A discussion of continuing higher education, adult education, training,and related--and some unrelated--Tennessee topics.
Call for Proposals
The 2017 ACHE Annual Conference & Meeting Planning
Committee invites members and friends of the Association to submit
proposals for conference sessions that will inspire attendees to
imagine the many ways that continuing higher education transforms lives
and enriches our world. We seek conference presentations that
demonstrate how we lead within our institutions, how we meet
professional development and lifelong learning needs, how we address
the demands of a knowledge-based economy and the imaginative and
powerful ways we navigate the sometimes disruptive and always exciting
world of continuing higher education.
Imagine joining us in Portland, Oregon, October 23-25 as a conference
Imagine the power of sharing your victories and
Imagine the opportunity to showcase what you’ve learned
and helping your network of professional colleagues benefit from your
Imagine the networking, resources, and opportunity for
Imaging helping us create an exceptional conference
program that features your programs, your strategies, your research,
your students, your faculty, your successes and the secrets to those
Are you imagining the possibilities? The Call for
Proposals is now open. Check
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Ain't just a term in football. The rates in Tennessee, and actually all over, should be better. From The Tennessean. College completion rates in Tennessee unacceptable, report says
While state efforts have helped boost college readiness and access to higher education, college completion rates remain “unacceptably low,” according to a report released Wednesday.
On average, less than 45 percent of students at Tennessee two- and four-year public colleges complete their degrees, according to Complete Tennessee’s “Room to Grow” report.
The low completion rates — Tennessee ranks 38th in the nation in public university graduation rates and 40th in community college graduation rates — could have repercussions for students and employers.
Students who don’t complete their college degrees are more likely to incur debt and have lower salaries and a lower quality of life, said Kenyetta Lovett, executive director of Complete Tennessee, a non-profit focused on increasing postsecondary access a…