Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 06/21/2012 - 5:07pm
Wisconsin's public colleges and universities aren't making the grade as tuition rises at three times the rate of inflation and student loan debt soars, according to a sobering state-by-state "Leaders & Laggards" report card issued Tuesday in Washington.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 06/20/2012 - 7:37pm
Philip Swanson, fresh from earning his degree in civil engineering from Wayne State University, already is among a fortunate minority. While more than 50 percent of college grads under age 25 are either jobless or under-employed, Swanson has secured a full-time job in his field of study.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 06/20/2012 - 7:26pm
Oklahoma's four-year colleges and universities get high marks for efficiency and cost-effectiveness in a U.S. Chamber of Commerce report released this week. But two-year colleges in the state didn't fare as well in the report, lagging behind similar institutions in nearby states.