Postsecondary Value Commission Report Proposes Action to Address Disparities in Economic Returns to College with Regard to Race, Income and Gender

Postsecondary Value Commission Report Proposes Action to Address Disparities in Economic Returns to College with Regard to Race, Income and Gender

The Postsecondary Value Commission released its final findings today using national and institutional data sources confirming wide-ranging disparity in the value of a postsecondary education in terms of race, income and gender. The commission proposes a new approach to measuring postsecondary value and offers concrete recommendations for institutions of higher education and policymakers at all […]

Meet the Postsecondary Value Commission

Meet the Postsecondary Value Commission

Postsecondary Value Commission co-chairs share an update on the Commission’s work to define and measure value. 

Value Commission Q&A: Sahar Mohammadzadeh

Value Commission Q&A: Sahar Mohammadzadeh

We sat down with Value Commission members to learn more about what drives their involvement in this work. Check out our conversation with Sahar Mohammadzadeh.  When people talk about the value of education after high school, what comes to mind? I have had the unique opportunity and privilege of being born and raised in Kentucky, […]

The “Why” and “Why Now” of Postsecondary Value

The “Why” and “Why Now” of Postsecondary Value

We launched the Postsecondary Value Commission earlier this year to help students and families, policymakers, and college and university leaders better understand the benefits of education after high school and expand the national conversation about higher education beyond costs and debt. Two fundamental questions have dominated our work since: Why? And why now? Why is […]