November 14, 2008
Survey Finds Transfer Students Disengaged, but Some Colleges Are Working to Change That
Attending more than one college is increasingly common, and transfer students tend to be disconnected from and overlooked on their new campuses, says this year's National Survey of Student Engagement.
More than 40 percent of seniors who responded to the survey had started at different institutions, according to the report. Compared with "native" seniors, transfer students lagged behind on four of the survey's five measures of engagement, or the extent to which they are immersed in