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Abbott, Heather – College and University, 2022
Granting access to student information, for what purpose, and to whom, is rarely a simple decision. Academic records have long been critical to the functioning of a university, but leveraging institutional data has become increasingly important (Lester, et al. 2017). Data stewards in higher education institutions nationwide confront a…
Descriptors: Data, Access to Information, Student Records, Privacy
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Daddona, Mark F.; Harris, Charlie L.; Mondie-Milner, Celena; Goodson, Jonathon – College and University, 2022
Historically, the most common type of transfer student was described as traditional; they enrolled in a community college, earned an associate's degree, and transitioned to a four-year institution for degree completion. The highest degree of departure from one institution to the next occurs within the second year of enrollment (Hossler, et al.…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Student Mobility, Transfer Rates (College), College Credits
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Kilgore, Wendy – College and University, 2021
The unique nature of 2020 had the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) focusing on creating more benchmarking changes in practice and policy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and less on its surveys or other projects. However, they also engaged with the American Council on Education (ACE) in a large…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Giblin, Joan; Morris, Mounira – College and University, 2021
Enrollment Management offices serve a vital role in the recruitment and retention of students. Despite the rapid evolution of the field, little research exists exploring the competencies needed for success. A job advertisement analysis identified a number of similar competencies needed across enrollment management, as well as competencies unique…
Descriptors: Minimum Competencies, Enrollment Management, Occupational Information, Work Experience
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Marthers, Paul; Rosowsky, David – College and University, 2021
Challenges confronting higher education have led to outcomes-driven approaches such as performance-based funding, forced greater emphasis on student persistence and completion, and spurred campus-wide student success efforts. In examining ways to achieve integrated student success efforts across campus, this article explores issues related to…
Descriptors: College Students, Success, Cooperation, College Faculty
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Dennis, Marguerite J. – College and University, 2021
Pandemics have been, by their very nature, disruptive and have produced long-lasting change. The current pandemic is no exception to creating chaos and disruption, and higher education is not immune to its disruption. The virus has shed a spotlight on many of higher education's inefficiencies and antiquated educational delivery paradigms, but it…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Rompalo, Sarah; Parks, Rodney; Taylor, Alexander – College and University, 2021
Over the past two decades, suicide rates have been increasing steadily in the United States (Hedeggaard, et al. 2018), which has led to many higher education institutions exploring ways to prevent, intervene, and respond to student suicides. While prevention and intervention are vital components to addressing suicides on college campuses,…
Descriptors: Suicide, Higher Education, Administrator Role, Administrator Qualifications
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Tucciarone, Kristy – College and University, 2021
This study investigates how universities can increase enrollment by advertising anxiety resources to prospective students during the college search process. Anxiety is classified as a mental health crisis on today's college campuses and is the leading concern for college students. There are eight major factors associated with anxiety among college…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Enrollment Management, Anxiety, College Bound Students
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Handel, Stephen J.; Strempel, Eileen – College and University, 2021
In 2008 it was certain that the Great Recession would represent--for this generation--the singular reordering of higher education. As a result, it was assumed that colleges and universities would be forced to become vastly more efficient places by graduating more students with high-value certificates and degrees. Despite significant cuts to higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Reed, Rheanna – College and University, 2021
Employee turnover is a challenge for all organizations, including higher education. Public universities are losing staff members who are critical to the successful operation of these universities. Past research has shown that leadership style is a key factor that affects voluntary employee turnover. The purpose of this correlational study is to…
Descriptors: College Administration, Administrators, Labor Turnover, Leadership Styles
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Sullivan, Sara C. W.; Fell, Julie; Keogh, Becky – College and University, 2021
The State University of Iowa held inaugural commencement practices in 1857--a mere eleven years after Iowa became a state. The flagship, now named the University of Iowa (UI), has a long and storied commencement history. Commencements have been cancelled. They have been postponed. They have been displaced. But they have never been virtual…until…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Graduation, Ceremonies
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Taylor, Zach – College and University, 2021
M. Yvonne Taylor and Dr. Joshua Childs, both of The University of Texas at Austin, are two scholars who believe in the power of op-eds, especially as they draw attention to systemic inequity and the movement of U.S. society toward liberty and justice for all. In this interview, they articulated how op-eds can deliver timely, expert opinions on hot…
Descriptors: Opinions, News Media, Tenure, Faculty Promotion
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Ott, Molly; McTier, Terrence – College and University, 2021
More than a quarter of Americans--around 100 million people--have been arrested and/or convicted of a crime. Being "criminal justice system-impacted" (Underground Scholars Initiative 2019) has many social and economic consequences, including far lower chances of accessing and succeeding in higher education. Some observers raise safety…
Descriptors: College Students, Criminals, Student Participation, College Faculty
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Handel, Stephen J. – College and University, 2021
Brian C. Rosenberg, President-in-Residence at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, served as Macalester College's sixteenth president from 2003-2020. During his tenure, enrollment of U.S. students of color at the college increased significantly. Moreover, under his leadership, the college prospered during a challenging economic…
Descriptors: College Presidents, College Administration, Administrator Effectiveness, Enrollment Trends
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Deom, Gina; Fiorini, Stefano; McConahay, Mark; Shepard, Linda; Teague, Julie – College and University, 2021
The spread of COVID-19 has caused major disruptions in the higher education space, and colleges and universities faced difficult decisions on how to reopen their campuses. At Indiana University Bloomington, student exposure to other students was reduced by leveraging the existing academic calendar and strategically managing course enrollment…
Descriptors: Data Use, Decision Making, Network Analysis, COVID-19
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