Each year, the National Forum is invited to present our research at a variety of conferences and venues. The following is a select list of presentations over the past few years:  2013 de Bowe, C., Kamimura, A., Ramos, M., & Wardlow, M. (2013, May) Recruiting and Retaining Undocumented Students in the Midwest, College Board Preparate [...]

Kimberly Reyes came to the University of Michigan and the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education (CSHPE) as a master’s student in 2010, and has recently chosen to pursue her doctorate here as well, largely because of the experiences she had working as a research assistant at the National Forum on Higher [...]

Kimberly Reyes, Graduate Student Research Assistant, represented the National Forum at “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant: A Policy Perspective.”  The event took place on February 21st at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at University of Michigan.  “The presentation explored public policy related to undocumented immigrants, specifically with regard to the personal [...]

  • Sep 29, 2011
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Selected publications from the National Forum are hosted by the Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) and can be accessed on their site.  Other publications are linked below. Sign up here to view National Forum publications and reports. Research Publications and Reports Open Access: Integrating Immigrant Students in America’s Community Colleges Achieving the Dream: Recommendations for [...]

  • Mar 13, 2011
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Communication and Dialogues Access to Democracy Conference for Mercy Higher Education Project Deliberative Dialogue Research Dialogues with State Legislators Intergenerational Scholars Symposium Journey toward Democracy: Voice, Power, and the Public Good Kellogg Forum on Higher Education Transformation (KFHET) Michigan/Great Lakes Revitalization Project National Issues Forum National Leadership Dialogue Series University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill [...]

  • Mar 13, 2011
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The National Forum’s access research targets a variety of areas including public perceptions about who should attend college and explorations of increasing the college-going rates of young people in minority and low-income communities. As our society becomes more diverse, our work has given special focus to the ways in which institutions open access to those [...]