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College of Denver, 129–131; and curricular change to achieve
better learning outcomes, 303.
See also
distance education, online
Technological Transformation: An ambitious national effort to use
technology more effectively in large introductory university classes
(summer 2002) (Kay Mills), 89–94
Temple University, 225
Templin, Robert, (photo), 86; and: measuring student success, 86,
Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR), and: National Center for
Academic Transformation, 99; expanding redesigns for
developmental courses, 102; JohnMorgan, 147
Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC), and:
performance-based funding, 148, 149
tenure: and multi-year contracts, no-tenure policy at Florida Gulf
Coast University, 19, 23, 24; and faculty contracts, part-time
professors, 22; and decline in tenure-track jobs, 22; and five-year
faculty contracts at Olin College, 25–29; and two-tier faculty
system at University of Minnesota Rochester, 40; and no-tenure
policy at Western Governors University, 49; at University of
Texas-El Paso, and faculty involvement in K–12, 61, 62; and
hiring of adjuncts and part-time faculty at Rio Salado College,
75, 77; and redefining the role of adjunct faculty in Virginia,
88; and cost savings through hiring of adjunct faculty, 90;
and overdependence on adjunct faculty for first-year courses,
105; at North Kentucky University, and community service
requirement for faculty, 125, 127; and post-tenure review
of faculty in South Carolina, 144; and increasing part-time
faculty to reduce costs, 158; and hiring of non-tenured faculty
in Colorado, 189, 190; and hiring of part-time and adjunct
faculty by University System of Maryland, 210; and increased
reliance on adjunct faculty at SUNY, 222; and sharp reduction
in number of new tenure-track positions, 273; and lack of
academic freedom for non-tenured faculty, 285, 286; as a focus
for cost concerns, 303
Texas A&M, 193
Texas Assessment of Academic Skills (TAAS), and: El Paso
Collaborative for Academic Excellence, 57, 59
Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS), 60
Texas Education Agency, and: El Paso Collaborative for Academic
Excellence, 61
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and: El Paso
Collaborative for Academic Excellence, 61
Thelin, John, 193
Thomas Edison State College, 75
Thomas, Felicia Friendly, and: use of technology at Cal Poly
Pomona, 91; online learning and instruction, 93; (photo), 94
Thomas, Gareth, and: British plan to recover tuition costs from
students, 235; (photo), 236
Thomson, Susan C., on: WoodrowWilson National Fellowship
Foundation, and teacher education, 69–72; (photography), 71,
72; on: Colorado’s controversial College Opportunity Fund,
157–160; Illinois public universities, and four-year guaranteed
tuition, 161–166; Indiana’s new community college system and
college prep curriculum, 177–180
Thor, Linda, and: innovation at Rio Salado College, 73–77; (photo),
Thornhill, Tommy, and: St. John’s College, 6
Thornly, Mary, and: underfunding of higher education in south
Carolina, 143
Thrasher, John, and: lobbying for University of Central Florida,
197–199; K–20 initiative, 198
Tidal Wave II, and: California enrollment surge, 135, 136, 138, 259;
Clark Kerr, 135, 259
Tidewater Community College, and: “modular” assessment
approach, 86; job training, outreach to employers, 87
Tinto, Vincent, and: retention efforts at East Carolina University,
104, 105
Todd, Lee Jr., (photo), 191; and: Kentucky higher education reform,
192, 193; funding cuts at University of Kentucky, 193, 195
Tomlinson-Keasey, Carol, (photo), 33; and: UCMerced, 34; public
higher education in underserved region, 36, 37
Topping, Jeff (photography), 287
Torgersen, Paul E., and: Virginia Tech’s Math Emporium, 98
Towson University, and: faculty workload, 210; anticipated
enrollment growth, 211
Traina, Samuel J., and: Sierra Nevada Research Institute at UC
Merced, 35
Trani, Eugene, and: Virginia Commonwealth University, higher
education restructuring, 206
Travis, John, and: Charles Reed, 121; compact with Governor
Schwarzenegger, 124
Trends in Tuition at Illinois Public Universities
(table), 163
Trident Technical College, 143
Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut), 118
Trinity College Dublin, and: Irish investment in higher education,
emphasis on research, 237–242; Centre for Research on
Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices, 244; declining
rankings, 246; moratorium on staff promotions, 248
Troha, John (photography), 255
Trombley, William, on: Florida Gulf Coast University, and faculty
contracts, 19–24; Florida Gulf Coast University, and “rolling
contracts” instead of tenure, 23; UCMerced, and obstacles faced
by new campus, 33–38; El Paso Collaborative for Academic
Excellence, 57–62; El Paso’s successful partnership between
K–12 and postsecondary education, 60–61; “early colleges”
becoming a national trend, 66–67; Rio Salado College, and
continued growth, 76; LaGuardia Community College, and
steady growth, 83; South Carolina’s performance-based
budgeting plan, 141–146; fading interest in performance-
based budgeting, 145; Colorado’s voucher program for higher
education, 155; Illinois, and rising tuitions and fees, 164–165;
Georgia’s HOPE scholarships, and changes to the program, 170;
Kentucky higher education reforms, mixed results, 194–195;
Florida higher education governance, and the continuing
struggle over control, 200–201; Virginia’s higher education
restructuring, mixed results, 206–207
Trotter, Tom, and: transfers fromRio Salado College to Arizona
State University, 77
Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP), 272
Trower, C. Ann, and: contract faculty at Florida Gulf Coast
University, 23
“Truth in Tuition”: Illinois’ novel answer to skyrocketing rates
2005) (Susan C. Thomson), 161–166
Tsu, Hwa, and: WoodrowWilson teaching fellowships, 71
tuition: increase at Frank LloydWright School of Architecture, 13;
free at Berea College, 15–18; free at Olin College, 25, 28; and
substantial increases in California, 2004-05 budget, 35; policy
at Western Governors University, 47, 49, 51; and operational
costs at WGU Indiana, 52; and financial aid, Pell grants at
WGU Indiana, 53; and Utah’s NewCentury Scholarship
program, 67; andWashington’s Running Start program, 68;
at CUNY’s community colleges, doubling between 1991 and
2002; in Georgia, and four-year freeze for incoming freshmen
104; at University of Houston, and rebates for credit hours
completion, 104; and Tuition Assistance Program at University
of NewMexico, 110, 112; and annual increases at Cal State,
124; increase at North Kentucky University, 126; increases at
UC and Cal State, 1997 through 2007, 138; and Colorado’s
higher education voucher program, 151, 152; and flexibility for
Colorado universities, 153–155; increases, and financial aid,
156; and Colorado College Opportunity Fund, 157, 158; and