Papers & Presentations



2024

King, B., Tuchmayer, J., Neverett, M., Li, Y., & Hill, K. (2024). The role of motivation in student persistence. Paper presented at the ECU 2024 Student Success Conference, Greenville, NC.

The role of motivation in student persistence (PDF)

2023

King, B. (2023). How does ECU compare nationally on indicators of post-secondary diversity, equity, & inclusion? Paper presented at the ECU 2023 Student Success Conference, Greenville, NC.

How does ECU compare nationally on indicators of post-secondary diversity, equity, & inclusion? (PDF)

Zhou, Y., King, B., & Zhou, F. (2023). Access, retention, and graduation: The impact of the pandemic on underserved students at ECU. Paper presented at the ECU 2023 Student Success Conference, Greenville, NC.

Access, retention, and graduation: The impact of the pandemic on underserved students at ECU (PDF)

Zhou, Y., Zhou, F., & Neverett, M. (2023). Closing achievement gaps: Factors impacting student performance in the first general chemistry course. Paper presented at the NCAIR Annual Conference, Asheville, NC.

Closing achievement gaps: Factors impacting student performance in the first general chemistry course (PDF)

Zhou, F., Neverett, M., King, B., Li, Y., & Chapman, K. (2023). Survival analysis of transfer students. Paper presented at the NCAIR Annual Conference, Asheville, NC.

Survival analysis of transfer students (PDF)


2022

King, B., Zhou, F., & Neverett, M. (2022). Predicting & facilitating community college transfer student success. Paper presented at the 2022 conference of the North Carolina Association for Institutional Research, online.

Predicting & facilitating community college transfer student success (PDF)

Zhou, Y., King, B., & Chapman, K. (2022). Academic success and engagement of fall 2020 first-time first-year college students at ECU: How do they compare to previous cohorts and their national peers? Paper presented at the 2022 conference of the North Carolina Association for Institutional Research, online.

Academic success and engagement of fall 2020 first-time first-year college students at ECU: How do they compare to previous cohorts and their national peers? (PDF)

Zhou, Y., King, B., & Chapman, K. (2022). Academic success and engagement of Fall 2020 first-time, first-year college students at ECU: How do they compare to previous cohorts and their national peers? Paper presented at the ECU 2022 Student Success Conference, Greenville, NC.

Academic success and engagement of Fall 2020 first-time, first-year college students at ECU: How do they compare to previous cohorts and their national peers? (PDF)


2021

Wang, H., Zhou, Y.,& King, B. (2021). College Choice in the Middle of a Pandemic – a Study of Summer Melt. Paper presented at the 2021 Student Success Conference, online.

College Choice in the Middle of a Pandemic – a Study of Summer Melt (PDF)

Wang, H., Zhou, Y.,& King, B. (2021). College choice in the middle of a pandemic: A study of summer melt. Paper presented at the 2021 Association for Institutional Research Forum, online.

College Choice in the Middle of a Pandemic – a Study of Summer Melt (AIR Presentation) (PDF)

Wang, H., Zhou, Y.,& King, B. (2021). Data, dashboards, & decision Support: IR’s role in the peer selection process. Paper presented at the 2021 Association for Institutional Research Forum, online.

Data, dashboards, & decision Support: IR’s role in the peer selection process (PDF)


2020

Wang, H. & Zhou, Y. (2020). An Analysis of ECU’s Accepted Students: Who joined the Pirate Nation? Who didn’t and where did they go? Paper presented at the 2020 Student Success Conference, Greenville, NC.

An Analysis of ECU’s Accepted Students: Who joined the Pirate Nation? Who didn’t and where did they go? (PDF)

Zhou, Y. & Bellacero, C. (2020). Managing Your Timeline, People and Resources: How Not to Let Reaffirmation Sneak Up on You. Paper presented at the 2020 SACSCOC Annual Meeting (virtual).

Managing Your Timeline, People and Resources: How Not to Let Reaffirmation Sneak Up on You (PDF)

Bellacero, C. & Maida, E. (2020). Guiding Students in Debt Management: Compliance with Standard 12.6. Paper presented at the 2020 SACSCOC Annual Meeting (virtual).

Guiding Students in Debt Management: Compliance with Standard 12.6 (PDF)

Li, Y. & Dreyfus, K. (2020). Engaging faculty in general education assessment. Paper presented at the 2020 Association of Institutional Research (virtual meeting).

Engaging faculty in general education assessment (PDF)

Morris, J., Morrissey, S. L., Li, Y., & Dreyfus, K. S. (2020) ECU: NILOA Excellence in Assessment Designee 2020. Paper presented at the 2020 National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (virtual meeting).

ECU: NILOA Excellence in Assessment Designee 2020 (PDF)

King, B. R. (2020). Helping Your Campus Understand & Prioritize College Rankings. Paper presented at the 2020 Southern Association for Institutional Research Conference, online.

Helping Your Campus Understand & Prioritize College Rankings (PDF)

Wang, H., & Zhou, Y. (2020). What’s your Mosaic? Household-based Consumer Lifestyle and Freshman Yield. Paper presented at the 2020 Association for Institutional Research Virtual Forum, online.

What’s your Mosaic? Household-based Consumer Lifestyle and Freshman Yield (PDF)

Zhou, Y., King, B., Wang, W., & Barreiro-Talbert, D. (2020). Designing and Conducting Faculty Salary Studies to Inform Decision-Making. Paper presented at the 2020 Association for Institutional Research Virtual Forum, online.

Designing and Conducting Faculty Salary Studies to Inform Decision-Making (PDF)

2019

Zhou, Y., Neverett, M., and Wang, H. (2019). Predictive Analytics: Lessons Learned from Retention Studies. Paper presented at the 2019 Student Success Conference, Greenville, NC.

Predictive Analytics: Lessons Learned from Retention Studies (PDF)

Zhou, Y., Neverett, M., & Wang, H. (2019). Cognitive insights: Structured and unstructured data in predictive analytics. Paper presented at the 2019 Association for Institutional Research Forum, Denver, CO.

Cognitive insights (PDF)

Zhou, Y., King, B., Barreiro-Talbert, D., & Wang, H. (2019). Lessons and landmines in conducting faculty salary studies. Paper presented at the North Carolina Association for Institutional Research 2019 Conference, Wrightsville Beach, NC.

Lessons and landmines in conducting faculty salary studies (PDF)

King, B., Zhou, Y., Cox, N., & Lee, H. (2019). Data support for planning and accreditation. Paper presented at the North Carolina Association for Institutional Research 2019 Conference, Wrightsville Beach, NC.

Data support for planning and accreditation (PDF)

King, B., & Schuster, R. (2019). Academic success and gender. Paper presented at the North Carolina Association for Institutional Research 2019 Conference, Wrightsville Beach, NC.

Academic success and gender (PDF)

Wang, H., King, B., & Zhou, Y. (2019). Sankey diagram: A method to visualize student flow and success. Paper presented at the East Carolina University Student Success Conference, Greenville, NC.

Sankey diagram (PDF)