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Lower Ed and Paying the Price

by Tod Massa 11. March 2017 02:11
Two videos from two of my favorite higher ed sociologists! Full interview from The Daily Show with Trevor Noah of Tressie McMillan Cottom about Lower ED.   Sara Goldrick-Rab's keynote SXSWEdu about Paying the Price.

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LOWER ED

by Tod Massa 3. March 2017 16:21
LOWER ED: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy by Tressie McMillan-Cottom , PhD, is an Assistant Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, (@tressiemcphd) is the book on higher education you should read this year. Not because it is a diatribe against all the th... [More]

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Bills Now Likely to Become Laws

by Tod Massa 24. February 2017 22:54
The big news is that HB 1664, making the VLDS a duty of the State Council and continuing the required reporting of wage and debt data for for all academic programs, has been passed by the Senate without objection. HB 2262 creating the Virginia Online Network was amended in the Senate, the House reje... [More]

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Housekeeping/Legislative update

by Tod Massa 17. February 2017 22:37
Thank you for your participation in last week's kickoff webinar for the 2017 Enrollment Projections and Degree Estimates. We've completed two of the optional training webinars with two more scheduled next week. If the process and calendar seems long to you, you're not wrong. It is long, but this is ... [More]

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We are just about to Crossover

by Tod Massa 3. February 2017 21:21
If you are not on the mailing list for the SCHEV weekly digest, this week's pre-crossover update is available here. Crossover is where the bills passed in each chamber are sent to the other chamber for consideration and action. A few noteworthy bills in terms of potential impacts on reporting: HB166... [More]

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Fall Enrollment

by Tod Massa 27. January 2017 16:09
On Monday afternoon, I presented an update on enrollment for Fall 2016. The presentation can be found here. In reviewing the presentation, you will see that I expressed concerns about a market shift that is occurring, or at least appears to be. It appears there were almost 1,400 more advanced studie... [More]

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Fall Headcount Final Enrollments

by Tod Massa 20. January 2017 22:50
Short form: Total enrollment is down, nearly 8,000 students to 520,879. The only sector with increased enrollment was the public four-year sector. Public two-year and independent college sector showed decreases. E42: Changes in Fall Headcount. //

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Update from January Council Meeting

by Tod Massa 13. January 2017 23:44
The Council approved the schedule below for the enrollment projections and degree estimates. Members also endorsed the use of the new streamlined template, which we will send out shortly. I also provided an update on the fall enrollment of the four-year public institutions as we were still missing o... [More]

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First of the year housekeeping

by Tod Massa 6. January 2017 23:31
2017 is here. We will shut down the collection system next week for maintenance and development, and allow more time to deal with the legislative session. As we move closer to the opening of the session, we are beginning to see bills that provide a sense of the legislative priorities for the year. S... [More]

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Year-in-Review Website Stats

by Tod Massa 30. December 2016 21:17
With 2016 drawing to a close, it is time to look at site visits and see what has been of interest. 100,088: Visits to the SCHEV Research home page 77,731: WG03: Institution and Program-specific Data  70,134: E16: Fall Headcount Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Gender and Program De... [More]

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