learning with a goal of better serving adult students.
July 26, 2017
Associate and four-year degrees lead to a growing share of well-paying jobs, study finds, as struggles increase for workers with only a high school credential.
July 10, 2017
Bipartisan support builds for expanding Pell Grant eligibility to short-term certificates, although some experts worry about quality control and funding.
June 30, 2017
NC State wants to help solve the community college leadership pipeline problem amid broader shift in focus of doctoral training programs.
June 27, 2017
In California and Pennsylvania, new institutions are created.
June 21, 2017
George Pruitt, retiring after 35 years as president of Thomas Edison State University, surveys the landscape.
June 1, 2017
Most former college students say they would change either their major, college attended or credential pursued if they could do it all over again, survey finds.


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