Provost Meg Benke Cited in Yahoo Education Article

By Helen Edelman, manager, Exchange

June 22, 2012

SUNY Empire State College’s Provost Meg Benke is cited in a new article, “Top Five Degrees for In-Demand Careers,” on the education page of yahoo.net.

The writer, Tony Moton, wrote about how colleges are meeting the needs of students who want to improve their hiring potential; Benke commented on the development of programs for health-care administration.

"Education institutions now do market research, and we don't start a new program unless there is a need," she said.

The extensive article examines the value of online degrees, high-tech education and hot careers that are hiring, with an in-depth look at numerous options students will have after they complete their degree programs.

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Article Contributors
  • Danielle Benedict
  • Helen Edelman
  • Suzanne Hayes
  • Hope Ferguson
  • Pamela Malone
  • Ann Therese McCorkell
  • Vickie Moller
  • Jennifer Ward
  • Evelyn Wells
  • Betty Wilde-Biasiny