Fri, 01/15/2021 - 4:53pm
Mr. Narke Norton (MEd 2020) positively touches lives that will shape the future. This morning he received a President's Fulfilling the Dream award at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Breakfast, sponsored by the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government, the Clarke County School District, and the University of Georgia. Narke is the assistant director of recruitment & diversity initiatives at the UGA Graduate School. He earned his…
Fri, 01/15/2021 - 8:29am
Welcome to Brian Brookey and Annie Cranford, who recently joined our Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Higher Education Administration program. Brian currently serves as the regional director of development for the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia. Brian graduated from the University of Oklahoma with his Bachelor of Arts in History. Annie is a recent graduate from the University of Georgia with a BSEd…
Tue, 12/22/2020 - 10:02am
Three IHE graduates collaborated for a chapter in Wiley Handbook of Gender Equity in Higher Education (2020).  Paul G. Rubin, Erin B. Ciarimboli, and Lindsay B. Coco wrote, "Governing Boards and Their Relationship to Gender Issues in Higher Education" for the compilation.  View the publication.  
Mon, 12/21/2020 - 10:11am
On Wednesday, December 16, Wil Del Pilar and Kayla Elliott, leading higher education policy experts at The Education Trust, shared recent research on race conscious policies and objectives-based funding (OBF) with the IHE community. Dr. Del Pilar, vice president of higher education policy and practice, drew from findings in Hard Truths, published earlier this year. This report, part of the State of Higher Education Equity series, addresses…
Wed, 11/18/2020 - 12:27pm
The theme of this year's ASHE virtual conference is "Advancing Full Participation," and the IHE community has responded in a big way. Check out the sessions below. More information at https://www.ashe.ws/schedule2020.  IHE is a proud ASHE 2020 breakout room sponsor. Preconference Programming The Landscape of Performance-Based Funding Policies (Paper co-written by Alex Cassell, MEd 2019, et al.) PBF Policy Design and College Access and…
Mon, 11/16/2020 - 11:58am
The Institute of Higher Education is pleased to announce our 2020-2021 fellowship and award recipients. While pursuing their degrees, our students continue to make an impact in our field and mark great accomplishments. We recognize four of our outstanding students in this ceremony. We also celebrate the people for whom our awards are named and our generous donors, who make these awards possible every year. We truly hope to grow our ability to…
Fri, 11/13/2020 - 2:50pm
On November 6, the Institute welcomed back Angela Bell (PhD 2009) and Melissa Whatley (PhD 2019) for virtual presentations on the state of study abroad research and how these programs can survive the pandemic and emerge as agents for more equitable opportunities and outcomes for college students. Angela Bell, vice chancellor of research and policy analysis of the University System of Georgia, shared findings of and implications from the…
Fri, 11/06/2020 - 4:50pm
Karen Webber is part of the opening panel session on November 9 for NACUBO’s virtual Integrated Analytics Planning Conference. The session is titled Actionable Analytics for Changing Times and includes additional panel members Henry Zheng, and Carrie Klein. The panelists will discuss ways that higher education leaders can leverage data to meet their institutions’ goals in a constantly evolving environment charged by budget cuts and pandemic…
Thu, 11/05/2020 - 9:01am
Nolan Cabrera shared his experiences in higher education, particularly as he researched his book, White Guys on Campus, with members of the IHE community on Wednesday, November 3. He unpacked the differences between "white privilege" and "white immunity" as he discussed some of the more illuminating personalities and responses that he encountered while researching systemic racism across the United States. Cabrera also spoke to the challenges of…
Tue, 11/03/2020 - 9:00am
A new book on the use of data analytics, edited by Karen Webber and Henry Y. Zheng, has been released by Johns Hopkins Press. Using a series of focused discussions and case studies, Big Data on Campus: Data Analytics and Decision Making in Higher Education, helps readers understand how analytics can support major organizational functions in higher education, including admission decisions, retention and enrollment management, student life and…