Parent and Family Research

As parents and families are increasingly engaged in their students’ experience, they are playing a larger role throughout the student life cycle with implications on recruitment, retention, and student success. TorchStar uses research to help institutions gain insight into how to best serve parents and families

Click here to see article  published in Cogent Social Sciences, Volume 6, Issue 1

Summary of research on how AHEPPP professionals responded to the COVID-19 crisis with recommendations for both short-term and long-term actions.

March 02, 2020

A case study of using insights from both student and parent/family research to build an action plan for improving student retention.

February 26, 2020

An overview of unique challenges and opportunities of Generation Z students and their parents/families. Includes insights from more than 1,600 family members and suggestions for ways to innovate to meet Generation Z needs.

November 08, 2019

AHEPPP Presentation provides a case study of how Gonzaga University worked with TorchStar to gain insights from parents and families and apply those insights to organizational change.

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