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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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Beaver, William – College and University, 2014
Non-selective Division III institutions often face challenges in meeting their enrollment goals. To ensure their continued viability, these schools recruit large numbers of student athletes. As a result, when compared to FBS (Football Bowl Division) institutions these schools have a much higher percentage of student athletes on campus and a…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Management, College Athletics
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Parks, Rodney L.; Evans, Brett A. – College and University, 2014
As adherents of vegetarianism and veganism form a dedicated minority within the United States and constitute comparatively greater proportions of the populations at U.S. colleges and universities, this qualitative study investigates the unique challenges these communities face in higher education. The exploratory study draws upon two sets of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Nutrition, Qualitative Research, Barriers
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Fifolt, Matthew; Engler, Jeffrey; Abbott, Gypsy – College and University, 2014
In 2007 and 2010, the National Research Council reported that the United States was not producing enough graduates in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields to meet the demands of an increasingly competitive global economy. Despite recent challenges to these findings, one thing remains clear: Underrepresented…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Disproportionate Representation, Science Careers, Graduate Students
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Buttermore, John; Baker, Eliott; Culp, David – College and University, 2014
Time-compressed courses at state-supported universities have served a variety of purposes. It has been traditional to set scheduling policies that would make summer and winter sessions self-funding. They have not been viewed, however, as potential enrollment generators. This is an opportunity that can no longer be overlooked. This paper describes…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Higher Education, Access to Education, Public Education
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Ott, Alexander P.; Cooper, Bruce S. – College and University, 2014
Research has found that approximately one-third of undergraduates transfer from one college to another and that transferring is becoming increasingly common. In this study, the authors focus on the transfer credit process, researching how academic credit is evaluated and when in the enrollment process students receive a degree-specific transfer…
Descriptors: Transfer Policy, College Credits, Prior Learning, Enrollment Management
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Johnson, Marcus Lee; Kestler, Jessica L. – College and University, 2014
A number of U.S. higher education institutions are converting from quarter-to semester-based academic calendars; in fall 2012, seventeen Ohio institutions did so. Over a two-year time period, college student samples were recruited from a large, public, urban, Midwestern university that was undergoing a transition from a quarter-based to a…
Descriptors: Semester System, Quarter System, Transitional Programs, College Students
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Shaw, Stuart; Warren, Jayne; Gill, Tim – College and University, 2014
This article focuses on the research being conducted by Cambridge International Examinations (Cambridge) to ensure that its international assessments prepare students as well as other acceleration programs for continued study in U.S. colleges and universities. The study, which builds on previous freshman GPA data modeling work using data supplied…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Acceleration (Education), Program Evaluation, College Students
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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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Kerlin, Christine – College and University, 2012
Two "philosophers" on leadership have had great influence on the author: Warren Bennis and John W. Gardner. She cannot speak or write about leadership without referring to one or both of them. She regards their perspectives as timeless. In this article, the author discusses her interpretation of Bennis's (1996) "guiding vision, passion, and…
Descriptors: Leadership, Integrity, Educational Quality, Educational Change
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McCoy, Amy – College and University, 2012
On-campus admissions events are the secret weapon that colleges and universities use to convince students to apply and enroll. On-campus events vary depending on the size, location, and type of institution; they include campus visitations, open houses, preview days, scholarship events, admitted student events, and summer yield events. These events…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Choice, Student Recruitment, Enrollment
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Burgher, Karl E.; Snyder, Michael – College and University, 2012
This is the second installment of the AACRAO management series focusing on project management in the academy. In this article, the authors focus on white papers (often called charters, briefs, or fact sheets) and their partner, the work plan. The work plan is a detailed document that defines each aspect of a project. It is often preceded by a…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Stakeholders, Information Technology, Evaluation
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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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Ward, Janet – College and University, 2012
When the author entered the profession in 1978, the phrase "enrollment management" was non-existent. One worked for admissions, financial aid, student accounts, or registration and records, and each department worked independently from the others. Most professionals specialized in one area (e.g., admissions) and then spent their entire career in…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Enrollment, Higher Education, Community Colleges
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Furtek, Diane – College and University, 2012
Professionals in higher education face many challenges. Chief among them are increasing leadership and organizational effectiveness. A variety of approaches can be used to build competencies to increase leadership that results in organizational effectiveness. For the purposes of this article, leadership is "the capacity to influence others by…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Effectiveness, Organizational Effectiveness
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