Rapidly changing higher ed landscape requires tough decisions from within

Stefanie Botelho's picture

Those who question the fundamental value of a college degree need to stand back and accept undisputed facts.

The truth is the worth of a college degree is rising. Today, young adults with just a high school diploma earn 62 percent of the typical salary of college graduates. In 1965, those with just a high school diploma earned 81 percent of the salary of college graduates.

And this is only part of the story as told by the Pew Research Center and reported to the country by The Associated Press.

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