Honors: Qingmin Shi, John Crooker, Christina Drum, and Brent Drake

Qingmin Shi, John Crooker, Christina Drum, and Brent Drake (all Decision Support) authored a paper that has been named a Charles F. Elton Best Paper by the Association for Institutional Research. The paper, titled "Investigation of the Effect of First-Year Seminars on Student Success," was presented at the 2019 AIR Forum and will be published in the Journal of The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, Volume 33, Issue 2.

This award celebrates a paper presented at the AIR Forum, the annual conference, that has subsequently been published in a peer-reviewed journal. It honors a scholarship that exemplifies the standards of excellence established by the award’s namesake and makes significant contributions to the field of institutional research and decision-making in higher education.


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