Student Success and Retention

The 5 metrics colleges and universities should measure to boost their value

The report from Strada Education measures just how well each state is preparing its young adults for higher education and the career opportunities ahead of them—and which need improvement.

English majors have similar salary earnings, life quality than other degree holders, report

While not too far behind, survey responses indicate English departments may also be less likely to embrace career preparation as it threatens the "intellectual labor" of the degree, according to a recent report by the Modern Language Association.

Life support: How colleges are guiding students beyond campus life

These two institutions are connecting students with eager alumni to show them the ropes of what it means to be the next version of themselves: adults.

How can higher ed stop the bleeding from K12 learning loss?

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education predicts current elementary and middle school students to be less prepared for postsecondary education workforce pipeline planning. Here are five recommendations to limit the consequences.

A race against time: 2 ways to push students toward higher retention, completion rates

A new report by Ad Astra suggests how higher education can alleviate potholes inhibiting students from completing their degrees faster—and thus—at a higher rate.

Leaders, students are on different pages when it comes to supporting degree completion

Anthology's latest research paints a telling picture of where communication streams are mixed on what it takes to support students on their way to a degree.

Beating student hunger: 5 ways to overcome food insecurity on your campus

Establishing food pantries isn't the only strategy colleges can take to help its students facing food insecurity, an issue affecting up to 30% of college students today, according to a report from The Tennessee Higher Education Commission and the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation.

Black enrollment is up at this university thanks to this service that aids student belonging

Black students offered Nearpeer to connect with others at California State University, Northridge were nearly 17% more likely to enroll, complete their first year and return in fall 2023 for the new academic year, according to a report.

Community colleges are banding resources together to secure their at-risk students’ education

With HEERF funding in the rearview mirror, community colleges that have historically served the nation's most underresourced populations are getting creative to keep their at-risk students from stopping out and regain those lost due to finances. 

Higher ed has a digital accessibility compliance problem. What can you do to get up to speed?

Colleges left and right are facing investigations, legal battles, lawsuits and monetary penalties for issues relating to their accessibility compliance thanks to stricter enforcement from the DOJ and DOE.

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