Jon Marcus

Jon Marcus appears in the following:

Higher Ed's Decreasing Retention Rate

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Jon Marcus discusses college's decreasing retention, which highlights the disparity in university infrastructure that exists between admitting and retaining students. 


High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Huge shortages loom in the skilled trades, which require less — and cheaper — training. Should that make students rethink the four-year degree?


Training For The Olympics Is Hard Enough. Try Doing That While Earning A Degree

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Olympic athletes struggle to balance the demands of their sports with college.


An Air Force Cadet At 25: A Sign Of The Times In Higher Education

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Many students heading to college this fall won't be the traditional 18-year-olds. At the nation's military academies, more cadets are coming from life — or military service — and not high school.


30 Issues l Stories of NOT Affording a College Education

Thursday, May 26, 2016

From not being able to afford tuition to not being able to afford NOT working and earning an income, there are plenty of ways to get priced-out of a college education.

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On Campus, Older Faculty Keep On Keepin' On

Friday, October 09, 2015

Ken Nickerson could have retired from his job as a professor of biological sciences at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln 10 years ago, when he turned 62.

He could have retired five years ago, when the university offered faculty a year's salary to step down as part of a buyout ...


Confusing Financial Aid Letters Leave Students, Parents Adrift

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Raised in foster care from the time he was 14, Marquell Moorer was determined to go to college, keeping up his grades and working part time at Dairy Queen to save up money for it.

By the end of his senior year at a high school in Milwaukee, he'd done ...