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GUEST COMMENTARY: The lesson plan for affordable higher education

GUEST COMMENTARY: The lesson plan for affordable higher education

Today, many college students receive their four-year degree with more than $80,000 in debt and no prospects of a good job. For the first time, the middle class is faced with the reality that a college education might no longer be a viable financial option.

July 15, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Community colleges must help reshape higher education

GUEST COMMENTARY: Community colleges must help reshape higher education

In the 1970s, I began three decades in the automotive industry. It was a good place to be at the time. U.S. automakers had enjoyed decades of growth and profitability, and it seemed like history would continue to repeat itself.

December 22, 2011 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Dual credit makes college more affordable

GUEST COMMENTARY: Dual credit makes college more affordable

For many parents, financing a child's college education can seem daunting. Even with financial aid, and with the knowledge that education is an investment that pays dividends long into the future, many families believe they simply cannot fit college tuition into their budget.

August 10, 2011 12:00 am

Community college is essential to U.S. future

Imagine an America that once again leads the world in higher education attainment. An America that leads the world in innovation, productivity and advanced manufacturing. An America where every high school student has the ability-and the desire-to graduate from college. An America where ever…

July 20, 2009 12:00 am
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