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Media Mentions

September 27, 2022

Is College Worth It? Why That’s Not the Right Question

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education writer and president of Cedar Crest College Dr. Elizabeth M. Meade cites “The College Payoff” in her article arguing that asking if college is worth it is not the right question. She writes that a better question to ask is why we no longer believe in education as a public good, worthy of investment.
September 14, 2022

The Path Not Taken

Inside Higher Ed writer Steven Mintz cites “The College Payoff” in his article about how a holistic program of financial, academic, and personal support targeting community college students would provide a bigger payoff than one-time debt relief. 
September 9, 2022

What the Student-Loan Debate Overlooks

The Atlantic Senior Editor Ronald Brownstein cites “Separate and Unequal” and quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale in his article about what the student-loan debate overlooks. He writes that the plan recognizes the difficulties young Americans have in adulthood and provides them with the same benefits that Boomers have been afforded all along.
August 12, 2022

The Shrinking of Higher Ed

The Chronicle of Higher Education senior writer Karin Fischer quotes CEW Director Anthony Carnevale and cites “Good Jobs Report” to discuss the shrinking of higher education. The article discusses the downward trend of student enrollment in colleges following the pandemic.
July 28, 2022

When Goals Conflict

Author of Inside Higher Ed’s Confessions of a Community College Dean Matt Reed references CEW Director Anthony Carnevale’s op-ed on how to ensure that colleges offer enough high-demand programs.