Research

Open Faculty Position: Assistant Professor

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

EPS: Professor Bradley Curs/Univ. of MO

The Education Policy Seminar will be held in Room 101, Meigs Hall at 11:30

Bradley Curs is associate professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at the University of Missouri. He received his Ph.D. from

IHE Welcomes New Postdoctoral Fellow Ashley Clayton

Ashley Clayton joined the IHE in August after earning her Ph.D. in educational research and policy analysis at North Carolina State University ...

where she gained research and teaching experience, in addition to rigorous methodological training. She was the recipient of an Association for Institutional Research dissertation grant

Marvin Titus presents EPS: 12:00 in Room 101

The title of his presentation is "Degree Production and Cost Efficiency: An Application of Stochastic Frontier and Spatial Analysis".

Dr. Marvin Titus will present the first Education Policy Seminar for the 2015-16 academic year. He is associate professor of higher education at the University

Rippner book based on her dissertation research published by Routledge

Jennifer Rippner (PhD 2013), who recently served as an IHE postdoctoral research and teaching associate, has a new book out based on her dissertation research.

The American Education Policy Landscape (Routledge 2016) provides a comprehensive overview of early childhood, K-12, and higher education policy issues – examining governance structures at

Lee receives 2016 Miller Fellowship

Jason C. Lee, a graduate student and research assistant in the Institute of Higher Education, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Zell and Shirley Miller Fellowship, awarded annually to an IHE doctoral student of high promise.

“The Miller Fellowship was established to support doctoral study of significant issues in the field of higher education,” said IHE Director Libby Morris.

Inside Higher Ed reports on research by Toutkoushian and two IHE students

Research by IHE professor Rob Toutkoushian and two IHE students on what is meant by the term “first-generation student” was reported in a recent Inside Higher Ed article, following a presentation on their findings at the 2015 ASHE conference.

Despite the widespread use of the term by educators and policy makers, “no one has defined what they mean by ‘first generation,’

IHE students present at ASHE 2015

Sixteen IHE students are participating in a total of 27 presentations, poster sessions and roundtables at the 2015 conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) in Denver this week.

Their topics – ranging from investigating student loan debt to outcomes-based funding policies – relate to the theme of the 40th annual conference: Inequality &

Hearn is one of 13 authors of papers on outcomes-based funding released by the Lumina Foundation

IHE professor and associate director James Hearn is among 13 higher education researchers and thought leaders nationally who have authored a series of papers to be released over the coming months by the Lumina Foundation.

The papers offer insights into how states and their public institutions have implemented outcomes-based funding models to improve upon decades-old performance- and enrollment-based funding approaches.

The Distinct Role of Intermediary Organizations in Fostering Research Utilization for State College

Funded by the William T. Grant Foundation, Principal investigator: Erik Ness, Co-principal investigator: James Hearn

This study will investigate the role of intermediaries in conveying research evidence in support of college completion, ways research evidence is used, and the extent