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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; Parks, Rodney; Edwards, Ashley – College and University, 2016
In recent years, veterans have enrolled at higher education institutions in vastly increasingly numbers to utilize their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. In response to this influx, universities have established a variety of resources and support systems designed to serve the needs of student veterans. There has also been heightened attention toward…
Descriptors: Veterans Education, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Access to Education
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Parks, Rodney; Walker, Erin; Smith, Carol – College and University, 2015
As troops return to the United States from conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, many student veterans are expected to utilize their education benefits and enroll in higher education. A key element in their success in college will be the quality of academic advising they receive. Student veterans are much more likely than traditional students to drop…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Veterans Education, College Students, Nontraditional Students