The Value of a College Degree

Here’s an article from The Chronicle of Higher Education, which highlights a recent report from The College Board on the value of a college degree. It’s worth the read! Click here to read the entire article.

An excerpt:

“Higher education has a public-relations problem. Family incomes are stagnant, but tuition keeps going up. Many students who begin college don’t graduate. Even among those who do, students who borrow are finishing with greater and greater average debt burdens. And then they’re walking into a tough job market. So what is a college degree really worth?

The answer to that question is clearly important for higher education. But trying to find it isn’t easy and brings a fair bit of controversy.”

New Statistics on Doctoral Degrees

Women Lead in Doctorates

September 14, 2010 (from Inside Higher Ed)

With female enrollments growing at all levels of higher education, doctoral degrees have been one area where men have continued to dominate. No more. New data being released today show that in 2008-9, for the first time ever, women earned a majority of the doctoral degrees awarded in the United States.  …….. click here to read more.