Educational Leader Talks About The Value Of Higher Education

February 5th, 2014 by

The current president of the University of Missouri System, Tim Wolfe, recently discussed his life experiences and views of the future for young Americans in an interview with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Wolfe was involved in the business world for more than 30 years, working for large companies such as IBM, where he was in charge of thousands of employees through times of major change. When he became the University of Missouri System’s 23rd president, he expected the job to be filled with strategic plans and budgets as well as meetings with campus leaders and legislators on how to prepare for the future.[...] Read More...

White House Summit Tries To Make Higher Education More Accessible

January 23rd, 2014 by

Three decades ago in 1984, a year of education, room and board at a typical U.S. four-year educational institution cost an average of $3,499. This amounts to $8,756 when adjusted for inflation. Moving forward to 2010, this amount had nearly tripled to $22,092. This figure only represents a year’s fees, not the total cost of the degree.[...] Read More...

Online Degrees Might Be The Solution To Crisis In US Higher Education

January 9th, 2014 by

In the higher education arena, reality is often outrunning parody. A recent feature article on satirical website The Onion highlighted the plight of a fictional student called Patrick Moorhouse who, after paying the interest on his student loans, tuition costs and losing four years of income while attending university, ended up earning $11 more than he would have if he never went to college.[...] Read More...

Go Beyond the Classroom with a Master’s Degree in Higher Education

April 16th, 2012 by

Many teachers work for years in their classrooms at the elementary, middle school, high school or collegiate level and find fulfillment in what they do. Others, however, want to make a different outside of just their own classroom.[...] Read More...

Earn More Money with a Masters in Online College Teaching

April 12th, 2012 by

Teaching OnlineThere can be no denying that an increasing number of students are turning to online degrees rather than courses in a traditional college setting. In fact, you may be here because you are interested in pursuing an online degree yourself. With the increase in online students comes the demand for a great number of online college teachers.[...] Read More...