Today, more than 36 million individuals have completed some college but have not received their degrees. To address the barriers to completion that these students face, the Institute for Higher Education Policy launched the Degrees When Due initiative, a three-year project to help institutions reengage stopped out students.
As enrollment remains a primary concern among institutional leaders, reports from the National Student Clearinghouse and the National Association of System Heads provide insight on trends in transfer enrollment and strategies for transfer student success.
A new report released by The Education Trust sheds light on how Black women experience student debt and offers policy suggestions to make college more affordable for future students. This report is the first in a series of four reports forthcoming from The Education Trust using data from the National Black Student Debt study.
A new brief from the Hunt Institute presents the current landscape for Native students in U.S. higher education, the need for more interventions to ensure their success, and recommendations for future action.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused substantial disruption in higher education, creating challenges for both institutions and students. Gallup, in partnership with Lumina Foundation, has released its 2022 State of Higher Education Report, which demonstrates the impact of these challenges while informing how colleges and universities might leverage their position to reskill adults for future career pathways.
The challenges higher education institutions face in retaining students and guiding them toward degree completion are well documented, with many institutions providing resources, staffing, and services dedicated to ensuring a smooth path to completion. Ithaka S+R recently released a report analyzing a retention grant program designed to provide emergency financial aid to students with an immediate need.
EducationDynamics recently released the 2022 edition of its annual report on the demand for degree programs among college students and the labor market. The report analyzed over 3,000 degree and certificate programs offered by more than 300 accredited colleges and universities across the country.
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.