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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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Quick shorts for the new academic year

by Tod Massa 9. September 2017 00:10
  I hope the new academic year is off to a great start on college campuses across the Commonwealth. I spent much of August traveling to Minneapolis for the State Higher Education Executive Officers annual policy conference and then for a two week vacation. I cam back refreshed and relaxed...for... [More]

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Basic Food and Housing Security

by Administrator 10. August 2017 22:14
I am at the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) Policy Conference in Minneapolis. Tomorrow the conference closes with Sara Goldrick-Rab. Sara will be talking about her book "Paying the Price" and why we must make college affordable. Earlier this week she spoke at the Digital Pedagogy L... [More]

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Information Justice

by Tod Massa 28. July 2017 23:24
I just finished a blind review of a new text on information justice to be published under the series, Public Administration and Information Technology (http://www.springer.com/series/10796) sometime soon, perhaps this fall. It will be an excellent text for those working with administrative data... [More]

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Enrollment Projections - Preliminary Summary, Public Institutions

by Administrator 21. July 2017 17:26
  This is an excerpt of Tod's recent presentation to Council. Enrollment Projections - Preliminary Summary, Public Institutions In the fall of 2016, public institutions met 97% of their total projected enrollment from the 2015 projections. As we consider the 2017 projections, staff comparing th... [More]

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