Diversity is the Conversation for NYU Steinhardt Students and Deans

Stella Flores and Charlton McIlwain had lunch with Steinhardt’s Weber Shandwick scholars last week.  The meeting was a chance to share insights about professional and educational opportunity.  Lauren Hom (pictured below, far right) is among four students chosen for the NYU at Weber Shandwick Masters in Residence, a program designed to increase the number of diverse professionals […]

Steinhardt’s Education Policy Academics Rank Among Most Influential in the Nation

Steinhardt faculty members are among the most influential education policy academics in the country according to the 2018 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Ratings, published by Frederick M. Hess, American Enterprise Institute director of education policy. The rankings list 200 scholars whose ideas move from academic journals into the public discourse; university-based scholars who are doing the […]

Steinhardt Study Finds More Veterans Have Enrolled in College with Post-9/11 G.I. Bill

The Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, which covers educational costs for veterans beyond tuition, has boosted college enrollment rates among veterans by 3 percentage points compared with the earlier G.I. Bill, finds a new study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. However, the increase in enrollment was much larger immediately after the bill’s […]

AERA Study: Variations in Tuition at Public Universities Have Grown, Masking the True Cost of Attendance

Differences in undergraduate tuition rates by a student’s degree program or year of study have become increasingly prevalent over the past 25 years, finds a study by New York University’s Steinhardt School, Arizona State University, and the University of Louisville. “Variations in tuition add to the complexity surrounding college costs, leading the costs students face […]

Study by Stella Flores Finds More Than Half of the Racial College Completion Gap Explained by Pre-College Factors

In an analysis of Texas students, more than 60 percent of the racial gap in college completion rates can be attributed to factors that occur before college – factors that are beyond the control of many colleges and universities, finds a new study led by NYU Steinhardt. “Our findings demonstrate that these disparities can often […]

Israeli and U.S. Higher Education Leaders Convene at NYU Steinhardt

Israeli and U.S. higher education leaders met last week at New York University for a three-day meeting to foster a community of purpose among Israeli research universities and colleges. The attendees included eight Israeli university and college presidents, NYU President Andrew Hamilton, and NYU trustee Michael Steinhardt.  The event was led by Ann Marcus, director […]

What Diversity on the American Campus Can Teach Us: An Interview with Gregory Wolniak

Gregory Wolniak’s new book, How College Affects Students, synthesizes the finding of more than 1,800 research studies to offer insight on how the undergraduate experience affects students. The book looks at students’ cognitive and moral development, attitudes and values, psychosocial change, educational attainment, and economic, career, and quality of life outcomes after college, in relationship to […]

Stella Flores, Higher Education Scholar, Speaks at White House Summit on Diversity and Inclusion

Stella Flores, associate professor of higher education at NYU Steinhardt, took part in the White House Summit on Advancing Postsecondary Diversity and Inclusion on November 18, 2016.  The panel was chaired by U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. In her testimony, Flores noted that researchers must communicate the strategies and interventions most likely to […]

State of Our Nation’s Youth Survey, led by Gregory Wolniak, Reveals Optimism Among Youth

Contrary to common assumptions about “Gen Z” and younger Millennials, a new survey led Gregory Wolniak finds that this generation is conscientious, hard working, career-driven, and dedicated to progressing racial, socioeconomic, and LGBT equality. The survey’s findings were announced this morning at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Wolniak, director of the Center for Research on […]

Study Finds College Can Cultivate Innovative Entrepreneurial Intentions

Innovative entrepreneurial intentions – or the aim to create new products and bring them to market, rather than replicating existing products – are boosted by college experiences, according to research by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. The multi-country study, published in The Journal of Higher Education, suggests that beyond personality, family […]