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Community Colleges in the National Spotlight: Discussion with Former White House Deputy Director James Kvaal

Sep 16, 2016, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
School of Education Prechter Lab, Room 2202
CCIRF is delighted to kick off the new academic year with a luncheon discussion with higher education expert James Kvaal, currently Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence at the Ford School. Kvaal played a leading role in the Obama Administration on issues related to higher education, including helping to shape the White House proposal on free community college.
EPI Speaker Series

Can Educational Outcomes Be Improved in Community Colleges? Recent Evidence from Two Randomized Trials

Jan 22, 2008, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Abstract: Community colleges today enroll over one-half of all college students nationwide or nearly 12 million students. And yet, fewer than 40% of those who start at a public two-year college earn any type of degree within six years. Even among those students who intend to complete a degree, only about one-third do so within six years.
Ford School