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First-time college freshmen are dropping out, researchers find

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

Persistence rates were steady as enrollment plummeted during the pandemic, but data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center shows that freshmen are dropping out.

University admissions chat platform Unibuddy raises $20 million

by Emily Bamforth • 3 months ago

Unibuddy, which connects university admissions offices with potential students, says it will triple the size of its engineering team.

Pepperdine business school taps machine learning to tout MBA value

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

Administrators hope to use new technology from AstrumU to calculate the market value of an MBA and attract additional students.

Predictive analytics are only as useful as the university culture around them

by Ryan Johnston • 3 months ago

Data analytics are a key tool for higher education institutions seeking to bolster student success, but don't expect a silver bullet, experts said.

University enrollment is crashing at decade-high rate, new report shows

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

Universities and colleges saw a nearly 5% drop in their undergraduate enrollment, according to new data from the National Student Clearinghouse.

West Texas A&M president films 3,000 personalized welcome videos for students

by Emily Bamforth • 4 months ago

West Texas A&M President Walter Wendler said he may be "perpetually hoarse" after filming short videos for every student admitted for the fall 2021 semester.

EAB launches 'Edify' to help higher ed unify scattered data

by Emily Bamforth • 5 months ago

The University of Montana is among the first to use a new data platform that administrators said will help track critical metrics, like student success.

Purdue U. Global fills new VP and CIO role

by Colin Wood • 5 months ago

The online university for adult learners has hired Tim Werth, an official at Purdue's flagship campus, as its first vice president of administrative services and chief information officer.

Low-income students dominate pandemic's college enrollment decline

by Colin Wood • 6 months ago

New data from the National Student Clearinghouse reinforces recent reports that fewer students are enrolling in higher education straight out of high school.

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