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College and University, 1977
Proceedings of AACRAO's 63rd annual meeting deal with: college courses in high schools; women's colleges; special programs for underprepared college students; and the role of the admissions officer in identifying and selecting high-risk students. (LBH)
Descriptors: Acceleration, Access to Education, Administrators, Admission Criteria
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College and University, 1977
Covered in the proceedings of AACRAO's 63rd annual meeting are: basics in systems management; why, when, and how of reporting data; data base management systems; and budgeting. (LBH)
Descriptors: Budgeting, College Planning, Conference Reports, Data Analysis
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College and University, 1977
The registrar-admissions officer and his role were discussed at AACRAO's 63rd annual meeting. Also included in this session was a report of the AACRAO Salary Survey. (LBH)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrators, Admission (School), Admissions Officers
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College and University, 1977
Proceedings of AACRAO's 63rd annual meeting cover: calendar conversion; publications economy; class schedules; fraudulent transcripts; student retention; student ID numbers; veteran student reporting; financial aid reporting; faculty activity analyses; time management; registration; and transcript forms for nontraditional programs. (LBH)
Descriptors: Administrators, Commencement Ceremonies, Conference Reports, Higher Education
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Scott, Robert A. – College and University, 1977
The issues of equality and excellence are examined along with the barriers to postsecondary schooling, the organization of college admissions, and the widening of access to further schooling. These factors are used in an intensive study of a single institution's (Roosevelt University's) policies and procedures. (LBH)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Education, Administrative Policy, Admission Criteria
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Wilbur, Franklin P.; Chapman, David W. – College and University, 1977
The policies and procedures of colleges regarding the transfer of college credit that students earn for work they completed while still enrolled in high school are investigated. Focus is on one particular program, Syracuse University Project Advance (SUPA). (LBH)
Descriptors: Academic Records, Advanced Placement, Articulation (Education), College Credits
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Russo, J. Robert; And Others – College and University, 1977
Internal program review is presented as one aid to decision-making. A brief report of the present financial situation of higher education is first given, followed by consideration of the role of state governing boards, the lack of clearly stated goals in higher education, and a proposed model for ranking existing graduate programs and establishing…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Evaluation Criteria, Governing Boards, Graduate Study
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Lunneborg, Clifford E.; And Others – College and University, 1977
The need for colleges to make explicit their institutional goals when formulating admissions policy is demonstrated using data for first year and transfer students to the University of Washington. Criteria emphasizing quality of performance are found to be biased in favor of the first-year applicant; those related to program completion would not…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Admission Criteria, College Administration, College Admission
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Brians, Donna M.; Quann, C. James – College and University, 1977
Four areas were selected for an in-depth study of WSU women from 1971 through 1975: enrollment trends, scholastic achievement, age patterns, and attrition rates. Areas were chosen where clear trends were seen, significant changes had taken place in the past few years, and where sufficient data were available. (Author/LBH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age, College Students, Departments
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Helmreich, Jonathan E. – College and University, 1977
Based on questionnaire survey responses from 45 Pennsylvania and New England institutions, a significant increase in honors awards is discussed and related to the overall national grade inflation previously documented. (LBH)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Awards, Degrees (Academic), Educational Assessment
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Abel, Lynne S. – College and University, 1977
An Undergraduate Research Program has been established at Cornell to provide a tutorial in which students can become involved in faculty research and learn first-hand how it is done. They earn credit for their participation. (Author/LBH)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Credit Courses, Curriculum Enrichment, Higher Education
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Hackman, Judith D.; Johnson, Paula – College and University, 1977
Essays written by 173 Yale freshmen were studied and related to the following data: (1) ratings of an essay on six different categories of writing; (2) responses of the student to a questionnaire about past writing and current courses; (3) grades in three basic freshmen English courses; and (4) pre-college test scores. Implications for educational…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Educational Assessment, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement
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Adams, L. La Mar; And Others – College and University, 1977
This study analyzes the differences in academic achievement of American Indian students who had been in the Indian Placement Program compared with those who had not, as measured by grade point averages at Brigham Young University. Reservation students not on the program had lowest GPAs; the number of years in the program had a positive…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indians, Comparative Analysis, High Risk Students
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Aitken, Caroline E.; Conrad, Clifton F. – College and University, 1977
The University of Denver has implemented a computerized academic advising system as an effective tool for improving advising. An evaluation of that innovation suggests that academic advising can be markedly improved by this means. (Author/LBH)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Computers, Educational Counseling, Faculty Advisers
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Kieft, Raymond N. – College and University, 1977
A methodology for forecasting enrollments at the individual unit level is presented. It can be used to produce detailed enrollment projections (e.g., by class level by semester by year) or more aggregate information (e.g., academic or fiscal year total enrollment), and it does not require the typical institution to obtain new data. (LBH)
Descriptors: Computer Science, Credit Courses, Data Analysis, Educational Planning
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