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Tue, 11/22/2022 - 8:35am
Krystal L. Williams, assistant professor at the McBee Institute, was presented with the Excellence in Public Policy in Higher Education Award this past week at the ASHE Conference. This award recognizes an individual who shows excellence in their research in academic scholarship and policy practice that helps advance the public policy discourse in higher education. The ASHE Council of Public Policy cited Williams as having an equity-focused…
Thu, 11/17/2022 - 4:04pm
Mid-conference and McBee Institute folks are still going strong in Las Vegas! Check out these Friday programs. 9:15-10:00 Pearson Brown: First Year Momentum and Retention Outcomes for the University System of Georgia Jihye Lee: The Effects of Tuition Discounting on Student Composition at Public Higher Education Institutions 10:15-11:30 Renni Turpin: Reflections on Faculty, Staff, and Administrator Use of Data 12:45-2:00 Sarah Burman and Mary…
Thu, 11/17/2022 - 9:05am
So many programs offered by members of the McBee Institute community today at ASHE! 10-11:15- Paul Rubin (PhD 2017): Understanding State Higher Education Policy Culture: Examining Distinct Characteristics Underlying Postsecondary Sector Changes in Utah Erin Leach and Sean Baser: A Study of Shirking: A Principal-Agent Analysis of the Adoption of Georgia BOR Policy 4.1.6 Sondra Barringer (Postdoc, 2013-2016): Critical Perspective for…
Tue, 11/15/2022 - 4:46pm
ASHE 2022 is kicking off, and the McBee Institute community is presenting on many important topics. Check your programs! 8:00-9:15 Erik Ness, Sean Baser & Matt Dean: State Authorization of Postsecondary Education: An Inventory of Centralization and Stringency Alex Cassell (MEd 2019), Sean Baser, Erin Leach: State of Tenure: Examining State-Level Policy Changes to Faculty Tenure in Georgia and Wisconsin 8:15-9:30 Bilijana Birac: Disparities…
Fri, 11/04/2022 - 1:28pm
“Overwhelmed with gratitude” is how Sean Baser described his emotions at the annual McBee Institute student awards lunch held on Monday, October 24. Sean received the Thomas G. Dyer Outstanding Dissertation Research Award. His current research examines state postsecondary authorization in Georgia and builds upon his work constructing a 50-state inventory of state authorization approaches as Co-PI on a grant from SHEEO/Arnold Ventures. Sean…
Wed, 10/12/2022 - 9:57am
by Jewel Caruso The McBee Institute welcomed Jan Botha, a professor at Stellenbosch University in South Africa, in mid-September to share his expertise with our faculty and students. Botha is the editor and co-author of Intersecting Contexts and Practices (SUNMEDIA, 2016) and Utilisation of South African Research on Higher Education (SUNMEDIA, 2021). Botha's presentation, "Research on higher education, institutional research, and research…
Thu, 09/22/2022 - 2:48pm
The Louise McBee Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia, pursuant to its mission and values (ihe.uga.edu/mission) invites applications from senior scholars to fill the position with service to begin in fall 2023. The professorship honors Dr. Louise McBee, who held leadership positions at the University of Georgia before serving for over a decade as a champion for higher education in the Georgia legislature. We seek a scholar…
Tue, 09/13/2022 - 12:37pm
by Jewel Caruso Gregory Wolniak, associate professor at the McBee Institute, explores social exclusion in the arts with Amy Whitaker, assistant professor of visual art representation at NYU Steinhardt. In their article, "Social exclusion in the Arts: The dynamics of social and economic mobility across three decades of undergraduate arts alumni in the United States," they highlight the acute diversity disparities in outcomes that persist among…
Tue, 09/13/2022 - 8:39am
by Jewel Caruso Tim Cain, professor, co-authors the article "The queer student affairs career of Stephen Lenton, 1970-1980," with Michael Hevel. They extensively examined and drew from Lenton's papers to reconstruct his LGBTQIA+ advocacy when he was a student affairs professional at Virginia Commonwealth University. The authors break new ground in capturing the perspective of an early advocate, and openly gay university employee, at a pivotal…
Tue, 08/30/2022 - 12:14pm
by Jewel Caruso President Joe Biden recently announced a massive student loan forgiveness plan which led to much debate throughout the country, especially in the higher education community. Robert Toutkoushian, associate director of the McBee Institute, weighed in on the debate and was quoted in a The Hatchet article. Toutkoushian said the government should take responsibility for automatic eligibility decisions for borrowers rather than make…

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