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Research in Higher Education

2016 - 2023

Current editor(s): Robert K. Toutkoushian

Association for Institutional Research
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Volume 60, issue 8, 2019

The Effect of the Gainful Employment Regulatory Uncertainty on Student Enrollment at For-Profit Institutions of Higher Education pp. 1065-1089 Downloads
Joselynn Hawkins Fountain
Estimating the Impact of Developmental Education on Associate Degree Completion: A Dose–Response Approach pp. 1090-1112 Downloads
Jonathan M. Turk
The Correlates of Credit Loss: How Demographics, Pre-Transfer Academics, and Institutions Relate to the Loss of Credits for Vertical Transfer Students pp. 1113-1141 Downloads
Matt S. Giani
Stratification in Study Abroad Participation After Accounting for Student Intent pp. 1142-1170 Downloads
Mitchell D. Lingo
Behavior-Based Student Typology: A View from Student Transition from High School to College pp. 1171-1194 Downloads
Lanlan Mu and James Cole
Correlates of Bystander Readiness to Help Among a Diverse College Student Population: An Intersectional Perspective pp. 1195-1226 Downloads
M. Candace Christensen and Richard J. Harris

Volume 60, issue 7, 2019

Study Abroad Participation: An Unintended Consequence of State Merit-Aid Programs? pp. 905-930 Downloads
Melissa Whatley
The Structure of Peers: The Impact of Peer Networks on Academic Achievement pp. 931-959 Downloads
Matias Berthelon, Eric Bettinger, Diana I. Kruger and Alejandro Montecinos-Pearce
Making the Connection: Broadband Access and Online Course Enrollment at Public Open Admissions Institutions pp. 960-999 Downloads
Benjamin T. Skinner
The Stigma of Tenure Denied: An Exploration of Individual and Institutional Implications pp. 1000-1024 Downloads
Nathan F. Alleman, Justin J. Nelson and Cara Cliburn Allen
How Research, Teaching, and Leadership Roles are Recommended to Male and Female Engineering Faculty Differently pp. 1025-1047 Downloads
Eugene Judson, Lydia Ross and Kristi Glassmeyer
Predicting University Students’ Academic Success and Major Using Random Forests pp. 1048-1064 Downloads
Cédric Beaulac and Jeffrey S. Rosenthal

Volume 60, issue 6, 2019

Knowing is Half the Battle, or Is It? A Randomized Experiment of the Impact of Supplemental Notification Letters on Placement Exam Participation, Preparation, and Performance pp. 737-759 Downloads
Brian G. Moss, Peter Riley Bahr, Leigh Arsenault and Meghan Oster
How Much Does Merit Aid Actually Matter? Revisiting Merit Aid and College Enrollment When Some Students “Come Anyway” pp. 760-802 Downloads
Matthew Birch and Robert Rosenman
How Valid is Grit in the Postsecondary Context? A Construct and Concurrent Validity Analysis pp. 803-822 Downloads
Kevin Fosnacht, Keeley Copridge and Shimon A. Sarraf
Patching Up the “Leaking Leadership Pipeline”: Fostering Mid-career Faculty Succession Management pp. 823-843 Downloads
Vicki L. Baker, Laura Gail Lunsford and Meghan J. Pifer
Perceived Outcomes Associated with Engagement in and Design of Faculty Communities of Practice Focused on STEM Reform pp. 844-869 Downloads
Sean Gehrke and Adrianna Kezar
The Lure of Academic and Social Reputations Versus Athletic Success: Influences on Enrollment Yield at NCAA Division I Institutions pp. 870-904 Downloads
D. Randall Smith

Volume 60, issue 5, 2019

The Equalizing Power of a College Degree for First-Generation College Students: Disparities Across Institutions, Majors, and Achievement Levels pp. 577-605 Downloads
Anna Manzoni and Jessi Streib
Taking a Break, or Taking a Class? Examining the Effects of Incentivized Summer Enrollment on Student Persistence pp. 606-635 Downloads
Ray Franke and Brian Bicknell
Public Tuition on the Rise: Estimating the Effects of Louisiana’s Performance-Based Funding Policy on Institutional Tuition Levels pp. 636-669 Downloads
Xiaodan Hu and Pedro Villarreal
Learning Communities and Unlinked Sections: A Contrast of Student Backgrounds, Student Outcomes, and In-class Experiences pp. 670-683 Downloads
Emily A. Holt and Amanda Nielson
Adjustment Trajectories During the College Transition: Types, Personal and Family Antecedents, and Academic Outcomes pp. 684-710 Downloads
Simon Larose, Stéphane Duchesne, David Litalien, Anne-Sophie Denault and Michel Boivin
College Teaching from Multiple Angles: A Multi-trait Multi-method Analysis of College Courses pp. 711-735 Downloads
Corbin M. Campbell, Jessica Ostrow Michel, Shikha Patel and Maia Gelashvili

