Student affairs practitioners play a critical role in supporting the holistic needs of students. As the future of the higher education workforce remains on the minds of administrators, NASPA has released a report to inform the direction of the student affairs profession.
Over the last year, the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) has conducted research to assess the cultural competence of cadets, faculty, and staff at the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA). This research was mandated by the Coast Guard Academy Improvement Act, part of the National Defense Authorization Act.
A new report offers insights about community and technical colleges’ priorities and opportunities during and after the continued COVID-19 pandemic, focusing particularly on the recruitment, enrollment, and completion of students at these institutions.
The challenges facing adjunct faculty in higher education are well-documented, particularly as adjunct labor plays an important role in course instruction and student advising. A February 2022 report by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) provides an update to a 2020 report examining the adjunct workforce in higher education.
Using the most recent publicly available data from the National Center on Education Statistics, Excelencia in Education released their annual analysis of institutions that enroll and graduate Latino students.
The Bipartisan Policy Center has released a new report on the return on investment (ROI) for higher education institutions. Expanding on the prior studies, this report estimated ROIs for 3,349 higher institutions in the United States, by comparing students’ earnings after graduation—their college earning premium—and the costs of attending that institution.
The 10th report in the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Completing College series offers insights about college completion rates for students who graduated high school and started college in 2015.
Combining data from the National Survey of Student Engagement and the Faculty Survey of Student Engagement, findings from the second report give insights on student and faculty perceptions of instruction and learning as campuses adapted to pandemic challenges.
The authors used data from three surveys—the Strada-Gallup Education Survey, the Strada Outcomes Survey, and the National Survey of Student Engagement—to better understand the experiences and outcomes of HBCU students and alumni.
Although these data are inherently limited in their ability to establish causality as to how the pandemic has impacted enrollment and transfer rates, they are potentially helpful for enrollment managers and other education leaders to compare their own institutions’ data against trends throughout the sector.