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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Zhang, Naijian – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2011
The mission of this new fourth edition is to provide the reader with a solid foundation in the historical and philosophical perspectives of college student affairs development; assist the reader in understanding the major concepts and purpose of student affairs' practice, methods, and program models; enable the reader to conceptualize the theme,…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Health Services, Higher Education, Models
Myers, Luke; Robe, Jonathan – Center for College Affordability and Productivity (NJ1), 2009
Today, college quality rankings in news magazines and guidebooks are a big business with tangible impacts on the operation of higher education institutions. The college rankings published annually by "U.S. News and World Report" ("U.S. News") are so influential that Don Hossler of Indiana University derisively claims that higher education is the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Criticism, Reputation
Lucido, Jerome A. – Center for American Progress, 2013
How colleges determine who is recruited, who merits admission, who receives student aid and of what variety, which classes are offered and when, and what kind of assistance is provided to students all comprise a complex system and an emerging field known as enrollment management. Outside of the world of higher education administration, however,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment, Student Financial Aid, Organizational Objectives
Perna, Laura W., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2010
Despite the fact that work is a fundamental part of life for nearly half of all undergraduate students--with a substantial number of "traditional" dependent undergraduates in employment, and working independent undergraduates averaging 34.5 hours per week--little attention has been given to how working influences the integration and engagement…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Higher Education, Incidence, Adult Learning
Black, Jim, Ed. – 2001
The chapters of this collection describe a transformational period in higher education. The paradigm shift in higher education requires new organizational models, new strategies, new resources, and new tools, with new ways of thinking, especially about strategic enrollment management (SEM). The chapters of part 1, "The Contextual Framework for…
Descriptors: College Administration, Educational Change, Enrollment Influences, Enrollment Management
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Hossler, Don – College and University, 2009
In this article, the author begins to examine the connections between institutional enrollment management efforts and the various external for-profit, and not-for-profit, businesses that have become part of the enrollment management industry. This essay is an effort to map the relationships between institutions, the enrollment industry, and more…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment Trends, Enrollment Management, Educational Change
Upcraft, M. Lee, Ed.; Gardner, John N., Ed.; Barefoot, Betsy O., Ed. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2004
An authoritative, comprehensive guide to the first year of college, this book includes the most current information about the policies, strategies, programs, and services designed to help first-year students make a successful transition to college and fulfill their educational and personal goals. Following the introduction, "The First Year of…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Faculty Development, Urban Universities, Supplementary Education
MacKinnon, Fiona J. D. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2004
Students in the field, as well as experienced practitioners and administrators, will herein find an up-to-date and in-depth study of the major student affairs functions of a comprehensive campus program. Within its covers, the graduate student will find chapters describing everything the person new to student affairs needs to know about the major…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Health Services, Academic Advising, Student Personnel Services
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Hossler, Don; Kalsbeek, David – College and University, 2009
The array of admissions models and the underlying, and sometimes conflicting goals people have for college admissions, create the dynamics and the tensions that define the contemporary context for enrollment management. The senior enrollment officer must ask, for example, how does an institution try to assure transparency, equality of access,…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Testing, Enrollment Management, Affirmative Action
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Hossler, Don – New Directions for Higher Education, 2006
The hidden dimensions of leadership and of the costs associated with the implementation of new information systems should be carefully considered. They can help determine the short- and long-term success of new systems.
Descriptors: Resource Allocation, Information Systems, Informal Education, Program Implementation
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Hossler, Don – College and University, 2006
This critique summarizes a recent examination of studies of campus-based retention efforts and also considers what is known about the roles and responsibilities of retention coordinators on college and university campuses. The paper closes with a call for more research on campus-based retention efforts and for a closer look at the management of…
Descriptors: College Students, School Holding Power, Academic Persistence, Enrollment Management
Advances in Education Research, 1999
This volume presents selected research articles related to early intervention for college programs. This is part of a two volume set designed to showcase some of the best cutting edge research on early intervention programs. Providing an introduction to the types of these programs, this issue: presents research on why the programs are necessary;…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Black Students, College Attendance, College Preparation
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Hossler, Don; Kalsbeek, David – College and University, 2008
Enrollment management has become an important leadership function on many college and university campuses. It is also attracting critical attention here and abroad among observers of our system of postsecondary education. With this essay, "College and University" begins a series that will examine policies and practices that are central to…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Higher Education, College Administration, Administrative Organization
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Hossler, Don; Kalsbeek, David – College and University, 2008
In our previous essay, we considered the role of institutional financial aid and the practice of enrollment management. In that essay we explored the use of financial aid as a tool to enhance equity increase prestige, as a revenue enhancement tool and as a means to shape institutional image in the various markets that comprise our diverse system…
Descriptors: State Aid, Enrollment Management, Student Financial Aid, Public Policy
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Ziskin, Mary; Hossler, Don; Kim, Sooyeon – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2010
Using literature and illustrations drawn from a pilot study, this article explores the theoretical and methodological challenges entailed in the study of student retention. We center the discussion around two important efforts to expand the theoretical base and scope for research in this area: Berger's (2000) concept of colleges and universities…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Role, School Holding Power, Academic Persistence
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