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Mary Fulton

Assessment of Opportunities and Models for Adults to Complete the Baccalaureate Degree ... - 0 views

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    Examines issues related to and makes recommendations to increase degree and credential attainment by Virginia's working-age adults (age 25-64), and to tailor programs to more effectively serve these non-traditional students. (State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, April 2012). Also see Report Summary.
    http://www.schev.edu/Reportstats/ALBookletFinal.pdf?from
Mary Fulton

Student Success Courses and Educational Outcomes at Virginia Community Colleges - 0 views

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    Finds that students who enrolled in a student success course in the first semester were more likely to earn college-level credits and were more likely to persist to the second year. Also finds that students referred to remedial education were more likely to earn college-level credits if they enrolled in a student success course in their first term. (Community College Research Center, February 2012)
Mary Fulton

New Measures, New Perspectives: Graduates' Time- and Credits-to-Degree in SREB States - 0 views

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    Introduces the latest SREB college completion measures, distinguishes them from graduation rate measures, and reports the first results on time-to-degree and credits-to-degree in the SREB region. The report also provides information on the characteristics of graduates, focusing primarily on their beginning status at the institutions from which they graduated. (SREB, November 2011)
Bruce Vandal

Improved transfer programs boost completion rates - 3 views

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    Story in Community College Times on the impact of transfer/articulation on completion
Bruce Vandal

Virginia Community Colleges Re-Engineering Task Force Report - 0 views

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    New strategic direction for Virginia Community College System
Bruce Vandal

2009-10 Indicators Report - SREB - 0 views

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    Annual report on key postsecondary indicators developed by SREB
Mary Fulton

Virginia Governor McDonnell Announces "Top Jobs of the 21st Century" Higher Education L... - 0 views

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    Press release on and summary of Virginia governor's Top Jobs act that aims to link higher education, degree attainment and workforce development.
Bruce Vandal

Virginia's McDonnell seeks $58 million in additional college, university funding - 0 views

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    Washington Post story on Gov. McDonnell's legislative agenda to increase college completion
Bruce Vandal

Virginia Governor's Commission on Higher Education Reform, Innovation and Investment - 1 views

    • Preserving and enhancing the instructional excellence of Virginia's leading universities and of the higher education system as a whole;
    • Increasing significantly the percentage of college-age Virginians enrolling in institutions of higher education and attaining degrees;
    • Attracting and preparing young people for the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) areas and other disciplines (e.g., healthcare and advanced manufacturing) where skill shortages now exist and/or unmet demand is anticipated;
    • Forging new effective public-private partnerships and regional strategies for business recruitment, workforce preparation, and university-based research;
    • Making Virginia a national leader in providing higher education opportunities to military personnel and veterans;
    • Crafting a sustainable higher education funding model that will systematically move Virginia toward higher levels of educational attainment and economic competitiveness over the next decade-and-a-half;
    • Developing innovative ways to deliver quality instruction, cost-saving reform strategies, and affordable new pathways to degree attainment for capable and motivated Virginians regardless of income or background;
    • Evaluating strategies to reduce costs through additional college placement testing and accelerated degree completion; and
    • Creating effective workforce development programs through expanded use of the Community College System in coordination with the Commission on Economic Development and Job Creation.
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    Executive Order #9 from VA governor McConnell.
Bruce Vandal

Governor Robert F. McDonnell Announces Investment in Higher Education - 0 views

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    Governor McDonnell of Virginia proposes $50 million in new funding for higher education to increase access and affordability. The goal of the proposal is to increase the number of degrees in the state by 100,000.
Bruce Vandal

Altered State: How Virginia Community College System Has Used Achieving the Dream to Im... - 1 views

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    Report from JFF on Virginia's state strategy to improve community colleges through Achieving The Dream.
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