• Promoting Diversity through Online Education: Analysis of LIS Program Enrollment Rates

  • Presenters
    • Elizabeth Lieutenant, MSL(I)S Candidate and Graduate Library Assistant, The Catholic University of America
  • Description

    Changes in higher education, technology, and the library and information science (LIS) field influence the recruitment and retention of students of color. This poster presents a longitudinal data analysis of trends in LIS program enrollment rates. Preliminary analysis indicate that students of color are more likely to enroll in LIS programs with an 100% online degree option. Additional programmatic factors are identified as potential contributors to the successful recruitment and retention of students of color.

  • Format
  • Track
    • Personnel, Management, and Organization