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Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar Dec 1999

Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar

WKU Archives Records

Commencement program listing graduates.


Senate Meeting, December 15, 1999, Academic Senate Dec 1999

Senate Meeting, December 15, 1999, Academic Senate

Academic Senate Minutes

No abstract provided.


Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans Dec 1999

Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding retreat, Council of Public Education, transfer credit, information technology and dual credit.


Louisiana State University Medical Center- 1999- Fall Commencement, Office Of The Registrar Dec 1999

Louisiana State University Medical Center- 1999- Fall Commencement, Office Of The Registrar

Graduation Programs

No abstract provided.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 75, No. 28, Wku Student Affairs Dec 1999

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 75, No. 28, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.

  • Gaines, Jim. Alcohol Policy Shelved Indefinitely
  • Karen, Mattias. Ray Mendel Resigns, Blames Deborah Wilkins
  • Lynch, Caroline. Dream Walker – Kaye Cantrell, Quadriplegics
  • Bennett, Jacob. Graduation Next Saturday
  • Lynch, Caroline. More Parking Coming
  • Lynch, Caroline. New Shuttles Coming
  • Ragan, Jason. Shop with a Fire Fighter Saturday
  • Bennett, Jacob. Western Alumni Among List of Notable Kentuckians – E.A. Diddle, Sue Grafton, Jim Miller
  • Lynch, Caroline. Rules for Gated Lots Change
  • Corcoran, Kate. Western Looking at Film Minor
  • A Wish List for Western
  • Tabor, Chris. Editorial Cartoon – Evil Elves
  • Cunningham, Joy. …


Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans Dec 1999

Meeting Minutes, Wku Council Of Academic Deans

Council of Academic Deans

Meeting regarding governor's scholars, academic program review, printing, Administrative Council, faculty orientation, academic support programs and summer school.


Ua12/2/1 In The Spirit, Wku Student Affairs Dec 1999

Ua12/2/1 In The Spirit, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

College Heights Herald magazine edition regarding Christmas.

  • Clark, Ryan. The Gift of Love – Hines Family, Children
  • Lucas, Fred. Don’t Forget First Christmas Gift – Jesus Christ
  • Hutchins, Chris. Holiday Emotions Can’t be Expressed with Material Gifts
  • What’s the Nicest Thing You’ve Done for Someome for Christmas?
  • Walsh, Erica. 10 Ways to Help – Charities
  • Heath, Mark. A Century on the Hill – Big Red
  • Heath, Mark. Plaything Big Red is Creator’s Personality – Ralph Carey
  • Warren, Brandy. Christmas Everywhere
  • Eslinger, Justin. Christmas Fun Coming Your Way – Mammoth Cave, Riverview, Nutcracker, Living Christmas Tree


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 75, No. 27, Wku Student Affairs Dec 1999

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 75, No. 27, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.

  • Gaines, Jim. Expensive Furniture Still in Storage – Huda Melkey
  • Brown, Abbey. Former Regent Leaving Legacy – Raymond Preston
  • Moore, Brian. Alleged Harasser Nabbed – Sean Francis
  • Bennett, Jacob. Henry Cherry Tops Century List
  • Lucas, Fred. It Was Time Well Spent, But Now it’s Time to Go –
  • Warren, Brandy. Date Rape Drug Scare an Email Hoax
  • Moore, Brian. ABC Cites Good Tymes, Pepe’s, Norma Jean’s – Restaurants
  • Privatizing Eliminates Campus Input – Student Health Services
  • Tabor, Chris. Editorial Cartoon – Mars Probe
  • Harper, Molly. Running Into High School …


Bill #99- -F - Web Page Outline, Wku Student Government Association Dec 1999

Bill #99- -F - Web Page Outline, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Bill amending the SGA constitution to include website guidelines.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 75, No. 26, Wku Student Affairs Dec 1999

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 75, No. 26, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.

  • Karen, Mattias. President Gary Ransdell Pushing for Greek Village – Fraternities and Sororities
  • Moore, Brian. Pearce-Ford Tower Fires Deserved Reporting – Housing & Residence Life
  • Brown, Abbey. Schedule Finally Final – Registrar
  • Gaines, Jim. Collegiate Health Service Cans Student Health Services Director – Charles Lott
  • Ragan, Jason. Professor Honored – Charles Smith, Music
  • Moore, Brian. Campus Safety is Moderate
  • Ragan, Jason. Student Selected for Leadership Program – Anna Woodring
  • Ragan, Jason. Program to Improve Water – Technical Assistance Center for Water Quality
  • Ragan, Jason. Book of Western Wisdom Published …


Senate Meeting, December 1, 1999, Academic Senate Dec 1999

Senate Meeting, December 1, 1999, Academic Senate

Academic Senate Minutes

No abstract provided.


University Reporter - Vol. 04, No. 04 - December 1999, University Of Massachusetts Boston Dec 1999

University Reporter - Vol. 04, No. 04 - December 1999, University Of Massachusetts Boston

1996-2009, University Reporter

No abstract provided.


