The American College President Study (ACPS)
The American College President Study
(ACPS), launched by ACE in 1986, is the oldest, most comprehensive and in-depth source of information about the life and work of college and university presidents from all sectors of American higher education. With generous support from the TIAA Institute, CPRS released the eighth edition of the ACPS in June 2017.
Analysis of National Postsecondary Student Aid Survey Data: Post-Traditional Learner Profiles
CPRS is developing the first-ever comprehensive profile of post-traditional learners—including working, service member, single parent, and underrepresented minority learners—to better define and understand how such students pay for college and at what rates they attain degrees.
A Dream Undone? Higher Education Access and Opportunity in a Shifting Legal Landscape
CPRS, in partnership with the Civil Rights Project at UCLA and the Center for College & Career Success in Pearson’s Research and Innovation Network, recently conducted a national survey study of admissions and enrollment management leaders. The report Race, Class, & Access: Achieving Diversity in a Shifting Legal Landscape examines how legal challenges to race-conscious admissions are influencing contemporary admissions practices at selective colleges and unviersities around the country. Phase II of the project will employ in-depth case studies on campuses in varying stages of action and success in meeting mission-critical diversity goals; and of varying state, regional, and institutional contexts.
Community College Student Success
With support from
Hobsons, this quantitative research series aims to better understand the impact
of pre-college and college-level characteristics on upward transfer, degree
completion, and early labor market success for community college students.
Research Support for ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement (CIGE)
Minority-Serving Institutions Issue and Policy Brief Series
An Analysis of Minority Serving Institutions using National Student Clearinghouse Data
This first-of-its-kind research project analyzes data from the National
Student Clearinghouse to examine the pathways and educational attainment of
students at minority-serving institutions. This study also features scholarly
essays for each MSI type by experts in the field.
Higher Ed Spotlight
Higher Ed Spotlight is a collection of infographics that cover relevant and timely issues of interest to higher education stakeholders. CPRS graduate research associates identify topics and conduct analysis for many of CPRS’ Higher Ed Spotlight infographics.
CPRS provides commentary and analysis on today’s
most pressing concerns and innovative practices in higher education policy and
research. Posts have explored issues such as campus climate, higher education
rating systems, and food insecurity on campus.