Driving Toward a Degree is a research collaborative for increasing student success across the higher education landscape. Since 2016, data has been collected and analyzed via longitudinal primary research to understand the state of institutional practices and technology adoption that facilitate holistic student support. The goal is to offer insights to help institutions evolve their student supports and improve overall student success, retention, and completion.
This year’s research examines persistent barriers to improving advising in higher education and we are honored to have over 2,800 respondents, representing over 1,300 unique institutions, participating in our survey. Each year, we ask advisors, student support professionals, and administrators about the barriers to improving advising on campus. Where we see cause for concern is that colleges and universities perennially identify the same challenges since 2017.
Across 2021’s four research reports, we address several key issues, including:
In our research, we focus on equity along the lines race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status.
Despite recent announcements that many of the nation’s largest school...
The awakening of public markets to the growth potential of technology education was solidified with an exclamation mark during the month of June. Trace Urdan explains why real investor demand seems likely to continue unabated through the second half of the year.
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For more than a decade Tyton Partners has been on...