Feb 26 2014

How Prepared Are New College Grads for the Workforce?

Published by at 9:06 am under Education and Learning

As you might expect, the answer to that question varied a lot depending on who was asked:

The survey, conducted by Gallup in partnership with the Lumina Foundation, indicates that just 11 percent of business leaders “strongly agree” that today’s graduates have the skills and competencies that their businesses need. In contrast, a recent Gallup survey found that 96 percent of college and university chief academic officers said they were “extremely or somewhat confident” in their institution’s ability to prepare students for work-force success.

Read the rest of “Business and Academic Leaders Disagree on Quality of College Grads, Surveys Find,” at TheChronicle.com.