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While student belongingness is a broad topic, a growing body of academic research offers insights into what drives belonging, and why it's important to support it.
To help our partners recruit and serve their future adult learners, EAB surveyed more than 2,000 current and prospective adult, graduate, online, and professional students about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and their enrollment plans.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made the path to college even more complicated, especially for underserved students. This expert insight shares four common missteps district leaders should avoid to ensure all students have access to postsecondary success.
EAB has launched a research initiative to support higher education leaders in their efforts toward institutional reckoning and racial healing. Our early conversations have revealed important lessons for institutions considering this work. Here are three that campus leaders should keep in mind along the way.
Greenlight Match creates new pathways for first-generation and lower-income students to find their best college fit.
As institutional leaders develop diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategic plans, it’s important for them to consider how they frame their priorities and commitments. EAB reviewed over 40 DEI plans from institutions across the U.S., Canada, and Europe and found that many used generic and deficit-based language to articulate their priorities.
In EAB’s conversations with campus leaders about students’ sense of belonging and connectedness, three innovative strategies emerged.
Institutional success and DEIJ initiatives are intertwined. Success warrants developing a clear, intentional, and personalized outreach strategy that makes an institution a “first choice” for underrepresented students. Recognizing existing gaps by race and ethnicity in recruitment, matriculation, retention, and graduation rates are essential.
First-generation college students are more likely to work off-campus jobs, engage in community service, or have family obligations that may preclude them from accessing career support services. This insights shares three ideas to make career center services more accessible and inclusive for first-generation students.
Use this resource center to find research and best practices that will help campus leaders understand and improve five key components of student belonging.