The Promise of Higher Education: Teaching, Learning and Student Success

AGB, March 30, 2018

Colleges and universities make a number of promises to society, consistent with each institution’s mission, seeking to improve the quality of life through the creation and application of new
knowledge and to serve their communities as resources for information, expertise, civic advancement, and cultural and artistic expression. Here we address a central promise: that the nation’s institutions of higher education will teach and provide valuable learning to their students.