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Trusteeship, 2012
Controversies over higher education governance are in the news these days. The most recent occurred this summer when several members of the board of the University of Virginia asked the president, Teresa A. Sullivan, to resign, only to be forced to reinstate her after protests from students, faculty, donors, alumni, and others. That situation…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, Expertise, Power Structure
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Goren, Paul – Peabody Journal of Education, 2010
This essay provides an overview of the papers contained in this issue of the "Peabody Journal of Education." In it, the author notes for policymakers especially issues and concerns that emerge from the use of formative assessments geared towards education improvement. While the intent of such assessments is to lead to improved overall…
Descriptors: Evaluation, Educational Improvement, Formative Evaluation, Tests