MATTHEWS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MATTHEWS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Number of Utahns with degrees inches up, but too slowly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57851386-78/utah-percent-college-degrees.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57851386-78/utah-percent-college-degrees.html.csp">Number of Utahns with degrees inches up, but too slowly</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lindsay Whitehurst</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-23T22:16:05.865-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 10:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The number of Utahns with a college degree is growing, but not fast enough, a report released this week found. The portion of working-age adults with an associate or bachelor’s degree inched up 1.1 percentage points, to 40.4 percent, between 2011 and 2012, according to an analysis of U.S. Census numbers by the Lumina Foundation. “We still have a lot of work to do,” said Utah Commissioner of Higher Education Dave Buhler. “While the statistics are improving, we’re not getting there fast enough.” ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57851386@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:16:05 MDT