This volume provides practical ways colleges can focus on the College Completion Agenda
However, there is considerable work being done at colleges around the country to address the identified issues
Originally begun as an economic workforce issue for the Obama administration, the College Completion Agenda has been adopted by myriad educational institutions, public and private funders, and others
The identified Big Goal is to increase the proportion of Americans with high quality college degrees and credentials from 39 of the population to 60 by 2025
This volume introduces some of these policies and practices 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 education quarterly report series, an essential guide for presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-door institutions, this quarterly provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinctive and expanding educational mission.
To date, much advice has been offered to colleges about what the issues are and what needs to be done