The Center for Postsecondary Success (CPS) strives to provide support for, and foster collaboration among, those who are interested in conducting research on student success in postsecondary education, and to identify and evaluate institutional, state, and federal policies and programs that may serve to improve student success.
The core values of CPS include:
1. Conduct rigorous, responsive, and relevant research to promote student postsecondary success 2. Contribute to the field in terms of innovative ideas and methodological expertise for postsecondary success; 3. Train the next generation of scholars and researchers to improve the conditions for postsecondary success; 4. Provide timely and credible information to policy makers; and 5. Develop a national presence in the area of postsecondary success research, policy, and practice.
Areas of focus include:
Academic Achievement, College Students, Organizational Theory & Behavior, Educational Administration and Policy, Educational Evaluation/Assessment, Educational Improvement, Educational Reform, Higher Education, Junior & Community Colleges, Remedial Education, Retention (Educational), Undergraduate Education