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Tinto, Vincent – University of Chicago Press, 2012
Even as the number of students attending college has more than doubled in the past forty years, it is still the case that nearly half of all college students in the United States will not complete their degree within six years. It is clear that much remains to be done toward improving student success. For more than twenty years, Vincent Tinto's…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Higher Education, Financial Support, School Holding Power
Hyde, Gail, Comp. – Northeast Technical Assistance Center (NETAC), Rochester Institute of Technology, 2002
As a provider of disability services, you know that a gap exists between the needs of students on your campus and your ability to pay for the variety of services they require to attain their educational goals. At a time when resources, especially human resources, are stretched to their limits, a common directive on campus is "get a grant" to pay…
Descriptors: College Students, Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Student Needs
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, 2002
To meet the expectations of students, parents, communities, governments and businesses, Canadian universities will need to continue to plan strategically, manage proactively, deliver effectively and attract significant public support. Keeping these needs in mind, this edition of "Trends" provides not only a historical perspective and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Trends, Enrollment Trends, College Students
Higher Education Funding Council for England, Bristol. – 2001
This document provides feedback on the Higher Education Funding Council for England's (HEFCE's) consultation on new proposals for widening participation in higher education and outlines the decisions that have been made following the consultation. A summary of responses to the consultation is included in Annex B. As a result of the consultation,…
Descriptors: College Students, Enrollment, Feedback, Financial Support
Pratt, John – 1997
This history of the "polytechnic experiment" covers the period from the establishment of a binary British higher education policy in the mid-1960s to the passage in 1992 of the Further and Higher Education Act, which abolished the binary policy and the polytechnic sector, thus enabling the polytechnics in England and Wales to acquire the…
Descriptors: Administration, Adult Students, College Faculty, College Students
Gray, Maryann Jacobi; And Others – 1996
This report presents the results of case studies of 14 institutions of higher education regarding the challenges presented by the increase in immigration and the ways in which these institutions respond to the needs of immigrant students. Chapter 1 discusses study goals, access to education, student retention, and academic achievement. Chapter 2…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Administrator Attitudes, Change Agents
Kedney, R. J.; Fletcher, M. C. – 1990
This paper explores the range of sources of funding for further education (FE) provision in the United Kingdom through maintained colleges. A description of the pre-1990 procedures, including the resource assumptions of central government funding of further education in the United Kingdom is included. An indication is given of the advice proffered…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Budgeting, College Students, Educational Finance
Coy, David; And Others – Journal of Tertiary Educational Administration, 1991
The main provisions of New Zealand's new requirements for financial reporting by higher education institutions and the new funding system based on full-time-equivalent enrollment are summarized. It is concluded that the requirements will improve accountability to the public. Some weaknesses are also identified. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Accountability, College Administration, College Students, Educational Change
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Vann, Carolyn; And Others – Higher Education Management, 1993
Efforts of Ball State University (Indiana) to internationalize its curriculum are described, focusing on the process used to develop a curriculum and on program considerations. Major problems addressed were student attitudes, faculty expectations, and institutional budgetary constraints. Goals were identified for the curriculum, faculty/student…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Citizenship Education, College Curriculum, College Environment
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Curran, Sheila J. – CUPA Journal, 1995
The process used by Brown University (Rhode Island) to develop a day care program for infant and toddler children of staff and students is described. Key issues (goals, philosophy, budget) and considerations (day care users' needs, space needs and availability, staffing, budgeting, implementation plan) are discussed. A sample user survey and…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Students, Day Care, Financial Support
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Dutile, Fernand N. – Journal of College and University Law, 1992
The review of judicial cases and decisions concerning higher education in 1991 looks at trends and developments in litigation addressing institutional powers, the First Amendment, tort liability, institutional contracts, immunities, access to records and meetings, funding, employment, adverse academic and disciplinary decisions, discrimination…
Descriptors: Access to Information, College Administration, College Role, College Students