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    • Higher Education Governance Balancing Institutional and Market Influences 

      Richardson, Richard C.; Reeves Bracco, Kathy; Callan, Patrick M.; Finney, Joni E. (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 1998-11-01)
      State policy leaders now face—or soon will encounter—critical decisions about their colleges and universities for two reasons: First, the success of American colleges and universities over the last half-century has given ...
    • The Challenges and Opportunities Facing Higher Education 

      Jones, Dennis; Ewell, Peter; McGuinnes, Aims (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 1998-12-01)
      The paper attempts to accomplish three main tasks: 1. To make the case that the policy environment for higher education is changing and that many current policy assumptions no longer obtain. For instance: policy interests ...
    • Federal Tuition Tax Credits and State Higher Education Policy 

      Conklin, Kristin D. (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 1998-12-01)
      In 1997 the federal government, by enacting the Taxpayer Relief Act, inaugurated a systemic change in the way it supports students in their postsecondary education and training. Whereas other federal student aid programs ...
    • Do Historically Black Colleges and Universities Enhance the College Attendance of African American Youths? 

      Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Donna S. Rothstein and Robert B. Olsen (Cornell University ILR School DigitalCommons@ILR, 1999)
      Recently, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have become the center of intense policy debates. Do HBCUs enhance the college attendance of African American youths? Previous research has been inconclusive. ...
    • Educational Attainment, by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1960 to 1998 

      U.S. Census Bureau (U.S. Census Bureau, 1999)
      The report presents data about educational attainment, by race and Hispanic origin between 1960 and 1998.
    • Miles to go Maryland 

      Southern Education Foundation (Southern Education Foundation, 1999)
      This report on the status of African American in public education in Maryland, builds on SEF's original Miles to Go report, which found that 45 years after Brown v. Board of Education, the state's African Americans lagged ...
    • The Compelling Need for Diversity in Higher Education 

      Michigan Journal of Race & Law (Michigan Journal of Race and Law, 1999)
      In the controversial 1996 case of Hopwood v. State of Texas, the Fifth Circuit defied the Supreme Court's opinion in Bakke v. Regents of the University of California, by ruling that institutions of higher education do not ...
    • Tribal Colleges an Introduction 

      American Indian Higher Education Consortium; The Institute for Higher Education Policy (American Indian Higher Education Consortium; The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 1999-02-01)
      Tribal Colleges were created over the last 30 years in response to the higher education needs of American Indians, and generally serve geographically isolated populations that have no other means of accessing education ...
    • Institutional Retention Strategies at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Their Effects on Cohort Default Rates: 1987 - 1995 

      Galloway, Fred J.; Scott Swail, Watson (Sallie Mae Education Institute, 1999-11-01)
      This study focuses on an analysis of the factors that significantly affect the cohort default rates at Historically Black Colleges and Universities -HBCUs, and on the potential for reducing these rates. It is hoped that ...
    • Students at Private, For-Profit Institutions 

      Harrison, Katheryn; Merisotis, Jamie P.; Phipps, Ronald A. (The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 1999-11-01)
      Postsecondary education provided to students in private, for-profit institutions has been the topic of frequent—and sometimes controversial—public policy action in recent years. Among the most important of those actions ...
    • Women and Higher Education 2000: Michigan, A Smart State For Women? 

      Kaufmann, Susan W.; Sharp, Sally; Miller, Jeanne E.; Waltman, Jean (University of Michigan, Center for the Education of Women, 2000)
      Since 1964, the mission of the University of Michigan, Center for the Education of Women has been to lower barriers to women’s full participation in education and employment within the University and the larger society. ...
    • Socioeconomic disadvantage and access to higher education 

      Forsyth, Alasdair; Furlong, Andy (Joseph Rowntree Foundation by The Policy Press, 2000)
      In Britain, despite these increases in the number of full-time students, there remains an under-representation in higher education of school-leavers from disadvantaged backgrounds. In 1997 approximately one third of ...
    • Iowa State University: A Case Study on the Institutional Dynamics and Climate for Student Assessment and Academic Innovation 

      Peterson, Marvin W.; Matney, Malinda M.; Brugler, Stephanie G.; Perorazio, Thomas E. (The Regents of the University of Michigan, 2000)
      Iowa State University has a rich context in which to study the evolution of student assessment and undergraduate teaching and learning. ISU exists in a complex, but not uncommon, web of state mandates, institutional desires ...
    • Michigan: A Smart State for Women? 

      Kaufmann, Susan W.; Sharp, Sally; Miller, Jeanne E.; Waltman, Jean (University of Michigan, Center for the Education of Women, 2000-01-01)
      This report examines the importance of education to women, and the effects of tuition, state and federal financial aid programs, child care, and welfare policies on Michigan women’s access to higher education.
    • Higher Education in Developing Countries 

      World Bank Team (World Bank Group, 2000-02-01)
      The Task Force on Higher Education and Society was convened by the World Bank and UNESCO to bring together experts from thirteen countries for the purpose of exploring the future of higher education in the developing world. ...
    • Low-Income Students Who They Are and How They Pay for Their Education 

      U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics (U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2000-03-01)
      Students from low-income families typically need substantial financial assistance to be able to attend college. This report examines the characteristics of low-income undergraduates and how they pay for college. It begins ...
    • Low-Income Students: Who They Are and How They Pay for Their Education 

      Choy, Susan P.; Robbitt, Larry (U.S Department of Education; National Center for Education Statistics, 2000-03-01)
      Students from low-income families typically need substantial financial assistance to be able to attend college. This report examines the characteristics of low-income undergraduates and how they pay for college. It begins ...
    • Trust In the Future: New Strategies for College Opportunity and Affordability in New Jersey 

      Clinedinst, Melissa; Merisotis, Jamie P. (The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2000-04-01)
      New Jersey has demonstrated a strong commitment to helping students pay for college, as evidenced by the continued focus on grant aid through the Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) and Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) programs. ...
    • Struggling to Stay in School: Obstacles to Post-Secondary Education Under the Welfare-to-Work Restrictions In Michigan 

      Kahn, Peggy; Polakow, Valerie (University of Michigan, Center for the Education of Women, 2000-05-01)
      This study explores the impact of mandatory work requirements on welfare-reliant mothers struggling to pursue post-secondary education, and the overwhelming difficulties created by rigid and punitive policies at both the ...
    • Great Expectations: How Pennsylvanians View Higher Education 

      Immerwahr, John (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2000-05-01)
      Great Expectations: How Pennsylvanians View Higher Education is part of a broader effort of the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education and Public Agenda to stimulate a public discussion about the role of ...