Indeed, if the United States is going to meet its goals for post-secondary credentials, non-college credentials – including occupational licenses, industry certifications, and apprenticeship, skills, and vocational certificates, short of an associate’s degree – will play a crucial role.
Throughout my career as chief customer officer, and chief marketing officer, I’ve had the privilege to collaborate and serve numerous executives in the higher education industry. Based on my experience, I strongly believe that two of the most disruptive executive thought leaders in higher education are Dr. Marni Baker Stein and Phil Komarny
If post-secondary education is to serve as an engine of social mobility, equality, and economic growth, the report contends, the country needs to expand access to affordable learning opportunities not constrained by traditional barriers of time and place.
At a time when public skepticism about the value of a college degree has intensified – when there are growing doubts about undergraduate engagement and learning – it is more important than ever for institutions to document the knowledge, skills, and abilities that college graduates have acquired.
Through the collaboration with Salesforce and Salesforce.org, UTx’s team, which includes instructional designers and technology experts, will develop software and digital tools that support students on their academic and professional journeys and increase student success, one of UT System’s nine Quantum Leaps.
The biomedical sciences undergraduate program at UTRGV is the first of nine competency-based degrees and certificates that the UT system is rolling out across regional campuses. The new “experimental sites,” as the university...