The Promise of Dual-Mission Colleges
Jamie Merisotis and Carrie Besnette Hauser, Inside Higher Ed
Today’s postsecondary education system is out of sync with what our nation needs—as surveys of students, employers, and others show.
In recent years a group of colleges started offering a mix of programs challenging the notion that college credentials must come in neat two-year or four-year packages. The institutions, which mix certificate, two-year and four-year programs, offer a novel approach in a postsecondary ecosystem that needs to adapt, write Lumina Foundation's Jamie Merisotis and Carrie Besnette Hauser of Colorado Mountain College in this op-ed.