May 22, 2018

State Postsecondary Data 101

by John Armstrong

Demand is high for detailed information on students’ progress and outcomes through their postsecondary education. Many factors contribute to this increased desire for information, including a renewed emphasis on institutional accountability, interest in consumer information for prospective students and regular inquiries from policymakers to state coordinating and governing boards. State Postsecondary Unit Record Systems (PSURS) are the primary …

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Strong Foundations Communities of Practice

March 16, 2018

State CEOs of Higher Education Need Support to Succeed

by Rob Anderson

Imagine you’re being recruited for a new role. The job description says you’ll be expected to dramatically improve outcomes, find consensus in a hyper-partisan policy environment, and succeed even as critical funding is cut year after year. Do you take the job? Given that daunting scenario, many of us would politely decline. But at a …

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