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Kelly, Patrick; Strawn, Julie – National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NJ1), 2011
From 2000 to 2008, enrollments by recent high school graduates grew faster than enrollments by adults age 25 and older (25.3 percent v. 23.6 percent). Between 2009 and 2019, this trend is expected to reverse, with adult enrollments increasing by twice as much as enrollments by traditional age students (22.6 percent vs. 9.7 percent). This paper…
Descriptors: Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Trends, Enrollment Influences, Statistical Analysis
Kelly, Patrick J. – National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NJ1), 2011
In 1997, policymakers in Kentucky enacted perhaps the most sweeping higher education reform legislation of any state in the past two decades. Kentucky's Postsecondary Education Improvement Act (House Bill 1) has been heralded by many higher education leaders across the U.S. as one of the great success stories--a rare instance when a state's…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Educational Change, Educational Legislation
National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NJ1), 2009
With generous support from the Lilly Endowment, the Indiana Chamber has contracted with National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) to provide a policy framework and specific recommendations for improving the system of adult education and workforce training in Indiana--building on the important initiatives that have already…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Leadership Effectiveness, Educational Practices, Educational Policy
Ewell, Peter; Boeke, Marianne; Zis, Stacey – National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NJ1), 2008
A central objective of state policy is to move larger numbers of citizens through the "educational pipeline" to attain a college degree. In part this objective recognizes that the U.S. is losing its historic dominance in the proportion of young adults with a postsecondary credential (OECD, 2007). Equally important in stimulating change…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Educational Attainment
Jones, Dennis P. – National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NJ1), 2005
Stewardship of place is an idea whose time has come. Much of the improvement in economic opportunity and quality of life sought by policymakers for the citizens of their states depends on the acceptance by universities (especially metropolitan universities) of a leadership role in their communities. But university leadership cannot marshal the…
Descriptors: Leadership, Leadership Responsibility, Government Role, State Government