Provost Sullivan touts benefits of higher ed in talk

Wanted to share this bit of perspective with Learning Leader readers:

Besides the private gains (a typical college graduate earns $1 million more in a lifetime than a high school graduate), Sullivan has a long list of public gains.

College graduates are more likely to vote and participate in policy discussions or campaigns, more likely to participate in cultural activities, more likely to be open to new ideas, more likely to read to their children, and they increasingly want to live and work with people with a similar level of talents, boosting the economies of areas where larger numbers of people have college degrees, she said.

Read more: Provost Sullivan touts benefits of higher ed in talk.


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Learning Leader Tech Ed Advocate Empassioned Educator Perpetual Student Professional Learner Chief Learning Officer Tonya is a learning leader, instructional design, performance support and multimedia communications professional, with nearly 20 years of experience in healthcare, information systems, instructional design and training, web and creative design, internal and external marketing, PR and communications, social media, service excellence, leadership development and non-profit operations management. She is currently Director, Staff Learning & Development, Teach For America; President, A2ATD; principal and Chief Learning Officer of Kappa Beta Technology & Instruction; grad student at The University of Michigan; and author of the Learning Leader Blog (,) an emerging technologies resource for 21st century educators. She current is living in Macomb County, MI, with her cat and several Mac and iOS devices.

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