Project
Examining Black/African American Male Enrollment
Description
This project seeks to explore Black male enrollment in tuition paying programs and courses to better understand why enrollment has been declining and identify ways to improve these trends.
Address Equity Gaps
2-Year Institution
AANAPISI
Washington
JP Birbal
Institutional Research Manager
Jacob Jackson
Vice President of Administration and Finance
Doris Martinez
Executive Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Evidence

Disaggregated institutional data reveal a decline in enrollment in tuition paying programs and courses by black, male students at the institution.

Goal

This project seeks to explore Black male enrollment in tuition paying programs and courses to better understand why enrollment has been declining and identify ways to improve these trends. Most institutional departments will be involved in the project, from marketing, instructors, the business office, enrollment services, human resources, and institutional research.

Lessons Learned

RTC has made progress with the collection and understanding of data to find key insights into student populations. Some additional planning is required related to how RTC recruits students and faculty, schedules courses, and offers programs. Planning has begun to expand the project to include additional student populations. Additional data visualizations and granular details on student populations to examine particular locations and pathways.