News and Events

Ph.D. graduates Gándara and Warshaw move on to faculty positions

June 21, 2016

Two students who recently earned degrees from the Ph.D. program in the Institute of Higher Education are moving on to faculty positions.

Denisa Gándara and Jarrett Warshaw, who participated in the Graduate Commencement ceremony held May 13 in Stegeman Coliseum, are now headed to Southern Methodist

Riffe appointed as AERA student representative

June 20, 2016

IHE doctoral student Karley A. Riffe has been appointed to serve as a Graduate Student Representative for Division J of AERA in 2016-2018.

Division J Graduate Student Representatives are dedicated to serving Division J (Postsecondary Education) graduate students and representing Division J within the larger American Educational Research

Slaton attends NCES/NSF Data Institute

June 20, 2016

IHE doctoral student Kelly Slaton was selected as a fellow for the 2016 NCES/NSF Summer Data Institute.

The institute, to be held June 20-22 in Washington, D.C., is an intensive short-term study with NCES datasets and research methodologies using large-scale

EPS Brown Bag

May 23, 2016

Sheila Slaughter presenting "Private AAU University Networks as Enclaves for University-Industry Innovation and Co-evolution"

Monday, May 23 11:30-12:30  Institute of Higher Education  Meigs Hall, Room 101

Ed.D. student Ed Lee quoted in Chronicle of Higher Education

May 5, 2016

Ed Lee, a member of the current cohort of students in IHE’s Executive Ed.D. program, was recently quoted in a Chronicle of Higher Education article about Emory University’s response to student demands on race issues.

Lee, executive director of the Barkley Forum Center for Debate Education at Emory, served as a facilitator for one of the working groups appointed by

Barringer receives SMU appointment

March 29, 2016

IHE postdoctoral associate Sondra Barringer will join the faculty at Southern Methodist University on Aug. 1.

Sondra N. Barringer, who currently serves as a postdoctoral research and teaching associate at IHE, has accepted a position as assistant professor of education policy

Maggie Parker assumes new post

March 28, 2016

IHE doctoral student Maggie Parker has been named the new associate director for accreditation in the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at UGA.

Parker will work with the senior director for accreditation to support institutional accreditation, strategic planning, and data analytics related to planning. She comes to the

27th annual Louise McBee Lecture

March 24, 2016

The 27th annual Louise McBee Lecture will be held on March 24, 2016, at 11:00 in the UGA Chapel. Dr. Earl Lewis, president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will be the speaker.

Earl Lewis is the sixth president of the Mellon Foundation. Under his guidance, the foundation has reaffirmed its commitment to the humanities, the arts and

IHE master’s student named Mentor of the Year

February 2, 2016

Jeremy Daniel, an IHE master’s student, was recently named a Mentor of the Year with the Clarke County Mentor Program.

The program pairs students who want or need mentors with local volunteers who visit with them at school on a weekly basis and also take

Happy 231st Birthday, UGA!

January 27, 2016

Check out the video on our facebook page.

A large group of IHE students, faculty, staff, and Georgia College Advising Corps advisers came together to send a birthday message to UGA in celebration