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Halfond, Jay A. – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2019
America has long had abundant capacity in its colleges and universities, which have increasingly welcomed those from countries where quality higher education is a scarce resource. This coincided nicely with America's pivotal role in the growing globalization of the world's economy. An American degree has become a valuable rite of passage for an…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Higher Education, Global Approach
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Fusarelli, Bonnie C.; Fusarelli, Lance D.; Drake, Timothy A. – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2019
Developing effective educational leaders is fundamentally and irrevocably an interpersonal, relational process--one that requires face-to-face contact, deep thought, deliberation, reflection, engagement, and interaction. It requires cultivation of the habits of heart, mind, and soul. For nearly a decade, the faculty at North Carolina State…
Descriptors: State Universities, Principals, Administrator Education, Curriculum Development
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Salinas, Cristobal; Gillon, Kathleen E.; Camacho, Trace – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
This chapter provides an introduction to fraternity and sorority recruitment and socialization practices across various councils and discusses how power, privilege, and oppression shape recruitment as an inequitable practice.
Descriptors: Socialization, College Students, Student Recruitment, Sororities
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Roush, Justin R.; Johnson, Bruce K. – Journal of Economic Education, 2018
The authors of this article describe an adaptation of the rent-seeking game by Goeree and Holt (1999) to the recruiting of athletes by NCAA Division I football and basketball teams. Students engage in an effort-based lottery, i.e., recruiting to sign a blue-chip prospect. The winner gets the prize--the player's marginal revenue product in excess…
Descriptors: College Athletics, College Students, Student Recruitment, Athletes
Gittell, Ross; Hieronymus, Bob – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2018
New England colleges and universities are often presented as a source of economic advantage in the New England states for providing a strong talent pool for regional employers. Yet, many state officials and others are questioning the efficacy of colleges and universities in serving regional labor market needs, as employers across New England are…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Coaching (Performance), Talent Development, College Students
Housee, Shirin – Trentham Books, 2018
This book yields new and valuable insights into race and racism in higher education institutions. The powerful combination of accounts by minoritized students of their experiences and views, the frame of analysis based on Critical Race Theory, and the personal affinity and empathy of the author with her students, reveal the institutionalized…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Universities, College Students, Minority Group Students
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Futamura, Fumiko; Marr, Alison M. – PRIMUS, 2018
This paper summarizes the experiences of two mathematics faculty members who participated in an in-house study abroad program. Descriptions of math courses taught abroad are given, as well as how students were recruited, courses were designed, and the environment was incorporated. Tips for mathematics faculty wanting to offer study abroad are…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Study Abroad, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Teachers
Learning and Work Institute, 2018
This guide is for colleges in England that want to review and improve their support for Looked After Young People (LAYP) and Care Leavers (CLs). It includes information about who LAYP/ CLs are, the kinds of challenges they face, their rights and entitlements to support, and what staff need to be aware of when working with LAYP/CLs. The guide then…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foster Care, Barriers, Student Needs
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Freed, Lindsey R.; Howell, Leanne L. – College and University, 2018
The following article describes the planning and implementation of a university student recruitment event that produced a high (new) student yield. Detailed descriptions of how staff and faculty worked together to plan and implement this event are described.
Descriptors: College Students, Schools of Education, Preservice Teachers, Learner Engagement
Parnia, Alex – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The future looks very bleak for many small and medium-sized colleges and universities in the U.S. Amid all the gloom and doom, though, there is one strategic opportunity for small to medium-sized universities: incorporating carefully designed international student recruitment into the overall recruitment plan for the next five to seven years.
Descriptors: Small Colleges, Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Foreign Countries
Excelencia in Education, 2018
What works to increase success for Latinos in colleges and universities? Since 2005, Examples of Excelencia has been the only national effort to recognize evidence-based practices that accelerate Latino student success in higher education. Through this process, "Excelencia" recognizes programs in three different academic levels as well…
Descriptors: College Students, Hispanic American Students, Best Practices, Academic Achievement
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Loveland, Elaina – Journal of College Admission, 2017
Generation Z students (born between 1995-2010) have replaced millennials on college campuses. Generation Z students are entrepreneurial, desire practical skills with their education, and are concerned about the cost of college. This article presents what need to be known about this new generation of students.
Descriptors: College Students, Student Characteristics, Generational Differences, Student Costs
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Davari, Sadegh; Perkins-Hall, Sharon; Abeysekera, Krishani – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
There is a shortage of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) educated workforce in the US, especially among minority and underrepresented groups. Recruiting and retaining STEM majors has been a major problem for universities and community colleges for many years. The Computer Science department of University of Houston-Clear Lake…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Academic Persistence, Majors (Students), STEM Education
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Bataille, Gretchen M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2017
Bringing international students to study at U.S. campuses is increasingly viewed as the best option to globalize the campus, yet the United States lags behind other countries in providing opportunities for international students, particularly at the undergraduate level. Although the one million international students studying in the United States…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, School Choice
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Janicki, Thomas N.; Cummings, Jeffrey W. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2017
Increasing dialog and interaction between the corporate community and students is a key strategic goal of many universities. This paper describes an event that has been specifically designed to increase student and corporate engagement. It describes the process of planning and executing a targeted career day for information systems and information…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, College Students, Corporations, Planning
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