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Americans have emphasized the importance of a higher education for
a number of years
(chart), 315
Amrhein, Michael F., 227
Anagnoson, Ted, 124
Anderson, Chelsea, 100
Anderson, Jessica, 26; (photo), 27; 30, 31
Anderson, Todd (photography), 197, 198, 201
Annenberg Foundation, 70
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 152
Anthony, Ben, 181, 185
AP.
See
Advanced Placement
Apollo Group, 236; and: money spent on federal lobbying, 253
ApplicationMadness: For many parents, the college admissions process
leads to panic
(spring 2004) (Anne C. Roark), 309–314
appropriations, state: and cuts at Metropolitan State College of
Denver, 131; and cuts to public higher education in South
Carolina, 145; and Tennessee’s performance-based approach,
147, 150; and direct subsidies to students in Colorado, 151, 152,
156, 158; and Illinois universities, 161, 165; and cuts to Virginia
public universities, 187, 188, 190; and Kentucky higher education
reform legislation, 193; and Florida tuition increases, lottery
proceeds, 215; and feuding in Florida between regents and
legislature, 216; and Pennsylvania community colleges, Penn
State, 225; and cuts to Pennsylvania public higher education,
226; and deep cuts to British universities, 236; and reductions
inWashington, Nevada, Texas, Oregon, Idaho, California
and South Carolina, 272; and reductions in, as ameans of
promoting greater efficiency, 301; and cuts toWest Virginia
higher education, 306; and shifting funding responsibility toward
students’ resources, 307.
See also
budget cuts
Ari, Waskar, 277
Arkansas Governor’s Distinguished Scholar program, 298
Arle, John, 75
Armendariz, Carisa, 6, 8
Armenti, Angelo Jr., 225–227; (photo), 227
Ashley, David B., 34, 35
An Assessment of Academic Freedom: How anti-terrorismmeasures
have impacted the higher education community
(September
2007) (Robert M. O’Neil), 275–279
Association for the Study of Higher Education, 254
Association of American Colleges, 302
Association of American Universities, 156, 187
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 169,
201, 307
Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of
Pennsylvania, 228
Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities, 252
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, 253
athletics: and male enrollment at large public institutions, 118; at
Northern Kentucky University, and new basketball arena, 125;
and student fees, 128; at Western Kentucky University, and
increased student fees, doubling of football budget, 128; and
willingness of students to eliminate, 189; and construction at
UC Berkeley, 220; and commercialization of higher education,
impact on integrity of admissions process, 281–283; and
excessive salaries for football and basketball coaches, 295, 296
attainment: andWGU Indiana, 53; and failure of male students, 115;
in California, importance of community colleges, 138; inOregon,
failure tomeet enrollment goals, 175; inOhio, low national
ranking, 182; in Kentucky, and effect of poverty on, 192, 194; gap
between high- and low-income students, 266; and disappointing
rates, escalating costs, 301; and effect of cohort model on,
303; inWest Virginia, low national ranking, 305; and Lumina
Foundation goal, 305.
See also
, completion, graduation rates
Atwell, Robert, 198, 199, 201, 202; on: escalating presidential pay,
295–296
Austerity Measures: Students protest as a cash-strapped government
lets British universities triple their fees
(May 2011) (JonMarcus),
233–236
Automotive Research Center, 291
Auxter, Tom, 200, 201
Babson College, and: relationship with Olin College, 25, 29;
collective negotiation among universities, 188
Back to College: Update
(July 2007) (Todd Sallo), 112
Bagnoli, Joe, 18
Bailey, Judy, and: enrollment at East Carolina University, 106
Bakke, Eric Lars (photography), 129–132, 151–160
Baldassare, Mark, 137
Baldwin-Wallace College, 182
Ball State University, 55, 70, 72
Bamford, Rebecca, 40
Bancroft, Lori, (photo), 177
Barber, Allison, and: WGU Indiana, 51–55; (photo), 54
Bard College, and: early college, 64–66, 68
Barrett, Sean, (photo), 240; 241, 242
Basic Skills Initiative, and: California, 100; community colleges, 139
Bates, Robert, 98
Battle, Stanley, (photo), 210; and: Coppin State University, 212
Baum, Sandy, 166
Baunach, Dorothy, 182, 184
Bayh, Evan, and: Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars program, 179
Beasley, DavidM., 142
Beckett, Samuel, and: Trinity College, 239
Beckham, David, 232
Bekhradnia, Bahram, (photo), 235; 235, 236
Bell Policy Center, 157, 159
Bellamy, Bo, 100
Bennett, John, and: Virginia funding for higher education, 204–208;
(photo), 208
Benson, Bruce, (photo), 151; and: Colorado’s higher education
voucher plan, 151, 152, 155
Benvenisty, Sarah, 215
Berck, Peter, and: UCMerced, 33
Berea College, 15–18
Berea College: Update
(July 2007) (Todd Sallo), 17
Berry, Katrina, 162
Berryman, Treva, 102
Bersin, Alan, and: Cal State Chancellor Charles Reed, 123, 124
Beshear, Steve, and: Kentucky higher education spending cuts, 194
“Beyond the Rhetoric: Improving College ReadinessThrough
Coherent State Policy” (2010), report published by National
Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, and the
Southern Regional Education Board, 267
Biden, Jill, 255
Biden, Joe, 255
Big Sandy Community and Technical College, 191
Bill &Melinda Gates Foundation, and: WGU Indiana, 53; Bard
High School Early College, 64; launching of new early college
high schools, 66, 68; LaGuardia Community College, 83;
Virginia higher education, 86; funding for redesign of math
courses, 101; postsecondary completion, 256; Public Agenda
survey, 316
Blackman, Sonia, 90, 91
Blagojevich, Rod, and: Illinois’ “Truth in Tuition” plan, 161, 163
Blair, Tony, 231, 235, 278
Blake, Barbara, 165
Blake, Peter, 205, 207
Blasi, Andrew, 189, 190
Blazek, Kate, 29
Bloomberg, Michael, 83