In College Disrupted: The Great Unbundling of Higher Education, University Ventures Co-Founder Ryan Craig explains how the shift toward competency-based learning and hiring is creating faster, lower cost pathways from education to employment, and empowering employers to shift away from pedigree- and degree-based hiring.
Student loan debt in the U.S. now exceeds credit card debt. On CNBC, University Ventures Co-Founder Daniel Pianko explains why the federal government may be forced to write off over $500 billion in student loans, and suggests innovative student financing strategies that have the potential—for the first time—to align the interests of institutions with students.
Skills bootcamps in high-growth areas like web development and digital marketing are already helping thousands of learners develop skills — and land high-paying jobs. Universities are abandoning vestigial constraints on time, like the credit hour, and are developing programs more tightly coupled with employer demands. We are entering a Golden Age of American higher education.