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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 Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education

The Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) is a center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicated to engaging key stakeholders (including faculty members, researchers, and administrators) in a dialogue about postsecondary education. To this end, their Web site contains information about their prime activities, which include research, instruction,...

http://www.wiscape.wisc.edu/
View Resource College Profiles

For many young people, fall brings a new school year, and for high school seniors, a sense of excitement and trepidation about looking for the college that will best serve their educational needs. The College Profiles Web site will be a valuable resource for them and their parents or guardian. The site provides brief sketches of thousands of colleges and universities, along with materials on the...

http://www.collegeprofiles.com/
View Resource The Collegiate Way: Residential Colleges and Higher Education Reform

Much ado has been in made in recent years about how best to reform or modify undergraduate education, from developing inclusive and multicultural curricula to creating a supposedly more "student-friendly" environment. Dr. Robert J. O'Hara (who has thirteen years experience in residential college life and administration) has developed this Web site to provide information about how colleges and...

http://collegiateway.org/
View Resource Public Universities Across the United States Continue to be Plagued by Budget Cutbacks

With the revenues taken in by state governments continuing to drop over the past fiscal year, public universities are finding themselves forced to make massive cutbacks to numerous programs. A particularly troubling legal ruling occurred this week when St. Louis County Circuit Court Judge Kenneth Romines ruled that the University of Missouri will potentially have to return millions of dollars in...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2002/1220
View Resource Reinventing Undergraduate Education: Three Years After the Boyer Report

Originating from the Reinvention Center at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, this 41-page report is a follow-up report to the original Boyer Commission Report on undergraduate education first released in 1998. Following up on the 1998 report, this document examines the progress made by various universities in 10 different aspects of undergraduate educational areas identified by the...

https://dspace.sunyconnect.suny.edu/handle/1951/26013
View Resource American Council on Education

The American Council on Education, headed by David Ward (the former Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin), "seeks to provide leadership and a unifying voice on key higher education issues and to influence public policy through advocacy, research, and program initiatives." To this end, their Web site is a vast repository of papers, research initiatives, and newsletters that will assist those...

http://www.acenet.edu/Pages/default.aspx
View Resource BIO2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists

BIO2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research is the product of the National Research Council's Committee on Undergraduate Biology Education to Prepare Research Scientists for the 21st Century. Offered by the National Academies Press as a free electronic report, BIO2010 details recommendations for "bringing undergraduate biology education up to the speed of today's research...

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/10497/bio2010-transforming-under...
View Resource The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education

Founded in 1998, the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education is an independent, nonprofit, and nonpartisan organization dedicated to "ensuring educational opportunity, affordability, and quality in American higher education." The Center's work focuses around several important questions, such as "Who should be served by higher education?" and "How can state and federal policies...

http://www.highereducation.org/
View Resource The NPEC Sourcebook on Assessment, Volume 2: Selected Institutions Utilizing Assessment Results

In the past week, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has issued two significant publications. This publication, The NPEC Sourcebook on Assessment Volumes 1 and 2, offer "a tool for researchers who are seeking comparative data about the policy-relevance of student outcomes measured in the primary skills areas of critical thinking, problem solving, and writing." The second volume...

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2000/2000196.pdf
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