I hear a lot these days about the use of predictive analytics to improve student success. I know that at least a few Virginia schools are going down this path. If your college does this, I hope you will spend some time considering the ethics that are involved. Much of the new data collected... [More]
I am irritated. Very irritated. All of these folks sharing the recent Hechinger report on Pell graduation rates and getting so upset that there is not nationally available data. Fine, we knew this. And those of us paying the least attention since the 2008 HEOA knew that institutions either w... [More]
Next week we get back to the six-year planning meetings. A couple of these days are going to be very long with four institutional meetings each day. This will then lead to a crunch time to finish the enrollment projections for presentation and action to the Council. That is a fair amount of... [More]
I encourage folks to participate in VAMAP. The state & regional conferences are affordable ways to improve your skills, knowledge, and networks.
VAMAP Call for Session Proposals (Submitted by Scott Bevins)
The Virginia Association of Management, Analysis and Planning is accepting proposa... [More]
In sorting through various comments over the past week, I've been challenged to look at differences in SAT scores based on domicile status. So, we have a drafted a report, one that I find fascinating. At the sector level, it is rather ho-um. When you look at a collection of institutions, you... [More]
There is a new report on student debt out from the Pew Charitable Trust. BloombergBusiness reports on it a couple of different ways.
Debt article 1: About 51 percent of black and 52 percent of Hispanic millennial and Generation X student-loan borrowers would find a different way t... [More]