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Brown Bag Lecture

April 7, 2017

Please join us for Brown Bag Lecture with Dr. Jonathan Smith.

 

González Canché is promoted to associate professor with tenure at UGA

April 5, 2017

Manuel González Canché is among 166 faculty approved for promotion at UGA and one of 61 faculty to receive tenure this spring.

The announcement was made by the Office of Faculty Affairs on April 3. González Canché will officially begin using his new title of

Brajkovic receives Honorable Mention in Best Dissertation Award competition

April 4, 2017

IHE alumna Lucia Brajkovic has received Honorable Mention in the 2017 Best Dissertation Award competition established by the Comparative and International Education Society’s Higher Education Special Interest Group.

She was presented with the award in March at the CIES HESIG business meeting in Atlanta. CIES is a scholarly association dedicated to increasing the

IHE graduate student to deliver TED talk in March

February 27, 2017

IHE graduate student Ngozi Okafor is one of four University of Georgia students selected to deliver a TED talk at the 5th annual TEDxUGA event. She will speak on “The Power of Labels.”

Four UGA faculty and four alumni also have been selected to deliver talks.   Registration opened last week for the popular event to be

28th Annual McBee Lecturer addresses ‘Unequal Colleges in the Age of Disparity’

February 21, 2017

The 28th Annual Louise McBee Lecture was delivered on March 17 by Charles Clotfelter, Z. Smith Reynolds Professor of Public Policy Studies and Professor of Economics and Law at Duke University.

Columns article (4/3/17) by Sharron Hannon Clotfelter spoke on “Unequal Colleges in the Age of Disparity” at 10 a.m. in the auditorium of the

Webber and González Canché are SAIR Best Paper winners

February 15, 2017

A paper co-authored by IHE faculty members Karen Webber and Manuel González Canché has been selected by the board of the Southern Association for Institutional Research (SAIR) as the Best Paper winner for 2016.

The paper, entitled “Is There a Gendered Path to Tenure?: Examining the Academic Trajectories of US Doctoral Recipients,” is automatically accepted for presentation

IHE director appointed to UGA Task Force on Student Learning and Success

February 3, 2017

IHE Director Libby Morris is one of 20 faculty members and administrators appointed to a new University of Georgia Task Force on Student Learning and Success.

The task force, co-chaired by Vice President for Instruction Rahul Shrivastav and Vice President for Student Affairs Victor Wilson, will identify new opportunities to further

IHE welcomes visiting scholar from China

January 11, 2017

IHE welcomes visiting scholar and IHE alumna Haixia Xu.

The Institute of Higher Education welcomes visiting scholar and IHE alumna Haixia Xu,  a Research Fellow at the National Center for Education Development Research

IHE Students Honored at Awards Luncheon

December 12, 2016

Three doctoral students in the Institute of Higher Education were honored at an awards luncheon hosted by IHE on Dec. 12.

Kristin Linthicum and Tiffanie Spencer were the inaugural recipients of awards honoring the memories of IHE faculty members Thomas G. Dyer and J. Douglas Toma.

IHE Fellow Houston Davis named University of Central Arkansas president

November 8, 2016

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees this week named Houston D. Davis as the school’s 11th president. Davis has served as an IHE Fellow since 2012.

He joins UCA from Kennesaw State University, where he served as interim president. His additional higher education experience includes serving as the executive vice chancellor