Volume 60, issue 4, 2019

The Role of Family Support in Facilitating Academic Success of Low-Income Students pp. 415-436 Downloads
Josipa Roksa and Peter Kinsley
Correction to: The Role of Family Support in Facilitating Academic Success of Low-Income Students pp. 437-437 Downloads
Josipa Roksa and Peter Kinsley
Framing and Labeling Effects in Preferences for Borrowing for College: An Experimental Analysis pp. 438-457 Downloads
Brent J. Evans, Angela Boatman and Adela Soliz
Can Transfer Guides Improve the Uptake of Major Prerequisites? Evidence from Ohio’s Transfer and Articulation Policy Reform pp. 458-484 Downloads
George Spencer
Fractions in College: How Basic Math Remediation Impacts Community College Students pp. 485-520 Downloads
Federick Ngo
Does Inducing Students to Schedule Lecture Watching in Online Classes Improve Their Academic Performance? An Experimental Analysis of a Time Management Intervention pp. 521-552 Downloads
Rachel Baker, Brent Evans, Qiujie Li and Bianca Cung
Connecting School and Home: Examining Parental and School Involvement in Readiness for College Through Multilevel SEM pp. 553-575 Downloads
Chrystal A. George Mwangi, Alberto F. Cabrera and Elizabeth R. Kurban

Volume 60, issue 3, 2019

The Unfolding of Student Adjustment During the First Semester of College pp. 273-292 Downloads
Nicholas A. Bowman, Lindsay Jarratt, Nayoung Jang and Timothy J. Bono
Effect of Critical Thinking Education on Epistemically Unwarranted Beliefs in College Students pp. 293-314 Downloads
Kathleen D. Dyer and Raymond E. Hall
Destinations of Admitted Out-of-State Students: A Case of One Institution pp. 315-337 Downloads
Iryna Y. Johnson
Should We Be Concerned About Nonresponse Bias in College Student Surveys? Evidence of Bias from a Validation Study pp. 338-357 Downloads
Trey Standish and Paul D. Umbach
Bigger Pie, Bigger Slice? The Impact of Higher Education Expansion on Educational Opportunity in China pp. 358-391 Downloads
Dongshu Ou and Yuna Hou
Examining a Comprehensive College Transition Program: An Account of Iterative Mixed Methods Longitudinal Survey Design pp. 392-413 Downloads
Darnell Cole, Joseph A. Kitchen and Adrianna Kezar

Volume 60, issue 2, 2019

Understanding the Link Between Noncognitive Attributes and College Retention pp. 135-152 Downloads
Nicholas A. Bowman, Annette Miller, Sherry Woosley, Nicholas P. Maxwell and Mary Jo Kolze
Choosing College in the 2000s: An Updated Analysis Using the Conditional Logistic Choice Model pp. 153-183 Downloads
Benjamin T. Skinner
Giving Up on a Course: An Analysis of Course Dropping Behaviors Among Community College Students pp. 184-202 Downloads
Lyle McKinney, Heather Novak, Linda Serra Hagedorn and Maria Luna-Torres
The Impact of the Bologna Process on Graduation: New Evidence from Italy pp. 203-218 Downloads
Laura Chies, Grazia Graziosi and Francesco Pauli
Higher Education Student Engagement Scale (HESES): Development and Psychometric Evidence pp. 219-244 Downloads
Karen C. H. Zhoc, Beverley J. Webster, Ronnel B. King, Johnson C. H. Li and Tony S. H. Chung
Determinants of Attraction, Retention and Completion for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Degree Research Students: A Systematic Review to Inform Future Research Directions pp. 245-272 Downloads
Kate Hutchings, Roxanne Bainbridge, Kerry Bodle and Adrian Miller

Volume 60, issue 1, 2019

The Impact of U.S. News College Rankings on the Compensation of College and University Presidents pp. 1-17 Downloads
Ryan Yeung, Philip Gigliotti and Phuong Nguyen-Hoang
Exploring the Effects of Tuition Increases on Racial/Ethnic Diversity at Public Colleges and Universities pp. 18-43 Downloads
Drew Allen and Gregory C. Wolniak
The Effects of State Higher Education Policies and Institutions on Access by Economically Disadvantaged Students pp. 44-63 Downloads
Robert C. Lowry
Roma Undergraduates’ Personal Network in the Process of College Transition. A Social Capital Approach pp. 64-82 Downloads
Ágnes Lukács J. and Beáta Dávid
The Longitudinal Connections Between Undergraduate High Impact Curriculum Practices and Civic Engagement in Adulthood pp. 83-110 Downloads
Carrie B. Myers, Scott M. Myers and Martha Peters
Time to the Doctorate and Research Career: Some Evidence from Spain pp. 111-133 Downloads
Antonio Caparrós-Ruiz

