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Higher Education Directory 2016

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ISBN : 0914927752
Genre : Education
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The Higher Education Directory is an indispensable reference resource dedicated to facilitating communication within the higher education community. Authoritative For over two decades, top executives in the higher education industry have trusted the Higher Education Directory to provide them with the information they need to communicate and analyze. Keeping pace with the dynamic higher education industry, the Higher Education Directory has become "The Authoritative Source" for information on who's who at colleges and universities. The Higher Education Directory is the only single-source for academic and administrative personnel at accredited, degree-granting colleges and universities. Institutions listed in the Higher Education Directory are accredited by agencies recognized by the Secretary of Education and/or the Council on Higher Education Accreditation.

Washington Information Directory 2016 2017

Author : CQ Press
ISBN : 9781506334004
Genre : Reference
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Washington Information Directory is this essential one-stop resource for information on U.S. governmental and nongovernmental agencies and organizations. This thoroughly researched guide provides capsule descriptions that help users quickly and easily find the right person at the right organizations. Washington Information Directory offers three easy ways to find information: by name, by organization, and through detailed subject indexes. It also includes dozens of resource boxes on particular topics and organization charts for federal agencies and NGOs. With more than 10,000 listings, the 2016-2017 edition of Washington Information Directory features concise organization descriptions and contact information for: Federal departments and agencies Congressional members, committees, and organizations Nongovernemental and international organizations Courts and judiciary organization As well as contact information for: Governors and other state officials U.S. ambassadors and foreign diplomats Nearly 200 House and Senate caucuses

The United States Government Internet Directory 2016

Author : Adam Jacobs
ISBN : 9781598888348
Genre : Computers
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Discover the depth of government information and services available online. The United States Government Internet Directory serves as a guide to the changing landscape of government information online. The Directory is an indispensable guidebook for anyone who is looking for official U.S. government resources on the Web. The U.S. government's online information is massive and can be difficult to locate. Many government sites are part of the "Deep Web" with content that does not surface or surface easily with even the most popular search engines. It is more important than ever to have a source that serves as an authoritative guide to the federal Web. The United States Government Internet Directory navigates the maze of data and locates the materials that you seek. The subject-based approach of this book allows you to browse for relevant sites in your field of interest rather than sift through hundreds of search results or try to guess which federal agency to consult. Researchers, business people, teachers, students, and citizens in the United States and around the world can navigate the labyrinthine federal Web with The United States Government Internet Directory. The Directory: contains more than 1,800 Web site records, organized into 21 subject themed chapters includes topics on a wide-range of subjects including employment, energy, defense and intelligence, culture and recreation, and much more provides descriptions and URLs for each site describes sites to help you choose the proper resource notes the useful or unique aspects of the site lists some of the major government publications hosted on the site provides a roster of congressional members with member's Web sites lists House and Senate Committees with committee URLs contains useful, up-to-date organizational charts for the major federal government agencies includes a one-page Quick Guide to the major federal agencies and the leading online library, data source, and finding aid sites identifies the major government Web sites related to the global recession and new government economic recovery programs


Author : Jon McGee
ISBN : 9781421418209
Genre : Education
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"Higher education is in the midst of an extraordinary moment of demographic, economic, and cultural transition that has significant implications for how colleges and universities understand their mission, their market, and their management. This book is aimed at creating a practical understanding of key forces changing higher education, but it goes further. It describes those trends, discusses the real life impact of those trends on campuses, and then lays out concrete steps required to address them. Taking a page from George Keller's classic Academic Strategy, management consultant and college administrator Jon McGee uses these economic and demographic trends to inform his strategic approach to managing schools"--

Hispanic Serving Institutions

Author : Anne-Marie Núñez
ISBN : 9781317601685
Genre : Education
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Despite the increasing numbers of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and their importance in serving students who have historically been underserved in higher education, limited research has addressed the meaning of the growth of these institutions and its implications for higher education. Hispanic-Serving Institutions fills a critical gap in understanding the organizational behavior of institutions that serve large numbers of low-income, first-generation, and Latina/o students. Leading scholars on HSIs contribute chapters to this volume, exploring a wide array of topics, data sources, conceptual frameworks, and methodologies to examine HSIs’ institutional environments and organizational behavior. This cutting-edge volume explores how institutions can better serve their students and illustrates HSIs’ changing organizational dynamics, potentials, and contributions to American higher education.

