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University of Colorado at Boulder (CU-Boulder), and: tuition
increase, higher education voucher program, 153–155; fees
at Association of American Universities members, 156; effect
of voucher program on students, 158, 159; inadequate state
funding for higher-cost programs, 159; Ward Churchill, 276
University of Colorado system (CU), and: state role and mission
grants, 153; increased financial aid, 154; 155; aggressive pursuit
of federal research dollars, 156; enrollment increase, drop in
general fund support, 156; Health Sciences Center in Denver,
159; insufficient state stipend money, 160; Ward Churchill, 276,
285
University of Colorado’s School of Public Affairs, 157
University of Denver, and: proposal to eliminate state aid to students
at Colorado’s private institutions, 154
University of Florida, 22; and: Community College Futures
Assembly, 101; response to higher education reform in Florida,
198; national ranking, 198; differential tuition increases at state’s
largest campuses, 200; faculty cuts, 201; loss of political clout
following decentralization, 202; cut to size of freshman class,
declining percentage of black students, 213; premium tuition
increase, 215; Bright Futures scholarships, 298
University of Georgia (UGA), and: gender balance, male
enrollment, 118; HOPE scholarship, 168, 169, 171
University of Hawaii, and: strategic sourcing among institutions,
190
University of Houston, and: tuition rebates, 104
University of Idaho, and: online instruction in large classes, 95;
Monte Boisen, 98
University of Illinois, 5; and: acceptance of Truth in Tuition plan,
161, 165; high-tuition/high-aid policy, 164
University of Illinois at Chicago, 162; and: additional tuition
surcharge, plus sharp increases in mandatory fees, 164
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 161; and: four-year
tuition plan, 162, 163; additional tuition surcharge, plus
mandatory fees, 164
University of Indianapolis, and: WoodrowWilson Teaching
Fellowship program, 70–72
University of Kentucky (UK): and: ambitious plan to become a
top-20 public research university, 126, 195; North Kentucky
University, 128; Research Challenge Trust Fund (Bucks for
Brains), 191; successive years of budget cuts, 192, 195; Kentucky
Community and Technical College System, 194; faculty layoffs,
project postponements, 195
University of Limerick, 246
University of Louisiana at Monroe, and: reduced work week, 189
University of Louisville, and: duplication of programs, 127; dual
engineering programwith North Kentucky University, 128;
Research Challenge Trust Fund (Bucks for Brains), 191; offering
Ph.D.s, 192; emphasis on the health sciences, 193; state funding
to increase research capabilities, 195
University of Manchester, and: student protests over fee increases at
British universities, 233, 234, 236
University of Maryland, Baltimore (UM-Baltimore), and: creation
of centralized university system, 211
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and: faculty workload,
“effectiveness and efficiency” effort, 210; creation of centralized
university system, 211
University of Maryland, College Park, and: faculty workload,
“effectiveness and efficiency” effort, 210; creation of centralized
university system, 211
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore, and: creation of centralized
university system, 211
University of Maryland, University College, 210
University of Massachusetts, and: UmassOnline, 293
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 276
University of Memphis, and: performance-based budgeting,
development of mission statements, 148
University of Miami, 214; and: medical school at, 215
University of Michigan, 27; and: WoodrowWilson Teaching
Fellowship program, 72; faculty salaries, 193; use of online
courses to accelerate workforce development, Michigan Virtual
University, 291; 298
University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR), 39–43
University of Nebraska, and: case of Waskar Ari, academic freedom,
277
University of NewMexico (UNM), and: contract withWGU, 47;
Graduation Project, 109–113
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill),
103, 108
University of North Carolina system (UNC), and: retention rates,
graduation rates, 103, 104, 107
University of Northern Colorado, and: College Opportunity Fund,
157
University of Pennsylvania, and: cost of attending, 169; Institute
for Research on Higher Education, 250; cohort model, fixed
curricular pathway, 303; 313
University of Phoenix, and: Rio Salado College, 75; opposition
to four-year degrees at community colleges, 77; 113; British
for-profit BPP, Apollo Group, 236; money spent on federal
lobbying, 253; John Sperling, 287, 288; “copycat” programs, 289;
targeting mid-career professionals, 291, 292
University of Pittsburgh, and: state appropriations, 225
University of South Carolina, and: escapades of James B.
Holderman, 142; abandonment of performance-based
budgeting, 145; startup costs for performance-based budgeting,
146
University of South Carolina at Lancaster, and: high rating from the
Commission on Higher Education, 143; Susan Pauly, gathering
“employer feedback” on graduates, 144
University of South Florida, and: confusion over accreditation of
Florida Gulf Coast University, 22; tenure-track faculty who
transferred to FGCU, 23; Alzheimer’s research center, 198;
differential tuition increases allowed, 200; enrollment freeze,
213; suspension of Sami al-Arian, academic freedom, 276
University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UT Knoxville), and:
performance-based funding, campus mission statements, 148,
149
University of Tennessee, and: independence fromTennessee Board
of Regents, 99; performance-based funding, 147; support of
Governor Bill Haslam, 150
University of Texas-El Paso, and: El Paso Collaborative for
Academic Excellence, 57, 60; President Diana S. Natalicio, 58,
62; faculty resistance to the collaborative, 61, 62; emphasis on
teacher training, local schools, 62
University of Toledo, 182
University of Virginia (UVA); and: Center for the Study of Higher
Education at, 47; six-year graduation rate, 111; Curry School of
Education at, 162; 188; construction on campus, 189; proposed
charter status, freedom to raise tuition, 203; state directives to
institutions based on workforce needs, 204; autonomy under
state’s higher education restructuring, 205; large endowment,
financial clout, 206; tuition increases, 208
University of Washington, 254, 278, 293
University of West Florida, 197, 202
University of Wisconsin, 291
University of Wisconsin-Madison, and: Center for Academic
Transformation grant, 89
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, and: graduation project, 112
University System of Maryland (USM), and: William “Brit” Kirwan,
183; “effectiveness and efficiency” campaign, 209, 212; increased
faculty teaching load, 210; agreement to increase enrollment,
211; effort to decrease debt among lowest-income students, 211