Converse College Becomes UGC’s Seventh Academic Member

For Immediate Release | January 23, 2018 Converse College – Beth Lancaster, [email protected], 864.590.8553 UCG – David Taylor, [email protected], 864-270-3264 Converse College to Offer Degree Programs at University Center of Greenville Converse Becomes UGC’s Seventh Academic Member (SPARTANBURG, S.C.) – Converse College and the University Center of Greenville, Inc. (UCG) announce the addition of Converse…

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Higher Education Earnings Premium – Value, Variation, and Trends

“The data, however, remain clear: even at current prices, postsecondary education pays off for most people. Promising occupational and personal opportunities are disproportionately available to college graduates. It is increasingly difficult to maintain a middle class lifestyle without a postsecondary credential, and the economic, social, and civic benefits of a more educated population are well…

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The Benefits of Higher Education for Individuals and Society

“Education Pays 2013: The Benefits of Higher Education for Individuals and Society documents differences in the earnings and employment patterns of U.S. adults with different levels of education. It also compares health-related behaviors, reliance on public assistance programs, civic participation, and indicators of the well-being of the next generation. Financial benefits are easier to document than nonpecuniary benefits, but the latter may…