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Lee, You-Geon; Ferrare, Joseph J. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
The following paper estimates the impact of initially declaring and then departing from a STEM major on college dropout and degree completion rates for students in the Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study. The results show that students who initially declared a STEM major and switched to a "non-STEM" area of study were…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Majors (Students), Undergraduate Students, Academic Persistence
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Klumpp, Matthias – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Universities have to cope with scarce resources and nevertheless are expected to achieve excellent results in research, teaching, and third mission. Therefore, efficient resource use is of great importance. This paper explains emerging concepts and requirements of efficiency analysis, connecting it to university rankings. In order to achieve…
Descriptors: Reputation, Efficiency, Institutional Evaluation, Institutional Characteristics
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Eaton, Paul William; Bustamante, Rebecca McBride; Ates, Burcu; Berg, Helen – Review of Higher Education, 2019
A novel process--"dialogic cartographic narratives"--is introduced as a method for facilitating faculty members' understanding of their own privilege(s) and their complicity in maintaining systemic injustices in higher education institutions. The process involves critical interrogation of life stories and privileged identities over time…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Advantaged, Personal Narratives, Self Concept
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Fernandez, Frank – Review of Higher Education, 2019
More Latina and Latino faculty members are needed to mentor Latina and Latino students, as well as diversify academic research, and improve campus racial climates and retention of minority faculty members. This paper focuses on the sources of financial support that can facilitate access to faculty careers. I use multinomial logistic estimation and…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Doctoral Students, Social Sciences, Student Financial Aid
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Bolitzer, Liza Ann – Review of Higher Education, 2019
While historically adjunct faculty were concentrated at community colleges, their hiring is increasing at four-year institutions (Kezar & Sam, 2010b). Towards better understanding this growing segment of college faculty, this paper presents an analytic review of the extant research on adjuncts as teachers at bachelor-granting institutions. It…
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, College Faculty, Bachelors Degrees, Teacher Motivation
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Cabrera, Nolan L. – Review of Higher Education, 2018
Critical Race Theory (CRT) from its inception was not intended to be a theoretical framework, but rather a theorizing counterspace for scholars of color to challenge and transform racial oppression. Despite this context, the author demonstrates through a critical literature review that CRT is generally applied as a theoretical framework in higher…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Criticism, Higher Education
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Poon, OiYan A.; Segoshi, Megan S. – Review of Higher Education, 2018
Few studies have focused on the role of Asian Americans in influencing how race is understood in affirmative action debates. However, accounting for the complicating presence of Asian Americans in the racial politics of affirmative action has become increasingly important. Informed by racial formation theory, this critical discourse analysis of…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Affirmative Action, Racial Factors, Ideology
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Dache-Gerbino, Amalia; Kiyama, Judy Marquez; Sapp, Vicki T. – Review of Higher Education, 2018
The proximity of proprietary institutions to working-class urban areas is rarely explored as a factor in Latina student college choice. Utilizing Chicana Feminism as a conceptual lens, this study explores the path of proprietary college choice for Latina high school students. Qualitative interviews and geographic data reveal how factors of race,…
Descriptors: High School Students, Hispanic American Students, Proprietary Schools, College Choice
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Lundberg, Todd; Conrad, Clifton; Gasman, Marybeth; Nguyen, Thai-Huy; Commodore, Felecia E. – Review of Higher Education, 2018
If our nation's colleges and universities are to become able to educate differentially prepared students, we need to understand better the ways that the growing number of underprepared students navigates college. In particular, research is needed that identifies the practices of the underprepared college students who complete remedial education…
Descriptors: College Students, American Indian Students, Tribally Controlled Education, Remedial Mathematics
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Richards, David A. R.; Awokoya, Janet T.; Bridges, Brian K.; Clark, Christine – Review of Higher Education, 2018
Critical Race Theory contends that institutions codify and sustain racial inequalities even absent explicitly racist motives or actions. College ranking systems perpetuate such institutional racism by socially constructing minority-serving institutions (MSIs) as less valuable and prestigious. By assigning greater worth to criteria favoring more…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Equal Education, Institutional Characteristics
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Sass, Daniel A.; Castro-Villarreal, Felicia; Wilkerson, Steve; Guerra, Norma; Sullivan, Jeremy – Review of Higher Education, 2018
Student retention models were tested via structural equation modeling to examine the interrelations and predictability among socioeconomic status, psychosocial, and student success variables with a sample of 445 undergraduate students attending a large Hispanic serving institution. The proposed theoretical model included socioeconomic status…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Hispanic American Students, Structural Equation Models, Predictor Variables
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Miller, Ryan A.; Guida, Tonia; Smith, Stella; Ferguson, S. Kiersten; Medina, Elizabeth – Review of Higher Education, 2018
Using the organizational dimension of the multicontextual model for diverse learning environments, this study examined the philosophies and perspectives of bias response team leaders at 19 institutions. Through semi-structured interviews, administrators described theoretical approaches to bias response work that were primarily educational in…
Descriptors: Crime, Social Bias, Campuses, College Environment
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Little, Theresa Lyon; Mitchell, Donald, Jr. – Review of Higher Education, 2018
Undocumented Latino college students face numerous legal, social, and financial barriers as they attempt to pursue a postsecondary degree and define their identity as college students. Researchers have noted the psychosocial development that occurs as students transition to an adult identity, yet little research has been done on the ways…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Undocumented Immigrants, College Students, Identification (Psychology)
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Mendez, Julian J.; Bauman, Sheri – Review of Higher Education, 2018
This article examines factors associated with college outcomes in a migrant Latina/o college student sample enrolled in the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP). We also examine the relationship between CAMP services and students' academic perceptions (i.e., college academic self-efficacy, academic resilience, and school connectedness). High…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Migrant Education, Predictor Variables, Grade Point Average
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Smith, Rachel A. – Review of Higher Education, 2018
Research has found that learning communities contribute to positive educational outcomes by promoting positive peer relationships. New commentary has suggested that some benefits of niche programs may be due to the "protective segregation" of members from negative influences on campus. This mixed-methods study used social network…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, College Freshmen, College Environment, Social Networks
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