Radio Higher Ed releases Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Graduates
Join the first of Radio Higher Ed’s Author’s Series featuring Drs. Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa, authors of Aspiring Adults Adrift: Tentative Transitions of College Graduates. This work documents approximately one thousand recent college graduates’ successes and hardships and finds that despite having successfully completed four-year degrees, many of the graduates are struggling to transition into traditional adult roles. In this follow-up to their earlier book, Academically Adrift, Drs. Arum and Roksa argue that colleges and universities need to enhance academic rigor and assessment to improve student learning outcomes and support graduates’ early life-course success.
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