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Norris, Kristin; Weiss, H. Anne – Metropolitan Universities, 2019
As campuses seek to advance community engagement, and embrace their role as anchor institutions within their community, questions emerge regarding how this role connects to and informs priorities within larger institutional mission and goals. Welch & Saltmarsh (2013) have noted that, historically, infrastructure--a center or office that…
Descriptors: Colleges, School Community Relationship, Capacity Building, Institutional Mission
Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2019
The "2019 Nebraska Higher Education Progress Report" is the fourteenth annual report designed to provide the Nebraska Legislature with comparative statistics to monitor and evaluate progress toward achieving three major goals for Nebraska's postsecondary education system: (1) Increase the number of students who enter postsecondary…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Practices, Progress Monitoring, Academic Persistence
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Weerts, David J. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2019
Creating sustainable revenue streams to support community engagement is critical to building engaged colleges and universities. Drawing on social cognition theories within the organizational science literature, this article explores how community engagement professionals (CEPs) can promote sensemaking and organizational learning in ways that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Professional Personnel, Financial Support, School Community Relationship
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, 2018
Higher education is the state's road to jobs and prosperity. No entity in state government can help Oklahoma reach its goals of educational excellence and workforce development faster or more comprehensively than public higher education. More college graduates means an increase in our state's per capita income and a stronger state economy. This…
Descriptors: Colleges, Universities, Paying for College, Undergraduate Students
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, 2018
This fact sheet presents information on: (1) Hispanic demographics; (2) Hispanic academic attainment; (3) Hispanic higher education; and (4) Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs).
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Hispanic American Students, Demography, Educational Attainment
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Jungblut, Jens; Vukasovic, Martina – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Increasing reliance on market mechanisms in higher education is analysed both as one of the approaches to steering as well as in relation to the consequences of markets for quality and accessibility of higher education. This article goes beyond the normative considerations of market elements as inherently good or bad and the economic theory-guided…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Marketing, Access to Education
Martin, Iain – Higher Education Policy Institute, 2018
In this new Policy Note, Professor Iain Martin, Vice Chancellor at Anglia Ruskin University, looks at each university's success in widening participation and ensuring access to people from all backgrounds. Professor Martin proposes a new measure of equity in participation, which demonstrates graphically the most equal -- and most unequal -- higher…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Higher Education, Access to Education, Colleges
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Mheta, Gift; Lungu, Bwalya Nyangu; Govender, Thaiurie – South African Journal of Education, 2018
The call for the decolonisation of universities and curricula in South Africa was at the centre of the 2015 Fallist protests. The protests, which left a trail of destruction and many universities closed for periods of time, had as one of their positive outcomes the precipitation of a renewed interest in the decolonisation of university education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Colleges, Land Settlement
Matkin, Gary W. – Center for Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Alternative Digital Credentials (ADCs) will significantly transform the relationship between higher education institutions and society. By providing fully digital, workplace-relevant, and information-rich records of an individual's skills and competencies, ADCs will render traditional university transcripts increasingly irrelevant and obsolete.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Credentials, Electronic Publishing, Information Storage
Purinton, Ted; Skaggs, Jennifer – Liberal Education, 2018
To better understand what it means to promote the liberal arts in countries without strong liberal arts traditions, the authors recently asked presidents, chancellors, and provosts of some distinctive universities to reflect on their own leadership practices. In this article, the authors provide a glimpse of the challenges involved in leading…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Leadership Styles, Administrator Attitudes, College Administration
Hagenhofer, Eva M. – Online Submission, 2018
This is a story about urban students becoming urban teachers. It begins with the 1988 U.S. Department of Education funding of a bold idea: attracting multicultural/multilingual students to begin their teacher preparation at a two year college, preparing them to continue at a 4 year college. This is how the Milwaukee Area Technical College became…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Urban Teaching, Alumni, Teacher Education Programs
Kelchen, Robert – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018
As the price tag of higher education continues to rise, colleges and universities across the country are under increasing pressure to demonstrate their value. Graded on numerous metrics, including cost and ability to prepare students for the job market, colleges must satisfy requirements from multiple stakeholders. State and federal governments…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Colleges, Universities
Jobs for the Future, 2018
Today, young people need both cross-cutting skills and specialized knowledge to thrive in the nation's rapidly changing economy. Business leaders require skilled talent to innovate and grow. And state and local communities need a workforce ready to lead new economies and industries. These shifts are achievable when states and regions embrace a…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, State Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2018
Presenting findings from a three-year project on Committing to Equity and Inclusive Excellence led by AAC&U in partnership with the Center for Urban Education at the University of Southern California, "A Vision for Equity" shares lessons learned about addressing equity gaps at thirteen participating campuses. The book details…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Intervention, Inclusion, Higher Education
Grawe, Nathan D. – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018
Higher education faces a looming demographic storm. Decades-long patterns in fertility, migration, and immigration persistently nudge the country toward the Hispanic Southwest. As a result, the Northeast and Midwest--traditional higher education strongholds--expect to lose 5 percent of their college-aged populations between now and the mid-2020s.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Attendance, Enrollment, Student Recruitment
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