In our fourth issue, we begin a dive into another important topic: credentials. Higher education administrators need to understand the credential landscape, and a great place to start a study on credentials is through a non-profit initiative that began in 2013 called Credential Engine.
Companies are experiencing negative economic impacts as 50 percent of newly hired, entry-level college graduates drop out of their jobs within two years, while simultaneously the overall skills gap continues to drain the U.S. economy.
At the dawn of 2021, higher education and the world of work have been dramatically transformed by a tragic pandemic. Now, after a whole lot of video conferences, there’s a great deal of hope and optimism. And, of course, a great deal of work lies ahead.