Volume 59, issue 8, 2018

Kids, College, and Capital: Parental Financial Support and College Choice pp. 979-1020 Downloads
Allyson Flaster
Do Students with Varying Academic Ability Benefit Equally from Personal Qualities? Applying a Trait and State Perspective pp. 1021-1034 Downloads
A. Kool, M. T. Mainhard, A. D. C. Jaarsma, P. Beukelen and M. Brekelmans
National Evidence of the Impact of First-Year Online Enrollment on Postsecondary Students’ Long-Term Academic Outcomes pp. 1035-1058 Downloads
Justin C. Ortagus
Kanter’s Theory of Proportions: Organizational Demography and PhD Completion in Science and Engineering Departments pp. 1059-1073 Downloads
Joyce B. Main
The Effect of Positive Faculty Support on Mathematical Self-Concept for Male and Female Students in STEM Majors pp. 1074-1104 Downloads
Young K. Kim and Linda J. Sax
Gender Differences in Faculty Member Job Satisfaction: Equity Forestalled? pp. 1105-1132 Downloads
Karen L. Webber and Samantha M. Rogers

Volume 59, issue 7, 2018

Student Transfer-Out Behavior at Four-Year Institutions pp. 825-846 Downloads
Terry T. Ishitani and Lee D. Flood
An Examination of the Influence of Decreases in State Appropriations on Online Enrollment at Public Universities pp. 847-865 Downloads
Justin C. Ortagus and Lijing Yang
Student Veterans’ Outcomes by Higher Education Sector: Evidence from Three Cohorts of the Baccalaureate and Beyond pp. 866-896 Downloads
Jennifer L. Steele, Peter Buryk and Geoffrey McGovern
Is There a Gendered Path to Tenure? A Multi-State Approach to Examine the Academic Trajectories of U.S. Doctoral Recipients in the Sciences pp. 897-932 Downloads
Karen L. Webber and Manuel González Canché
Racial and Ethnic Heterogeneity in the Effect of MESA on AP STEM Coursework and College STEM Major Aspirations pp. 933-957 Downloads
Steven Elías Alvarado and Paul Muniz
First-Year Students’ Time Use in College: A Latent Profile Analysis pp. 958-978 Downloads
Kevin Fosnacht, Alexander C. McCormick and Rosemarie Lerma

Volume 59, issue 6, 2018

Mitigating Unintended Impacts? The Effects of Premiums for Underserved Populations in Performance-Funding Policies for Higher Education pp. 681-703 Downloads
Denisa Gándara and Amanda Rutherford
Momentum Through Course-Completion Patterns Among 2-Year College Students Beginning in STEM: Variations and Contributing Factors pp. 704-743 Downloads
Hsun-Yu Chan and Xueli Wang
Measuring Undergraduates’ Innovation Capacities pp. 744-764 Downloads
Benjamin S. Selznick and Matthew J. Mayhew
Race-Specific High School Course Intensity and Student’s Post-secondary Education Attainment pp. 765-791 Downloads
Nandan Kumar Jha and Elizabeth M. Stearns
Factors Influencing American Indian and Alaska Native Postsecondary Persistence: AI/AN Millennium Falcon Persistence Model pp. 792-811 Downloads
Jameson D. Lopez
Improving SET Response Rates: Synchronous Online Administration as a Tool to Improve Evaluation Quality pp. 812-823 Downloads
Trey Standish, Jeff A. Joines, Karen R. Young and Victoria J. Gallagher

Volume 59, issue 5, 2018

How to Increase PhD Completion Rates? An Impact Evaluation of Two Reforms in a Selective Graduate School, 1976–2012 pp. 529-552 Downloads
Koen Geven, Jan Skopek and Moris Triventi
College Match and Undermatch: Assessing Student Preferences, College Proximity, and Inequality in Post-College Outcomes pp. 553-590 Downloads
Sarah Ovink, Demetra Kalogrides, Megan Nanney and Patrick Delaney
Understanding the Work and Perceptions of Teaching Focused Faculty in a Changing Academic Landscape pp. 591-622 Downloads
Catherine D. Rawn and Joanne A. Fox
The Optimal Global Integration–Local Responsiveness Tradeoff for an International Branch Campus pp. 623-649 Downloads
Nigel Martin Healey
The Psychological Contracts of Undergraduate University Students: Who Do They See as Exchange Partners, and What Do They Think the Deals Are? pp. 650-679 Downloads
Joshua R. Knapp and Suzanne S. Masterson

