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Educational Administration and Supervision

2000

GSE Publications

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Salary, Promotion, And Tenure Status Of Minority And Women Faculty In U.S. Colleges And Universities, Laura W. Perna, Michael T. Nettles, Ellen M. Bradburn Mar 2000

Salary, Promotion, And Tenure Status Of Minority And Women Faculty In U.S. Colleges And Universities, Laura W. Perna, Michael T. Nettles, Ellen M. Bradburn

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This report examines differences among postsecondary faculty members by gender and by race/ethnicity. Comparisons were made on several human capital (e.g., education and experience) and structural (e.g., academic discipline and institution type) variables as well as faculty outcomes (salary, tenure, and rank). A multivariate analysis of factors associated with salary was also conducted. Male faculty in this group were compared to female faculty, and comparisons were also made among four racial/ethnic groups: black, non-Hispanic; white, non- Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander.

Generated from the 1992-93 National Study of Postsecondary Faculty (NSOPF:93), the analyses presented ...


Higher Education's Changing Contours: The Policy Implications Of An Emerging System, Patrick M. Callan, Joni E. Finney Jan 2000

Higher Education's Changing Contours: The Policy Implications Of An Emerging System, Patrick M. Callan, Joni E. Finney

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American higher education is remarkably adaptive. A "system" only in the broadest sense of the term, it has been flexible enough to absorb and adapt to broad changes that, at the time, were outside the traditional purview of mainstream colleges and universities—for example, the land grant movement, the creation of community colleges, the passage of the GI Bill, and the need to serve increasing numbers of adult students. On the threshold of the twenty-first century, American higher education faces yet another new movement, one that has been described variously as "part-time," "postbaccalaureate," or "non-degree" education. But for public policy ...


Promoting College Enrollment Through Early Intervention, Laura W. Perna Jan 2000

Promoting College Enrollment Through Early Intervention, Laura W. Perna

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For more than 30 years, the federal government has focused on increasing the postsecondary educational opportunities for individuals and groups by providing students with financial aid to offset the costs of attendance. Although financial resources are important, policymakers, researchers, and other observers are increasingly concluding that merely making financial aid available to students is not enough to ensure equal educational opportunity for all students, particularly those who are economically and educationally disadvantaged (Gladieux, Astor, and Swail, 1998; Gladieux and Swail, 1998).

This article sets the stage for understanding early intervention by describing the ways in which such programs recognize and ...