NSSE Sightings

2018 AERA Conference Presentations

2018 AERA Conference Presentations

If you will be in the Big Apple for the AERA annual meeting April 13 – 17,  be sure to add sessions from NSSE researchers to your conference agenda! Find sessions below or explore the full list of presentations here. #AERA18 #NSSE Friday, April 13 Stupnisky, R.H., BrckaLorenz, A., Yuhas, B., & Guay, F. 12 – 1:30 p.m. Sheraton New York Times Square, 3rd flooor, […]

Re-Examining Faculty Incorporation of Diversity in Courses; Faculty Time

Re-Examining Faculty Incorporation of Diversity in Courses; Faculty Time

Allison BrckaLorenz — NSSE’s annual results, Engagement Insights: Survey Findings on the Quality of Undergraduate Engagement, featured two stories from their faculty companion survey, the Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE). The first story focused on ways faculty can bring diversity into more aspects of the curriculum, and the second story focused on how much time faculty spend on various scholarly activities. To re-examine how […]

AAC&U Diversity Conference Presentations

AAC&U Diversity Conference Presentations

Insights on diversity and inclusion from NSSE and FSSE will be shared at the AAC&U Diversity and Learning conference in San Diego from March 22nd to 24th. Join discussions about the newly implemented NSSE module on inclusion, faculty diversity and the problematic lack thereof, and queer and gender-variant student experience. Friday, March 23 Kinzie, J., BrckaLorenz, A., & Silberstein, S. 11 – 12:15 p.m. “Student […]

Sexual Violence is Everyone’s Problem: Faculty Roles and Responsibilities

Sexual Violence is Everyone’s Problem: Faculty Roles and Responsibilities

Sarah Hurtado — The theme for the 2018 Annual Meeting for the Association of American Colleges & Universities was “Can Higher Education Recapture the Elusive American Dream?” Given the continued perpetuation of sexual violence on college and university campuses and the increased attention from the mainstream media, researchers Sarah Hurtado, NSSE Institute Project Associate, and Allison BrckaLorenz, FSSE Project Manager, presented work reframing who is […]

Is Religious Intolerance and Discrimination Becoming More Common? – JCC Critical Conversations

Is Religious Intolerance and Discrimination Becoming More Common? – JCC Critical Conversations

An article written by Center for Postsecondary Research research analyst Kevin Fosnacht and Indiana University HESA doctoral student Cindy Broderick for the Journal of College and Character, “The Role of Religion and Institution Type in Seniors’ Perceptions of the Religious and Spiritual Campus Climate” (February 2018, Vol. 19, No. 1), was featured in the Special Issue on Religious, Secular, and Spiritual Identities Convergence. Below, the researchers […]

2018 NASPA Conference Presentations

2018 NASPA Conference Presentations

Making your way to Philadelphia for the NASPA Annual Conference? Be sure to catch presentations by NSSE researchers and others on the efficacy of undergraduate financial programming, and a meta-analysis of queer student experiences as captured by some of the nation’s largest multi-institutional surveys. #FlyEaglesFly

New Insights on Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, and Engagement

New Insights on Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, and Engagement

Allison BrckaLorenz — NSSE has refined its questions about gender identity and sexual orientation to better understand the experiences of diverse populations. In response to feedback from students as well as scholars and institutional staff, questions about both have undergone several refinements. In a story featured in NSSE’s Annual Results: Engagement Insights: Survey Findings on the Quality of Undergraduate Engagement, NSSE examined the engagement and […]

High-Impact Practices Equip Students for Employment, Graduate School

High-Impact Practices Equip Students for Employment, Graduate School

Angie Miller — High-impact practices (HIPs) are often stressed as important experiences within higher education; having positive connections to learning, development, and persistence among students. A recent study in the journal Higher Education, utilizing the NSSE Senior Transitions Topical Module data, extends the research on HIPs to early career outcomes. In looking at the influence of HIP participation on college seniors’ post-graduation plans and early […]

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, […]