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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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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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Aune, Betty P. – Review of Higher Education, 1995
This study explored the experiences of faculty and staff at a Minnesota technical college involved in a statewide initiative to develop innovative models for providing equal opportunities to students with disabilities. The findings suggest meaningful change tended to occur when those involved saw themselves as authors of change rather than its…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Case Studies, Change Agents, Change Strategies
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Lewis, Darrell R.; And Others – Review of Higher Education, 1994
The authors argue that a recently proposed Minnesota policy for implementing full-cost tuition in selected practitioner master's degree programs in state institutions is counterproductive. The proposed policy is examined as a case study of probable supply and demand effects on student enrollments and institutional vitality. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Role, Educational Demand, Educational Finance, Educational Supply