NSSE Engages with National Advisory Board

NSSE Engages with National Advisory Board

Allison BrckaLorenz — Members of NSSE, FSSE, and BCSSE staff recently met with NSSE’s National Advisory Board to discuss important issues about higher education and the future of NSSE. After brief introductions, welcoming new members and recognizing the service of members whose terms are concluding, and an update from NSSE’s director, Alex McCormick, the board’s discussion focused on three large issues: Understanding and Communicating NSSE’s […]

Webinar Recap: Inclusiveness and Engagement with Cultural Diversity Topical Module

Webinar Recap: Inclusiveness and Engagement with Cultural Diversity Topical Module

Sarah Hurtado — Jillian Kinzie, Associate Director, NSSE Institute, and Allison BrckaLorenz, FSSE Project Manager, recently hosted a webinar debuting findings from the first administration of the Inclusiveness and Engagement with Cultural Diversity Topical Module (ICD). This Topical Module was introduced in 2017 and administered at 130 institutions.  Development of this module was informed by criteria on the AAC&U Intercultural Knowledge and Competence VALUE rubric, […]

2018 AAC&U Conference Presentations

2018 AAC&U Conference Presentations

Heading to the Capitol for AAC&U this January? Join NSSE and FSSE researchers as they share insights on sexual violence prevention among faculty, the new Inclusivity and Engagement with Cultural Diversity NSSE module, and faculty inclusivity from January 24th to 27th, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Learn more about the annual meeting here, for details on these presentations and more.   Thursday, January 25 Kinzie, J., […]

Realistic Expectations for Student-Faculty Interaction Important for Incoming Students

Realistic Expectations for Student-Faculty Interaction Important for Incoming Students

Jim Cole — Most entering first-year students expect frequent interactions with faculty related to coursework, career plans, and other activities and, when those expectations are met, they are more likely to stay in school and succeed (Pleitz, McDougall, Terry, Buckley, & Campbell, 2015). Using data from 141 institutions that participated in both the Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE) and NSSE, we investigated the […]