Publications

The Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice generates original publications germane to issues of enrollment management and admissions in higher education.


College Access/Admissions/Recruitment

The case for change in college admissions: A call for individual and collective leadership

A report informed and inspired by the CERPP Los Angeles conference Jan 26-28, 2011 – September 2011
Author(s): Wegner, G., Thacker, L., Lucido, J., & Schulz, S. (2011)
Publisher: USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice

Who goes early?: A multi-level analysis of enrollment via early action and early decision admissions

Publication from summary paper prepared as part of CERPP research grant program
Author(s): Park, J. J., & Eagan, M. K. (2011)
Publisher: Teachers College Record, 113(11)

Who goes early?: A multi-level analysis of enrollment via early action and early decision admissions

Summary paper prepared as part of CERPP research grant program
Author(s): Park, J. J., & Eagan, M. K. (2009)
Publisher: USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice

The use of agents in recruiting Chinese undergraduates

Summary paper as part of CERPP research grant program
Author(s): Hagedorn, L. S., & Zhang, Y. (2010)
Publisher: USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice

Cascading in higher education: Investigating the impact of institutional stratification on educational opportunity in America

Summary paper as part of CERPP research grant program
Author(s): Bastedo, M. N., Jaquette, O., & Harris, N. F. (2009)
Publisher: USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice


College Rankings

Positioning for prestige in American higher education: Case studies of strategies at four public institutions toward “Getting to the next level

Summary paper prepared as part of CERPP research grant program
Author(s): Toma, J. D. (2009)
Publisher: USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice


Community College/Transfer

Securing the future: Retention models in community college (Study of Community College Structures for Student Success, SCCSSS)

Author(s): Ziskin, M., Lucido, J., Zerquera, D., Chung, E., Torres, V., Cuellar, M., and Hossler, D. (2012)
Publisher: Renton, VA: The College Board

Over 40 percent: Asian Americans and the road(s) to community colleges

Summary paper as part of CERPP research grant program
Author(s): Park, J. J. (2010)
Publisher: USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice

The road less traveled: Factors affecting community college transfer admission to a flagship university

Summary paper as part of CERPP research grant program
Author(s): Martinez, R. M. (2009)
Publisher: USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice


Enrollment Management

NFL and EM imageLessons from the NFL for managing college enrollment

The Center for American Progress (CAP) released a policy paper by Jerry Lucido on university and college enrollment management practices and goals, and how competition should be tempered as in the NFL
Author(s): Lucido, J. A. (2013)
Publisher: Washington, D.C.: Center for American Progress

What enrollment management structures reveal about institutional priorities

Author(s): Schulz, S. A., & Lucido, J. A. (2011)
Publisher: Enrollment Management Journal: Student Access, Finance, and Success in Higher Education, 5(4), 12-44

Who we are: An in-depth look at the educational backgrounds, career paths, and development needs of chief admission officers and enrollment managers

Author(s): Schulz, S.A., & Lucido, J.A. (2011)
Publisher: The Journal of College Admission, 211, 14-20

Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice

Author(s): CA: Wegner, Thacker, Lucido, & Schulz (2011)
Publisher: USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice

Joe, Mauricio, and the public trust

Author(s): Lucido, J. A., & Schapiro, M. O. (2009, February 13)
Publisher: Inside Higher Ed


Financial Aid

Competing risks or different pathways? An event history analysis of the relationship between financial aid and educational outcomes for Latinos

Summary paper as part of CERPP research grant program
Author(s): Gross, J.P.K., & Torres, V. (2010)
Publisher: USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice

An exploration into the role of social trust as a mediating influence in low-income Latino/a college financing decisions

Summary paper as part of CERPP research grant program
Author(s): McDonough, P., & Calderone, S. (2010)
Publisher: USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice

Enrollment management and financial aid

Author(s): Kalsbeek, D. H., & Hossler, D. (2008)
Publisher: College & University, 84(1)


Student Persistence/Retention/Graduation

How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture

Author(s): Hossler, D., Lucido, J. A., Ziskin, M., Schulz, S. A., & Dadashova, A. (2011)
Publisher: College Board Policy and Advocacy Center

How colleges organize themselves to increase student persistence: Four-year institutions [Pilot findings]

Author(s): College Board (2009, April)
Publisher: College Board Advocacy

Low-income student persistence to timely graduation as a function of the academic experience

Author(s): Johnson, T., & Collins, S. (2009)
Publisher: Summary paper as part of CERPP research grant program, USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice


Underrepresented Minorities in Higher Education

Los estudiantes migrantes y educación / Migrant students and education

Summary paper as part of CERPP research grant program
Author(s): Gildersleeve, R. E. (2009)
Publisher: Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice

Red light, green light: The impact of signals on the college aspirations of urban high school students of color

Summary paper as part of CERPP research grant program
Author(s): Tuitt, F. A., & Van Horn, B. N. (2009)
Publisher: USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice