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Murji, Shermin – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The current Canadian higher education environment is one in which there is competition for limited resources, learning must be measured and demonstrated, and student demographics are evolving and changing on a continual basis. The field of Student Affairs in higher education, which traditionally provides support services to students and is often…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning, Educational Planning, Student Personnel Services
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Maguth, Brad M.; Yang, Huiyong – Journal of International Social Studies, 2019
Existing research in global and social studies education has focused on methods, tools, and instruments to impart dispositions and skills for global learning, with little research pertaining to key global content knowledge. In this manuscript, the authors consider the use of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a prospective global…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Sustainable Development, Objectives, Social Studies
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Rubaii, Nadia; Appe, Susan; Lippez-De Castro, Sebastian – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
Despite repeated calls to temper the bureaucratic ethos and its associated process-oriented pathologies with more of a democratic ethos grounded in normative values and the public interest, the practice, research, and teaching of public administration continues to largely perpetuate the former. In this paper we build upon the work of Camila…
Descriptors: Public Affairs Education, Prevention, World Problems, Death
Fowler, Tammy Lynne – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The landscape of higher education in the United States shifts and moves in response to environmental challenges often hard to predict or measure. A joint taskforce of the American College Personnel Association and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators taskforce expressed the concern that no other time in history has the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Administration, Measures (Individuals), Likert Scales
Sanchez, Gema E. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Although there is no federal mandate that prohibits unauthorized students from enrolling in postsecondary institutions in the United States, the rising cost of attendance and inconsistent admissions policies have served as barriers for unauthorized students (Gonzalez, 2007, 2009; Perez, 2010). For this reason, states with large concentrations of…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, State Legislation
Association for Institutional Research, 2018
Higher education institutions in the United States have collected and analyzed data for decades. From mandatory reporting for state and federal compliance to ad hoc reporting for internal and external stakeholders, there are myriad business purposes for which administrators, staff, and faculty routinely gather data. As more colleges and…
Descriptors: Colleges, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Strategic Planning
Duffield, Barbara – School Business Affairs, 2013
This article discusses educational challenges for homeless children and explains how districts can and must meet their needs. According to the U.S. Department of Education Federal Data Collection, 1,065,794 homeless children and youth were enrolled in public schools for the school year 2010-2011, the highest number on record. After listing…
Descriptors: Youth Problems, Youth Opportunities, Homeless People, Federal Legislation
US Congress, 2017
The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 is an act to amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. The Act includes the following titles: (1) Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program; (2) Other Educational Assistance…
Descriptors: Veterans Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Veterans
National Academies Press, 2016
Research universities are critical contributors to our national research enterprise. They are the principal source of a world-class labor force and fundamental discoveries that enhance our lives and the lives of others around the world. These institutions help to create an educated citizenry capable of making informed and crucial choices as…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Federal Regulation, Productivity, Federal Aid
Morse, Andrew Q.; Asimou, Holly M. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2016
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Final Overtime Rule has substantially increased the salary threshold for exemption from overtime pay. The effect of the Final Rule will be felt by colleges and universities nationwide; many employees will now be eligible for overtime pay unless their salaries are brought in line with the new $47,476 minimum…
Descriptors: Labor Legislation, Federal Legislation, Working Hours, Salaries
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Warrington, Jacinta – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2017
Haskell Indian Nations University opened 133 years ago, on September 17, 1884, as the U.S. Training and Industrial School--one of three original tribal boarding schools funded by the United States Congress. Three years later the school changed its name to Haskell Institute in honor of Chase Dudley Haskell, a U.S. representative from the Second…
Descriptors: Tribes, American Indian Education, Tribally Controlled Education, United States History
Maine Community College System, 2017
The Maine Community College System (MCCS or "System") is comprised of seven colleges, nine campuses, and six off-campus centers that are located within 25 miles of over 90% of Maine's population. The colleges offer one-year certificate and two-year associate degree programs that are designed to lead to direct employment or transfer to a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Associate Degrees, Certification, Postsecondary Education
Rodkin, Daniel Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this study was to assess community college senior student affairs officers' demographics, educational backgrounds, and leadership development experiences, as related to their mastery of the leadership skills outlined in the American Association of Community Colleges "Competencies for Community College Leaders" (AACC…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Student Personnel Workers, Leadership, Competence
Ridgeway, Lindsey McKinney – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this research study was to examine the role of the senior student affairs officer (SSAO) in promoting assessment practice within the Division of Student Life at Randal University. A qualitative, single-case study research design was employed to conduct this study. The case for this investigation was the Vice President for Student…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Workers, Administrator Role, Educational Assessment, Qualitative Research
US Senate, 2017
This hearing is the 11th in a series of hearings to inform the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions about the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. The focus is on campus sexual assault--a topic of profound importance. Too many students are being assaulted on the Nation's college campuses. According to current research, an…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Rape, Violence, Crime
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