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Simplicio, Joseph – Education, 2011
In this article the author discusses the role that committees play within a university's bureaucracy. This article takes a close look at key committees on the university campus and how they shape policy and practice. It explores how committees can prove to be a vital and needed avenue to change. The author sees committees as "the life blood…
Descriptors: Universities, Committees, Administrative Organization, Efficiency
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Petress, Ken – Education, 2008
Recently, the author had cause to discuss with a group of his freshman college students the issue of reporting observed or known academic dishonesty. He was very surprised and deeply saddened by the responses most students shared with him on this issue. In short, most--80%--stated that "others' cheating was none of their business;" "It is the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Cheating, Longitudinal Studies, Student Responsibility
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Ogden, William R. – Education, 2006
The author assesses the state of affairs in contemporary schools and focuses on current out-of-hand practices and trends relating to teacher certification, enrollments and increasing credit hours required for graduation in American institutions of higher education. He suggests that rather than continuing to certify teachers in existing colleges…
Descriptors: Colleges, Teacher Certification, Schools of Education, Educational Change
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DeMoulin, Donald F. – Education, 2005
As one of the nation's top virtual university systems, the Tennessee Board of Regents' Online Degree Programs (RODP) has a great story to tell. And at Tennessee Tech University, Kevin Liska and students in the Business-Media Center specialize in telling great stories through technology. Together, the two groups will soon release marketing…
Descriptors: Virtual Universities, Trustees, Marketing, Student Recruitment