A new Indiana Commission for Higher Education initiative encourages college students to take 15 credit hours per semester so they can graduate in four years.
Teresa Lubbers testified before a U.S. Senate committee today about state funding for education and college degree attainment rates.
One in three students at the Indiana's four-year public colleges and universities finish school within four years,
Indiana Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers gave her annual State of Higher Education address Wednesday night.
While the enrollment rate for undergraduates is falling overall, the number of Latino students going to college is on the rise.
Officials are working on guidelines to spot those students while they are still in high school.
Lubbers says it will take a joint effort from students, the state and its colleges and universities to meets the needs of a changing workforce.
As the price of common household goods go, say education officials, so too should college tuition.
Indiana University hoped to see a major increase in summer enrollment because of a 25-percent tuition break it announced last fall.
A new group comprised of Indiana’s higher education institutions aims to dramatically increase the number of Hoosiers earning degrees.