A new survey indicates that many student affairs professionals expect to see their responsibilities increase over the next five years in areas such as equity, diversity and inclusion, online student communications and crisis management for students, among others. The survey by NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education released in March shows that nearly all of the […]
For the first time in 20 years, the number of Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs) in the U.S. has decreased. It dropped by 10 institutions, from 569 in 2019-20 to 559 in 2020-21, according to analysis by Excelencia in Education. The decrease is due, in part, to enrollment declines, institutional closings and consolidation during the pandemic, the advocacy group said. HSIs […]
In fall 2020, more than half (52%) of both Hispanic and American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduates were enrolled in public two-year colleges, according to a College Board analysis of federal data. Between 35% and 44% of members from other racial/ethnic groups attended these colleges. Hispanic students also comprised more than one-quarter (28%) of students at public two-year colleges, […]
Minority students don’t even comprise half of those who are earning STEM certificates and associate degrees. Read the full PDF.
Nearly half of Asian students who started at public two-year institutions in 2012 completed college within six years. Read the full PDF.
Women represent 75 percent of the nine million healthcare practitioners and technicians. Read the full PDF.
Staff and faculty are less diverse than the student populations attending community colleges. Read the full PDF.
Minority millennials still lag behind in education attainment compared to Asian and white counterparts. Read the full PDF.
Diverse pathways in STEM programs for minority students are necessary to increase degree completion. Read the full PDF.
White males continue to comprise the cast majority of registered apprenticeships in the U.S. Read the full PDF.