Check here for research-related artifacts and reports relevant to our professional roles within higher education and the study of students and advisors across global contexts.

Driving Toward a Degree

Tyton Partners, in partnership with NACADA, has released Driving Toward a Degree 2017, the latest report in a series that measures the extent and impact of various practices and products related to academic advising across higher education institutions in the United States. CLICK HERE to download the report. 

Student Resilience: Exploring the Positive Case for Resilience (May 2017)

Authored by Dr. Emily McIntosh, University of Bolton, and Dr. Jenny Shaw, Head of Student Services & Insight, Unite Students, this paper explores the past and current scholarship and findings from research on the role of "resilience" in student success and persistence. The report "further includes an initial set of recommendations for embedding the development of student resilience into existing HE policy and practice" (p. 5). CLICK HERE for the full report.


The purpose of the "Research Briefs" will be to alert the academic advising community to peer-reviewed scholarly literature published outside of NACADA venues that are relevant to the academic advising community. Check back soon for an online form to submit a critical review of a scholarly article of interest, or contact Wendy Troxel with ideas.