According to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.
Women make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.
University of Colorado President Bruce Benson wants to know if Colorado voters would approve a tax hike to support higher education.
Colorado State University is proposing a nine percent tuition increase for next fall.
Next year’s budget for Colorado has passed the state Senate with funding increases for public schools, higher education, and money for construction projects at colleges and state buildings.
The University of Colorado Denver will hold a groundbreaking on a brand new building on the Auraria campus this week, and school leaders are excited about what it means for students.