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Document Number: 9029

Winning by Degrees: The Strategies of Highly Productive Higher Education Institutions - Increasing the number of adults in this country with higher education degrees is critical to creating opportunities for individuals and for sustaining the country's economic growth. McKinsey's new research shows that it is possible to achieve significant increases in college attainment if the nation can apply five winning strategies already implemented by highly productive colleges and universities in the country: (1) systematically enabling students to reach graduation; (2) reducing nonproductive credits; (3) redesigning the delivery of instruction; (4) redesigning core support services; and (5) optimizing non-core services and other operations. All of which contribute to reducing cost per student. (McKinsey & Company, November 2010)...

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