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Assessment of the Disengaged Adults Returning to College Program:
An Evaluation Of DARC I And DARC II Institutions
Assessment of the Disengaged Adults Returning to College
Increasing the numbers of New Jersey students who return to college to complete their degrees is a goal with a large return on investment, for institutions of higher education, for the state’s educated workforce, for the business community, and most importantly for the individual who can now qualify for a better job or a promotion based on the achievement of this important credential. To this end, the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education provided funding for nonprofit New Jersey institutions of higher education to identify, contact, re-enroll, and graduate adults who had left New Jersey colleges in good standing but without earning the intended associate’s or bachelor’s degree.
The Office of the Secretary of Higher Education has funded three cohorts of the Disengaged Adults Returning to College (DARC) Grant program.
The second cohort (DARC II) project period was from 2010 to 2013 and included the following institutions:
The third cohort (DARC III) project period was from 2012 to 2014 and included the following institutions: