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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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Johnson, David B.; Sveen, Lindsay Welsch – College and University, 2020
As the Millennial generation matures and commentary about it fades from public discussion, a new generation of students is taking center stage on campuses: Generation Z. Sometimes referred to as iGen, Centennials, or the Recession Generation, this new generation has officially been named Generation Z (or Gen Z) by the Pew Research Center (Dimock…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Generational Differences, Equal Education, Student Attitudes
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Raby, Rosalind Latiner – College and University, 2020
In the United States, approximately 33 percent of all community colleges offer at least one type of international education program; of those, about 13 percent offer designated education abroad programs (Malveaux and Raby 2019). Advocacy for community college international education is also not new and is evident in publications, reports, and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Study Abroad, Institutional Mission
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Handel, Stephen J. – College and University, 2020
Janet Marling is the Executive Director of the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS), which is housed at the University of North Georgia. NISTS was established in 2002 at the University of North Texas and later moved to its present location in 2012. During this time, NISTS has grown into one of the largest national…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Higher Education, Equal Education, Community Colleges
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Ntim, Stephanie; Taylor, Alexander; Cross, Devon; Parks, Rodney; Dean, Caroline – College and University, 2020
Higher education officials have recently begun to focus their attention on summer enrollment as an alternative means by which to improve recruitment and retention. Utilizing business analytics and forecasting, Elon University has seen significant growth in its summer college enrollment and revenue. The current study seeks to address how students…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Summer Programs, Student Recruitment, School Holding Power
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Roemer, Ann E. – College and University, 2020
College and university admissions officers are the gatekeepers who decide which individuals may join the "country club" of higher education. As such, the decisions they make have a significant impact on the lives of individuals, especially those who are willing to travel across the globe and risk living in an unfamiliar country in order…
Descriptors: Language Tests, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Cutting Scores
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Mews, Joseph – College and University, 2020
Adult learning and leadership concepts have received heightened interest in recent years as enrollment of students ages 25 to 34 years at degree-granting postsecondary institutions increased 35 percent between 2001 and 2015 and is projected to increase 11 percent between 2015 and 2026. The U.S. Bureau of the Census (2019) recently reported that…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Leadership, Andragogy, Adult Students
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Taylor, Alexander; Doherty, Christina; Parks, Rodney – College and University, 2020
The mission of higher education is a topic of continual debate among politicians, intellectuals, and employers. As the cost of higher education continues to rise, critics maintain that institutions are not properly preparing students for life after college. Many critics have argued that students are spending too much time participating in…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, Extracurricular Activities, Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement
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Ezell, Allen – College and University, 2020
This is the final in a series of three articles about academic fraud. The first, "Diploma Mills and Counterfeit Operations, Part 1" [see EJ1225180] provided background into the centuries-old fraud of selling diplomas and transcripts from fake schools and counterfeit documents in the name of legitimate schools. The second article provided…
Descriptors: Academic Degrees, Validity, Deception, Educational Practices
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