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Liang Zhang – Journal of Higher Education, 2024
Using data from four waves of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) in 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016, this study examines the effect of the PGIB on veterans' student loans. Results indicate that the PGIB has significantly affected veteran students' borrowing behavior, with an average $1,100 reduction in Stafford Loans. Veteran students…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Veterans, Debt (Financial), Paying for College
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Nicole Bedera – Journal of Higher Education, 2024
It is well-established fact that sexual assault survivors who report the violence they endured are retraumatized by the reporting process, but there is limited research on how these institutional betrayals are enacted. The current study draws on ethnographic observation and interview data to explore how 24 administrators use gendered…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Educational Legislation, Higher Education, Federal Legislation
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Manuel S. González Canché; Jason C. Lee; Jeffrey L. Harding; Jonathan M. Turk; Ji Yeon Bae; Chelsea Zhang – Journal of Higher Education, 2024
The 2011 Budget Control Act eliminated the in-school interest subsidy for graduate and professional students borrowing under the Stafford Loan Program. As a result, starting on July 1, 2012, graduate and professional students borrowing Stafford Loans became responsible for the interest accruing during their in-school deferment period. This study…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Educational Finance, Student Financial Aid, First Generation College Students
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Christine N. Dickason; Carolyn Heinrich; Mary Smith – Journal of Higher Education, 2024
As college promise programs proliferate across the country, supplemental promise programs are emerging to fill gaps in services and resources critical for student success, particularly for students with greater economic needs. This mixed-methods study examines the implementation and efficacy of two such programs in Tennessee, Nashville GRAD and…
Descriptors: Supplementary Education, Community Colleges, Barriers, Academic Achievement
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David F. Feldon; Kaylee Litson; Brinleigh Cahoon; Zhang Feng; Andrew Walker; Colby Tofel-Grehl – Journal of Higher Education, 2024
This meta-analysis assesses the predictive validity of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) across outcome variables, including grade point average, for graduate students. In addition to aggregate effects, this paper also assessed changes in observed effects over time as related to increasing diversity in the graduate student population and as a…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study, Diversity, Gender Differences
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Bahr, Peter Riley; Chen, Yiran; Columbus, Rooney – Journal of Higher Education, 2023
This study investigates community college skills builders--students who enroll for a short time, take courses concentrated in career and technical education (CTE), are highly successful in their coursework, but typically leave college without a postsecondary credential. Drawing on administrative data from Colorado, Ohio, Michigan, and California,…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Community College Students, Academic Achievement, Skill Development
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Clayton, Ashley B.; McClay, Langley P.; Davis, Raeshan D.; Tevis, Tenisha L. – Journal of Higher Education, 2023
The purpose of this multiple case study was to examine the motivational factors behind Black students' decisions to attend either a historically Black college/university (HBCU) or a predominantly white institution (PWI) when applying to both institutional systems. The study sample included 24 total participants: 12 first-year students from an HBCU…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Predominantly White Institutions, College Choice, College Freshmen
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Buckley, Jessica Belue – Journal of Higher Education, 2023
Using ongoing interviews and focus groups, this longitudinal study examines perceptions of eight students entering a state-serving, public university about the role of social class in identifying symbolic boundaries in different layers of the environment (e.g., from small group to school-wide) in the transition from high school to college.…
Descriptors: Social Class, Sense of Community, Public Schools, High Schools
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Baker, Rachel B.; Solanki, Sabrina M.; Kang, Connie – Journal of Higher Education, 2023
Conceptualizing and measuring trends in segregation in higher education is difficult as both vertical and horizontal sorting is prevalent and patterns vary across racial groups. In this paper, we measure various trends in racial segregation in California for 20 years. We find significant sorting by race both between and within sectors of higher…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Educational Trends, Racial Segregation, Educational History
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Chan, Monnica; Mabel, Zachary; Mbekeani, Preeya Pandya – Journal of Higher Education, 2023
Performance-based funding models for higher education, which tie state support for institutions to performance on student outcomes, have proliferated in recent decades. Some states now tie most of their higher education appropriations to completion outcomes and include bonus payments for historically underrepresented groups to address equity gaps…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Educational Finance, Racial Differences, Higher Education
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Ortega, Guillermo; Grafnetterova, Nikola – Journal of Higher Education, 2023
Despite Latinxs steadily rising in number among the U.S. population, these students have been systematically excluded from the study of intercollegiate athletics. Guided by Yosso's (2005) Community Cultural Wealth model, this qualitative study explored the recruitment experiences of 12 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Athletics, Athletes, Athletic Coaches
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Duran, Antonio; Jourian, T. J. – Journal of Higher Education, 2023
Guided by a framework combining scholarship on critical consciousness and anti-racism in education, this narrative inquiry study sought to understand how practitioners within Gender and Sexuality Centers (GSCs) perceive their engagement with anti-racism. Centering the stories of 20 GSC professionals, findings revealed the racialized differences in…
Descriptors: Racism, Intervention, Racial Differences, LGBTQ People
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Britton, Tolani; Rall, Raquel M.; Commodore, Felecia – Journal of Higher Education, 2023
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have a unique history, mission, and role in educating underrepresented and underserved students in the United States. In light of the recent uptick in institutional closures across sectors, understanding the factors associated with college survival for HBCUs is critical. Using linear probability…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Institutional Characteristics, School Closing, Institutional Survival
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Blake, Daniel J. – Journal of Higher Education, 2023
As universities face unprecedented pressure to diversify, campus communities must reckon with the fact that nearly one-third of underrepresented and racially minoritized (URM) faculty are in an academic couple. Despite the prevalence of URM academic couples, research rarely captures their perspectives, which could shed light on their experiences…
Descriptors: Racism, Minority Group Teachers, Diversity (Faculty), College Faculty
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Oh, Byeongdon; Kim, ChangHwan – Journal of Higher Education, 2023
Previous studies of the role of college students' funding sources in their educational outcomes have focused on individual funding sources and have not paid much attention to the mixing of multiple sources. As rising college tuition has heightened the financial burden on college students, the use of multiple funding sources has become an adaptive…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Undergraduate Students, Outcomes of Education, Tuition
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