Category Archives: student success

Double Lighting

By Watson Scott Swail, President & Senior Research Scholar, Educational Policy Institute   Last night I was stopped at a red light. It was late. Not very many cars around. The lights cycled but never gave me a green light. It … Continue reading

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The Texas College Dilemma: How Big? How Much?

By Watson Scott Swail, President & Senior Research Scholar, Educational Policy Institute The San Antonio Express-News wrote an opinion yesterday on the expansion of higher education in Texas. Senate Bill 828, which failed earlier this year, would give authority to expand … Continue reading

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The Hardest Decision for Student Success: Hiring the Right President

By Watson Scott Swail, President & Senior Research Scholar, Educational Policy Institute Many of us that study and work in the student retention field understand how complex and challenging it can be. The work involved in changing schools, environments, and cultures … Continue reading

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