NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Source
College and University170
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 170 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sandlin, Michele – College and University, 2019
This feature focuses on the five areas an institution needs to know before implementing holistic measures. These include: what does a holistic review entail, how to be legally complaint, Sedlacek's noncognitive variables, applying student success measures, and the vital importance of training.
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Success, Holistic Approach, Compliance (Legal)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Levine, Jeffrey P. – College and University, 2019
As a naïve young manager at a 30,000-student college, Jeffrey Levine vowed that if he ever participated on university cross-departmental teams building on a strong foundation from both student affairs and enrollment management (EM), he would never miss an opportunity to engage key faculty, senior leadership, and academic affairs leadership. Levine…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Program Implementation, College Students, Organizational Communication
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Parks, Rodney; Taylor, Alexander – College and University, 2019
Registrars and other university offices are integral to students' full life cycle, from prospective students to alumni. In this more encompassing definition of enrollment management, registrars perform a number of duties that overlap with the objectives of enrollment management. This perspective paper analyzes the changes in the historic…
Descriptors: Role, Registrars (School), Enrollment Management, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Altieri, Francisco Maldonado – College and University, 2019
"One-stop" centers are evidence of institutions' recognition of students' changing needs and habits. The centers enable students to manage all of their business in one location (mirroring somewhat the process of managing tasks in industries outside of higher education). A one-stop center moves services from a process-centered approach to…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Personnel Services, Efficiency, Planning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Nowicki, Ewa – College and University, 2019
Current college-aged students, broadly referred to in this article as Gen Z, are entering adulthood with the concept of gender as a spectrum rather than a binary. However, student information systems (SISs) in use throughout U.S. higher education institutions were built with retention and collection practices relative to binary sex and identity…
Descriptors: Success, Higher Education, College Students, Best Practices
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Benezet, Louis T. – College and University, 2019
This article discusses the conflict that arises between rising enrollments and meaningful college learning. The author highlights data on students' response to the college environment, and offers a number of innovative ideas for fostering intellectual growth among a more diverse student body. These include: early declaration of major; rethinking…
Descriptors: Conflict, College Students, College Environment, Student Diversity
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Schulz, Hannah; Taylor, Alexander; Parks, Rodney – College and University, 2019
Critical languages refers to less commonly taught languages that the U.S. State Department has deemed necessary for U.S. national defense (Department of Defense 2000). In the current era of globalization and growing interconnectedness, the need for proficient speakers of critical languages has become increasingly urgent. While many foreign…
Descriptors: College Choice, Second Language Learning, Uncommonly Taught Languages, National Security
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cramer, Sharon F.; Cooke, Connie F. – College and University, 2019
This is a conversation with Connie F. Cooke, Director, Financial Aid, State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo State and Sharon F. Cramer, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, Emerita, SUNY Buffalo State. They started working together twenty years ago when they began to implement a new student information system for the university. The SABRE…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Information Systems, Program Implementation, Enrollment Management
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Altieri, Francisco Maldonado – College and University, 2019
This article considers the use of information technology (IT) for quality service; the characteristics of today's students (Millennials and Zs); and what a satisfactory service for them should be. (For Part One, see EJ1216961.)
Descriptors: College Students, Student Personnel Services, Information Technology, Efficiency
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Aagard, Tammy; Dodd, Shelley – College and University, 2019
Years ago, we learned of a higher education institution with a wonderful reputation for excellence that had incredible silos and disparate processes that were not student friendly. These processes included requiring students to reapply and have their transfer credit reevaluated if they wanted to change majors that were in different colleges at the…
Descriptors: College Students, Barriers, School Policy, Time to Degree
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Elliott, Jacquelyn D. – College and University, 2018
Mentoring in higher education takes many forms--faculty to student, student to student, and faculty to faculty (Phillips and Dennison 2015). Usually, we think of programs involving student mentoring as those aimed at student success, and, thus, as improving retention. This article posits that faculty-to-faculty mentoring programs also have an…
Descriptors: Mentors, Higher Education, College Faculty, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ishitani, Terry; Flood, Lee – College and University, 2018
The number of transfer students in U.S. postsecondary education has been growing. Of students who transferred from four-year institutions, 52 percent transferred to two-year institutions. Although transferring is an imperative for many students, little about the whereabouts of transfer students is known beyond descriptive statistics. Coupled with…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Two Year Colleges, Institutional Characteristics, Social Integration
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Parks, Rodney; Parrish, Jesse; Taylor, Alexander – College and University, 2018
Learners of all types must be able to represent their achievements to prospective employers and education institutions to prove that they have the requisite knowledge and skills for success. The most recognized means by which students represent themselves is the credential. As in many other industries that engage with customers, partners, and…
Descriptors: Credentials, Academic Records, College Students, Employment Qualifications
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mathuews, Katy – College and University, 2018
At more than one hundred questions, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has often been the source of sharp criticism. Indeed, the length, complexity, and timing of the FAFSA have left many students, parents, and institutions frustrated, prompting policy makers to demand reform. The urgency to reform is especially salient when…
Descriptors: Financial Aid Applicants, Student Financial Aid, Financial Needs, Student Needs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Taylor, Alexander; Brown, Rachel; Parks, Rachel; Parrish, Jesse; Hayes, Casey – College and University, 2018
To stand out in a crowded marketplace, every organization must find or create a competitive edge. Companies without a unique advantage get lost in a tide of rivals. In the context of higher education, the registrar's office rarely commands the resources to achieve dramatic overhauls. Rather, incremental innovation offers a far more efficient use…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Innovation, Inquiry, Registrars (School)
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  12