NASPA Report Recommends Work-study Improvements to Better Prepare Students for the Workforce

A recent report from NASPA–Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education draws upon existing research, practitioner interviews, campus visits, and a nationwide survey of campus administrators to take stock of the landscape of on-campus employment opportunities.

Recommendations From MSIs on Preparing Teachers for Diverse Schools

Minority Serving Institutions have a long record of preparing teacher candidates to better teach students of color in K-12 schools. Bellwether Education Partners drew upon the experiences of these institutions, existing literature, and other sources to provide recommendations to all types of institutions on how to improve their teaching programs.

ACE, Higher Education Groups Hold Briefing on International Students

ACE, along with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, the Association of American Universities, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators, hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill this week on international students and their importance to the American innovation ecosystem.

ACE2019: Leveraging Philanthropy

Stephanie Bell-Rose, senior managing director of the TIAA Institute, examines the ACE2019 session “Leveraging Philanthropy to Catalyze Change in Challenging Times” in which she participated as a speaker.

Faculty Survey Reveals Differences in Perspectives on Campus Climate by Race and Gender

The Higher Education Research Institute has collected data from over half a million faculty at more than 1,100 colleges over the past three decades. The 2016-17 HERI faculty teaching survey highlights differences in perception of campus climate among faculty members.

Black Student Representation at Public State Colleges and Universities

The Education Trust has published a new report that examines how well each state’s public colleges and universities are serving Black students.

How to Help Financially Vulnerable Students Succeed

The Institute for College Access & Success have published a new report that discusses the challenges faced by financially vulnerable students.

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.

Study Examines Racial Gaps in Persistence for STEM Programs

A recent study in the journal Educational Researcher finds that Black and Latino/a students who begin college as STEM majors are more likely than their White counterparts to switch majors or leave college, and that these racial disparities in student success are larger in STEM fields than in others.

Center for American Progress Brief Examines Pell Grant Data

A brief from the Center for American Progress highlights newly released U.S. Department of Education data demonstrating positive gains by and room for improvement in the federal Pell Grant Program.

New Website Explores College and Career Readiness State-by-State

Achieve, a national education nonprofit organization, has developed a website which helps educational stakeholders explore the gaps between high school and postsecondary education for each state.

What the Outrage Over Blackface Overlooks

We are rightly taken aback by racist yearbook photos and other symbols. But we talk much less about what they represent: the longstanding, systemic racism that permeates the lives of people of color, including critical issues linked to college access and success.