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Bogue, Grady; Hall, Kimberely – College and University, 2012
Evidence of the emergence of accountability expectations for higher education in the United States and throughout the world is abundant; it is in national reports, conference themes, mandated assessments, accreditation guidelines, and government statues and regulations. Yet some research establishes that business, political, and academic…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Stakeholders, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Protopsaltis, Spiros – College and University, 2006
This past fall, as part of a major higher education reform initiative, Colorado became the first state to implement a voucher system for funding higher education. The vouchers are the culmination of a reform effort initiated in the summer of 2001, when Governor Bill Owens created a blue ribbon panel to examine several issues, among them…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Educational Vouchers, Organizations (Groups)
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Reindl, Travis – College and University, 2005
In May 2004, Colorado Governor Bill Owens signed Senate Bill 189 into law, essentially transforming how public higher education is funded in that state. The measure, the first of its kind in the nation, changes the flow of state appropriations from the traditional enrollment-based black grant to institutions into two more market-based streams: (1)…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Educational Vouchers, Tuition