College completion is both an individual investment and a public good. College graduates can count on higher personal income, better benefit packages, and the likelihood of living a longer, happier life. Our society can count on college graduates to be less violent, to be more economically independent, and to be more tolerant, open minded and civically engaged.
This is a copy of a blogpost by Jayne Marie Comstock. Archived with permission. The author(s) reserves all rights.
Comstock, Jayne M., "College Completion: Performance-Based Funding Can Enhance Individual Investments and Promote the Public Good" (2013). Scholarship and Professional Work - Communication. 47.