This volume provides practical ways colleges can focus on theCollege Completion Agenda. Originally begun as an economicworkforce issue for the Obama administration, the CollegeCompletion Agenda has been adopted by myriad educationalinstitutions, public and private funders, and others.
The identified “Big Goal” is to increase theproportion of Americans with high quality college degrees andcredentials from 39% of the population to 60% by 2025. To date,much advice has been offered to colleges about what the issues areand what needs to be done. However, there is considerable workbeing done at colleges around the country to address the identifiedissues.This volume introduces some of these policies andpractices—the thinking behind them, research supporting them,roles to be fulfilled, and impact on the student experience
This is the 164th volume of this Jossey-Bass higher educationquarterly report series, an essential guide for presidents, vicepresidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-doorinstitutions, this quarterly provides expert guidance in meetingthe challenges of their distinctive and expanding educationalmission.