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Tinto, Vincent – University of Chicago Press, 2012
Even as the number of students attending college has more than doubled in the past forty years, it is still the case that nearly half of all college students in the United States will not complete their degree within six years. It is clear that much remains to be done toward improving student success. For more than twenty years, Vincent Tinto's…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Higher Education, Financial Support, School Holding Power
Wechsler, Harold – 1991
This report describes and assesses the experiences of five two-year/four-year institutional partnerships (eight community colleges with five independent liberal arts institutions) that were undertaken to encourage community college students, especially minorities and educationally disadvantaged students, to pursue baccalaureate degrees at…
Descriptors: College Students, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis
Kuh, George; And Others – 1991
This book describes how schools of higher education can implement practices that promote educationally purposeful out-of-class activities within the context of their campus communities. The practices are intended to help develop faculty and student creativity and initiative. Chapter 1 examines the contributions of out-of-class experiences to…
Descriptors: Administrators, College Environment, College Faculty, College Programs
Pollard, Merriette – 1982
The design and features of a model minority retention program are discussed. Components of successful retention programs include: commitment to attract and retain minority students, ongoing sessions to sensitize the campus community to minority students, academic involvement, tenured minority faculty and staff, support services, and minority…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Change Strategies, College Students, Dropout Prevention
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Lundeberg, Mary; Svien, Kaia – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 1988
The paper describes an inservice workshop on learning disabilities for college faculty including the processes used to assess needs and promote inservice involvement. Positive inservice evaluations suggested attainment of program goals of providing information about learning disabilities and discussing ethical and pedagogical issues concerning…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Methods, Ethics, Faculty Development
Office of Student Financial Assistance (ED), Washington, DC. – 1999
This report examines issues relevant to establishing an Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) ombudsman office within the Department of Education. The OSFA ombudsman office came out of the need to improve student lending program services and to mitigate the impact of loan default on students. It was determined that students involved in…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Finance, Federal Programs, Financial Services
State Univ. of New York, Saratoga Springs. Empire State Coll. – 1982
This position paper was written to answer a series of basic questions frequently asked about attrition and retention at Empire State College (ESC), New York. The questions addressed in the report are: (1) What is the attrition rate at ESC? (2) How does ESC's attrition rate compare to other colleges? (3) Who are the leavers? (4) When does attrition…
Descriptors: College Students, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Research, Higher Education
Rogers, Rex M. – 1983
In order to provide a framework for addressing computer literacy and program development considerations, this document discusses issues in computer implementation on higher education campuses and outlines a preliminary plan for Cedarville College to meet computer-related needs of faculty and students. The growth of the computer industry and the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy
Rossmann, Jack E.; El-Khawas, Elaine – 1987
Assessment in higher education is shifting from the state house to the college campus. Information is provided to help campus administrators make the best decision regarding their institutions. A general perspective is offered to senior administrators with little previous experience in systematic assessment. Section I, "Assessment: What Is It…
Descriptors: Accountability, College Administration, College Students, Educational Assessment
Yost, Michael – 1983
The use of an integrated student information system (ISIS) to conduct institutional research at Trinity University is discussed. The types of data contained in the system, which has 59 files, include: student characteristics, recruitment, financial aid, registration, faculty load, and class scheduling. The data for students, faculty, departments,…
Descriptors: College Students, Computer Software, Data Processing, Databases
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Gordon, Virginia N. – Journal of the Freshman Year Experience, 1991
The development of a freshman seminar at Ohio State University over 70 years is chronicled, looking at the impact of historical influences and the changing values of higher education on the character of the course. The structure and content of the current course are also outlined. (MSE)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Freshmen, College Students, Course Content
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Scott, Sally S.; Berger, Mary Jo – Intervention in School and Clinic, 1993
This article describes the development of a program for college students with learning disabilities at Randolph Macon College (Virginia), focusing on recognition of the need for change, the political realities of change, and the resulting continuum of services offered to these students. (DB)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Programs, College Students, Delivery Systems
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Curran, Sheila J. – CUPA Journal, 1995
The process used by Brown University (Rhode Island) to develop a day care program for infant and toddler children of staff and students is described. Key issues (goals, philosophy, budget) and considerations (day care users' needs, space needs and availability, staffing, budgeting, implementation plan) are discussed. A sample user survey and…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Students, Day Care, Financial Support
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Adelman, Stanley I. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 1995
The evolution of the student tracking system at Amarillo College, a Texas community college, is chronicled for three stages: (1) early efforts; (2) participation in the development of a consortium-based longitudinal student tracking project beginning in 1986; and (3) more recent developments. Tools and techniques used at each stage are discussed…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Administration, College Students, Community Colleges
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Pagano, Marian F.; Terkla, Dawn Geronimo – New Directions for Institutional Research, 1991
Evaluation of the impact of prospective students' contacts with the institution is an objective of the admissions research agenda at Tufts University (Massachusetts). An annual survey gathers information on individuals who make inquiries but do not submit an application and on the parents of matriculating students. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Admission, College Students, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education
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