Innovation Imperative Series

Northeastern's thought leadership series on the future of higher education and its relationship to the global economy.

In the Press

Innovation Imperative: Meet Generation Z

Meet Generation Z, Marketplace 11.17.14

Quiz: Me and Gen Z, Marketplace 11.17.14

Survey finds Generation Z to be motivated lot, Boston Globe 11.18.14

Will Generation Z Disconnect?, Bloomberg 11.18.14

Debt-Averse Teens, Inside Higher Ed 11.18.14

Morning Education, Politico 11.18.14

Northeastern University survey: ‘Generation Z’ thinks the U.S. is on the ‘wrong track," Boston Magazine 11.18.14

Innovation Imperative: Enhancing the Talent Pipeline

Boston's business leaders lag colleagues nationally in recruiting students on college campuses, new poll says Boston Business Journal 4.29.14

Business Leaders See U.S. Colleges as Lagging in Readying Students for Jobs Chronicle of Higher Education 4.29.14

Poll: Business Leaders Seek Higher Ed Improvements Inside Higher Ed 4.29.14

Biz leaders find college grads lacking Politico 4.30.14

Business leaders unimpressed with college grads’ skills The Hechinger Report 4.29.14

Poll: Skills Gap May Be Lengthening Job Searches WGBH News 4.29.14

Poll: Skills Gap May be to Blame for Difficult Job Search WGBH, OnCampus blog 4.29.14

Previous Survey and Event Coverage

Commending Northeastern University for its Second Annual Higher Education Innovation Public Survey Congressional Record 10.11.13

More Americans feel graduates unprepared after college CNN Money 9.19.13

Is an Education in the Liberal Arts Important? Huffington Post 9.19.13

Employers and Public Favor Graduates Who Can Communicate, Survey Finds Chronicle of Higher Education 9.18.13

Broad Education vs. Industry-Specific Skills Inside Higher Ed 9.18.13

Survey: Colleges aren't preparing graduates for jobs Hechinger Report 9.17.13

Northeastern Survey: Colleges Not Prepping Students For Workforce WGBH 09.17.13

Are You Experienced? Employers Hope So Wall Street Journal 9.17.13

Infographic: To Get A Degree Or Not To Get A Degree? Here Is An Answer Wired Academic 1.31.13

How Americans Think About College Washington Monthly 12.3.13

Northeastern University Study Tells Us What We Already Know Boston Magazine 11.30.2012

Survey Shows Younger Americans More Accepting of Online Education U.S. News 11.29.12

Northeastern University survey finds only 4 in 10 Americans feel college is a good value Boston.com 11.27.12

Americans Are Proud of U.S. Colleges but Not of Their Direction The Chronicle of Higher Education 11.27.12

Survey: U.S. higher education must change to remain globally competitive The Hechinger Report 11.27.12

Future of conservatism, global inequality, Russian awakening and more [Daybook] Washington Post 11.27.12