Posts Tagged: Persistence

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May 22, 2023

Formal and Informal Mentoring to Broaden the Pathway into Graduate Education

Although the population of U.S. postsecondary students has become more diverse over time, racially and ethnically minoritized students remain underrepresented in graduate fields.
November 10, 2020

Bridging the Gap in Native American Attainment in Higher Education: The Role of Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions

Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions (NASNTIs) play a crucial role in meeting the educational needs of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students throughout the country.
November 10, 2020

The Racialization of the Student Debt Crisis

Failure to disaggregate the borrower population in these conversations ignores substantial portions of our society whose student loan experience is quite different: Black borrowers and their families are accumulating more debt on average and their struggles with repayment result in some of the highest default rates.
November 10, 2020

An Early Warning in the Academy: Mental Health and Racial Equity in Graduate Education

Racial and ethnic equity in graduate education has taken on new prominence within higher education as students of color with bachelor’s degrees are enrolling in graduate education at rates similar to or in some cases even higher than that of college graduates overall (Espinosa et al. 2019).
October 15, 2019

Asian American Students in Higher Ed…It’s Complicated

Just a week after a district court judge rejected claims that Harvard University intentionally discriminates against Asian American applicants, Julie J. Park, associate professor of education at the University of Maryland, College Park, talks with hosts Jon Fansmith and Lorelle Espinosa about what this decision means for the future of diversity in higher education.
August 13, 2019

Lifting Up Men of Color

Multiple barriers stand between African American and Latino men and college completion. It’s a complex problem that secondary and postsecondary institutions, educators, and policymakers alike have been trying to address, yet finding ways to apply research to practice requires a community-wide effort.

August 1, 2019

Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: A Comprehensive Review

Cecilia Rios-Aguilar finds the comprehensive integration of data in Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: A Status Report important for broad audiences.