Amarillo College, known for its comprehensive approach to meeting students’ basic needs, says a simple questionnaire has provided crucial visibility and helped increase its graduation and transfer rate.
The Moon Shot for Equity project seeks to close equity gaps in college completion by 2030 and recently welcomed two new regional cohorts committed to making improvements.
Nearly a month after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, several universities are still getting back on their feet and attempting to re-engage students.
Persistent racial disparities in college degree completion pose a significant threat to state attainment goals and local economies, further fueling states’ outreach to underrepresented students.
As charter school networks mature, some are tracking and advising their graduates well beyond high school, hoping to increase college completion.
Prioritizing flexibility and affordability, a new online undergraduate program from Morehouse College seeks to broaden higher education access for the millions of Black men who have some college credit but no degree.
The highly regarded Accelerated Student in Associate Programs (ASAP) initiative developed by City University of New York led to similarly strong results at three Ohio community colleges. So, why have two already canceled it?
Ithaka S&R writes that, to improve transfer rates and degree completion, colleges must adopt common course numbering and articulate academic roadmaps that prevent lost credits.
A new report looks at the 36 million Americans with some college credit but no degree, finding that 10 percent have strong potential to eventually earn a credential.
More than 1,400 colleges and universities are using predictive analytics systems to identify, support, and sometimes redirect students at risk of failing in their intended major, but critics caution that the technology could have unintended consequences.
This fall, the University of Georgia system will ask incoming students to declare an academic focus area even before taking their first class, creating the latest, and largest, test of so-called meta-majors.
Led by Indiana University, the Higher Education Financial Wellness Alliance will bring together colleges committed to improving cost transparency, increasing students’ financial literacy, and removing barriers to degree completion.