ERIC Number: ED432186
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Thoughts of One's Own: Innovative Leadership in Institutional Research. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the North East Association for Institutional Research (23rd, Princeton, New Jersey, November 16-19, 1996).
North East Association for Institutional Research.
This proceedings document is comprised of the 18 papers, panel presentations, and work shares presented at a 1996 conference on institutional research. The papers are: (1) "Using Cohort Analysis To Evaluate the Impact of a Support Program for Minority Students" (Hershel Alexander); (2) "The Institutional Researcher as Program Evaluator: Influencing the Development of Innovative Programs" (Anne Marie Delaney); (3) "What Price a Nittany Lion? Tuition and Fees at Penn State from 1859 to 1996" (Michael J. Dorris and O. Richard Bundy, III); (4) "Who Does the Community College Serve? One College's Experience" (Eleanor Fujita); (5) "Glass Ceilings and Sticky Floors at SUNY: Is There Gender/Race Bias in Academic Rank?" (L. Haignere and B. Eisenberg); (6) "Working with the NRC Data on Graduate Programs in the U.S.: Considerations and Concerns" (Robert J. Heffernan, Paul Snyder, Tina Grycenkov Paladinom, and Marie Paulette Matis); (7) "Developing a Profile of Retained and Attrited Students" (Tracy A. Hunt-White); (8) "Graduation Rates at the University of New Hampshire: An Historical Perspective-Morality in Retrospect" (John Kraus and Antonietta Taylor); (9) "A Sector-Wide Survey of Faculty in Private Higher Education: One State's Thoughts on the Nature of Faculty Work and Reward Systems" (Michael McGuire and Jason Casey); (10) "Placement Test Scores and Student Persistence: Institutional Considerations for Ability to Benefit" (Alan J. Sturtz); (11) "In Search of Peer Institutions: Two Methods of Exploring and Determining Peer Institutions' (Bruce P. Szelest); (12)"Weaving Institutional Research into the Fabric of TQM" (Dawn Geronimo Terkla and Kelli J. Armstrong); (13) "IR Influence on Marketing and Pricing Policies: First Time Graduate Student Inquiries Why Don't They Apply?" (Stephen W. Thorpe); (14) "What Do the NRC Graduate Program Ratings Measure?" (Robert K. Toutkoushian, Halil Dundar, and William E. Becker); (15) "Administrative Satisfaction and the Regulatory Climate at Public Universities" (James Fredericks Volkwein, Shaukat M. Malik, and Michelle Napierski-Prancl); (16) "A Study of Institutional Autonomy in the Community College and Its Relationship to Administrative Judgements of Institutional Effectiveness" (Anita C. Voogt);(17) "Developing a Postsecondary Education Taxonomy for Inter-Institutional Graduation Rate Comparisons" (Timothy A. Walsh); and (18) "Increasing the Utility of the College Board Standard Validity Study: An MS-DOS Qbasic Program for Predicting an Applicant's College Performance" (Jishen Zhao). Also included are the conference program and the 1996 membership list. (Some papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Data Analysis, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Research Methodology, Trend Analysis
North East Association for Institutional Research, 60 Bidwell St., P.O. Box 1046, Manchester, CT 06045-1046.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North East Association for Institutional Research.