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Articles from Vol. 83, No. 3, 2008

Analysis of Variables
to Predict First-Year Persistence Using Logistic Regression Analysis at the University of South FloridaTo enhance student persistence and degree attainment, the University of South Florida supported the development of a model, using logistic regression,...
Building a Sem Organization
The Internal Consultant ApproachThis article was a preconference paper for the 2007 AACRAO Strategic Enrollment Management Conference.There is little doubt about it: Colleges and universities are reluctant to change. They are large and diffuse orga-...
Engaging Sophomores: Attending to the Needs of Second-Year Students
The last quarter of the 20 th century saw much attention, significant resources, and considerable efforts focused on improving students' first year of college. But students who were the beneficiaries of such targeted efforts found upon their return for...
Georgia ACRAO Launches Advanced Career Track Certificate for Seasoned Enrollment Professionals
Editor's Note: Th e following article is also published in Volume 21 of The SACRAO Journal.As enrollment officers mature in the field, their professional development evolves through education, experience, and conferencing. Experienced enrollment officers...
Interview WITH: Joe F. Head
Joe F. Head, is Dean of University Admissions and Enrollment Ser- vices at Kennesaw State University (ksu), and has more than 35 years of experience in admissions and enrollment services. After completing an M.Ed, in higher education at Georgia Southern...
Paving the Path to Success
COMMUNITY COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY DEGREE PARTNERSHIPSEditor's Note: This article is a follow-up to an article that appeared in C&U in fall 2005 (Bontrager, Clemetsen, & Watts 2005) and to a presentation made at the 2007 AACRAO conference in...
Service-Learning: Good for Institutions, Students, and Communities
Striving to equip their students with the skills necessary to compete in today's job market, more institutions are offering students service-learning opportunities. .Also called work-study or internships, service-learning enables students to apply their...
Still Staying Fit While on the Road: A Letter to Fellow Administrators
In 2003, 1 wrote a letter to fellow recruiters entided "Staying Fit While on the Road" (Buster-Williams 2003). The target audience was rookie admissions counselors scheduled to spend six to eight weeks on the road recruiting students to their respective...
Wealth, Merit, and Need: Institutional and Individual Concerns and Aspirations
In its January 25, 2008, edition, The New York Times reports that the "...Senate Finance Committee, increasingly concerned about the rising cost of higher education, demanded detailed information on Thursday from the nation's 136 wealthiest colleges...
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