Study of Graduation Rates of Returning Students

A group of five higher education associations and other organizations are collaborating on a study of the retention and graduation rates of five million students who are not first-time college students. The American Council on Education, InsideTrack, NASPA — Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, the University Professional and Continuing Education Association, and the National …

  • Higher Ed Organizations Join Forces to Measure Success of Returning Students

    Five of the nation’s leading higher education organizations have joined forces in an effort to benchmark persistence and completion rates for non-first-time college students nationwide. The collaboration comes at a critical time as an increasing proportion of enrollments come from adults with some college, but no degree and greater emphasis is being placed on educational …
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  • Thoughts from Higher Education Leaders: Challenges and Emerging Trends in Online Education

      Abstract The University Professional and Continuing Education Association Center for Research and Consulting (UPCEA), NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Policy, and InsideTrack asked nearly 700 senior administrators how they conceptualize and develop efforts to support the success of students in online programs. The report showcases the partnerships’ continued effort to advance …
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  • It Takes More than a Village for Online Learning

    InsideTrack’s latest joint research effort with UPCEA and NASPA regarding online student success was featured in this quarter’s UPCEA InFocus Magazine. It highlights the important role that online/continuing/professional divisions can play in crafting university-wide online learning strategies. Read full article
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  • AUDIO: Understanding the Academic Needs of Adults

    By Christina Trombley, Director of the Adult Education Program, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay The needs of adult and traditional-aged students are highly divergent, and institutions must recognize this if they are to create programming that promotes the success of non-traditional students. The following interview is with Christina Trombley, director of the Adult Degree Program at …
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