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October 2017 Council Meeting

by Administrator 3. November 2017 17:26
In this week's meeting, the Council approved the 2017 Enrollment Projections and Degree Estimates. We will have them on the site shortly. The Agenda Book is here and the relevant item can be found on page 79 of the Resources agenda. I also presented to the Academic Affairs committee on the need and ... [More]

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Wealth and the Cost of College

by Administrator 27. October 2017 16:59
Just a few links and stories from the week in higher ed data: Public Higher Ed Skews Wealthy (InsideHigherEd)   Net Price Keeps Creeping Up (InsideHigherEd) Robert Kelchen: A Look at Pell Grant Recipients' Graduation Rates  Downloadable Dataset of Pell Recipient Graduation Rates... [More]

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The Proposed Student-Level Data Network

by Tod Massa 20. October 2017 22:59
The Institute for Higher Education Policy has released its new report A Blueprint for Better Information: Recommendations for a Federal Postsecondary Student-Level Data Network. It's an interesting proposal, as with the College Transparency Act and previous recommendations for a national student dat... [More]

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The Proposed Student-Level Data Network

by Tod Massa 20. October 2017 22:59
The Institute for Higher Education Policy has released its new report A Blueprint for Better Information: Recommendations for a Federal Postsecondary Student-Level Data Network. It's an interesting proposal, as with the College Transparency Act and previous recommendations for a national student dat... [More]

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Time and Attempted Credits for the Associate Degree

by Administrator 13. October 2017 17:26
Folks, I really hate when I find I or we missed anomalies or patterns in the data that lead to bad reporting, I really do. I said last week that I wanted to review the data for the public two-year colleges again because the aggregates still seemed too high. After much digging, I found where students... [More]

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Time and Credits to Degree

by Tod Massa 6. October 2017 21:23
We'll be making a tweak to the Completions Scorecard. There have internal discussions lately about time-to-degree and attempted-credits-to-degree, especially in light of the recent Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) report on the Virginia Community College System (VCCS).... [More]

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Time and Credits to Degree

by Tod Massa 6. October 2017 19:27
We'll be making a tweak to the Completions Scorecard. There have internal discussions lately about time-to-degree and attempted-credits-to-degree, especially in light of the recent Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) report on the Virginia Community College System (VCCS).... [More]

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Trends in Degrees Awarded, by Race-Ethnicity

by Tod Massa 29. September 2017 23:42
Reminder, we have this, C18 Report: Trends in Degrees Awarded by Institution and Race/Ethnicity  The percentage of bachelor's degrees earned across all reporting institutions since 1992-93: by White, Non-Hispanic students has dropped from 81% to 58%; by African American/Black, Non-Hispani... [More]

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Degree Awards for 2016-17

by Tod Massa 23. September 2017 08:47
This past week I presented the enrollment projections and degree estimates to the Council as a discussion item for action in October. If you note in the agenda item, there are four institutions Wendell will be following up with (if he hasn't already) because of inconsistencies in their SCHEV 2B subm... [More]

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More Thoughts - Haunted by Big Data

by Administrator 15. September 2017 17:25
Hat tip to Leo Campos of VCCS for this video. Lots to think about here.  

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