Kicking off NSSE’s listening tour: What’s in the future for student engagement?

Kicking off NSSE’s listening tour: What’s in the future for student engagement?

Ryan Merckle—At the 2020 AAC&U annual meeting, conference goers were invited to focus on the shape and future of higher education. Coupled with NSSE’s planning for its third decade, we took that cue and engaged participants in a thoughtful discussion centered on current trends and future possibilities of engagement as a lens for examining college quality. When launched in 2000, NSSE had two main objectives. […]

Students of Color Who Chose Their Roommates Perceived a More Positive Campus Environment

Students of Color Who Chose Their Roommates Perceived a More Positive Campus Environment

Kevin Fosnacht, Bob Gonyea, & Polly Graham – Campus housing is a setting where the abstract institutional goal of diverse interactions becomes a concrete reality as students from majority identities – often for the first time – navigate living with and near individuals who differ from themselves in meaningful ways such as by race, religion, politics, country of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, and socioeconomic […]