News

March 2014

March 12th 2014
Newly launched by the Education Research Program, the Measuring College Learning Project aims to engage faculty in academic and policy conversations on the quality of undergraduate education →

September 2013

September 17th 2013
Education Research Program director Richard Arum appeared on the Fox Business Network's Willis Report to discuss the cost and value of a college degree →
September 13th 2013
Academically Adrift, from the Education Research Program, cited by assessment expert Alexander Astin in the Chronicle of Higher Education

July 2013

July 1st 2013
Education Research Program director Richard Arum addresses reactions to his book Academically Adrift in an article for Society: "Stakeholder and Public Responses to Measuring Student Learning" →

April 2013

April 12th 2013
Education Research Program director Richard Arum quoted in an Inside Higher Ed article on economic and social inequalities at universities →

January 2013

January 11th 2013
Program director Richard Arum named a 2013 RHSU Edu-Scholar, in recognition of his substantial contribution to public debates about education →

December 2012

December 12th 2012
Program director Richard Arum quoted in a New York Times article on the value of higher education →

March 2012

March 29th 2012
Results of Academically Adrift and follow-up reports by Richard Arum and the Education Research Program highlighted in the Chicago Tribune

February 2012

February 1st 2012
CBS News has "really bad news for college slackers" in a story highlighting new study by Education Research Program

January 2012

January 25th 2012
Education Research Program releases a follow-up report to the highly discussed book Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses
January 6th 2012
Program Director Richard Arum fifth-most influential education scholar nationwide, according to Education Week

September 2011

September 15th 2011
Academically Adrift, co-authored by Program Director Richard Arum, reviewed in AAUP's Academe

June 2011

June 2nd 2011
National press continue to focus on Academically Adrift, co-written by SSRC Program Director Richard Arum →

March 2011

March 7th 2011
In "College the Easy Way," NY Times columnist Bob Herbert discusses the conclusions of Academically Adrift, a book co-authored by Program Director Richard Arum

February 2011

February 9th 2011
Program Director Richard Arum interviewed on NPR about Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses

January 2011

January 18th 2011
Education Research Program report expands on startling findings in Academically Adrift and offers policy recommendations (PDF) →
January 18th 2011
Media coverage of Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses by Program Director Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa

October 2010

October 20th 2010
“Academically Adrift,” Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa’s book on findings from the CLA Longitudinal Study, to be released January 18, 2011 →

September 2010

September 19th 2010
Richard Arum quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education article “A Measure of Education Is Put to the Test.” →

August 2009

August 17th 2009
Educational sociologist Sara Goldrick-Rab, writing in Brainstorm, says of CLA Longitudinal Study led by Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa: “Cool study–one to keep an eye on.” Goldrick-Rab attended Arum and Roksa’s talk at the ASA annual meeting. →