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Moore, Paula Hearn; Griffin, Richard B. – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
This paper describes and compares the profiles of the top accounting programs in the United States as identified by "U.S. News and World Report" in 2004 with the profiles of the top accounting programs in the United States as identified by the "Accounting Degree Review" in 2014. The "Accounting Degree Review"'s list…
Descriptors: Accounting, Course Evaluation, Undergraduate Study, Bayesian Statistics
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Lynch-Alexander, Erin – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
Duplicating processes and procedure with anticipation of deviating outcomes is the defining trait of insanity as attributed to a quote by Albert Einstein. It is the antithesis to innovation, which is what is needed in higher education to create impactful changes in the outreach we should be providing to the community. What is important for those…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Classification, Alignment (Education), Models
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Onk, Veronica Bou; Joseph, Mathew – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
Around the world, these educational institutions focus their efforts on recruiting talented students, particularly from foreign countries. However, while well-established universities in developed countries can produce successful international recruitment campaigns, emerging universities still need assistance in producing a successful…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Foreign Students, Enrollment Management, Outreach Programs
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McHenry, Kristen L.; Flora, Bethany H. – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
A master plan in higher education is developed to address the academic and workforce needs of a particular state. The master plan helps serve as the roadmap for implementation of proposed strategies to reach state goals in education and degree attainment. In Tennessee, Drive to 55 is a state-wide effort to increase the number of Tennesseans with a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Statewide Planning, College Planning, Content Analysis
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Kresse, William J. – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
Corruption in higher education is an emerging topic in the field of education research. (Osipian 2008). Different aspects of such corruption have been addressed in numerous papers by various researchers. These papers indicate different aspects of the problem. Many of the papers evidence the global nature of this problem by highlighting corruption…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Ethics, College Presidents
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Moshavi, Dan; Standifird, Stephen – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
The contestability of ideas is at the heart of a healthy academic institution. As a result, administrators face the challenge of making and implementing difficult decisions in an environment that is designed to explicitly create thoughtful discord. We argue that procedural fairness--explaining how and why important decisions are made--is an…
Descriptors: Administrator Effectiveness, Administrative Principles, Administrative Policy, Debate
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He, Lerong; Callahan, Charles, III – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
This paper discusses the theoretical background of the pay-for-performance incentive as well as its implication for administrators in higher education institutions. Using pay data of a large state university system in the U.S., the paper finds that presidents in public research universities receive significantly higher pay than their counterparts…
Descriptors: College Presidents, Compensation (Remuneration), Public Education, Merit Pay
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Jee, Jeffrey Mark; Good, Donald W. – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
The U.S. Congress has recognized that safety is essential on our college and university campuses. Incidents such as the Virginia Tech massacre and the death of Jeanne Clery have emphasized the need for legislation that assists students in selecting a safe college and improves their safety by reducing the incidence of crimes and fires. The Clery…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Private Colleges, School Safety, Federal Legislation
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Zhang, Gaoming; Bohley, Katharine A.; Wheeler, Lynn – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
Understanding and implementing a global perspective of business and education is a requisite skill for 21st Century educational leaders. Among principal preparation programs within the United States, there has been limited evidence of embedding the thread of global literacy or aligning curriculum with global-local skills. The purpose of this paper…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Feedback (Response), Learning Experience, Principals
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Williams, Henry; Feldman, Lori; Conners, Susan – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
This paper compares the pre- and post-impact of a merger of two regional campuses in a statewide university system on its students, faculty, administrative, and professional support staff. Specifically, it looks at stakeholder impacts of the merger of the two Colleges of Business on these regional campuses into one entity. The second year of a…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, State Universities, Business Schools, Stakeholders
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Marshall, Leisa L.; Varnon, Anthony W. – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
The purpose of this study is to apply corporate fraud fighting methods to develop a framework for fighting academic dishonesty in higher education. The evidence in the literature overwhelmingly supports the existence of academic dishonesty in higher education, with increases in admitted cheating over the past several decades and as many as 80…
Descriptors: Ethics, Cheating, Higher Education, College Students
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Rizvi, Syed A.; Jacobsen, Tanja E. – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
Four-year graduation rates have become a key performance measure for the institutions of higher education. However, with less than 30% of the first-time freshmen being able to graduate in four years from a four-year program suggests an investigation of the factors that affect a timely progress of students through their course of study. Many would…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Time to Degree, Courses, Course Selection (Students)
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Kerner, Laura Lynn; Kerner, Jim; Herring, Susan D. – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2017
Recent sexual assault scandals have brought public attention to the fact that there is a need for colleges to aggressively address the issues surrounding sexual assaults on their campuses. Studies indicate that one in four women are being sexually assaulted each year, but few women report this. Women suffer major psychological issues when…
Descriptors: Rape, Sexual Abuse, Crime, Victims
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Nguyen, Thang N. – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2016
Academic institution structure is both hierarchical and committee-based. It is hierarchical in the Administration including staff, similar to business corporations. It is committee-based for the Faculty body in a fashion similar to US Congress. It can exploit the best of both models for better governance and rightfully democratic decisions. The…
Descriptors: College Administration, Administrative Organization, Administrative Policy, Administrative Principles
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Valle, Matthew – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2016
Stakeholders continue to question the value of higher education policies, practices and costs in an era of declining enrollments and shrinking budgets. In addition, they question the very nature of the knowledge creation mechanisms (e.g., research) that lie at the heart of the value proposition for post-secondary educational institutions. The…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Educational Research, Strategic Planning, Institutional Characteristics
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