Oregon Blue Book 2007 2008

Author : Archives Division Oregon Secretary of State
ISBN : 0966971949
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Higher Education Directory

Author : Higher Education Publications Inc
ISBN : 0914927779
Genre : Education
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The Directory list 5,500+ accredited, degree-granting post-secondary education institutions in the United States.

Educational Directory 1921 1922 Classic Reprint

Author : United States Office of Education
ISBN : 1334842302
Genre : Reference
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Excerpt from Educational Directory, 1921-1922 Division of Higher Education. George F. Zook, specialist in higher education. Walton C. John, specialist in rural and technical education. Lloyd E. Blauch, specialist in charge of land-grant college statistics. Ella B. Ratclill'e, clerk. Margaret J. S. Carr. Division of Rural Education: Mrs. Katherine M. Cook, specialist in rural education. John C. Muerman, specialist in rural education. Edith A. Lathrop, Specialist in rural education. James F. Abel, assistant in rural education. Alex. Summers, collector and compiler ofstatistics. Florence E. Reynolds. Service Division: Industrial Education Sec/ion William T. Bawden, specialist in industrial education. Mrs. Henrietta W. Calxin, Specialist in home economics. Section of Foreign Educational Systems George W. A. Luckey, specialist in foreign educational systems. Peter H. Pearson, translator. Theresa Bach, translator. School Hygiene Section Willard S. Small, specialist in school hygiene and sanitation. Julia 13. 'l'appan. Fletcher B. Dresslar, special agent, George Peabody College for Teachers, Nashville, Arthur Macdonald. Commercial Education Section Glen Levin Swiggett, specialist in commercial education. School Legislation Section William R. Hood, specialist in school legislation. L Special Collaborators in Field Service: 1. Representatives of S tale Departments of Education J. W. Abercrombie, State superintendent of public instruction, Montgomery, Ala. William Arthur Bass, chief clerk, State department of education, Nashville, Tenn Ernest W. Butterficld, State superintendent of public instruction, Concord, N. H. Charles Carroll, State department of public instruction, Providence, R. 1. Julius A. Churchill, State superintendent of public instruction, Salem, Greg. Ewing N. Collette, State department of education, Oklahoma City, Okla. Leo M. Favrot, assistant rural-schoolsupervisor, State department of education, Baton Rouge, La. Lester D. Henderson, commissioner of education, Juneau, Alaska. Ida M. Huston, chief clerk, State department of public instruction, -lansing, Mich. Elvin J. Norton, deputy State superintendent of public instruction, Salt Lake City, W. H. Pittman, chief clerk, State department of public instruction, Raleigh, (l. Mrs. Jose )hine C. Preston, State superintendent of public instruction, Olympia, Wash. Ethel E. Edfield, State superintendent of public instruction, Boise, Idaho. Charles H. Saylor, State department of education, Springfield, Ill. Fred L. Shaw, State superintendent of public instruction, Pierre, 8. Dak. Payson Smith, commissioner of education, Boston, Mass. John E. Swearingen, State superintendent of public instruction, Columbia, S. C Augustus 0. Thomas, State superintendent of public instruction, Augusta, Me. May Trumper, State superintendent ofpublic instruction, Helena, Mont. Will C. Wood, State superintendent of public instruction, Sacramento, Calif. 2. Higher Education Charles H. Handschin, professor of modern languages, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. 3. City School S ystems Clarence D. Kingsley, supervisor of secondarv education, Statehouse, Boston, Mass. 4. Rural Education Frederick W. Roman, professor of economics, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N. Y. 5. Commercial Education D. D. Carroll, dean, school of commerce, University of North Carolina, hapel Hill, N. C. Benjamin 0. Duggan, State high school inspector, Nashville, Tenn. Frederick J uchholl, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, a. Charles J. Koch, Baltimore, Md. Steven I. Miller, dean, school of commerce, University of Washington Seattle, Wash. Oscar E. Olin, professor or economics, Municipal University, Akron, Ohio. Gesoree E. Olson, dean, school of business administration, University of South Carolina, Columbia. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com"

