What’s Next for For-Profit Higher Education?

November 30, 2016 | CAPSEE Webinar

This CAPSEE webinar reviewed evidence on the economic value of for-profit higher education—both the costs of attending a for-profit college and the labor market benefits after graduation—and considered its implications for the future of for-profit higher education.

Going Backward? The Academic and Employment Consequences of Four to Two-Year Transfer

June 1, 2016 | Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Annual Forum

Using national data and public higher education data from one small state and using distance to the closest two-year college as an instrumental variable, this presentation shared findings on the effects of four- to two-year college transfer on “struggling” students.

Making Labor Market Data Useful: In Practice not Theory

April 11, 2016 | American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Annual Convention

This presentation discussed why “big data” on the relationship between student performance and subsequent earnings has not lived up to its promise, in terms of influencing college decisions.

Is College Worth It, and for Whom?

December 10–11, 2015 | NCER/NCSER 2015 Principal Investigators Meeting

This presentation reviewed evidence from across the CAPSEE research studies oriented around the question, “Is college worth it, and for whom?”

New Developments and Future Directions in Research on MSIs

November 16–17, 2015 | OCTAE Convening on Supporting Student Success at Minority Serving Community Colleges

Panelists in this session discussed the state of evidence about MSI practices and policies, the most critical empirical gaps, and emergent findings from ongoing research.