college affordability

Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo College President Wilson-Oyelaran says her retirement comes at a time when liberal arts colleges are facing greater scrutiny. 


Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Economist Tim Bartik says the Kalamazoo Promise has provided a natural experiment of how scholarship programs work. 


College graduates earn more on average over their lifetimes than people without a degree. But Bridge, the online news service of the Center for Michigan, finds that some schools are better than others at improving social mobility. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

The Executive Editor of the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Stateline Project says while there may be gridlock in Washington, at the state level, there is a lot of action. 

Learning Network of Greater Kalamazoo

Getting to college means getting through the admission process, and finding the money to pay for it. That can be complicated for everyone, more so for a student from the first generation in their family to go to college.