Challenges and Opportunities for Increasing the STEM Pipeline
If the U.S. is to remain competitive in preparing workers for the high-wage, high-skill occupations of the global economy, more students must be engaged in the four STEM disciplines. But by many accounts, the U.S. STEM pipeline is not producing enough skilled workers. This leak in the STEM pipeline comes at a time when U.S. Department of Labor projections indicate that 15 of the 20 fastest growing occupations will require greater levels of STEM-related skills. Read more in the September issue of Leadership Abstracts.
Susan M. Salvador
Vice President, Student Services