Friday, May 24, 2019 - 8:05am
The Institute will be well represented at the Association for Institutional Research Annual Forum in Denver, May 28-31. Faculty, students, and alumni will be presenting and leading discussion groups.
Wednesday, May 29
10:15 am - Lori Hagood (PhD 2017) - The Impact of a Momentum Course Load on Long-Term Student Outcomes (Speaker Session)
11:15 am - Karen Webber & Jillian Morn - Data Visualizations: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly (Discussion Group)
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 9:59am
Denisa Gandara (PhD 2016) and Erik Ness have a research article in the Journal of Higher Education, "Ideological Think Tanks and the Politics of College Affordability in the States." Gandara and Ness compiled an original data set of text produced by scrapping the web sites of conservative and progressive think tanks in five states to explore the language used surrounding of college costs.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 8:20am
An article, "Influence without Bargaining: Unionization at the University of Wisconsin, 1930–1957," by Dr. Cain and Phil Wilkinson appears in the May 2019 issue of Labor: Studies in Working Class History. Their research explores effective efforts to enact positive change in terms of conditions and salaries for instructional workers without ever pursuing contract negotiations.
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 10:59am
Melissa Whatley's paper, "Study Abroad Participation: An Unintended Consequence of State Merit-Aid Programs?" appears in Research in Higher Education Online First.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 11:36am
New research by Greg Wolniak and Mark E. Engberg appears in the spring 2019 issue of Review of Higher Education. Using 2012 follow-up data from the Education Longitudinal Study (ELS 2002), the authors provide new empirical evidence on the effects of "high-impact" college experiences on both pecuniary and non-pecuniary job outcomes
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 8:37am
Unequal Higher Education: Wealth, Status, and Student Opportunity, a new book by IHE alumnus Barrett Taylor and former IHE postdoctoral associate Brendan Cantwell, has been published by Rutgers University Press.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 12:09pm
In addition to the large group of IHE faculty and students who presented papers at the AERA conference in Toronto (April 5-8), Noble Jones (PhD 2018) received the 2019 Outstanding Dissertation Award from AERA's Division J, and Associate Professor Tim Cain was recognized as an Outstanding Reviewer for 2018 for his work with Review of Educational Research.
Friday, April 5
Andrew Crain - A Critical Systematic Review of Rurality and Higher Education
Saturday, April 6
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 11:22am
A new report by Rob Toutkoushian, "Education Funding and Teacher Compensation In Indiana: Evaluation and Recommendations," shows funding for public education and teacher compensation for the state of Indiana will need significant investment to catch up regionally and nationally.
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 11:00am
IHE faculty and students will be attending the 44th Annual AEFP Conference in Kansas City, MO on March 21-22, 2019.
Ph.D. candidate Hee Jung Gong will present a paper with Rob Toutkoushian on “The Impact of the TRIO Program on the College Choice Process.”
Rob Toutkoushian, Jennifer May-Trifiletti & Ashley Clayton (LSU)- Poster session
From “First to Finish”: Does College Graduation Vary by How First-generation College Status is Defined?
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 4:51pm
Noble Jones’ (PhD, 2018) dissertation is one of two selected to receive the 2019 Outstanding Dissertation Award given by the American Education Research Association (AERA), Division J. One of the leading research societies, AERA - Division J, is part of a community of postsecondary education researchers who promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 3:30pm
Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Associate
Monday, February 4, 2019 - 12:36pm
Kelly Rosinger (PhD, 2015), Andrew Belasco (PhD, 2014) & James Hearn examine the relationship between adoption of universal and targeted no-loan policies and the economic diversity at elite colleges. Their paper, “A Boost for the Middle Class: An Evaluation of No-Loan Policies and Elite Private College Enrollment,” appears in The Journal of Higher Education, 90:1, 27-55.
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 12:18pm
"From 'First in Family' to 'First to Finish': Does College Graduation Vary by How First-Generation College Status Is Defined?" is a newly-published research article by Robert K. Toutkoushian, Jennifer A. May-Trifiletti, Ashley B. Clayton (former IHE postdoctoral associate).
Monday, January 21, 2019 - 12:57pm
IHE postdoctoral associate Meredith Billings and doctoral student Melissa Whatley were selected as fellows for the 2019 NCES Data Institute: Using Federal Datasets to Support Research on Postsecondary Education. The institute provides an intensive introduction to NCES datasets and research methodologies using large-scale national data sources.
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 3:12pm
Four doctoral students in the Institute of Higher Education received awards at a luncheon hosted by IHE on September 24th.
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:37am
Gregory Wolniak receives a $350,000 grant through the Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI).
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 9:57am
The Association for Institutional Research is pleased to announce Dr. Karen Webber as the recipient of the 2018 Sidney Suslow Scholar Award.
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 10:14am
The Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia will welcome two new faculty members in the fall.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 10:44am
Karen Webber, associate professor in the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia, has edited a new book from Springer Press titled Building Capacity in Institutional Research and Decision Support in Higher Education. Available as an eBook and in a hardcover print edition, the book examines the relevant roles, skills and knowledge needed to build the institutional research capacity across the higher education sector globally.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 11:22am
Joshua Patterson, a doctoral candidate in the Institute of Higher Education, along with two University of Georgia colleagues, is a recipient of a national research award supporting innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship based on IDEALS data.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 11:24am
Dominique Quarles, a Ph.D. student in the Institute of Higher Education, wrote Georgia Southern University’s successful grant proposal for the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program, a U.S. Department of Education Federal TRIO Program.
With a perfect score of 110/110, he secured $1.1 million in funding over the next five years for first-generation and low-income undergraduate students at Georgia Southern University who wish to pursue a Ph.D.
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 1:28pm
Three doctoral students in the Institute of Higher Education were honored at a special awards luncheon hosted by IHE on October 6, 2017.
Melissa Whatley and Karley Riffe were the recipients of awards honoring the memories of IHE faculty members Thomas G. Dyer and J. Douglas Toma. Lori Hagood was named the 12th recipient of the Zell and Shirley Miller Fellowship, established in 2005 to honor the former Georgia governor and his wife.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 2:52pm
David Tanner and Karen Webber have been selected to receive an award through the President’s Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 3:07pm
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 understanding of educational issues, trends and policies through comparative, cross-cultural and international perspectives.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 3:33pm
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.