Andrew Kelly: Completion, Costs and Value of a College Education

Author and Director of the Center on Higher Education Reform at the American Enterprise Institute (“AEI”) Andrew Kelly examines college affordability and return on investment including the relation of degrees to labor market success, new tools to help families afford higher education and efficiencies created by innovative program design and delivery.

Individual Questions:
The national focus on college completion: The magnitude of the challenge (2:46)
Is a college degree still the key to labor market success? Thoughts on reality vs. perception (3:46)
College affordability: Drivers of increased costs and arming families with facts regarding the return on investment (6:04)
Income Share Agreements: The role of risk and value in program choice (7:00)
The role of innovation in accelerating time to degree (4:28)
Relating higher education innovation and regulatory reform: Do we need an innovation accreditor? (5:10)
Timeline and focus of reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (5:13)

Podcast Intro and Exit music by Won (FLT RSK) / CC BY-NC 3.0 Produced in conjunction with the Average Guy Podcast Network

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