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Perna, Laura W. – Review of Higher Education, 2016
As members of ASHE, we have an obligation to ensure that ASHE is an association that both promotes career development of members and advances the production and dissemination of high-quality research-based knowledge on current and emerging issues in higher education. In this presidential address, I look to the future of ASHE, offering questions…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, Professional Associations, Research Needs
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Zumeta, William M. – Review of Higher Education, 2011
This ASHE presidential address considers the meaning of higher education's public accountability in the U.S. context. American higher education has always been publicly accountable in some sense, but the forms and expectations associated with accountability have changed significantly from colonial times to the present. The address traces the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Expectation, Educational History
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Hurtado, Sylvia – Review of Higher Education, 2007
In this article, the author discusses the practical, theoretical, and empirical rationale for linking diversity with the central educational and civic mission of higher education. While these links may be obvious to some, oftentimes diversity and race issues are conspicuously absent from discussions about learning and civic education. This…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Benefits, Citizenship Education, Affirmative Action
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Rhoades, Gary – Review of Higher Education, 2006
In this paper, originally delivered as the 2004 ASHE presidential address, the author relates four streams of his research to the increasingly stratified system of U.S. higher education. He traces the effects of academic capitalism and the new economy, identifies the rise of managerial professionals as a Mode III form of production, discusses the…
Descriptors: Justice, Higher Education, Access to Education, Collective Bargaining
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Safarik, Lynn – Review of Higher Education, 2003
Using a feminist poststructuralist perspective, investigated academic feminism as a case of transformation in higher education. Used narrative analysis to examine the transformative role of feminist scholarship in the contexts of disciplines, departments, and the university, illustrated by the life histories of nine diverse feminists and their…
Descriptors: Departments, Educational Change, Feminism, Feminist Criticism
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Schwartz, Robert A. – Review of Higher Education, 2003
Explores how, by looking at the developing of the position of dean of men (contrasted with dean of women) and tracing the patterns of institutional response to change in and outside of the academy to this position, it is possible to anticipate how current trends in higher education may play out in the future. (EV)
Descriptors: Deans of Students, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Higher Education
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Osei-Kofi, Nana – Review of Higher Education, 2003
The literature on diversity in higher education spans a broad range of issues. However, while broad in range, contemporary scholarship on diversity in higher education often suffers from a view of diversity that is ahistorical and acontextual. Through a critique of a study by Wolf-Wendel, Toma, and Morphew (2001), aims to demonstrate how…
Descriptors: Criticism, Cultural Context, Cultural Pluralism, Higher Education
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Ehrenberg, Ronald G. – Review of Higher Education, 2003
Asserts that this annual ranking of the nation's academic institutions exacerbates their competitiveness and influences them to alter their behavior in ways that misserve individual students and higher education as a whole. Suggests how the rankings could instead encourage helpful institutional collaborations. (EV)
Descriptors: Competition, Higher Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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Rhoades, Gary; Rhoads, Robert A. – Review of Higher Education, 2003
Drew on extensive archives from 10 graduate employee unions' Web sites to examine their publicly presented identities (marginalized workers and future professionals), ideologies (traditional and professional unionism with little focus on social justice), and strategies (disruptive protest and professional politics locally). (EV)
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Graduate Students, Higher Education, Ideology
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Antony, James Soto; Valadez, James R. – Review of Higher Education, 2002
Used nationally representative data to provide a comprehensive comparative picture of the satisfaction between full- and part-time faculty members (both tenure-track and non-tenure-track) within and across U.S. 2-year and 4-year post-secondary institutions. Found a different picture than that proposed by popular accounts of part-time faculty,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Comparative Analysis, Full Time Faculty, Higher Education
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Mazzeo, Christopher – Review of Higher Education, 2002
Examined the enactment and early implementation of remedial education policies in Massachusetts and Oklahoma. Findings suggested that efforts to end or restrict remediation are driven largely by status attainment concerns--the desire by policy makers and administrators to create "competitive advantage" for certain public higher education…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Policy Analysis, Program Termination
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Fleming, Jacqueline – Review of Higher Education, 2002
Analyses found that: (1) the SAT predicts academic success more accurately for Black students in predominantly Black rather than White colleges; (3) the SAT predicts best for Black males in Black colleges but worst for Black males in White colleges; and (4) the SAT-GPA correlation is strongest for high-achieving Black students who focus on…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Colleges, Black Students, Higher Education
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Outcalt, Charles L.; Skewes-Cox, Thomas E. – Review of Higher Education, 2002
Using 1993 and 1997 Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP) data, investigated the relationship between involvement, interaction, and satisfaction for African American students at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and predominantly White institutions (PWIs). Found that HBCU enrollment had a significant positive effect…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Black Students, Comparative Analysis, Higher Education
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Kim, Mikyong Minsun – Review of Higher Education, 2002
Using national longitudinal data, compared the academic development among African American students attending historically Black and White institutions of higher education. Found no significant differences on self-reported academic ability, writing, and mathematics. However, students at Black institutions tend to be more socio-economically…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Colleges, Black Students, Comparative Analysis
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Gumport, Patricia J.; Bastedo, Michael N. – Review of Higher Education, 2001
Examines remedial education policy change at City University of New York (CUNY) both in historical context and from the perspective of system design. Interprets the policy to phase out remedial education in CUNY senior colleges as strategy to create "more of a system" by increasing differentiation of missions and stratification among…
Descriptors: Change, Educational Policy, History, Institutional Mission
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