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Center for Postsecondary Research

Study finds majority of two-year college transfers complete four-year degrees

Students in Lecture

More than 60 percent of students who transferred from two-year schools in the 2005-2006 academic year obtained bachelor's degrees at four-year institutions, according to a new report issued by Indiana University's Project on Academic Success and the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Full Story >>

SNAAP report focuses on impact of gender, race and socioeconomic status on arts graduates

Findings from a national study released this week by the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project show that a postsecondary arts education affords some unique advantages for women, minorities and disadvantaged students. However, significant gaps remain and inequalities persist related to school debt, racial diversity within artistic occupations and disparities in earnings by gender. Full Story >>

College completion study tells story of transfers, lower rates for non-traditional students

Vasti Torres

A new national study on state-by-state college completion rates finds a significant portion of students in many states transfer before completing a degree and a large percentage of non-traditional students fail to earn a degree over a six-year period. Full Story >>

IU School of Education professor Kuh awarded medal for higher education innovation

George Kuh with Robert Zemsky

George Kuh, Chancellor's Professor Emeritus of Higher Education at the Indiana University School of Education, received the 2013 Robert Zemsky Medal for Innovation in Higher Education in a ceremony Thursday night in Philadelphia. The medal is awarded annually to honor individuals whose leadership in higher education has resulted in transformational change in colleges and universities. Full Story >>

SNAAP at IU presenting unique conference on arts training and the creative workforce

The Strategic National Arts Alumni Project -- a project of the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research in collaboration with the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy at Vanderbilt University -- is organizing a one-of-a-kind three-day national conference on arts training and the creative workforce. Full Story >>

SNAAP findings buck conventional wisdom: Arts graduates gauge success differently

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A new report by the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project based at the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research offers important new insights into the value of an arts school education -- countering prevailing views about salary levels and job prospects as the most important indicators of alumni satisfaction and career success. Full Story >>