Academic Leadership And Governance Of Higher Education

Author : Robert M. Hendrickson
ISBN : 9781579228811
Genre : Education
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To meet the new and rapidly changing demands facing today’s higher education managers and leaders – from department chairs to trustees – this book offers guidance on how to effectively discharge their responsibilities and how to develop their skills for managing their relationships with internal and external stakeholders. It also provides a broad understanding of the structure and functions of their institution and of the appropriate loci of decision-making. The authors go beyond the “positions” of leadership to emphasize the qualities of creativity, commitment, collaboration, delegation and courage that are essential to steer a unit, college or university through successful and enduring change Recognizing that the hallmark of higher education in the United States is a diversity of institutional types, this book enables the reader to relate issues of environment, organization and management to his or her specific institution, from not only the presidential perspective, but from the vantage point of trustees, provosts, vice presidents, deans, and department heads. By covering all these functions—as well as the role of external stakeholders—in a single volume, this book offers readers a comprehensive view of how institutions respond to external forces and internal issues, and how these impact organizational structure, functions and decision-making in their roles, and the institution at large. The book is informed by these three essential principles: • Sound institutional decisions must be based on a clearly articulated mission and set of core values; • Successful institutional adaptation to a changed environment must be grounded and aligned with the fundamental mission and core values; and • Successful academic leaders must be able to create and foster partnerships, bringing diverse individuals and interests together around a shared vision and mission grounded in common values. This handbook is divided into five units. The first introduces the reader to the scholarly field of higher education and establishes the contextual framework for the rest of the book. The second investigates the multifaceted and often complex relationships that exist between institutions of higher learning and the external constituencies. The third focuses how college and university presidents and their board of trustees keep an institutional mission focused while adapting to changes in the environment, while the fourth analyzes how colleges and universities fulfill their core mission through shared democratic partnerships. The concluding unit concerns how effective academic leaders implement their institution’s academic mission. Both scholarly and accessible, this book is intended to be of interest to a broad audience, ranging from graduate students in higher education administration programs to members of institutional governing boards, and everyone in leadership positions in between. All of the authors have completed graduate work in a higher education administration program, and collectively have had experience with academic administration at every level through to the university presidency. Two of the authors are currently faculty in leading higher programs teaching classes in administration and organizational theory and have published widely in the scholarly field. One has been a member of a governing board. Study questions suitable for leadership training and graduate courses are provided online. See hot link at top right of this page.

Diy U

Author : Anya Kamenetz
ISBN : 9781603582766
Genre : Education
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The price of college tuition has increased more than any other major good or service for the last twenty years. Nine out of ten American high school seniors aspire to go to college, yet the United States has fallen from world leader to only the tenth most educated nation. Almost half of college students don't graduate; those who do have unprecedented levels of federal and private student loan debt, which constitutes a credit bubble similar to the mortgage crisis. The system particularly fails the first-generation, the low-income, and students of color who predominate in coming generations. What we need to know is changing more quickly than ever, and a rising tide of information threatens to swamp knowledge and wisdom. America cannot regain its economic and cultural leadership with an increasingly ignorant population. Our choice is clear: Radically change the way higher education is delivered, or resign ourselves to never having enough of it. The roots of the words "university" and "college" both mean community. In the age of constant connectedness and social media, it's time for the monolithic, millennium-old, ivy-covered walls to undergo a phase change into something much lighter, more permeable, and fluid. The future lies in personal learning networks and paths, learning that blends experiential and digital approaches, and free and open-source educational models. Increasingly, you will decide what, when, where, and with whom you want to learn, and you will learn by doing. The university is the cathedral of modernity and rationality, and with our whole civilization in crisis, we are poised on the brink of Reformation.

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