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Edwards, Kelcey; Perfetto, Greg; Hossler, Don; Kelly, Patrick J. – College Board, 2012
There are many changes occurring in higher education, and often it is difficult to see trends nationally. In this presentation, experts working with national data present trends in higher education from a forward-looking perspective. Senior researchers from the College Board provide trends using College Board SAT and AP data, as well as new…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Trends, Human Capital, Enrollment Trends
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
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Chen, Jin; Hossler, Don – Research in Higher Education, 2017
This study aims to understand the role of financial aid in college success of two-year beginning nontraditional students. By applying discrete time event history models with propensity score covariate adjustment to a nationally representative sample from BPS: 04/09, this study answers research questions centering around the effects of Pell Grants,…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Two Year College Students, Student Financial Aid, Academic Achievement
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Hossler, Don; Kwon, Jihye – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 2015
There is a dearth of empirical work that examines the relationships between federal financial aid policy and institutional financial aid priorities and expenditures. This study uses Resource Dependency Theory to explore whether changes the amount of financial aid awarded by colleges and universities during the last fifty years are best explained…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Public Policy, Student Financial Aid, School Policy
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Lin, Ching-Hui; Hossler, Don – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 2014
The question of how the government can best support access to postsecondary education has become a critical issue for education policymakers around the globe, as the practice of cost sharing for funding postsecondary education has been more widely adopted. In this context, this study explores the approaches to implementing current need-based…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Higher Education, State Aid, Student Financial Aid
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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
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
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
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