Pre- And Post-Matriculation Correlates Of Student Retention Within A Community College Setting, Pamela E. Goodman Dec 1999

Pre- And Post-Matriculation Correlates Of Student Retention Within A Community College Setting, Pamela E. Goodman

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

In the 1990s, due in part to declining enrollment numbers and prolonged budget constraints, student retention became a primary focus in higher education. Aligned with the nationwide interest, this longitudinal, archival study focused on the correlates of student retention at Walters State Community College, located in Morristown, Tennessee. The population involved 17,497 students enrolled from the fall semester of 1992 through the fall semester of 1997. Four sets of variables were investigated--demographic variables, pre-matriculation variables, post-matriculation variables related to grades, and post-matriculation variables related to enrollment. The data were collected through the use of a computer program written to access …


Factors Of Job-Related Stress As Perceived By Middle School Principals In Virginia, Teresa I. Snyder Dec 1999

Factors Of Job-Related Stress As Perceived By Middle School Principals In Virginia, Teresa I. Snyder

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This study was conducted among middle school principals in Virginia to determine their perceptions of job-related stress factors. The entire population of middle school principals (grades 6, 7, 8) was selected to participate in the study. The Administrative Stress Index was used to assess factors that cause principals stress on the job and to measure their stress levels. A demographic data form was used to collect data on the variables of age, gender, administrative experience, assistant principal support, student enrollment, adults supervised, percentage of students receiving free or reduced lunch, location of school, type of school, experience as a middle …


Perceptions Of Tennessee Community College Leaders Regarding External Mandates, Institutional Effectiveness Practices, And Institutional Performance, Gary J. Skolits Dec 1999

Perceptions Of Tennessee Community College Leaders Regarding External Mandates, Institutional Effectiveness Practices, And Institutional Performance, Gary J. Skolits

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions of academic and administrative community college leaders regarding the relationship between select external mandates and associated institutional effectiveness practices, institutional performance, and the use of assessment results for institutional improvement in Tennessee community colleges. Tennessee community colleges were selected for this study due to their decades long history with institutional assessments through the performance funding program. A primary assumption underlying this study was that Tennessee community colleges provide a historically unique assessment context for this study. The researcher developed a specific survey instrument for this study. The design of the …


The Gavel, Wku Student Government Association Dec 1999

The Gavel, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

WKU Student Government Association newsletter, The Gavel, November 1999, includes calendar of events.


Pod Network News, December 1999 Dec 1999

Pod Network News, December 1999

POD Network News

President's Column

President Elect, 2000-2001

POD Committees

To Improve the Academy

Wanted: An Archives Site for POD Papers

Position Announcements

Member News

New Books

Conference Notes

Future Newsletter Items


Service Quality In Higher Education: Expectations Versus Experiences Of Doctoral Students At State-Supported Universities In Tennessee, James H. Lampley Dec 1999

Service Quality In Higher Education: Expectations Versus Experiences Of Doctoral Students At State-Supported Universities In Tennessee, James H. Lampley

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to determine if a gap analysis model (SERVQUAL) of service quality measurement could be appropriately applied to higher education. The researcher asked doctoral students from six doctoral-granting, state-supported universities in Tennessee to complete a service quality survey, comparing their experiences with their expectations, thereby giving a measure of gaps in educational service quality at their institution. The research design included five research questions, with five null hypotheses testing the relationship between students' expectations and experiences, between overall satisfaction and service gaps, and between overall satisfaction and certain demographic variables (age, gender, ethnicity, type of …


An Analysis Of Teacher And Student Leadership And Gender Differentiation Within Academic Divisions At Three Virginia And Tennessee Liberal Arts Colleges, Mary L. Cole Dec 1999

An Analysis Of Teacher And Student Leadership And Gender Differentiation Within Academic Divisions At Three Virginia And Tennessee Liberal Arts Colleges, Mary L. Cole

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This quantitative study investigated a range of leadership behaviors by teachers (teacher characteristics) and students (student characteristics) inside their higher education classrooms and various aspects of those environments (classroom characteristics). The behaviors and environmental aspects examined are those determined by research findings to foster and enhance participant growth and development. Cluster sampling was used for this study of 25 classes representing 5 divisions of the curriculum at 3 institutions. The instruments were administered to 277 students and 25 teachers during the spring of 1999. The null hypotheses for main effects of teacher, student, and classroom characteristics were tested on the …


A Cohort Evaluation Of The Effectiveness Of The Student Support Services Program At Southwest Virginia Community College, Michael J. Henry Dec 1999

A Cohort Evaluation Of The Effectiveness Of The Student Support Services Program At Southwest Virginia Community College, Michael J. Henry

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The Student Support Services Program is one of five federally funded “TRIO” programs provided for by Congress and administered by the Department of Education that are designed to improve grade-point averages and the retention and graduation rates of low-income individuals, firs t-generation college students, and students with disabilities. The purpose of this study was to determine if the students who participated in the Student Support Services Program at SVCC achieved higher grade-point averages, retention rates, and graduation rates than did non-participants. There were no significant differences in grade-point averages between Student Support Services (SSS) Program participants and non-participants, The Student …


Characteristics Of Viable And Sustainable Workers For The Year 2015, Brenda P. Dean Dec 1999

