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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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Rodeiro, Carmen Vidal; Shaw, Stuart – College and University, 2020
Many U.S. students working toward a high school diploma can take Cambridge Assessment International Education courses. This article explores the characteristics and postsecondary enrolment patterns of a cohort of 2014-15 public high school graduates in the state of Washington who participated in a Cambridge program of learning. The outcomes of the…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Course Selection (Students), High School Graduates, Exit Examinations
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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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Wold-McCormick, Kristi – College and University, 2020
Mary Callahan is the Registrar and Senior Associate Dean at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She was named Registrar in 1999 and Senior Associate Dean in 2015 and sets the strategic direction for a continuum of student and faculty support activities. Among her many responsibilities are oversight of registration, grades, degree…
Descriptors: Deans, Higher Education, Administrator Responsibility, Women Administrators
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Chaney, Bradford; Lake, Rebecca – College and University, 2020
Increasingly, colleges and universities are being compared and evaluated based on the outcomes that their students experience. While both self-evaluation and accountability are valuable, one should be careful that the right outcomes are measured. Using data from 21 community colleges, we find that traditional measures often ignore key positive…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Outcome Measures, Outcomes of Education, College Students
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Heisserer, Nick; Maestas, Stacy; McClure, Jennifer; McDowell, Steven; Taylor, Kristen – College and University, 2020
The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers' (AACRAO's) Strategic Enrollment Management Endorsement Program, or SEM-EP, is a well-defined, self-paced professional development program and career advancement track for in-service enrollment service professionals. Designed to promote industry competency and readiness, the…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Registrars (School), Professional Development, Educational Benefits
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von Munkwitz-Smith, Jeff – College and University, 2020
Luisa Havens Gerardo is Vice President for Enrollment Management at Virginia Tech. She has served the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) as president, vice president for access and equity, chair of the international admissions committee, and member of the nominations committee and the program committee…
Descriptors: College Administration, Women Administrators, Foreign Students, Registrars (School)
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Brandon, Jamie; Papinchak, John – College and University, 2020
As the technology landscape is continually evolving, transitions to newer software are commonplace in higher education. Change is often difficult to navigate, especially when the change that is implemented fundamentally impacts entrenched business processes. In no place is this more evident than when implementing a new system, whether the…
Descriptors: College Applicants, Technology Integration, Educational Change, Information Systems
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Selander, Julie; Tidball, Stacey – College and University, 2020
The University of Minnesota is a large public research university with five campuses that provide undergraduate, graduate, and professional education to 67,000 students. Given the university's diverse community, a dedicated campus climate effort helps ensure that the campus is welcoming of all persons. Because the student information system (SIS)…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Student Personnel Services, Student Experience, LGBTQ People
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