Key takeaways EAB gathered in their latest meta-report paint a comprehensive picture of higher education's future college cohort: "Gen P." The report draws from conversations with over 20,000 high school students, counselors, parents, EAB partners and college enrollment teams.
Higher education professionals, industry leaders and state legislators are beginning to recognize its revelatory potential to foster the next chapter of academic equity, workforce access and attractive program offerings.
After helping boost Johns Hopkins low-income, first-generation student persistence rates to 100%, the Kessler Scholars Collaborative is expanding its reach to 16 schools and 1,600 students, thanks in part to $10 million in new funding.
Reports by National Student Clearinghouse Research Center and YouthTruth suggest that male enrollment has declined faster than women for the past five years and only 57% of young men graduating high school in 2023 expect to go to college.
Only 51% of students who began a four-year degree in 2012 completed a degree within eight years at that institution, according to NCES. Bellwether believes a nonlinear higher education system can regain students' trust and recapture their valuation of a postsecondary degree.
Following a novel beta test that attracted over 300 students and over $40,000 in personal investment accounts, the University of Kentucky is using financial literacy as a conduit for healthier student habits in wellness, engagement and academics.
Managers cite GenZers' lack of motivation and thin skin as their top employee complaints and as their top motivations fire them. In fact, 65% say they more commonly need to fire GenZers than employees of other generations.
North Texas has 1,200+ trained employees, from administrative assistants up to the president, using their AI-assisted analytics software suit to take huge swaths of data and create visual data models in order to form clear, intentional decision-making.