Trust Trends for Students of Color in Higher Education

A new report from the Center for Postsecondary Research at Indiana University utilized data from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) to examine trust in various aspects of higher education among college students.

Data Considerations for Documenting American Indian and Alaska Native Students

The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) released a white paper that echoes calls for comprehensive and accurate data on American Indian and Alaska Native students.

Fostering a Sense of Belonging for Queer Latinx Undergraduate Students

A new practice brief from Rutgers Graduate School of Education in The Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity, and Justice centers the experiences of queer Latinx undergraduate students to explore solutions towards a sense of belonging. 

One Out of Four High School Seniors Change Postsecondary Plans

A recently released survey from YouthTruth, finds that, since the beginning of the pandemic, one out of every four high school seniors have changed their plans for after high school.

Reverse Transfer Initiatives Support Credential Attainment in Stop-Out Process

In their newest publication, the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) explores reverse transfer as a means for providing associate degrees to students who stop-out of four-year college programs.

Changes in Undergraduate Earners During COVID-19

A recent report from the National Clearinghouse Research Center highlighted the current trends for undergraduate degree earners across higher education sectors.

Map Captures Differences in Longitudinal Data Systems Across States

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) released their 2020 survey results which capture “the state of state postsecondary data.”

Six Months of CARES Act Spending

A new report from the Center for American Progress examines federal CARES Act spending by colleges and universities, between March and November 30, 2020.

Call For Nominations of Programs Serving Latino Students

Excelencia in Education recently released their annual call for nominations for their Examples of Excelencia awards, which recognize programs and initiatives that increase access to and improve academic opportunities and outcomes for Latino students.

College Access and Success for Incarcerated Students in California

A recent report from the Campaign for College Opportunity presents findings from their study on the current state of higher education for currently and formerly incarcerated students in California.

Decline in First-Time Graduates Stunts Growth in Undergrad Credential Earners

The National Student Clearinghouse released its annual report that details additional differences in outcomes across first-time and non-first time graduates, as well as changes to demographic and credential compositions of earners since the 2012-13 academic year.

Let’s Remake Racially Unsafe STEM Educational Spaces

The time has come to make the structures, practices, and policies in STEM departments work better for underserved students, writes Vanderbilt professor Ebony McGee.