News and Events

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

González Canché receives Promising Scholar/Early Career Award from ASHE

October 25, 2016

Assistant Professor Manuel González Canché was named the recipient of the 2016 Promising Scholar/Early Career Award from the Association for the Study of Higher Education.

He was honored at an awards luncheon on Nov. 11 during the 2016 national ASHE conference in Columbus, Ohio. Manuel González Canché, an assistant

Little Plays Key Role in $75,000 Grant for GCSU Program

October 5, 2016

IHE doctoral student Emmanuel Little receives grant for Call Me MISTER program from the Betty and David Fitzgerald Foundation.

Emmanuel Little, director of Georgia College and State University’s Call Me MISTER program, was instrumental in the receipt of a $75,000 grant award from

Open Faculty Position: Assistant Professor

September 28, 2016

The Institute of Higher Education is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor of higher education beginning August 2017.

Download Position Posting The Institute is committed to advancing higher education policy, management, and leadership through research, graduate education, and outreach. Qualifications: Candidates and nominees

IHE Alumni Make News with ASHE

September 28, 2016

Three IHE alumni were recognized in the September 2016 newsletter of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE).

Three IHE alumni were recognized in the September 2016 newsletter of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), a scholarly society dedicated to higher

Jason Lee named UGA Amazing Student

September 12, 2016

IHE doctoral student Jason Lee is a UGA "Amazing Student."

Jason Lee, IHE Ph.D. student and Miller Fellow, is featured as one of UGA's Amazing Students. You can view his profile here