Organizing Support for Success: Community College Academic and Student Support Ecosystems, United States, 2019 (ICPSR 37863)

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Melissa Blankstein, Ithaka S + R; Christine Wolff-Eisenberg, Ithaka S + R

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Organizing Support for Success

This study surveyed chief academic and student affairs officers at colleges across the United States on success measures, services offered, resource challenges and constraints, and vision for future service provision. The questionnaire investigated the current structure and organization of services, challenges senior administrators face, and their anticipated changes to service provision in the future.

Blankstein, Melissa, and Wolff-Eisenberg, Christine. Organizing Support for Success: Community College Academic and Student Support Ecosystems, United States, 2019. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2020-10-06. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR37863.v1

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2019
2019-04-08 -- 2019-06-14
  1. For more information on the Organizing Support for Success study, please visit the Ithaka S+R website.

The purpose of this survey is to understand the perspectives of community, junior, and technical college academic and student affairs leaders on services provided to students under a variety of organizational units.

Upon determining the population for this study, survey instrument drafts were created in consultation with project advisors. A pre-test of the survey was administered to determine consistency in response among potential respondents. Following the finalization of the survey, it was distributed under the signatory of relevant professional associations.

The population for this survey is chief academic and student affairs officers at not-for-profit two-year colleges and associate's dominant four-year institutions across the United States. Approximately 2,069 senior administrators received an email invitation to participate in the survey, and 264 completed the survey.

Chief academic and student affairs officers at community colleges across the United States

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The majority of variables are formatted in scales, as reflective of the survey questionnaire. The main questionnaire variables deal with topics such as administrative and educational objectives for staff and students. Demographic variables in the study include age and gender identity.

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  • Curation and dissemination of this study is provided by the institutional members of ICPSR, and data is available only to users at ICPSR member institutions. To determine if you are at a member institution, check the list of ICPSR member institutions, or learn more about becoming a member.