Filling Seats

Enrollments is one of the biggest challenges facing history departments, and higher education institutions at large, across the United States. How can departments reverse the downward trend over the last decade? What strategies will attract students to history courses? In this month’s issue, we reveal the results of the 2019 history enrollments survey and discuss the myriad ways that departments are working to bolster course enrollments.

Photo: Library of Congress/Thomas J. O’Halloran. Image Cropped.

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Laura Ansley, managing editor
Elyse Martin, associate editor, web content and social media
Karen Lou, editorial assistant
Liz Townsend, manager, data administration and integrity