Completion With a Purpose Blog

Empowering the Consumer Voice to Transform Postsecondary Education

Strada Education NetworkSM is proud to partner with Gallup, the world leader in consumer insights, to launch the Education Consumer Pulse. Through 350 daily interviews of U.S. adults aged 18-65, this three-year survey will create the largest set of education consumer insights in the nation to date. We believe understanding the consumer’s perspective is critical to addressing…

Advancing the Higher Education Innovation Agenda

Sixty years ago this October, the Soviet Union’s launch of a tiny satellite called Sputnik shocked the United States out of its complacency over the education levels of its citizens. Our nation responded with an array of innovative new policies and practices to enhance Americans’ skill levels — especially in science, math and engineering — and open the doors of…

Moving on to Address Today’s Higher Education Issues

Earlier this week, I had the honor of joining Utah Gov. Gary Herbert in announcing the award of a $1 million grant from USA Funds® to the state to help Utah high school students prepare for rewarding careers in the state’s fast-growing life sciences industry. At about the same time, the Illinois Board of Higher Education was meeting in…