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University of Nebraska Board Meeting

May 19, 2015 University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds and three members of the Board of Regents met with Dr. Carnevale to discuss “The Economy Goes to College.” During their visit to Washington, D.C., they discussed issues facing higher education with policymakers and leading thinkers. Dr. Carnevale discussed how economic value is created in the workforce, companies, and industries and how…
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Do You Need a Bachelor’s Degree to Join the Middle Class? Speaker Series

May 18, 2015 Dr. Carnevale participated in the American Institutes for Research’s speaker series. The series, “Do You Need a Bachelor's’ to Join the Middle Class?” featured a discussion between Carnevale and VP of American Institutes for Research Mark S. Schneider on education and mobility research. Their discussion explored the value of a college degree by comparing earnings by state and pathways…
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A college degree is worth $1 million

In this MarketWatch article, Quentin Fottrell says that college graduates earn more than $1 million more over a lifetime than compared to high school graduates. Fottrell cites the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The Economic Value of College Majors,” in this article.
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