A number of initiatives have been put in place to make college completion a reality, inline with the goal of the Indiana Commission for Higher Education that 60 percent of Hoosiers obtain credentials or degrees beyond high school by 2025.
INDIANAPOLIS | Nearly 66 percent of 2012 Indiana high school graduates went directly to college, up 2 percent from the Class of 2011. But 28 percent of them were not fully prepared and required remedial college coursework, according to a state study released Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | It was graduation day at the Statehouse on Monday for Porter County's College Success Coalition.
The Indiana Higher Education Commission raised eyebrows and tempers when it adopted a policy in October that seemed to put restraints on academic freedom at regional campuses.
The Indiana Commissioner of Higher Education contends a policy approved last month was not designed to limit academic freedom at regional campuses.
VALPARAISO | The Indiana Commissioner of Higher Education appreciates the work local businesses, educators and community leaders in Northwest Indiana are doing to promote student success in high school and entrance into the workforce or college.
Ivy Tech Community College has merged the large northwest and north central regions in a cost-cutting move. The university has a nearly $60 million funding gap, according to Ivy Tech President Thomas Snyder.
Indiana has one of the most generous college financial aid systems in the country, spending more than $280 million on need-based grants and scholarships in the past year alone. Unfortunately, the hard truth is that far too many Hoosiers start college and never finish, and most do not graduat…
WASHINGTON | Richard Lugar takes a seat at a well-worn circular conference table. In an office filled with shiny, new fixtures, it's a notable relic from his 36-year career in the Senate.
INDIANAPOLIS | The six-month process that determines how Indiana spends its money for the next two years began Wednesday with the first agency presentations to the State Budget Committee.
This past Saturday, 50 feet defined the difference between dreams and deadlines, between yesterday’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities.
INDIANAPOLIS | The response from Hoosiers to Gov. Mitch Daniels' appointment as president of Purdue University has been overwhelmingly positive.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's low-tax, limited-regulation business environment may not lead to higher incomes for Hoosiers unless the state's workforce becomes more educated.
At a time when thousands of laid-off and underemployed workers are joining traditional college students in the classroom and education reformers are demanding the U.S. produce more college graduates, a book released in January by the University of Chicago Press says academe is failing.
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