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Thomas, Sandra P.; Drake-Clark, Donna; Grasso, Maureen; Banta, Trudy – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2014
In an era where campus environments were often unwelcoming to women, and there were few women role models, an innovative program funded by the National Institute of Education produced 100% completion by female and minority doctoral students. At a 25-year reunion, the graduates reflected on their program experiences and careers. Reflections were…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Females, Doctoral Degrees, Womens Education
Silin, Jonathan G., Ed.; Snyder, Jon; Barry, Miranda; Samuels, Sarah; Sacks, Ariel; Ellenzweig, Allen – Bank Street College of Education, 2008
Alternative routes to teacher preparation are clearly here to stay. A growing research literature on non-traditional pathways suggests the complexity of the task ahead. This report offers new teachers the opportunity to tell their own stories in their own words. In "Alternative Certification and Alternative Pathways: A Personal Take on a Core…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Essays, Alternative Teacher Certification, Public Policy
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Armbruster, Chris – Policy Futures in Education, 2008
The European Research Area and the European Higher Education Area are still under construction. Their foundations, however, are visible and already affect what the next generation of researchers can and cannot do. While it is unclear when, and to what standard, construction will be completed, the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fellowships, Mentors, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship
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Oehler, Valery – New Directions for Higher Education, 2007
This article details the challenges that UC Merced faced in building up the critical areas of student and residence life. The new institution held great promise for achieving the ideal of a student-centered university, but certain bedrock problems proved difficult to overcome. One was that at the beginning, both administration and faculty saw…
Descriptors: College Students, Dormitories, On Campus Students, Student Personnel Services