Volume 59, issue 4, 2018

Does Work Harm Academic Performance of Students? Evidence Using Propensity Score Matching pp. 401-429 Downloads
Tjaša Bartolj and Sašo Polanec
What Role May Admissions Office Diversity and Practices Play in Equitable Decisions? pp. 430-447 Downloads
Nicholas A. Bowman and Michael N. Bastedo
The Role of Grit in Determining Engagement and Academic Outcomes for University Students pp. 448-460 Downloads
Brad Hodge, Brad Wright and Pauleen Bennett
Women Students’ Interactions with Faculty and Exposure to Good Teaching at Colleges and Universities with Varying Histories of Admitting Women pp. 461-488 Downloads
Teniell L. Trolian, Elizabeth A. Jach, Christine A. Ogren and Jana M. Hanson
Tuition-Setting Authority and Broad-Based Merit Aid: The Effect of Policy Intersection on Pricing Strategies pp. 489-518 Downloads
Dennis A. Kramer, Justin C. Ortagus and T. Austin Lacy
Do GPAs Differ Between Longer Classes and More Frequent Classes at Liberal Arts Colleges? pp. 519-527 Downloads
Timothy Diette and Manu Raghav

Volume 59, issue 3, 2018

When Do Honors Programs Make the Grade? Conditional Effects on College Satisfaction, Achievement, Retention, and Graduation pp. 249-272 Downloads
Nicholas A. Bowman and Culver Kc
Financial Aid and College Persistence: Do Student Loans Help or Hurt? pp. 273-301 Downloads
Serge Herzog
Costs on the Mind: The Influence of the Financial Burden of College on Academic Performance and Cognitive Functioning pp. 302-324 Downloads
Mesmin Destin and Ryan C. Svoboda
Occupational Well-being Among University Faculty: A Job Demands-Resources Model pp. 325-348 Downloads
Jiri Mudrak, Katerina Zabrodska, Petr Kveton, Martin Jelinek, Marek Blatny, Iva Solcova and Katerina Machovcova
Beyond Traditional Measures of STEM Success: Long-Term Predictors of Social Agency and Conducting Research for Social Change pp. 349-381 Downloads
Juan C. Garibay
Predicting Engineering Student Attrition Risk Using a Probabilistic Neural Network and Comparing Results with a Backpropagation Neural Network and Logistic Regression pp. 382-400 Downloads
Cindi Mason, Janet Twomey, David Wright and Lawrence Whitman

Volume 59, issue 2, 2018

Predicting Graduation Rates at 4-year Broad Access Institutions Using a Bayesian Modeling Approach pp. 133-155 Downloads
Gloria Crisp, Erin Doran and Nicole A. Salis Reyes
Explaining Estimated Economies of Scale and Scope in Higher Education: A Meta-Regression Analysis pp. 156-173 Downloads
Liang-Cheng Zhang and Andrew Worthington
Did the Recession Impact Student Success? Relationships of Finances, Staffing and Institutional Type on Retention pp. 174-197 Downloads
Ann M. Gansemer-Topf, Jillian Downey, Katherine Thompson and Ulrike Genschel
Understanding College Students’ Major Choices Using Social Network Analysis pp. 198-225 Downloads
Rachel Baker
Correlates of Work-Life Balance for Faculty Across Racial/Ethnic Groups pp. 226-247 Downloads
Nida Denson, Katalin Szelényi and Kate Bresonis

Volume 59, issue 1, 2018

Ethnic Heterogeneity, Group Affinity, and State Higher Education Spending pp. 1-28 Downloads
John M. Foster and Jacob Fowles
Labor Market Returns for Graduates of Hispanic-Serving Institutions pp. 29-53 Downloads
Toby J. Park, Stella M. Flores and Christopher J. Ryan
The Functions and Dysfunctions of College Rankings: An Analysis of Institutional Expenditure pp. 54-87 Downloads
Jeongeun Kim
Student Employment and Persistence: Evidence of Effect Heterogeneity of Student Employment on College Dropout pp. 88-107 Downloads
Yool Choi
Testing the Efficacy of a Scholarship Program for Single Parent, Post-Freshmen, Full Time Undergraduates pp. 108-131 Downloads
Dick M. Carpenter, Sarah J. Kaka, Jennifer A. Tygret and Katy Cathcart
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