2008 Presentations

Practicing Admission in a Changing World: Understanding How the Roles and Priorities of Enrollment Managers Vary by Institutional Type and Circumstance

September 25
James C. Blackburn, Associate Director, Enrollment Management Services, California State University
Esther Hugo, Outreach Coordinator, Santa Monica College
Jerome Lucido, CERPP Executive Director and Vice Provost for Enrollment Policy and Management, University of Southern California
Scott Andrew Schulz, CERPP Program Director, University of Southern California

Annual Meeting of the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC)
Session A107
Room 611/612, Level Six, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA


Bridging the Gap: Understanding the Academic Preparation of High School Graduates for College Admission

May 27
Richard Kroc, Associate Vice Provost, Office of Institutional Research and Planning, University of Arizona
Scott Andrew Schulz, CERPP Program Director, University of Southern California

Association of Institutional Research (AIR) Annual Forum
Research in Action Session


Negotiating Troubled Waters: Contemporary Issues in Student Aid, Access, and Accountability in Higher Education

Workshop co-sponsored by USC’s Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice and the USC Higher Education Leadership Institute

Welcome:
Karen Symms Gallagher, Dean, Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California
Opening Address:
Jerome Lucido, CERPP Executive Director, Vice Provost for Enrollment Policy and Management, University of Southern California


Harvard, Cuomo, and the Press: Student Aid in Question

Panel Discussion:
Georgette Deveres, Associate Vice President of Admission and Financial Aid, Claremont McKenna College
Catherine Graham, Director of Financial Aid, Loyola Marymount University
Susan Ikerd, Associate Dean and Director of Financial Aid, University of Southern California
Ronald W. Johnson, Director of Financial Aid Office, University of California Los Angeles
Moderated by: Scott Andrew Schulz, CERPP Program Director, University of Southern California


Institutional Responses to Moral, Philosophical, and Practical Considerations in the Allocation of Aid

Keynote Address:
Sharon Herzberger, President, Whittier College
Doing What is Right: Ensuring Access and Opportunity without Bottomless Resources

April 9
Los Angeles, CA


 Additional Contributions

2008 ASHE National Conference in Jacksonville, FL

  • Boatman, A., & Long, B.T. Does Financial Aid Impact Collegiate Success? Presentation
  • Gross, J.P.K. Promoting or Perturbing Access: An Event History Analysis of the Effects of Financial Aid on Latino Students’ Educational Attainment Presentation
  • Lips, A.J.A. Loan Replacement Grants for Low Income Students: A Typology of Programs Presentation (PPT)
  • Sweitzer, K., & Volkwein, J.F. Can WE Improve Our Reputation? The Variables That Relate to Change Over Time in U.S. News Peer Ratings Presentation
  • Toma, J.D. Positioning for prestige in American higher education: Case studies of strategies at four public institutions toward “Getting to the next level.” Paper
  • Villarreal, III, P. The Racial/Ethnic and SES Differences in the Timing of Postsecondary Education Enrollment: An Event History Analysis Approach Presentation

Selected Presentations from the 2008 NACAC National Conference in Seattle, WA

  • DesJardins, S. Using Economic Concepts to Inform Admission Decision Making Presentation
  • Heller, D.E. Financial Aid and Admission: Tuition Discounting, Merit Aid and Need-Aware Admission Presentation
  • Klugman, J., & Long, D. University-Based College Access Initiatives: Making a Firm Commitment and Sharing What Works Presentation
  • Perez, P., & Ceja, M. New Theoretical Frameworks in the Field of Chicana and Chicano College Choice Presentation