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. 

Examining HR Hiring Practices for LGBTQ+ Professionals at Community Colleges

Research shows that students are more likely to persist and complete when they see themselves reflected in faculty, staff, and leadership on campus. How can we ensure that diversity in leadership extends to LGBTQ+ professionals, particularly at community colleges?

Provosts Report on Pandemic-Related Changes and Institutional Priorities

Inside Higher Ed and Hanover Research published results from their annual survey of provosts, which details trends for 183 respondents across public, private nonprofit, and for-profit institutions.

New Data Details COVID-19 Transfer Trends

The National Student Clearinghouse released the third report in its COVID-19 series on student transfer patterns.

Congress Lifted the Pell Grant Ban for Incarcerated People. What Now?

With Pell Grant access restored, we can now move forward with more postsecondary programs in prison, which are an evidence-based way to shatter many of the inequities and obstacles associated with reentry that people with low-incomes and communities of color face—the very communities that colleges and universities are strive to serve better.

CUPA-HR Faculty Survey Captures Impact of COVID-19

CUPA-HR released a new report that provides insight into faculty by instructional program, tenure type, and rank.

Faculty Awareness, Receptiveness, and Self-Care in Addressing Student Mental Health

A survey piloted across 12 colleges and universities captured faculty perspectives on students’ mental and behavioral health.

Employers Share Insight on Workforce Preparation and Valued Experiences

In partnership with Hanover Research, the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) fielded a survey to executives and hiring managers, capturing their perspectives on workforce preparedness and experiences valued for hiring decisions.

Federal Policies Hold Potential to Increase Low-Income Student Enrollment at Selective Institutions

A new brief from Ithaka S+R draws attention to the ways federal policies can expand access to selective postsecondary institutions for lower-income students.

Integrative Leadership Practices in Today’s World

A new report from the Samuel Dewitt Proctor Institute at Rutgers University focuses on leadership skills needed in today’s society.

Preliminary Analysis of the Survey on Senior International Education Officers

The Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) released preliminary results from a survey of Senior International Education Officers (SIOs) and shared a snapshot of leadership positions in the field of international education.

Pandemic-Related Increases in Students’ Anxiety and Depression Symptoms

Using data from 419 first-year students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, researchers estimate that moderate-severe anxiety increased from 18.1 percent before the pandemic to 25.3 percent within four months after the pandemic began.