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Taylor, Jason L.; Giani, Matt – Review of Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of receiving an associate's degree via reverse credit transfer on retention and bachelor's degree attainment for students in Hawaii and Minnesota who transferred from a community college to a university before earning an associate's degree. Results showed mostly positive evidence with some…
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, College Transfer Students, Transfer Policy, Bachelors Degrees
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Cintina, Inna; Kana'iaupuni, Shawn Malia – Review of Higher Education, 2019
We examine GPA and timely graduation among Native Hawaiian (NH) students using a unique dataset of bachelor degree recipients from the University of Hawai'i. Our findings indicate that NHs have lower average GPA at graduation and the differences persist across the entire distribution of GPA. More troubling were the larger differences in GPA…
Descriptors: Hawaiians, STEM Education, College Students, Time to Degree
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Christakis, Michael N. – Review of Higher Education, 2009
State governors have the potential to impact their states' public higher education systems in a variety of very significant ways. The findings for the 33 governors included in this study suggest a great deal of variation in the extent of their authority and influence. Governors' composite ratings of formal authority and informal influence are…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Education, State Officials, Influences
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Sadao, Kathleen C.; Johnsrud, Linda K. – Review of Higher Education, 1998
A study identified commonalities in the experiences of ethnic and racial minority faculty members at a predominantly white research university in Hawai'i. Despite the heterogeneity of minority faculty, common experiences include (1) the bicultural stance cultivated; (2) ethnocentrism perceived; (3) and discriminatory behavior experienced. The…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Cultural Pluralism, Diversity (Faculty), Ethnic Groups