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Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2018
Public flagship universities were established to provide an excellent education to their states' residents and are therefore well-positioned to enhance social and economic mobility within their states. Yet in many cases, too few low-income students and students of color have access to these elite colleges and the opportunities they provide. This…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Access to Education, Low Income Students, Minority Group Students
Peters, Eleanor Eckerson; Voight, Mamie – Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2018
Public flagship universities were established to provide an excellent education to state residents. These premier, well-resourced institutions are therefore ideally positioned to address the longstanding inequities in college access and completion. With proven histories of tackling societal challenges head-on, such as combating climate change and…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Access to Education, Minority Group Students, Low Income Students
Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2018
Public flagship universities were established with a mission to provide an excellent education to their states' residents and are therefore well-positioned to enhance social and economic mobility within their states. Yet in many cases, too few low-income students and students of color have access to these elite colleges and the opportunities they…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Access to Education, Minority Group Students, Low Income Students
Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2018
Public flagship universities were established with a mission to provide an excellent education to their states' residents and are therefore well-positioned to enhance social and economic mobility within their states. Yet in many cases, too few low-income students and students of color have access to these elite colleges and the opportunities they…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Access to Education, Minority Group Students, Low Income Students
Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2018
Public flagship universities were established to provide an excellent education to their states' residents and are therefore well-positioned to enhance social and economic mobility within their states. Yet in many cases, too few low-income students and students of color have access to these elite colleges and the opportunities they provide. This…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Access to Education, Minority Group Students, Low Income Students
Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2018
Public flagship universities were established to provide an excellent education to their states' residents and are therefore well-positioned to enhance social and economic mobility within their states. Yet in many cases, too few low-income students and students of color have access to these elite colleges and the opportunities they provide. This…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Access to Education, Minority Group Students, Low Income Students
Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2018
Public flagship universities were established with a mission to provide an excellent education to their states' residents and are therefore well-positioned to enhance social and economic mobility within their states. Yet in many cases, too few low-income students and students of color have access to these elite colleges and the opportunities they…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Access to Education, Minority Group Students, Low Income Students
Beer, Allison; Ajinkya, Julie; Rist, Carl – Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2017
Children's Savings Accounts (CSAs) are tools designed to help low- and moderate-income families save for college and build students' expectations for attendance. But for many low-income families who can benefit most from these tools, the challenge to save and pay for college is underscored by systemic barriers connected to income and wealth…
Descriptors: Children, Banking, Money Management, Paying for College
Roberson, Amanda Janice; Rorison, Jamey; Voight, Mamie – Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2017
Accurate and complete data can empower college choices, promote student success, and inform federal, state and institutional policies. Yet existing postsecondary student data systems are disconnected, duplicative and incomplete. "A Blueprint for Better Information: Recommendations for a Federal Postsecondary Student-Level Data Network"…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Student Records, Information Storage, Information Security
Poutre, Alain; Rorison, Jamey; Voight, Mamie – Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2017
Higher education offers people from all walks of life the opportunity to achieve a more secure future for themselves and their families. The country was built in part on the idea that, with hard work and a good education, any American should be able to climb the ladder of social and economic mobility. The very notion of the American Dream is based…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Paying for College, Socioeconomic Influences
Wheatle, Katherine; Taylor, Jason; Bragg, Debra; Ajinkya, Julie – Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2017
Each year millions of Americans make the decision to pursue a college education to improve their skill sets, boost their earning potential and transform their life circumstances. Yet almost 1 in 5 students leaves empty-handed after investing precious time and valuable resources. And many who amass student loan debt are crippled by the burden of…
Descriptors: College Students, Community Colleges, Time to Degree, College Graduates
PoutrĂ©, Alain; Rorison, Jamey; Voight, Mamie – Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2017
Higher education offers people from all walks of life the opportunity to achieve a more secure future for themselves and their families. The country was built in part on the idea that, with hard work and a good education, any American should be able to climb the ladder of social and economic mobility. The very notion of the American Dream is based…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Paying for College, Access to Education, Student Financial Aid
Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2016
College Measures was established in 2010 as a partnership between the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and Matrix Knowledge Group (now Optimity Advisors). In 2016, College Measures became fully owned by AIR. It remains focused on using data to drive improvement in higher education outcomes in the United States. This fact sheet presents a…
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Outcome Measures, Data Collection, Student Characteristics
Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2016
College Measures was established in 2010 as a partnership between the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and Matrix Knowledge Group (now Optimity Advisors). In 2016, College Measures became fully owned by AIR. It remains focused on using data to drive improvement in higher education outcomes in the United States. Through its Economic Success…
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Graduate Surveys, Salary Wage Differentials, Educational Benefits
Rorison, Jamey; Voight, Mamie – Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2016
Institution and system leaders play a critical role--perhaps the most critical--in promoting student success in higher education. At most institutions, change begins at the top, with the president and other senior leaders, as they set and implement the strategic direction for their institutions. In recent years, the role that data play in…
Descriptors: Data, Academic Achievement, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education
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