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    • Achieving Racial and Economic Diversity with Race-Blind Admissions Policy 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Strohl, Jeff; Rose, Stephen J. (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2014)
      The authors take a groundbreaking look at how socioeconomic affirmative action programs, percentage plans, or a combination of the two, could work at the nation’s most selective 193 institutions. This book chapter appears ...
    • Do Different Groups Invest Differently in Higher Education? Beyond the Numbers 

      Luo, Tian; Holden, Richard J. (2014-06-01)
      On average, education accounts for about 2 percent of total annual expenditures by U.S. consumers, but this percentage varies greatly by demographic. Some groups appear to spend much more than others, so it is natural to ...
    • Findings from the 2015 Diverse Learning Environments Survey 

      Rios Aguilar, Cecilia; Eagan, Kevin; Stolzenberg, Ellen B. (HERI, 2015-10-01)
      The Diverse Learning Environments (DLE) survey captures students’ perceptions regarding the institutional climate, student learning outcomes (e.g., pluralistic orientation), and campus practices as experienced among faculty, ...
    • Findings from the 2016 Diverse Learning Environments Survey 

      Ramirez, Joseph J.; Zimmerman, Hilary B. (HERI, 2016-07-01)
      The Diverse Learning Environments (DLE) survey has been administered by the Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) since 2011. The sample for the 2016 survey includes 31,111 students from 30 different institutions, ...
    • Future research on Hispanic students: What have we yet to learn? and What new and diverse perspectives are needed to examine Latino success in higher education? 

      Crisp, Gloria; Nora, Amaury (Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, 2012-07-01)
      The paper expands a recent review by Nora and Crisp (2009) by offering a line of investigation that identifies research most needed to advance our understanding of how Hispanic students experience college, with a focus ...
    • How Increasing College Access Is Increasing Inequality, and What to Do About It 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Strohl, Jeff (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2010-06-03)
      The authors share their research on a coherent and concrete way for colleges and universities to provide a leg up to economically disadvantaged students in the selective college admissions. This research was referenced in ...
    • Latino Education and Economic Progress: Running Faster but Still Behind 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Fasules, Megan L. (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2017)
      Latinos have a long way to go in achieving educational and economic equality. Latinos are improving their high school completion but still lag Blacks and Whites. As a result, Latinos are also last in postsecondary enrollment. ...
    • Latinos in Higher Education & Pell Grants 

      Excelencia in Education (Excelencia in Education, 2017-06-01)
      Financial aid is critical to the access and success of Latinos in postsecondary education – 50% receive federal Pell grants to help pay for college. This factsheet provides a snapshot of Latinos and federal Pell grants.
    • Quantitative Measures of Students’ Sense of Validation: Advancing the Study of Diverse Learning Environments 

      Hurtado, Sylvia; Cuellar, Marcela; Wann, Chelsea Guillermo (HERI, 2011-06-01)
      The study of students’ sense of validation holds promise for understanding college student retention and success, but more research is needed regarding the generalizability and use of the concept. The development of ...
    • The Climate for Underrepresented Groups and Diversity on Campus 

      Hurtado, Sylvia; Ruiz Alvarado, Adriana (HERI, 2012-06-01)
      Since the 2008 election of President Barack Obama, there has been some debate about whether the nation face a postracial era in which race no longer influence Americans’ thinking and experiences. However, surveys of college ...
    • The College Pay Off 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Cheah, Ban; Rose, Stephen J. (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2011-11-01)
      In this report, the authors examine just what a college degree is worth–and what else besides a degree might influence an individual’s potential earnings. This report illustrates lifetime earnings for all education levels ...
    • The Concept of “Mismatch” at Play in the Supreme Court Fisher Decision is Empirically Unsound 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Strohl, Jeff; Van Der Werf, Martin (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2016)
      The authors provide analysis of nationally representative data that refutes the mismatch theory. The data shows just the opposite: three times more students are qualified to attend selective colleges and universities than ...
    • What’s It Worth? 

      Carnevale, Anthony P.; Strohl, Jeff; Melton, Michelle (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2015)
      What’s It Worth? This report details the relationships between major, gender, race/ethnicity, and annual earnings of Hispanic students.