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Neville, Helen A. – Counseling Psychologist, 2012
Rosie Phillips Bingham has contributed to the field of counseling psychology and the broader discipline of psychology in myriad ways. She is nationally recognized for her innovation, leadership skills, and fundraising capabilities. She is also known for her commitment to student development and her caring mentoring approach. In this life…
Descriptors: Caring, Social Justice, Fund Raising, Counseling Psychology
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Selfe, Cynthia; Hawisher, Gail – College Composition and Communication, 2012
The authors--drawing on their varied experiences as authors and publishers of a journal and several book series--provide a historical review and consideration of peer review in publishing. They find that scholarly peer review, from the question of signed reviews to the practices of digital publications, is in the midst of change, but that at the…
Descriptors: History, Book Reviews, Peer Evaluation, Publishing Industry
Travis, Jon – Journal of Case Studies in Education, 2012
American public higher education is in trouble. Besieged by declining state and Federal support for more than 30 years, public colleges and universities are facing a "game-changing" set of challenges that threaten to alter the very nature of the institutions. As two recessions withered state budgets in the first decade of the 21st…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Privatization, Educational Trends, Retrenchment
Camou, Michelle; Patton, Wendy – Policy Matters Ohio, 2012
Prosperous regions are educated regions. Ohio's relatively low share of residents with college degrees has concerned one governor after the other and proposals for managing Ohio's university system have differed substantially. The Kasich administration's higher education proposal, the "Enterprise University Plan for Ohio," is based on…
Descriptors: State Regulation, Educational Change, Politics of Education, Educational Policy
Camou, Michelle; Patton, Wendy – Policy Matters Ohio, 2012
Prosperous regions are educated regions. Ohio's relatively low share of residents with college degrees has concerned one governor after the other and proposals for managing Ohio's university system have differed substantially. The Kasich administration's higher education proposal, the "Enterprise University Plan for Ohio," is based on…
Descriptors: State Regulation, Educational Change, Politics of Education, Educational Policy
Ohio Board of Regents, 2012
In the knowledge economy, the journey of education to develop a flexible, knowledgeable, and skilled workforce should begin in pre-school and continue until at least an associate degree--the equivalent of a high school diploma a generation ago--is achieved. A high school diploma is not sufficient to compete in a global economy. The number of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Graduation, Educational Attainment, College Readiness
Ohio Board of Regents, 2012
In December of 2011, a team of eight consultants authored a report to the Ohio Board of Regents and Central State University titled "Accentuating Strengths/Accelerating Progress (AS/AP)." AS/AP provided a road map for the administration, faculty, and staff of CSU to achieve the excellence it has sought under the leadership of President…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Higher Education, College Administration, Governance
Ohio Board of Regents, 2012
In accordance with Ohio Amended Substitute House Bill 153, the Chancellor submitted to the state Legislature and the Governor a plan, developed in consultation with Central State University, that assures the Central State Supplement will be used to promote the goals of increasing enrollment, improving course completion, and increasing the number…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Higher Education, College Administration, Governance
Jones, Jessika – California Postsecondary Education Commission, 2011
This is a summary of a presentation to the Assembly Higher Education Committee on college fee and total cost comparisons of California public universities with comparator universities in other states. This summary also includes grant award estimates and net cost of college by family income.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Community Colleges, Universities, Family Income
Sparks, Erin; Waits, Mary Jo – NGA Center for Best Practices, 2011
Recognizing that higher education, including community colleges, four-year colleges, and research universities, cannot help drive economic growth in their states unless students' academic success is linked to the needs of the marketplace, governors and state policymakers are beginning to move beyond their focus on getting more students to get…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Higher Education, Labor Market, Economic Development
Rogers Poliakoff, Anne; Dailey, Caitlin Rose; White, Robin – Academy for Educational Development, 2011
The purpose of this report is to document evidence of institutional change in teacher preparation among universities participating in the Teachers for a New Era (TNE) Learning Network. The report is based upon a cross-case analysis of individual case studies of nine universities, conducted by Academy for Educational Development (AED) researchers.…
Descriptors: Evidence, Educational Development, Colleges, Organizational Change
Chingos, Matthew; McPherson, Michael – Forum for the Future of Higher Education, 2011
A large majority of full-time students pursuing bachelor's degrees at four-year colleges and universities in the United States attend public universities. The struggle, therefore, to improve educational attainment and reduce the marked disparities in outcomes that lead to greater inequalities of all kinds will take place mainly within our nation's…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Educational Attainment, Educational Change, Federal Government
ACT, Inc., 2011
Annually, ACT provides a snapshot of the college and career readiness of ACT-tested high school graduates. This report is offered as a service to inform policymakers and practitioners about selected indicators of effectiveness and how that translates into readiness. It is designed to stimulate discussion, inquiry, and action. This report for the…
Descriptors: Achievement Need, Achievement Rating, Achievement Tests, Academic Achievement
Dougherty, Kevin J.; Reddy, Vikash – Community College Research Center, Columbia University, 2011
Over the past three decades policymakers have been seeking new ways to secure improved performance from higher education institutions. One popular approach has been performance funding, which involves use of a formula to tie funding to institutional performance on specified indicators. This report reviews findings from studies on performance…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Program Effectiveness, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
Rochford, Joseph A. – Stark Education Partnership, 2011
Early College High Schools are unique, almost counter intuitive, creations. By design, they are to enable low income, minority, and even low performing students to earn a high school diploma and up to two years of college or an Associate Degree simultaneously. In order for this to happen youth, often as young as 14 or 15 years of age, must begin…
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, High Schools, Sustainability, Low Income
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