YCBK 262: Two big announcements and Darrell Edmonds interview Part 2 of 2
YCBK 262: Two big announcements and Darrell Edmonds interview Part 2 of 2 [Transcript]

YCBK 263: Are colleges that don’t produce big earners worth it?

In this week’s episode you will hear

In the News (16:02) :Mark and Susan discuss an article by Ron Lieber, that appeared on August 24, 2022 in The New York Times entitled: “Some Colleges Don’t Produce Big Earners. Are They Worth It?” Susan and Mark discuss the complexities involved in this question. (Length 29 minutes)

This week’s question (45:40) Two listeners, Ari and Ivan wrote in to ask us, why do some colleges not share their data in the Common Data Set.

Lisa and Mark answer this question. (Length 23 minutes)

This week’s interview (1:08:05) Our interview is with Jon Boeckenstedt, the Vice Provost of Oregon State University.

Jon Boeckenstedt
John describes what Higher Ed Data Stories is. Why did he start this and how should listeners use it? (1) Jon explains what Higher Ed Data Stories are and how they work, (2) Jon explains what his favorite article ever for Higher Ed Data stories was, (3) Jon covers the difference between data and Insights, (4) Jon talks about test scores, where does he see them going?, (5) Jon talks about the importance of California. (Length 11 minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (1:19:38) The recommended resource is Ron Lieber’s 2016 book: The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money

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