Characteristics Of Viable And Sustainable Workers For The Year 2015, Brenda P. Dean

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of the study was to forecast characteristics of valuable workers within Middle Eastern Tennessee for the year 2015. The following areas were studied as they related to the forecast: (1) the projected employment skill demands of business and industry; (2) the initiatives required and proposed by business and industry to meet their respective employment demands; and (3) the external support by education required for industry and business to meet their employment needs. The Delphi panel was composed of 22 business and industry leaders who were nominated by the county executive of the ten counties of the study, officials …


Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 9, No. 8, Wku University Relations Dec 1999

Ua11/1 On Campus, Vol. 9, No. 8, 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:

  • From the Editor - Y2K
  • Slavey, Carla. What the Millennium Means
  • Ransdell, Gary. Update from President Gary A. Ransdell
  • Regent Among Recipients of Governor's Award - Cornelius Martin
  • Winter Commencement
  • Parsley, Kimberly. Building a Community of Learners - Carol Graham
  • Newton, Tommy. WKU Takes Leadership Role in Early Childhood Education
  • Top Cop - Robert Deane
  • Obtain Wisdom
  • Newton, Tommy. Tutors Pour Tout
  • Newton, …


The Relationship Between Secondary Teachers' Perceptions Of Empowerment And A Principal's Leadership Style, George W. Walker Dec 1999

The Relationship Between Secondary Teachers' Perceptions Of Empowerment And A Principal's Leadership Style, George W. Walker

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This study was designed to investigate the relationship between teachers' perceptions of empowerment and their impressions of their principal's leadership style within Bolman and Deal's four organizational frames, selected teacher demographics, and school size. The study used the survey method of data collection. Completed School Participant Empowerment Scales, Leadership Orientations Other Scales, and demographics forms were received from 315 (90%) of the teachers surveyed. The criterion variable, or dependent variable, was the teachers' scores on the School Participant Empowerment Scale. Teachers' scores on the Leadership Orientations Other Scale, teacher demographics (age, educational level, and teaching experience), and school size were …


Current Observations And Future Importance Of Leadership Attributes Perceived By Community College Presidents And Vice Presidents For Academic Affairs, E L. Jones Dec 1999

Current Observations And Future Importance Of Leadership Attributes Perceived By Community College Presidents And Vice Presidents For Academic Affairs, E L. Jones

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The pursuit of this study was to examine perspectives of select community college presidents and vice presidents for academic affairs regarding leadership attributes that were currently observed as being practiced by mid-level managers. The study also summarized these leaders' perceptions of the leadership attributes mid-level managers will need to possess to assume senior administrative positions, particularly the presidency, that will guide the institutions into the future. Based on an extensive review of literature, a list of 41 leadership attributes was established. The Community College Leadership Attribute Survey (CCLAS) was designed by the researcher and a pilot study was conducted. Sixty-five …


Bylaws: Modification To Faculty Senate Standing Council:, Charlene Black Dec 1999

Bylaws: Modification To Faculty Senate Standing Council:, Charlene Black

Faculty Senate Index

No abstract provided.


The Use Of Alternative School Placements For Disciplinary Interventions With At-Risk Students, Tammie N. Feathers Dec 1999

The Use Of Alternative School Placements For Disciplinary Interventions With At-Risk Students, Tammie N. Feathers

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to investigate effective ways of providing educational services for at-risk students who are repeatedly placed out of the regular classroom into an alternative school. Characteristics of both settings were investigated in terms of meeting student needs to determine what ingredients might be missing from either or both settings that should be implemented to help these students succeed. The research was qualitative and used a case study design. Primary data were gathered from interviews with five students placed in an alternative school setting and interviews with teachers and administrators in both the regular school and …


Comparison Of State Appropriations By Function And By Program To Actual Expenditures For The Two-Year Institutions In The Tennessee Board Of Regents System, Rosemary Y. Jackson Dec 1999

Comparison Of State Appropriations By Function And By Program To Actual Expenditures For The Two-Year Institutions In The Tennessee Board Of Regents System, Rosemary Y. Jackson

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was twofold. The first purpose was to determine the extent to which the 14 two-year institutions of the Tennessee Board of Regents system expended funds in functional categories equal to the amount of funds provided by the appropriations funding formula for the same functional categories. The second purpose was to determine the extent to which the 14 two-year institutions expended funds for direct instructional purposes for each academic program equal to the amount of funds provided by the appropriations funding formula for direct teaching purposes for each academic program. Using an archival research design, appropriations …


Calendar For Summer 2000, Fall 2000, And Spring 2001, Linda Bleicken Nov 1999

Calendar For Summer 2000, Fall 2000, And Spring 2001, Linda Bleicken

Faculty Senate Index

No abstract provided.


Bill #99-18-F - Extending Library Hours During Finals Week, Wku Student Government Association Nov 1999

Bill #99-18-F - Extending Library Hours During Finals Week, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Bill to extend library hours during finals week.


Bill #99-17-F - Varsitybooks.Com, Wku Student Government Association Nov 1999

Bill #99-17-F - Varsitybooks.Com, Wku Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Bill to join VarsityBooks.com and post link from SGA website.