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The UK Higher Education Archives Hub

Funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and hosted by Manchester Information and Associated Services (MIMAS), this Website offers a searchable database of archives held by major academic institutions in the United Kingdom, including Glasgow University, Edinburgh University, Bath University, Liverpool University, King's College London, University College London, Nottingham...
The University of Wisconsin Collection

As this digital archive of documents related to the history of the University of Wisconsin suggests, "...the history of the University of Wisconsin is far too colorful and texture-rich to be told in a single document." Fortunately for those with an interest in the University's long history, this special collection of historical documents developed by the University's Digital Content Group provides...
Jon C. Dalton Institute on College Student Values

Supported by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation, is a website for the Journal of College and Character and the Character Clearninghouse, both of which are published by the Center for the Study of College Student Values. The Center itself is headed by Jon C. Dalton of Florida State University, and the primary intent of the site is "to examine how colleges and universities...
University Business

For good or ill, the landscape of higher education throughout the United States is changing rapidly, and the University Business website is a good way to keep in touch with the related transformations. Visitors to the site can read the contents of the current issue, which features articles on a myriad of subjects ranging from graduate student unions to new distance education technology, or browse...
Higher Education & Research Opportunities in the United Kingdom

Given the wide range of higher education opportunities in the United Kingdom, it stands to reason that there would be a website committed to serving as a primary portal for related materials. The site is organized into six zones, including research, studying, business, culture and sport, and two others. Some highlights of the site include the Research Assessment Exercise (which gives ratings to...
Boston College Center for International Higher Education

Under the direction of Philip G. Altbach, the Boston College Center for International Higher Education functions as a clearinghouse of material on the changing nature and form of higher education. Much of the center's focus revolves around creating dialogue and cooperation among academic institutions in the industrialized nations and those in the developing countries of the Third World. From the...
Center for Higher Education Policy Studies

An increasing number of scholars and persons in the policy world continue to share an abiding interest in the vast world of higher education, and the staff members of the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) at the University of Twente are no exception. This interdisciplinary research institute, founded in 1984, seeks "to increase our understanding of institutional, national and...
Higher Education Jobs

For those Scout Report readers who may be looking for a job in the vast world of higher education, the Higher Education Jobs website will be a real find. Online since 1996, the website serves as a clearinghouse of available job opportunities, ranging from such positions as a custodial engineer in a small college in western New York to an assistant professor of Egyptology at a major research...
College Board: SAT Practice

The College Board designs, administers and scores the SAT exam, which is widely used for college admissions in the United States. On this website, the College Board offers a few resources to help students prepare for the test. The resources include a selection of math, critical reading, and writing practice questions, a review of the SAT essay, and an Official SAT Practice Test. The practice test...
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities

Founded in 1887, the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC) is the nation's oldest higher education association. It is an association of 215 institutions, including a host of public universities, land-grant institutions, and a number of complete public university systems. Under the direction of current president C. Peter Magrath, NASULGC serves as a unified...
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