Recruitment & Retention


Report: Taking Just One Extra Course Can Lead to Better Student Outcomes

"Fifteen to Finish" is a catchy phrase to encourage students to take enough credits for on-time graduation. In fact, it has been so popular that since the University of Hawaii introduced it as part of a student success initiative, dozens of campuses across the country have borrowed the phrasing for their own campaigns. Now, new research from Civitas Learning is questioning whether that one-size-fits-all slogan is over-simplifying the goal.

AccuCampus Retention Tool Extends Student Analytics

The latest update has added artificial intelligence algorithms to assess student risk based on demographic data, academic information and behavior.

Survey: Most Students Say Technology Boosts Academic Success

Three out of four college and university students think technology has had a positive impact on their academic success, according to a recent survey.

Campus Management Acquires 5 Hobsons Product Lines

Campus Management is building out its constituent relationship and application management portfolio with the acquisition of five product lines from Hobsons: Radius, AppReview, ApplyYourself, Connect and Retain.

University Innovation Alliance Boosts Low-Income Grads 25 Percent

Launched in 2014, the UIA is a collection of 11 public research universities aiming to increase the number of degrees awarded and the socioeconomic diversity of graduates by identifying and replicating promising innovations.



First-Year College Credits and Strong GPA Big Predictor of CC Student Success

A deep drill into longitudinal data whose collection began in 2002 has uncovered a set of predictors that can help community colleges identify those students most likely to earn a college degree.

Study: Positive First-Year Orientation Impacts Overall Student Experience

In a recent survey of nearly 25,000 college students, those who had a positive experience with their first-year orientation for 17 percent more likely to report a positive student life experience. Conversely, students with a poor orientation experience were 71 percent more likely to report grades of C or lower.

Cal State U Signs Systemwide Partnership with InsideTrack to Support Enrollment and Retention

California State University's 23 campuses now can access a range of recruitment and retention services to boost student success. The institution has partnered with InsideTrack to provide coaching, consulting, training, analytical and technological services systemwide through a three-year Master Enabling Agreement.

Text Messaging Initiative Will Nudge STEM Students Toward Success

A new project is tapping into mobile technology to increase community college completion for students in STEM fields.

EAB to Split from The Advisory Board Company

EAB, a provider of research, enterprise technology and data-enabled services for education institutions, is separating from its parent company, The Advisory Board Company, to become a stand-alone business.

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