CUPA-HR Releases Annual Report on Professionals in Higher Education

The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources recently released this year’s edition of the Professionals in Higher Education Annual Report, which discusses the median salaries, predominant areas of employment, gender, and race and ethnicity of higher education professionals

Commitment to “Culture of Continuous Improvement” Needed to Make Data Work to Improve Student Outcomes

The Institute for College Access and Success has published a report that attempts to understand how colleges and universities can best drive student success through data and evidence.

Century Foundation Report Examines Instructional Spending at Colleges

A recent report from The Century Foundation examines how instructional expenditures at higher education institutions might be measured to better inform students about quality.

ACE2019: Connecting Veterans with Quality Higher Education Institutions

With a growing number of veterans taking advantage of the GI Bill, it is critical for senior leaders on college and university campuses to continually stay abreast of the emerging opportunities and challenges of serving veterans in their successful higher education journey. An ACE2019 session on Monday discussed strategies for success and partnerships that are delivering value.

NCES Releases Report Projecting Educational Statistics To 2027

A recent report from the National Center for Educational Statistics projects educational outcomes to 2027 for elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education, including projections on enrollment, graduation, and other data.

New Guide Helps Colleges Choose a Predictive Analytics Vendor

Especially for institutions that lack the resources to develop their own tools, partnering with vendors experienced in analytics is a common way to gain access to the tools and services necessary to optimize the use of data. However, there are a number of factors to consider when selecting a vendor, according to a recent report from New America.

Economic Value of International Students at U.S. Community Colleges

Data recently released by NAFSA: Association of International Educators shows that the nearly 100,000 international students attending U.S. community colleges contributed $2.4 billion to the economy and supported more than 14,000 jobs during the 2016-17 academic year.

Analysis Traces Trends in Graduate Student Debt by Race and Ethnicity

Robert Kelchen, an assistant professor at Seton Hall University, recently wrote a blog post using the newly released NPSAS:16 data investigating graduate student debt by race and ethnicity.

AIR Releases Report on Using Data and Analytics for Student Success

AIR released a report, in partnership with NASPA and EDUCAUSE, examining the role of data and analytics in higher education, specifically capturing their use in increasing student success.

University of Texas Online Tool Presents Data on Student Outcomes

The University of Texas System, in conjunction with the U.S. Census Bureau, has developed a first-of-its-kind, user-friendly tool called seekUT to present up-to-date student outcomes data across the system’s institutions and their varying programs.

ACE2018: How Data, Collaboration, and Partnership Drove Enrollment Gains at Wyoming

By Philip Wilkinson On March 12, Rosemaria Martinelli of the Huron Consulting Group and Kate Miller, provost and vice president of academic affairs at the University of Wyoming, presented a joint session at ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting. The session, “How Data, Collaboration, and Partnership Drove Enrollment Gains at Wyoming,” detailed how the University of Wyoming… Read more »

ACE2018: Harnessing the Data Analytics Revolution for Student Success

Harnessing the analytics revolution presents an opportunity for colleges and universities to create a campus-wide culture of data-informed decision making, while increasing the success of the students they serve and strengthening institutional sustainability. The ACE2018 session, “Enabling the Data-Informed CEO” sought to unpack the opportunities and challenges facing leaders in their efforts to harness the analytics revolution.