“Water, Water Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink”

When the topic is data, today’s CEOs are apparently feeling much the same about it as the sailor immortalized in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “Rime of the Ancient Mariner” felt about water. In the 2019 PwC Annual Global CEO Survey, CEOs were quite clear about how dissatisfied they are with how data is used in their… Read More

UPDATE: “Heart of Detroit” Tuition Pledge

In July we documented the impact of the “Kalamazoo Promise” program. Begun in 2006, this program covers 100% of the cost of tuition at selected colleges in Michigan for any student who graduated from the Kalamazoo public schools. Now Wayne State University has announced a similar program, the Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge. Detroit residents… Read More

Is It Worth It?

This time of year is one for families and their college students to reflect on their journey, and increasingly on how much that journey has cost. According to the College Board’s annual survey of college costs, in AY2018/19, published tuition and fees for private institutions was $35,830; for publics, $10,230. This doesn’t include Room and… Read More