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Donald E. Heller

Donald E. Heller is Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at the University of San Francisco. The views expressed here are his own, and do not represent the University of San Francisco.

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Donald E. Heller

Why the U.S. isn’t likely to meet Obama’s goal on college graduation rates

In his first address to a joint session of Congress five years ago, President Obama established an important – and some would argue, audacious – goal for our nation: “By…

Greater expectations for educational attainment: Government and colleges can do more

The “Great Recession” of 2008 had a major impact on college and university budgets. State appropriations, on a per-student basis, have declined by more than 20 percent in inflation-adjusted dollars. Yet expectations…