Media Hits

September 29, 2020

A Framework for Measuring Liberal Arts-Ness

In this Inside Higher Ed article, Elizabeth Redden writes about a new study that finds no relationship between enrollment at college with strong liberal arts offerings and students' mid-career earnings. Redden cites the CEW report "ROI of Liberal Arts Colleges."
August 30, 2020

Why STEM Needs to Focus on Social Justice

In this Washington Monthly article, Daniel Block writes about how STEM academic departments can attract and retain more Black students by introducing themes of social justice into their curriculums. Block quotes CEW’s Chief Economist Nicole Smith about the importance of considering career prospects when choosing a major.
August 24, 2020

Born to the Internet, Grew Up Fast in a Pandemic

Allyson Waller writes for the New York Times about the ways college students are making money amid the pandemic. When traditional college jobs were no longer an option, students turned to the digital economy and invented new ways to pay the bills. Waller cites the CEW report “Balancing Work and Learning.”
August 17, 2020

Colleges Must Attend to 3 Crucial Areas

In this Inside Higher Ed op-ed, Debra Humphreys lists three things educational leaders should consider as they work to restructure higher education and learning during a pandemic. Humphreyes cites the CEW report “The Overlooked Value of Certificates and Associate’s Degrees” and mentions CEW Director Anthony Carnevale.
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.”