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Mattern, Krista D.; Woo, Sang Eun; Hossler, Don; Wyatt, Jeffrey – College and University, 2010
Admissions committee members often speak of "it" as an important consideration during the admissions process; however, empirical evidence documenting the efficacy of "it" as a basis for admission is scarce. The purpose of this research was to test the validity of student-institution it as a significant predictor of college success--specifically,…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, College Admission, Admission Criteria, Predictor Variables
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Hossler, Don – College and University, 2006
This critique summarizes a recent examination of studies of campus-based retention efforts and also considers what is known about the roles and responsibilities of retention coordinators on college and university campuses. The paper closes with a call for more research on campus-based retention efforts and for a closer look at the management of…
Descriptors: College Students, School Holding Power, Academic Persistence, Enrollment Management
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Hossler, Don – College and University, 1987
The principles and common practices of enrollment management efforts in colleges and universities are outlined, and institutional conditions favoring effective enrollment management are discussed. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Admission, College Applicants, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics