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Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council Dec 1992

Meeting Minutes, Wku Staff Council

Staff Council

Minutes of December 16, 1992 meeting.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans Dec 1992

Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding enrollment, salaries, sabbaticals and campus master plan.


Friday Report - Vol. 02, No. 10 - December 11, 1992, University Of Massachusetts Boston Dec 1992

Friday Report - Vol. 02, No. 10 - December 11, 1992, University Of Massachusetts Boston

1991-1996, Friday Report

No abstract provided.


Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate Dec 1992

Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate

University Senate

Meeting regarding COSFL, president's contract, Central Stores and budget.


December Agenda, Wku University Senate Dec 1992

December Agenda, Wku University Senate

University Senate

December meeting agenda with information regarding vote of confidence.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association Dec 1992

Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Meeting to discuss dining services, charities, University Center Board and resolutions.


Resolution R92.12.3 - Gene Evans, Wku University Senate Dec 1992

Resolution R92.12.3 - Gene Evans, Wku University Senate

University Senate

Resolution in honor of faculty regent Gene Evans.


Resolution R92.12.2 - Vote Of Confidence, Wku University Senate Dec 1992

Resolution R92.12.2 - Vote Of Confidence, Wku University Senate

University Senate

Resolution in favor of a vote of confidence on President Thomas Meredith.


Resolution R92.12.1 - Budget Committee, Wku University Senate Dec 1992

Resolution R92.12.1 - Budget Committee, Wku University Senate

University Senate

Resolution in honor of Thomas Meredith and the Budget Committee efforts to prevent budget cuts.


Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 2, No. 18, Wku University Relations Dec 1992

Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 2, No. 18, Wku University Relations

WKU Archives Records

On Campus newsletter featuring articles about faculty, staff and events at Western Kentucky University. Regular features are:

  • College News
  • Sponsored Programs
  • Hot off the Press
  • Personnel File
  • Coming Up - Calendar of Events

This issue includes articles:

  • Campus to Study Wages & Salaries
  • Join the Messiah Sing-Along
  • Skipper, Bob. WKU & UK Support State's Farm Families - Kentucky Partnership for Farm Family Health & Safety
  • It was WKU's First Disabled Awareness Week


Senate Meeting, December 9, 1992, Academic Senate Dec 1992

Senate Meeting, December 9, 1992, Academic Senate

Academic Senate Minutes

No abstract provided.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association Dec 1992

Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Meeting regarding tuition increases, President for a Day, health insurance and resolutions.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association Dec 1992

Meeting Minutes, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Meeting to discuss informational resource committee, Project Western, President for a Day, Just Ask Joe radio program, vacancies, budget, recycling bins, health insurance and Hanging of the Green.


Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate Dec 1992

Meeting Minutes, Wku University Senate

University Senate

Meeting regarding vote of confidence and internal audit.


Self-Concepts Of Career Level Ii And Iii Teachers And Career Ladder Eligible Teachers In The Public Schools Of Tennessee, Lois C. Myers Dec 1992

Self-Concepts Of Career Level Ii And Iii Teachers And Career Ladder Eligible Teachers In The Public Schools Of Tennessee, Lois C. Myers

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to determine whether there is a significant difference in the self concept of Career Level II and III teachers and teachers who are eligible to apply but have not elected to participate in the Career Ladder Program in the public schools of Tennessee. The technique of causal-comparative research was used in this study. The Tennessee Self Concept Scale (TSCS), developed by William Fitts, was selected as the appropriate instrument for use in this study. The TSCS is a versatile instrument that measures ten dimensions related to self concept: total level of self esteem, self ...


The Degree Of Usage Of Strategic Planning In Tennessee School Systems, Billy B. Snodgrass Dec 1992

The Degree Of Usage Of Strategic Planning In Tennessee School Systems, Billy B. Snodgrass

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to assess the extent to which strategic planning was used in Tennessee school districts and its relationship with school system size, geographic regions, student achievement, fiscal capacity, per pupil property assessment, and percentage of revenue from local sources. The study also sought to determine the perceived constraints and technical assistance needs of school systems regarding strategic planning. The 139 school superintendents in Tennessee were surveyed to determine the degree of use of strategic planning in Tennessee. Surveys were mailed in early September, 1992. Surveys were received over a period of several weeks. A return ...


The Impact Of Site-Based Management On Perceived Roles Of Superintendents, Board Chairpersons, Principals And Selected Central Office Personnel In Tennessee School Systems, Narvia D. Haywood Dec 1992

The Impact Of Site-Based Management On Perceived Roles Of Superintendents, Board Chairpersons, Principals And Selected Central Office Personnel In Tennessee School Systems, Narvia D. Haywood

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The introduction of site-based management has had an impact on the operation of school systems in Tennessee; however no one seems to know for certain what that impact was. Findings from this study revealed that there is a basic understanding of the impact of site-based management as perceived by superintendents, board chairpersons, principals, personnel, budget, curriculum, and staff development administrators. Findings also revealed that central office staff and principals, for the most part, perceive that the superintendents and board chairpersons were supportive of site-based management programs. One hundred and eighty-one educators, including board chairpersons, responded to a fifty-four item questionnaire ...


The Impact Of Site-Based Management On Perceived Roles Of Superintendents, Board Chairpersons, Principals And Selected Central Office Personnel In Tennessee School Systems, Narvia D. Haywood Dec 1992

The Impact Of Site-Based Management On Perceived Roles Of Superintendents, Board Chairpersons, Principals And Selected Central Office Personnel In Tennessee School Systems, Narvia D. Haywood

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The introduction of site-based management has had an impact on the operation of school systems in Tennessee; however no one seems to know for certain what that impact was. Findings from this study revealed that there is a basic understanding of the impact of site-based management as perceived by superintendents, board chairpersons, principals, personnel, budget, curriculum, and staff development administrators. Findings also revealed that central office staff and principals, for the most part, perceive that the superintendents and board chairpersons were supportive of site-based management programs. One hundred and eighty-one educators, including board chairpersons, responded to a fifty-four item questionnaire ...


Teacher Recruitment Practices And Teacher Supply And Demand Conditions In Selected School Districts In Six Southeastern States, Brenda J. G'Fellers Dec 1992

Teacher Recruitment Practices And Teacher Supply And Demand Conditions In Selected School Districts In Six Southeastern States, Brenda J. G'Fellers

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purposes of this study were to determine the adequacy of teacher supply and to identify teacher recruitment practices used in large and small school districts in six southeastern states and to elicit from respondents ratings of the importance and effectiveness of the various teacher recruitment practices. A population of 362 small and large school districts in 6 states, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia, was surveyed in the late summer and fall of 1991. The return rate was 50.27%. The survey instrument had been developed by Roger L. Nall and was revised by the researcher ...


Functions And Responsibilities Of Superintendents And School Boards In Tennessee As Perceived By Superintendents And School Board Chairpersons, Steven L. Scott Dec 1992

Functions And Responsibilities Of Superintendents And School Boards In Tennessee As Perceived By Superintendents And School Board Chairpersons, Steven L. Scott

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to determine if differences exist between the superintendents and the school board chairpersons of Tennessee in regard to the perceived functions and responsibilities of each group. The study also attempted to determine if factors such as age, size of the school district, educational level of the superintendent and the board member, years of service as superintendent or as a board member, the existence of clearly written board policies defining the functions and responsibilities of the superintendent and the school board, and elected versus school board appointed superintendent status had any effect on the perceived ...


The Tennessee School Board Chairperson's Perception Of School Accountability, Dennis L. Peters Dec 1992

The Tennessee School Board Chairperson's Perception Of School Accountability, Dennis L. Peters

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to obtain and analyze information about the perceptions of local school board chairpersons in Tennessee toward school accountability. A questionnaire was designed to gather information from all school board chairpersons in the state of Tennessee. The questionnaire contained 32 attitudinal statements related to school accountability and 11 demographic questions about the chairpersons and the system they represent. The mean score, frequency, and percentage of the responses were computed and analyzed. The Kruskal-Wallis one-was ANOVA was computed to determine if significant differences existed in the mean score of the 32 attitudinal statements based on the ...


Bill #92-14-F - Funding For Topperettes, Wku Student Government Association Dec 1992

Bill #92-14-F - Funding For Topperettes, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Bill to fund Topperettes trip to national competition.


A Case Study Of The New Elementary School In Kingsport, Tennessee, Debra R. Lee Dec 1992

A Case Study Of The New Elementary School In Kingsport, Tennessee, Debra R. Lee

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The statement of the problem was taxpayers and the general populace have expressed dissatisfaction with the current schooling/education results. Influential educators, similarly, have stated their belief(s) that educational practice no longer meets the requirements for production of a competitive citizenry. The purpose of this study was to investigate the process of developing a new elementary school in Kingsport, Tennessee. This study explores the process used by the Kingsport City School System to determine the sequence of analyzing, planning and implementing a new elementary school designed for the twenty-first century. In this qualitative study, four research questions were formulated ...


The Effects Of Retention In Elementary School On Subsequent Academic Performance And Instructional Practices, Janie H. Snyder Dec 1992

The Effects Of Retention In Elementary School On Subsequent Academic Performance And Instructional Practices, Janie H. Snyder

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of retention on the academic performance of students retained in the third and fifth grade during the 1985-86 school year. A follow up study was used to analyze changes in academic test results. Another purpose was to interview teachers who had retained students and teachers who had taught the children the next school year to determine what changes occurred in instructional practices. Forty retained students of Northeast Tennessee were matched according to sex and similar scaled scores on the Stanford Achievement Test. Scores were compared by grade and by year ...


An Evaluation Of The Principal's Academies Of Tennessee, David E. Wetzel Dec 1992

An Evaluation Of The Principal's Academies Of Tennessee, David E. Wetzel

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The problem related to this study was to determine which components of the Tennessee Principal's Administrator Academy are effective and which ineffective in influencing the principal's performance. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of the Principal's Academy that influences the principal's day-to-day job performance at the local school site. The study also attempted to determine if factors such as age, size of school, per pupil expenditure, number of teachers on the respondent's staff, educational level, school setting, years in present position, years attending the academy had any effect on the administrator ...


Friday Report - Vol. 02, No. 09 - November 27, 1992, University Of Massachusetts Boston Nov 1992

Friday Report - Vol. 02, No. 09 - November 27, 1992, University Of Massachusetts Boston

1991-1996, Friday Report

No abstract provided.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans Nov 1992

Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding minority recruitment, salaries, overtime, maternity leave and library collection development.


Friday Report - Vol. 02, No. 08 - November 20, 1992, University Of Massachusetts Boston Nov 1992

Friday Report - Vol. 02, No. 08 - November 20, 1992, University Of Massachusetts Boston

1991-1996, Friday Report

No abstract provided.


Ua3/8 Memo: Administrative Change, Thomas Meredith Nov 1992

Ua3/8 Memo: Administrative Change, Thomas Meredith

WKU Archives Records

Memo from WKU President Thomas Meredith to all faculty and staff regarding administrative changes and future of WKU.


Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 2, No. 17, Wku University Relations Nov 1992

Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 2, No. 17, Wku University Relations

WKU Archives Records

On Campus newsletter featuring articles about faculty, staff and events at Western Kentucky University. Regular features are:

  • College News
  • Sponsored Programs
  • Hot off the Press
  • Personnel File
  • Coming Up - Calendar of Events

This issue includes articles:

  • Regents Considered Full Agenda Oct. 29
  • If We Have to Cut, Where Will We Slice?
  • Here are '93-'94 Budget Priorities
  • Fife, Dana. Expanded Child Care Serves Campus Better
  • Dr. Wei-Ping Pan Named Sumpter Professor
  • Dr. C. Wayne Jones is Glasgow Director
  • Home Sweet Home was a Cardboard Box
  • Turkeys are the Target - ROTC