New CUPA-HR Report Shows Decreases in Higher Ed Staff Workforce During COVID-19

CUPA-HR recently released results from its annual report on staff in higher education. The report includes key data on staff demographics, trends in salaries, and changes to the workforce over the first year of the pandemic. 

College Enrollment and Retention in the Era of Covid

College Board released a report this month to understand the impact of COVID-19 on college enrollment and retention among recent high school graduates.

The Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States: 2021 Historical Trend Report

The Pell Institute, in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy (PennAHEAD), recently released its annual report, which examines equity indicators in higher education.

Supporting the Attainment of Native Students in Higher Education

Recently, the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education released a case study to share how Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions have successfully developed and implemented practices to advance American Indian or Alaska Native students’ persistence and academic success on their campuses.

Chronicling Basic Needs Insecurity Throughout COVID-19

A recently released report from the HOPE Center presents findings on student basic needs in Texas throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Register for the Fourth Annual SUNY SPECTRUM Conference This Summer

ACE is pleased to co-sponsor the fourth annual SUNY SPECTRUM conference, which will take place digitally June 28- July 2, 2021. SPECTRUM is the nation’s largest education conference devoted to preventing and responding to sexual and interpersonal violence against members of the LGBTQI+ community.

Equalizing Educational Attainment Without Increasing Debt for Low-Income Students May Boost GDP

In partnership with the Postsecondary Value Commission, the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University examined how inequalities in educational attainment harm the U.S. economy. 

Postsecondary Value Framework Encourages Equitable Access and Support

The Postsecondary Value Commission released a report which proposes a conceptual definition, core principles, and measures for “postsecondary value”.

Strategies in Improving Support For Graduate Student Mental Health and Well-Being

The Council of Graduate Schools and the Jed Foundation released a new report that highlights current graduate student mental health and well-being needs.

Highlights from CUPA-HR 2021 Administrators in Higher Education Annual Report

Recently, CUPA-HR released the results of a survey that includes 47,985 administrators in 202 positions in higher education institutions.

A Look Into Increasing Faculty Diversity

Title: Now Is the Time to Focus on Faculty Diversity Authors: Hannah Bartlebaugh, Ansley Abraham Faculty diversity is an ongoing topic of conversation and issue in higher education. According to the report from the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), nearly 33 percent of undergraduate students are Black or Hispanic, yet only 9.5 percent of faculty identify with these groups. This report provides recommendations… Read more »

Spring Undergraduate Enrollment 5.9 Percent Lower Than Last Year

The National Student Clearinghouse has updated its dashboard to include new data on spring enrollment.