Academic journal article College and University

Editor's Note

Academic journal article College and University

Editor's Note

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Welcome to Spring! Or, at least, the Spring 2018 edition of College & University! In this issue, we conclude the series on mentorship that began in Volume 91, No. 3. I am very proud to have been associated with the publication of these essays, which have now been collected in a book, Mentorship in Higher Education: Practical Advice and Leadership Theories, edited by my AACRAO colleagues Heather Zimar and Jessica Montgomery.

This edition includes two feature articles. In "When Less is Not More: Recovery After a Decline in the Size of the Freshman Class at Private Small Liberal Arts Colleges," Robert J. Gitter, Faith MacDonald, and Daniel Greenleaf report on the results of a systematic statistical investigation of the factors leading to recovery after a decline.

In "Reverse and Horizontal Transfer-Out Behavior at Four-Year Institutions," Terry Ishitani and Lee Flood examine patterns of transfer, the characteristics of students who seek to transfer, and the reasoning behind those decisions.

We have three research-in-brief articles. Wendy Kilgore, AACRAO's Director of Research, reports on the association's research initiatives in "AACRAO's Research Year in Review." Mariam Alamyar presents "Education in Afghanistan: A Historical Review and Diagnosis." In "Financial Aid Policies and Practices as Impediments to Low-Income Student Access to Higher Education," Brad Pulcini reviews the literature and research on the impact of aid policies and practices on low-income students. …

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