About Jon @JonMarcusBoston
Jon Marcus, higher-education editor, has written about higher education for the Washington Post, USA Today, Time, the Boston Globe, Washington Monthly, is North America higher-education correspondent for the Times (U.K.) Higher Education magazine, and contributed to the book Reinventing Higher Education.
Jon’s Recent Stories
Education Aug 29Can universities be embarrassed into raising graduation rates?
Indiana is ahead of many other states in widely broadcasting public universities’ and colleges’ success rates as part of an attempt to force rates up.
Education Aug 28Community college district tries full slate of innovations, all at once
Rio Salado Community College doesn’t look much like a typical higher-education institution and it doesn’t act like one, either. With just 23 full-time faculty it serves more than 60,000 students, a disproportionate number of whom are low-income and attend part-time…
Education Aug 25How to educate Americans for jobs? Ask the Germans, employers urge
U.S. colleges are importing the German model of career and technical education to keep up with a demand they can’t fill for skilled, mid-level American workers.