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Gansemer-Topf, Ann M.; Von Haden, Kasie; Peggar, Elyse – College and University, 2015
The admissions counselor position is a common entry-level professional position in higher education. However, little is known about the competencies needed to be successful in this position. Through interviews with entry-level admissions counselors, this study sought to better understand these competencies and their alignment with the recently…
Descriptors: Admissions Officers, Admissions Counseling, Higher Education, Competence
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Beaver, William – College and University, 2015
The fact that nearly one-half of recent college graduates are unemployed or underemployed has once again raised questions about the value of a college degree. This article will attempt to answer these questions by analyzing such issues as labor markets, student debt, human capital along with examining the less apparent aspects of degrees and…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Higher Education, Labor Market, Debt (Financial)
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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
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Kim, Mikyong Minsun – College and University, 2015
This paper focuses on the important roles of peer tutoring and peer tutoring services that utilize student tutors in higher education. First, the roles and potential benefits of peer tutoring are identified and reviewed as they apply to various dimensions of student development. Second, the impacts, benefits, and extended beneficiaries of peer…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Tutoring, Higher Education, College Students
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Heitzman, Amy Claire; Somers, Patricia – College and University, 2015
Since the end of the military draft in 1973, women have entered military service in greater numbers: Women currently account for 16 percent of active-duty service personnel; by 2035, they will account for 15 percent of the total veteran population (National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics 2011). The profile of female veterans differs…
Descriptors: Veterans, Females, Profiles, College Choice
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Danielson, Rachel – College and University, 2015
Going to college is not for everyone, but for those who do choose to enroll, the education received should be framed within a system that values students and deliberately seeks to be of the highest quality. Educators must recognize the ubiquitous nature of technology and the advantages it offers for learning. Providing financial support for…
Descriptors: Colleges, Higher Education, Educational Quality, Technology Uses in Education
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Kealey, Jarrett; Peterson, Renee; Thompson, Angela; Waters, Kristin – College and University, 2015
The road from prekindergarten (pre-K) to post-doctoral (post-doc) work is riddled with potholes, detours, u-turns, and construction zones. National education initiatives such as No Child Left Behind, the Common Core, Race to the Top, Performance-Based Funding, College Readiness and Completion Acts, and Post-Graduate Gainful Employment Reports…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Strategic Planning, Barriers
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Dowling, Earl E. – College and University, 2015
"While community college enrollment has generally declined by about 2 or 3 percent annually in recent years--due to some extent to the improving economy--some colleges have bucked the trend" (Ashford 2015). What made the difference? Like many community colleges, College of DuPage has been concerned with access and affordability. The…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Enrollment Trends, Access to Education, Paying for College
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Bista, Krishna; Dagley, Amy – College and University, 2015
This paper examines how international students obtain information about college in the United States when they are in their home countries. The findings reveal that the majority of students visit university websites to obtain information regarding various programs. Students also receive scholarships and/or assistantships from the university,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Decision Making, Trend Analysis, Foreign Students
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Barnes, Bradley; Bourke, Brian – College and University, 2015
The authors advance the concept that institutional culture is a purposeful framework by which to view SEM's utility, particularly as a cultural change agent. Through the connection of seemingly independent functions of performance and behavior, implications emerge that deepen the understanding of the influence of culture on performance outcomes…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Organizational Culture, Enrollment Management, Enrollment Influences
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Jacek, Laura – College and University, 2015
When an institution decides to move to online teaching evaluations, they often face concerns that their response rates will fall with the change. This fear need never come to pass, however. There are many interventions that can raise response rates. Good communication strategies, improved student and faculty engagement, and grade hold are just a…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Response Rates (Questionnaires), Comparative Analysis, Educational Practices
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Kutnak, Michael J.; Janosik, Steven M. – College and University, 2015
This article explores the legal implications for U.S. higher education administrators who make admissions decisions regarding students with disabilities. A review of federal legislation, case law, and government agency rulings pertaining to higher education admissions and students with disabilities informs administrators of current law.…
Descriptors: Disabilities, College Students, College Admission, Admission Criteria
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Sessa, Whitney L. – College and University, 2015
Using a quantitative survey method with an online questionnaire as the data collection tool, the author surveyed 189 social media managers working at American Higher Education institutions to identify forms of social media in use, along with the most popular strategies that colleges and universities use with Facebook.
Descriptors: Colleges, Social Networks, Statistical Analysis, Surveys
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von Munkwitz-Smith, Jeffrey – College and University, 2015
This issue of "College and University" marks a transition in the Editor-in-Chief Position, with the interview of Louise Lonabocker, who has served in this capacity for the past ten years. She has also served as President of AACRAO, and in both positions, Lonabocker has been a role model for many AACRAO leaders. Lonabocker describes the…
Descriptors: Interviews, College Faculty, Administrator Attitudes, Editing
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Campbell, C. Dean; Smith, Jahmaine – College and University, 2014
Using qualitative inquiry and professional socialization as a framework to draw meaning from the work experiences of graduate admissions professionals, this project examines individual beliefs and organizational behaviors as they relate to enrollment management.
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, College Admission, Graduate Study, Qualitative Research
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