Here’s the rundown for Colgate University, San Diego State University, Clayton State University, Columbus State Community College, Seward County Community College and California State University, Long Beach.
With studies indicating that test success is relative to family income, high school quality and cultural identity, some schools are turning to other methods, including essays and short videos, to select prospective students.
How is higher ed performing with the “intrusive” approach to academic advising?
“Most schools that we have consulted with are still taking a reactive approach to working with struggling students and are waiting until academic performance or engagement suffers. The most successful schools are implementing a proactive approach and engaging pre-start to guide students through the process, and then engaging periodically throughout their attendance to identify challenges before they affect student performance.”
Determining employee engagement is the key. Highly engaged faculty will likely see opportunities, while disengaged faculty will focus more on limitations and may have a negative effect on student learning.
In Winnebagos on Wednesday: How Visionary Leadership Can Transform Higher Education, Scott Cowen shows how today’s university is evolving, and how to avoid losing sight of institutional strengths and values.
Eighteen states and dozens of local jurisdictions and institutions have established “promise programs” to make college free. A panel of educators and economists addressed program success at a recent FutureEd event.
Like their peers on campus, students enrolled in online programs benefit when they feel included in a community. Colleges cater to this population by offering in-person special events and extended office hours.