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View Resource The Institute for Higher Education Policy

"The Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization whose mission is to foster access to and quality in postsecondary education." The Institute's Website offers the fruit of these efforts in the form of policy research and analysis that includes "database modeling, legislative and regulatory review, comprehensive issue analyses, and identification of best...

http://www.ihep.org
View Resource Does Diversity Make a Difference?: Three Research Studies on Diversity in College Classrooms

This new monograph from the American Council on Education (ACE) and the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) comprises three studies of college teachers's and students's attitudes toward and experiences with racial and ethnic diversity. It concludes that "campus diversity represents an educational benefit for all students-minority and white alike-that cannot be duplicated in a...

https://www.aaup.org/NR/rdonlyres/97003B7B-055F-4318-B14A-53...
View Resource Higher Education Research Institute

Based at the graduate school of Education and Information at the University of California, Los Angeles, the Higher Education Research Institute "serves as an interdisciplinary center for research, evaluation, information, policy studies, and research training in postsecondary education." It is also the home of the Cooperative Institutional Research Program (CIRP), a national longitudinal study of...

https://heri.ucla.edu/
View Resource Re-envisioning the PhD

This new site, sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trusts, is home to the Re-envisioning the PhD project, which is tasked with investigating change in doctoral education, in particular, helping to expand the career choices available to PhD students. In the Re-envisioning Project Resources section, visitors will find conference materials, recommendations from studies, summaries of interviews, a...

http://depts.washington.edu/envision/index.html
View Resource The Knowledge Economy and Postsecondary Education 2001 Report

Americans have witnessed and participated in an "extraordinary decade of economic volatility and educational reform." As a result, the National Academy of Sciences appointed a committee to organize a workshop to explore how the various participants in the post-secondary sector have been responding to economic changes. This workshop, which was held in May 2001, was approved by the Governing Board...

https://www.nap.edu/read/10239/chapter/1
View Resource Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy

The Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy at the University of Washington draws on the scholarly work of four different universities, including Stanford, the University of Michigan, and the University of Pennsylvania. The purpose of their research is "to identify ways that leaders, policymakers, teacher developers, and the reform community can support teachers' work and careers." Researchers...

http://www.education.uw.edu/ctp/
View Resource American Association of University Professors

Founded in 1915 by Arthur O. Lovejoy and John Dewey, the noted pragmatist and educator, the purpose of the American Association of University Professors is "to advance academic freedom and shared governance, to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, and to ensure higher education's contribution to the common good." For easy access, the site is divided into five...

https://www.aaup.org/
View Resource Correcting Course: How We Can Restore the Ideals of Public Higher Education in a Market-Driven Era

The world of higher education in the United States continues to change dramatically, and despite the amount of press the subject receives, many (including quite a few persons in higher education) continue to remain oblivious to the broader scope of these transformations. This latest 15-page report from the Futures Project (released in February 2005) provides some valuable insight into these...

http://findingresult.com/?dn=nerche.org&pid=9POLOCM60&_glst=...
View Resource An Update on Higher Education Policy in 2004 in 11 Western countries

The researchers and scholars at the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) at the Universiteit Twente in the Netherlands have long been interested in the changing world of higher education within Western Europe. This latest 58-page report on the broader landscape of this system focuses on the latest developments in higher education's infrastructure, finance, governance and quality...

https://research.utwente.nl/en/publications/issues-in-higher...
View Resource The Institute for Higher Education Policy

Operating as a non-profit, non-partisan organization, the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)'s primary goal is "to foster access and success in postsecondary education through public policy research and other activities that inform and influence the policymaking process." To accomplish this mission, the Institute compiles policy reports and studies, and also convenes seminars and...

http://www.ihep.org/
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