RIHE Special Forum Issue

RIHEMarch2014cover.jpgThe Special Forum Issue of Research in Higher Education features four scholarly papers presented at the 2013 AIR Forum, which were also designated the 2013 Charles F. Elton Best Papers.  

  • A Missing Piece of the Departure Puzzle: Student–Institution Fit and Intent to Persist by Nicholas A. Bowman and Nida Denson

  • Preparing Students for College and Careers: The Causal Role of Algebra II by Matthew N. Gaertner, Jeongeun Kim, Stephen L. DesJardins, and Katie Larsen McClarty

  • Postsecondary Co-enrollment and Baccalaureate Completion: A Look at Both Beginning 4-Year College Students and Baccalaureate Aspirants Beginning at Community Colleges by Xueli Wang and Kelly Wickersham

  • The Impact of Alumni Status on Institutional Giving by Faculty and Staff by Victor M. H. Borden, Genevieve G. Shaker, and Brittany L. Kienker

AIR and Springer are pleased to provide free access to The Special Forum Issue for all AIR members.

All scholarly papers presented at the 2014 AIR Annual Forum are eligible for possible inclusion in the Special Forum Issue of RIHE to be released in March 2015. A standard blind review process is used, and the top four to five papers are chosen based on their contributions to higher education and institutional research literature.