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ERIC Number: EJ757827
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Dec
Pages: 18
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0742-5627
Transfer Student Graduation Efficiency and University Administrators: New Bedfellows
Poch, Susan; Wolverton, Mimi
Innovative Higher Education, v30 n4 p233-250 Dec 2005
Accountability is an important focus for nearly all-public higher education institutions. In 1997 the Washington State Legislature mandated an accountability measure designed to encourage public universities to increase student efficiency toward graduation. This accountability measure is assessed by a formula called the Graduation Efficiency Index. This qualitative study details the Graduation Efficiency Index's conception and ramifications for public higher education institutions. It further examines university administrators' perceptions of the Graduation Efficiency Index and transfer students' impact on the ability of three public institutions to meet mandated accountability goals. We include implications for practice.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Washington