Media Hits

August 13, 2020

5 College Enrollment Messages to Send to Parents

In this University Business article, David Brond and Elizabeth Cohen share five enrollment messages that colleges should share with families and students to help reduce anxiety over safety, cost, and return on investment. Brond and Cohen cite the CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”
August 3, 2020

Much Work to Be Done

In this Inside Higher Ed op-ed, CEW Director Anthony Carnevale discusses the shift toward test-optional admissions. Dr. Carnevale says that promoting equity in college admissions must include more than eliminating standardized testing requirements.
July 19, 2020

Responding to 6 Quotes From ‘The Merit Myth’

Joshua Kim writes for Inside Higher Ed about the importance of the book “The Merit Myth” written by CEW authors. Kim responds to quotes from “The Merit Myth” about how higher education widens the racial and class divide instead of facilitating socioeconomic mobility.
July 12, 2020

Dear Liberal Arts Students, You Haven’t Been Robbed

In this op-ed for the New York Times, Jennifer Senior discusses how college in the fall will be very different from in past years, and she encourages liberal arts students to do something useful with their free time to make the most of the coronavirus pandemic. Senior cites the CEW report “Balancing Work and Learning.”
July 6, 2020

The Best Way to Make College Affordable

Carla Fried writes for the Chicago Tribune about how to attend and graduate college without accumulating large amounts of student debt. Fried cites the CEW report “The Overlooked Value of Certificates and Associate's Degrees” to demonstrate that an associate’s degree can have high earnings potential.
July 2, 2020

Envisioning Colleges and Universities as Antiracist

In this Inside Higher Ed op-ed, Krishni Metivier provides a list of actions that higher education institutions should take to eradicate racism and increase equity. Metivier cites the CEW report “The Unequal Race for Good Jobs” to highlight racial disparities in the workforce.
June 19, 2020

Getting Past Higher Ed’s 2 Tracks

In this Education Dive article, Hallie Busta discusses the inequities in the higher education system and ways to bridge secondary and postsecondary education. Busta cites the book by CEW authors, “The Merit Myth.”
June 1, 2020

‘The Merit Myth’

In this article for Inside Higher Ed, Scott Jaschik explores the inequalities and social divisions in higher education. Jaschik discusses the book “The Merit Myth” with CEW Director and “Merit Myth” author Anthony Carnevale. 
May 26, 2020

The Value of Higher Ed Access

Emma Whitford writes for Inside Higher Ed about how access to public, 4-year higher education in Georgia improved economic outcomes for students. Whitford quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale on how the paper’s findings are “old news.”