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Miller, Abby; Erisman, Wendy – Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education, 2011
The objectives of this research were to identify: 1) promising institutional practices for retaining and graduating low-income, first-generation community college transfer students at four-year institutions, including any transfer-specific support systems; 2) outcomes of transfer students (i.e., graduation rates) at four-year institutions in…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Low Income Groups, Economically Disadvantaged, College Transfer Students
Santiago, Deborah A.; Andrade, Sally J. – Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2010
In this fifth brief in "Excelencia" in Education's series on Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) the focus is on the methods and strategies that are producing successful results in a growing sector of colleges and universities we call, "Emerging" Hispanic-Serving Institutions. These Emerging HSIs are institutions that…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Higher Education, College Administration, Instructional Leadership