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Chan, Matthew – College and University, 2017
This study provides an overview and a snapshot of new student orientation (NSO) and new student e-orientation (NSEO) programs, with a focus on the content and feature analysis of the NSEOs. It offers an overview of currently available NSO programs of 100 randomly selected community colleges from a master list of nearly 900 community colleges in…
Descriptors: School Orientation, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Outcomes of Education
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Cramer, Sharon F. – College and University, 2012
As members of enrollment management units look ahead to the next few years, they anticipate many institution-wide challenges: (1) implementation of a new student information system; (2) major upgrade of an existing system; and (3) re-configuring an existing system to reflect changes in academic policies or to accommodate new federal or state…
Descriptors: Mentors, Enrollment Management, Information Systems, Leadership
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Pope, James A.; Evans, John P. – College and University, 1985
A model using four categories of college applicants (enrollment deposit paid, deposit not yet paid, applicants not yet admitted, and those who have not yet applied) that allows forecasting of freshman enrollment from any point in the admission process and simulates the effects of trends and strategies on enrollment is outlined. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Admission, College Applicants, Enrollment Projections, Higher Education
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Munson, Glenn W. – College and University, 1984
A registrar replacing a long-time college registrar describes how it feels to follow an institutional legend and outlines some facts, approaches, and viewpoints learned during his first year of experience in the job, such as student and faculty attitudes, typical situations, and pitfalls. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, College Students, Entry Workers, Higher Education
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DeCristoforo, Joe – College and University, 1996
Colleges and universities are using innovative methods to improve services that affect the institution's enrollment-management function, primarily in registration and information management. Registrars' offices can also promote academic excellence by incorporating honors into transcripts, participate in student recruitment by providing timely…
Descriptors: Alumni, College Administration, College Planning, Enrollment Management
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Stewart, Sandra M. – College and University, 1996
The college registrar can help campus information technology (IT) specialists identify/clarify new information management needs, by defining the business process within which the new task will function; determining the task's interaction requirements; listing details of the business process to be automated; letting IT professionals know the best…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, College Administration, College Planning, Higher Education
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Dauphinais, Paul R. – College and University, 1998
Offers a "one-stop shopping" model of student services for higher education campuses that utilizes a relational database with distributed access which allows counselors to access, input, and modify a variety of student information. Institutional benefits include increased student enrollment/retention and institutional reputation. Students benefit…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Community Colleges, Counseling Services, Higher Education
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Blackburn-Smith, Jefferson; Lembo, Laura – College and University, 1998
A discussion of student-employee management in the college admissions office looks at the philosophy underlying student use in this function, employee recruitment and hiring practices, training and compensation, monitoring of student-employee performance, and the personal and professional rewards of working with student employees in this context.…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Admission, Employment Practices, Higher Education
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Dowling, Earl E., Jr. – College and University, 1998
The role of student financial aid has shifted from promoting access to higher education for the needy to shaping the entering freshman class. This realignment requires a shift in focus for student aid staff, creating an even greater institutional leadership role and placing the aid director in the fore of enrollment-management theory and practice.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrator Role, College Administration, College Freshmen
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Bennett, D. Tyson; Wesley, Homer – College and University, 1998
It is more important than ever for colleges and universities to manage the resources they have and guard against unnecessary loss. Student bad debt is one loss that can be resolved. A study identified certain predictors of student bad debt, including academic indicators and student characteristics, and offers suggestions to institutions for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Administration, College Students, Debt (Financial)
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Quann, C. James – College and University, 1998
Looks at the trend toward the early-start semester calendar in American colleges and universities, and examines administrative, pedagogical, and fiscal considerations in making the change from a quarter system. Topics discussed include the impact on the curriculum and instruction, summer session, access, enrollment management, and institutional…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Administration, College Faculty, College Instruction
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Fitz Gibbon, Heather M.; Canterbury, Richard M.; Litten, Larry – College and University, 1999
Argues for adopting the concept of colleges and universities as "total institutions," noting the importance of such characteristics as isolation, activities, location, unity of focused goals, and opportunities for student development. Implications of these considerations and characteristics for student recruitment, admissions, student orientation,…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Admission, College Environment, College Freshmen
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Poock, Michael C. – College and University, 1999
A study investigated the factors influencing the decision of 180 doctoral students in higher-education administration to apply to their current institutions. Factors found particularly important to students of color included academic reputation and faculty friendliness, in addition to those factors rated as important by students in general. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Black Students, College Applicants, College Choice
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Sadler, Philip M.; Hammerman, James K. – College and University, 1999
A quantitative study modeled the inherently subjective admissions process for 592 graduate school candidates and 72 raters. Logistic regression models were well-fitting and parsimonious, allowing analysis of each stage of the process. Extended committee discussion/deliberation phases were of limited productivity when inter-rater agreement was…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Bias, College Admission, Committees
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Keim, Marybelle C. – College and University, 1999
A study investigated patterns in the characteristics, structures, budgets, administrators, and activities of multipurpose collegiate consortia over a period of 15 years. Results are compared with those of previous research on consortia, and some questions are raised regarding the visibility and viability of multipurpose consortia in higher…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrator Characteristics, Consortia, Higher Education
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