Provides a wealth of handbooks, newsletters, briefs, tutorials, and tools to assist through the twists and turns of program evaluation. Includes information for planning, data collection and analysis, and strategies to share results.
Presents a series of essays and articles discussing both international and national perspectives on retention and persistence in institutions of higher education. The compilation of articles examines how retention and persistence are complex issues and aims to demonstrate that exploring trends and patterns can prompt leaders to new ideas that form the next generations of research in this area.
As enrollment remains a primary concern among institutional leaders, two new reports provide insight on trends in transfer enrollment and strategies for transfer student success. To read the latest analysis on transfer enrollment trends by National Student Clearinghouse, click here. To read the full report on the role of public higher education in advancing transfer student success, click here.
Which schools deserve to top lists of the best colleges in the U.S.? That depends on what you mean by “best.” If “best” means the most prestigious and more selective admissions, then sure, current college rankings are doing what they’re meant to do. But if the point of higher education is to buoy economic mobility, those lists that make headlines every year aren’t showing the whole picture.
Compiles a list of 2018’s Safest College Campuses in the United States. The ranking uses the most recent data from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting and the Campus Safety Security Survey put out by the U.S. Department of Education. Nearly all accredited institutions were considered in this project, save for those with enrollment under 10,000 students, and others for which a significant amount of data was unavailable.
Contains case study examples, resources, and tools to strengthen school safety practices. Real world profiles highlight strategies that have worked for a range of safety topics: meeting an active threat head-on, in-depth safety audits, school critical incident planning, tip-line strategies, and over twenty other issue areas.
Food insecurity is common on college campuses, and Pennsylvania colleges are no exception. State leaders are calling for action to improve the state of food access on college campuses across the state.
Affordable student housing is coming to Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC) after securing funds through the new California budget, geared towards expanding low-cost living. Nearly $40 million is being assigned to LTCC for the construction of a 100-bed housing project. According to the school, they’ve been trying to build the facility for almost a decade but construction costs made it impossible.
That's why (UCSD student) Parlier hopes that the San Diego Planning Department will zone for as much high-density housing as possible in its update to the University Community Plan. Students need more housing options near campus, he said, so they can help with the city's efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions.