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GUEST COMMENTARY: Low college attainment hurts Indiana

GUEST COMMENTARY: Low college attainment hurts Indiana

For many of us, the phrase “Big 10” brings to mind the spirited competition that comes with college sports. However, there is a much more serious competition among the Big 10 states.

June 10, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: College pays off, but you pay a lot for it

DOUG ROSS: College pays off, but you pay a lot for it

Two events this week spotlighted the importance of higher education in Northwest Indiana. 

March 22, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: 11 steps to more jobs, higher incomes

GUEST COMMENTARY: 11 steps to more jobs, higher incomes

Per-capita income is a key indicator of economic well-being. Currently, Indiana's per-capita picture is not pretty.

May 06, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana's economy requires more college grads

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana's economy requires more college grads

The lottery fever that recently swept the nation clearly indicates that most of us covet financial security.

April 22, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Quality of life will improve by degrees

GUEST COMMENTARY: Quality of life will improve by degrees

In Northwest Indiana, we are fortunate to have a number of opportunities available for quality higher education -- two Big Ten universities are represented at three regional campuses, we have two quality faith-based schools, our state community college has a number of locations, and we have …

April 24, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: How to solve the nation's unemployment problem

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: How to solve the nation's unemployment problem

When the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its unemployment data for February 2011, the nation's unemployment rate dropped to 8.9 percent, the first time it has been below 9 percent since April 2009.

April 03, 2011 12:00 am
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