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Sinsabaugh, Nancy, Ed. – National Association of College and University Business Officers (NJ3), 2007
This collection of best practices shares how 18 higher education institutions across the country have successfully evaluated and redesigned their student financial services programs to improve services to students and their parents and find cost savings for the institution. This volume illustrates how other institutions have successfully tackled…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Financial Aid, Financial Services, Models
Washington Consulting Group, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1988
The first of a 17-module self-instructional course, this module provides neophyte financial aid administrators and other instructional personnel with a systematic introduction to the management of federal financial aid programs authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act. It is an introductory course that presents the major responsibilities…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Educational Finance, Federal Aid
Leslie, Larry L., Ed.; Anderson, Richard E., Ed. – 1986
An anthology of supplementary text material on financing of American higher education is presented for use in graduate courses in the field of higher education administration. The chapters concern college financial management, higher education economics, and federal and state policies. Chapter titles and authors/editors are as follows: "In Praise…
Descriptors: Anthologies, Budgets, College Administration, College Planning
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Levacic, Rosalind – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2008
The article tracks the evolution of the English school finance system from 1988 to 2007. Three main periods are distinguished: Establishing Local Management of Schools (1988-1997); New Labour and Consolidation (1997-2002); and Centralizing Labour (2002-2007). Three key criteria are applied in assessing the system--efficiency, equity and…
Descriptors: Funding Formulas, Disadvantaged Schools, Educational Finance, Educational History
Basic Skills Agency, 2008
This publication contains a series of sessions developed and used by Newcastle City Council Family Learning Service and now published to share practice. The sessions were developed specifically to support "Skills for Life" tutors to deliver the adult literacy and numeracy curricula but can also be used by other practitioners. There are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Consumer Education, Basic Skills, Multiple Literacies
Washington Consulting Group, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1988
The fourth module in a self-instructional course for student financial aid administrator neophytes provides an introduction to the management of federal financial aid programs authorized by the Higher Education Act Title IV with an emphasis on the role of the financial aid office. Areas covered in Module 4 include how to recognize the basic areas…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Educational Finance, Eligibility
Linder, Michele – ProQuest LLC, 2009
With the introduction of technology into our daily lives, the need for physical exertion has decreased, which has led to an increase in sedentary lifestyles. Sedentary lifestyles lead to the state of obesity, and nearly two-thirds of the Unites States' adult population is considered overweight or obese. This has resulted in a reduced quality of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Obesity, Exercise, Employees
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Sotiris, Panagiotis – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2012
This article attempts to address theoretical questions regarding the transition towards an entrepreneurial university and the changes associated with this process, namely the increased commodification, the competitive quest for private funding and the introduction of business management practices. The important theoretical advances made in the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Privatization, Entrepreneurship, Private Financial Support
Cowan, Florence Kelly – 1979
The course outlines presented in this final report comprise a proposed Fort Steilacoom Community College curriculum to be used as a statewide model two-year associate degree curriculum for nursing home administrators. The eight courses described are introduction to nursing, home administration, financial management of nursing homes, nursing home…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrators, Associate Degrees, Community Colleges
Washington Consulting Group, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1988
The second of 17 modules in a self-instructional course on student financial aid administration, this module offers novice financial aid administrators and other institutional personnel a systematic introduction to the management of federal financial aid programs authorized by the Higher Education Act Title IV. It traces the history of federal…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Educational Finance
Washington Consulting Group, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1988
Module 16 (in a 17-module self-instructional course on student financial aid administration for novice financial aid administrators and other institutional personnel) discusses forms and publications that should be developed and used by the financial aid office. The full course is an introduction to the management of federal financial aid programs…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Educational Finance, Federal Aid
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Nir, Adam E.; Miran, Meir – International Journal of Educational Management, 2006
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent to which the introduction of school-based management (SBM) affects schools' incomes and educational equity? Design/methodology/approach: An analysis of financial reports coming from 31 SBM schools during a period of four sequential years reveals that the overall inequity among schools has…
Descriptors: Equal Education, School Based Management, School Districts, Educational Equity (Finance)
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Bozick, Robert; Gonzalez, Gabriella; Engberg, John – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 2015
The Pittsburgh Promise is a scholarship program that provides $5,000 per year toward college tuition for public high school graduates in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania who earned a 2.5 GPA and a 90% attendance record. This study used a difference-in-difference design to assess whether the introduction of the Promise scholarship program directly…
Descriptors: Merit Scholarships, College Bound Students, Enrollment Influences, Enrollment Management
Saunders, Kenneth Kalso – ProQuest LLC, 2009
While community colleges have historically received their funding from federal and state sources, the availability of these funds have been declining significantly over the last ten years, driving them to seek alternative funding. Critical to this is the creation of "advancement initiatives," and therein development offices, which are…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Community Colleges, College Presidents, Comparative Analysis
Washington Consulting Group, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1988
The 17th module in the 17-module self-instructional course on student financial aid administration discusses the evaluation of student aid management in terms of self-evaluation, audit, and program review. The full course offers a systematic introduction to the management of federal financial aid programs authorized by Title IV of the Higher…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Audits (Verification), Compliance (Psychology)
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