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Morgan, Demetri L.; Rall, Raquel M.; Commodore, Felecia; Fischer, Rachel A.; Bernstein, Sam – Journal of Higher Education, 2021
State-level governing boards (SLGBs) can play an essential regulatory role as intermediaries between the public, state-elected officials, and campus-level leadership. However, these boards have been understudied within higher education relative to their enormous potential to influence postsecondary institutions and state political dynamics via the…
Descriptors: State Departments of Education, Governing Boards, Postsecondary Education, State Policy
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Gándara, Denisa – Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Extant research neglects to examine how policymakers make decisions regarding funding allocations to higher education institutions. This case study analyzed the policy process surrounding the development of one model for funding higher education in Colorado. The study is anchored in a theory of policy design, which considers how groups targeted by…
Descriptors: Resource Allocation, Educational Finance, Policy Formation, State Policy
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Gándara, Denisa; Ness, Erik C. – Journal of Higher Education, 2019
Americans are increasingly divided in their views on higher education, often in alignment with their political affiliations. This study examines how perspectives on one of the most pressing issues in higher education, college affordability, differ across political ideologies. For our analysis, we exploit an original dataset of text appearing on…
Descriptors: Organizations (Groups), Research, Educational Research, Policy Formation
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Ness, Erik C. – Journal of Higher Education, 2010
Despite the scholarly attention on the effects of merit aid on college access and choice, particularly on the significant effect that states' varied eligibility criteria play, no studies have examined the policy process through which merit aid criteria are determined. This is surprising given the recent attention to state-level policy dynamics and…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Merit Scholarships, Eligibility, Criteria
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Mills, Michael R. – Journal of Higher Education, 2007
This study investigates the changes in the structure of state-level governance for universities in Florida from 2000 to 2002, and examines three distinct narratives that explain the processes of and the reasons for the structural changes. The author presents three specific sets of literature which help set the framework for examining the recent…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Agenda Setting, Political Power, Governance
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Sturner, William F. – Journal of Higher Education, 1971
Proposes bicameral university legislature consisting of administration, faculty and student groups each given power to initiate legislation for particular areas, but requiring approval of the other group before implementation. (IR)
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, Institutional Administration, Legislation
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McHugh, William F. – Journal of Higher Education, 1971
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Governance, Graduate Students
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Peterson, Marvin W. – Journal of Higher Education, 1971
Implications of the introduction of Program-Planning-Budgeting Systems managerial techniques into the college or university. (IR)
Descriptors: Administration, Budgeting, Faculty, Higher Education
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Mortimer, Kenneth P. – Journal of Higher Education, 1971
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Governing Boards, Higher Education, Institutional Administration
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Winstead, Philip C.; Hobson, Edward N. – Journal of Higher Education, 1971
Goals study programs for institutions of higher education. (IR)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Institutional Role
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Palola, Ernest G.; And Others – Journal of Higher Education, 1971
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Objectives, Faculty, Higher Education
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Fiedler, Fred E.; Gillo, Martin W. – Journal of Higher Education, 1974
Investigates the relationship of teaching styles, the faculty's perception of college goals, satisfaction, influence over policy issues, and organizational characteristics, and the teaching effectiveness of community college divisions. (Editor/PG)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Objectives, Faculty, Higher Education
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Litten, Larry H. – Journal of Higher Education, 1982
Research on college choice as it relates to students' characteristics is reviewed, and the choice process is shown to be a complex series of activities, with individuals participating in it differently. Parent education is a stronger influence than race or gender. Groups are likely to respond to different marketing strategies. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Applicants, College Choice, Higher Education, Marketing
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Weiss, Carol H. – Journal of Higher Education, 1982
Common strategies for making public educational policy are outlined and a variety of indirect and slow as well as direct uses of policy are examined. Some suggestions are provided for policy analysts to make their work more relevant to current policy debates. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Decision Making, Educational Policy, Higher Education
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Tinto, Vincent – Journal of Higher Education, 1982
Some policy initiatives can be effective with some forms of dropout in some subpopulations. Reduction, rather than elimination of attrition, and transfer as a means of meeting student needs should be considered more seriously. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Dropout Research, Financial Support, Higher Education
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