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Perez-Vergara, Kelly – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
Projecting higher education enrollments requires a thorough understanding of the phenomena that impact student enrollment. Popular theories that have been used to project enrollment include human capital theory and consumer choice theory; more than a dozen other theories have also been cited in the literature. This article situates selected…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment Projections, Educational Theories, Human Capital
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Kilgore, Wendy; Crabtree, Emma; Sharp, Ken – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
AACRAO partnered with a large public university in the southwestern United States to examine a multi-year data set and to complete a student survey in order to gain insights into variables that contribute to excess credit accumulation at graduation. Until state legislatures began to decrease funding for public colleges and universities, excess…
Descriptors: College Credits, Undergraduate Students, Bachelors Degrees, Graduation Requirements
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Moore, Alicia – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
Alicia Moore is often asked what is needed to be successful in strategic enrollment management (SEM), a role she has worked in for nearly 25 years. She has found that she shares some of the same strategies no matter the person or position. Some are what she personally has found or seen to be successful, and others she gleaned from colleagues and…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Administrators, Career Development, Interprofessional Relationship
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Cruz, Melissa – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
History, tradition, academic rigor, and personal attention: these words are found throughout the marketing materials and online descriptions of traditional, in-person graduate programs. But for universities seeking to expand their revenue base, online graduate programs are one option that can be readily implemented. Research shows that by fall…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Enrollment Management, School Holding Power, Referral
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Miller, Karen – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
In this article, the author describes her personal journey at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C). Early in her career, the author often focused on the immediate projects and priorities that she was asked to lead. The author gave much less thought to what the next leadership opportunity might be. While experts may advise against this lack of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Leadership Styles, Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence
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Shaw, Stuart; Rodeiro, Carmen Vidal – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
While college readiness continues to dominate the educational landscape in the United States, students still leave high school not ready for college. As a consequence, admissions officers need to consider all available indicators (e.g., high school performance, admissions test scores, college preparatory courses) in order to effectively evaluate…
Descriptors: Predictive Validity, Educational Research, College Readiness, Postsecondary Education
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Ward, Janet – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
In this article, the author describes her journey to becoming a Senior Consultant for AACRAO Consulting. The article provides insights to help current and aspiring leaders navigate their futures more successfully. Topics include: (1) Building Blocks: Observe, Learn, Innovate; (2) Building Your Team; (3) Leadership Attributes; (4) Character and…
Descriptors: Consultants, Career Development, Teamwork, Leadership Qualities
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Knepfle, Chuck – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
Writing a strategic enrollment plan can be overwhelming, but a good plan is essential to any higher education institution. Involving the right people on campus and ensuring that the plan is developed on the basis of facts and relevant data are critical. Once the goals of the plan are determined, building a model for testing various enrollment…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Strategic Planning, Enrollment Trends, Income
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Mathur, Ambika; Cano, Annmarie; Dickson, Marcus W.; Matherly, Larry H.; Maun, Caroline; Neale, Anne Victoria – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
The graduate enrollment management (GEM) landscape is rapidly changing as faculty and administrators recognize biases that may affect the graduate admissions process. At the same time, there is growing recognition and increased effort to advance inclusive excellence in higher education. Much of this work has been done at the undergraduate level…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, College Admission, Enrollment Management, Portfolio Assessment
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Remsburg, Mateo; Clawson, Teri – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
The current case study explores the journey that the University of Utah's Office of Admissions embarked upon over the past several years in order to strengthen campus partnerships as a means of meeting institutional enrollment goals. The study describes different approaches the Office of Admissions took to enhance its support of campus partners…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Campuses, Enrollment Management, Strategic Planning
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Aderholdt, David; Oliveri, Christy; Clark, Jennifer; Seifert, Tricia – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
Peer mentorship at colleges and universities is often thought of in the context of formal programs. This paper examines mentorship from an informal lens as the everyday advice students give their peers. This study utilized focus groups to see how students responded to questions their peers asked about their experiences. Four themes emerged that…
Descriptors: Social Development, Skill Development, Academic Achievement, Individual Development
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Braxton, John M.; Hossler, Don – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
The scholarship of practice entails the use of findings of empirical research to guide the development of institutional policy and practice. Accordingly, engagement in the scholarship of practice by enrollment management (EM) officers precludes them from "shooting from the hip" or trial-and-error forms of professional action. Engagement…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Communities of Practice, Educational Research, Theory Practice Relationship
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LaShure, Faith; Randall, Stacey; Hinkle, Henry – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
This article follows a small piece of one community college's SEM [strategic enrollment management] journey in using its student retention data to identify opportunities to deploy re-enrollment strategies. The re-enrollment rates of new students who did not return following their first semester served as the starting point of the investigation;…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Enrollment Management, School Holding Power
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Clayden, Jonathan – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2019
In light of impaction, increasing operational costs, and increased competition among institutions in terms of degrees offered as well as marketing dollars to attract prospective students, state-funded institutions are under increasing pressure to maximize operations via increased efficiency in enrollment management efforts. This study analyzes the…
Descriptors: Marketing, Enrollment Management, Costs, Competition
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MacDonald, Kris – Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 2018
Nontraditional students, or adult learners, are the new majority in the classroom in any sector of higher education according to the National Center for Education Statistics. These students are considered nontraditional if they identify with at least one of the following criteria: be at least 25 years old, attend school part-time, work full-time,…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Foreign Students, Postsecondary Education, Nontraditional Students
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