Resources

The articles and information on this page are intended to give a broader context to UNC Asheville's strategic planning process. The articles here speak to policy issues seen in general in higher education.

"A College-Rankings World" by Alia Wong. The Atlantic. Nov. 9, 2015. 

Completing College: A National View of Student Attainment Rates – Fall 2009 Cohort. National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Nov. 2015.

"Top 10 Higher Education State Policy Issues for 2016" by Thomas Harnisch and Katie Lebioda. Policy Matters: A Higher Education Policy Brief. American Association of State Colleges and Universities. Jan. 2016.
"Top 10 Higher Education State Policy Issues for 2015" by Thomas Harnisch, Daniel Hurley, and Emily Parker. Policy Matters: A Higher Education Policy Brief. American Association of State Colleges and Universities. Jan. 2015.
Top Public Policy Issues for Higher Education: 2015-2016. Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges. 2015
Margaret Spellings' Remarks, UNC Board of Governors Retreat, Feb. 12, 2016.
"The Liberal Arts in Action Past, Present, and Future" by Georgia Nugent. Aug. 2015. 
It Takes More Than a Major: Employer Priorities for College Learning and Student Success. An Online Survey Among Employers Conducted On Behalf Of: The Association of American Colleges and Universities. Hart Research Associates. April 2013. 
Future Work Disruption Index for North Carolina. North Carolina State University, Institute for Emerging Issues. Feb. 2016.
The Future of Jobs: Employment, Skills and Workforce Strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. World Economic Forum. Jan. 2016.

2016 Chronicle of Higher Education Trends Report