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Simpson, Rich – College and University, 2018
Servicing online degree-seeking students using a one-stop student service advising model that is both individualized and relevant contributes significantly to students' positive experience with the university and supports overall student success. Through its development of a new advising dimension, the Division of Online and Professional Studies…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Online Courses, Distance Education, Models
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McGhee, Kenneth – College and University, 2016
Student retention is an important part of a strategic enrollment management plan. Many scholars have written about the challenges of helping students not only enroll in college but also complete their degree programs. Among students pursuing a doctoral degree in higher education administration, student retention is a popular topic. Many doctoral…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Enrollment, Higher Education, School Holding Power
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Smith, Rebel – College and University, 2016
There have been many drastic changes in higher education in recent years. State funding has decreased, leaving schools responsible for their own revenue growth and for balancing their budgets. Colleges and universities are closing departments and are no longer offering majors that are producing few or no graduates. Small colleges are closing, and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Recruitment, Online Courses, Traditional Schools
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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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Dennis, Marguerite J. – College and University, 2012
Building on the principles of Enrollment Management (EM) and Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM), Anticipatory Enrollment Management (AEM) offers another level of managing enrollment: anticipating future enrollment. AEM is grounded in the basic principles of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and includes strategic out-reach to parents and…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Enrollment, Student Recruitment, Higher Education
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Dennis, Marguerite – College and University, 2012
Despite being in their infancy, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have the potential to become a global higher education game changer. Employers may come to recognize MOOCs as an alternative credential to the traditional three- or four-year degree. They may consider a certificate of completion from a world-class institution as a better indicator…
Descriptors: Higher Education, School Holding Power, Counselors, Electronic Learning
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Tilghman, Chris – College and University, 2012
The goal of this article is to shed light on a variety of metrics institutions and some accreditors currently use to track the retention of working adults. Further, it identifies a number of important principles that all stakeholders should consider when creating a standard measure of adult student retention. Finally, it describes a few errors to…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, Adult Students, Higher Education, Enrollment
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Wick, Michael R.; Kleine, Patricia A.; Nelson, Andrew J. – College and University, 2011
This article presents the development, testing, and application of an enrollment model. The model incorporates incoming freshman enrollment class size and historical persistence, transfer, and graduation rates to predict a six-year enrollment window and associated annual graduate production. The model predicts six-year enrollment to within 0.67…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Graduation Rate, Graduation, Class Size
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Smith, Clayton; Gottheil, Susan – College and University, 2011
In Canada, changing demographics and increased competition--as well as social values based on equity--have inspired efforts to increase the postsecondary education (PSE) participation rates of youths from under-represented/under-served groups. Despite its population having the highest level of educational attainment among those of OECD countries,…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Enrollment Management, Foreign Countries, School Holding Power
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Martin, Nancy K.; Meyer, Kristi – College and University, 2010
This article describes efforts to improve retention and graduation rates at the University of Texas at San Antonio, a large Hispanic serving institution (HSI). One college within the university is focusing on increasing retention and graduation rates primarily by building relationships and capitalizing on university resources. In addition to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Graduation Rate, Graduation, College Graduates
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Miller, Thomas E.; Tyree, Tracy M. – College and University, 2009
This article describes a continuing project at the University of South Florida that was first presented in the 83(2) issue of "College and University" (Miller 2007) and further detailed in the 83(3) (Miller and Herreid 2008). Through that point the project had established a predictive formula for determining the risk of attrition of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research Utilization, Intervention, At Risk Students
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Miller, Thomas E. – College and University, 2007
The project described in this article seeks to utilize a complex set of variables and characteristics, including data mined from an administration of the College Student Experiences Questionnaire, to determine the specific risk of attrition of individual college students prior to their matriculation, permitting specific and personal interventions.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, School Holding Power, Questionnaires, Risk
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Olive, James; White, Shane – College and University, 2007
This article explores the best practices according to recent literature for recruitment and retention/support of Latino/a students at postsecondary institutions in the United States. The authors seek to provide a simple framework for the cultivation of a campus climate that is welcoming to all varieties of student populations.
Descriptors: Minority Groups, College Students, Hispanic American Students, Student Recruitment
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Adams, Ruth L. – College and University, 2006
Higher education administrators know it is more cost-effective to keep students than to recruit them. Understanding financial literacy--and how it impacts student retention and persistence on the campuses--is an important concept for administrators to comprehend. Most students are not financially literate when they enter the world of higher…
Descriptors: Money Management, College Students, School Holding Power, Consumer Education
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Bontrager, Bob – College and University, 2004
This second of a two-part series builds on the core concepts and structural considerations discussed in the first part (in the Winter 2004 issue of "College and University") to identify the core strategies and best practices that characterize successful enrollment management (SEM) organizations. Successful SEM operations place a high premium on…
Descriptors: Student Educational Objectives, Enrollment Management, Academic Achievement, Student Recruitment
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