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Roy Y. Chan

Assistant Professor of Education & Ed.D. Program Director, Lee University

About Roy

Chan's research focuses on the internationalization and globalization of higher education, philanthropy and fundraising in institutional advancement, and college retention and degree attainment rates of low-income, first-generation students at 4-year public research universities. Chan is an active member of AEFP, ASHE, AERA, and CIES.


In the News

Quoted by Rebecca Kelliher in "How This Campus Works to Include International Students," Diverse Issues in Education, October 25, 2021.


"Do Credit Momentum Policies Through the 15 to Finish Improve Academic Progression and Completion of Low-Income, First-Generation Students? Evidence from a College Promise Program" Research in Higher Education (2022).

Examines how credit hour policies affect students in a college promise program.

"Online Teaching and Learning in Higher Education during COVID-19" (with Krishna Bista and Ryan M. Allen). International Perspectives and Experiences 265, no. 5 (2022).

Studies the immediate global impacts of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) on online teaching and learning in higher education. Focusing on student and faculty experiences of online and distance education, the text provides reflections on novel initiatives, unexpected challenges, and lessons learned.

"Global Higher Education During COVID-19: Policy, Society, and Technology" (with Ravichandran Ammigan and Krishna Bista) (STAR Publishers Network, 2022).

Examines the lasting impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the higher education sector and offers insights that inform policy and practice. Frames in a global context, this timely book captures a wide variety of topics, including student mobility, global partnerships and collaboration, student health and wellbeing, and enrollment management.

"Understanding International Joint and Dual DegreePrograms: Opportunities and Challenges During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic" Journal of Comparative & International Higher Education 13, no. 5 (2021): 86-107.

Looks at the policies, perspectives, and practices of building and developing cross-border and transnational higher education (TNHE) program.