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Walburn, H. Lincoln – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Each year the number of individuals who join the military is around 150,000, and many only spend four to eight years in the military before leaving to find their next career as a civilian. Many of these veterans enroll in higher education and begin to utilize the educational benefits they earned through their military service. Student veterans…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Veterans, Educational Benefits, Military Service
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Broido, Ellen M.; Brown, Kirsten R.; Stygles, Katherine N.; Bronkema, Ryan H. – Journal of Higher Education, 2015
In this feminist, constructivist case study we explored how 28 classified, administrative, and faculty women's experiences working at one university for 25-40 years have changed. Participants ranged from 45- to 70-years-old at the time of their interview, with more than half older than 60, and 84% identified as White. Women with extended history…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Feminism, Women Faculty, Women Administrators
New, Jake – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2013
Inside campus libraries and dormitory rooms, thousands of students connect to the Internet not only to study with online systems like Blackboard but also to watch movies and TV shows on Netflix. Computers, smartphones, wireless printers, tablets, iPods, Xboxes, handheld gaming systems, e-readers, smart TVs, Blu-ray players--students now bring an…
Descriptors: College Students, College Faculty, Computer Use, Information Technology
Trower, Cathy Ann – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012
Landing a tenure-track position is no easy task. Achieving tenure is even more difficult. Under what policies and practices do faculty find greater clarity about tenure and experience higher levels of job satisfaction? And what makes an institution a great place to work? In 2005-2006, the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education…
Descriptors: Employment Practices, Higher Education, Collegiality, College Faculty
Webber, Douglas A. – Cornell Higher Education Research Institute, 2011
Using detailed individual-level data from public universities in the state of Ohio, I estimate the effect of various institutional expenditures on the probability of graduating from college. Using a competing risks regression framework, I find differential impacts of expenditure categories across student characteristics. I estimate that student…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Educational Finance, Cost Effectiveness, College Administration
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Aby, Steve – Academe, 2011
This article discusses the short- and long-term challenges of academic librarians in an increasingly hostile environment, and the ways in which these challenges reflect the broader struggles of faculty and professionals. What they are experiencing across the country--in the context of corporatization, the elimination of collective bargaining, and…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Governance, Librarians, College Faculty
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Rhoades, Gary – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2011
In this article, the author addresses questions about the future of faculty unions, business models, and the academy by providing some current and historical context regarding the causes of and conflicts about faculty unions. He also reviews trends in college and university management over the past three decades, using California, Ohio, and…
Descriptors: Unions, College Faculty, Futures (of Society), Conflict
Eckel, Peter D. – Trusteeship, 2010
Closing programs is the most severe of the three strategies campuses typically consider during difficult financial times: generating new revenue, making across-the-board spending cuts, or undertaking targeted cuts. Closures of academic programs can have lasting negative fallout and the savings may not be as great as anticipated, but at certain…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Trustees, Governing Boards, Economic Climate