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Technological Transformation
An ambitious national effort to use technology more effectively in large introductory university classes (summer 2002)
By Kay Mills
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Update: Online Instruction Proliferates on Campus (July 2008). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .92
Math Emporium
The use of technology has changed the way Virginia Tech’s introductory math classes are taught (winter 2005)
By Kay Mills
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Update: Math Instruction at Virginia Tech (May 2008). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97
Redesigning the Basics
Tennessee’s community colleges use technology to change their approach to developmental reading andmath (May 2010)
By Kay Mills
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KeepingThem inCollege
East Carolina University’s efforts to improve retention and graduation rates (fall 2006)
By Don Campbell
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Update: East Carolina University (July 2008) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
Bringing “Dropouts” Back to College
The University of NewMexico’s Graduation Project is the first of its kind among the nation’s public universities (spring 2004)
By Robert A. Jones
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Update: Back to College (July 2007). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
Where the Boys Aren’t
For young males, the drift away from academic achievement is a trend (spring 2005)
By Robert A. Jones
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Update: AGrowing Gender Gap (May 2008). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
Charles B. Reed
Cal State chancellor strives to promote quality and diversity in the nation’s largest four-year college system (summer 2006)
By KathyWitkowsky
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The EngagedUniversity
Northern Kentucky University is building closer links to its community (fall 2008)
By JonMarcus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Investing the Stimulus
Metropolitan State College of Denver uses federal funding to reposition itself for the future (May 2010)
By KathyWitkowsky. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Part TWO
Policy
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Does California’sMaster Plan StillWork?
Separate higher education systems pursue different mandates, while participation and graduation rates decline (July 2008)
By Pamela Burdman
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Performance-Based Budgeting
South Carolina’s new planmired in detail and confusion (winter 1998)
ByWilliamTrombley
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Update: Interest in Performance-Based Budgeting Has Faded (March 2008) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145
“Outcome Funding”
Tennessee experiments with a performance-based approach to college appropriations (May 2011)
By Robert A. Jones
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Colorado’s “Grand Experiment”
Voucher program could give the state’s colleges a new lease on life (spring 2003)
By Pamela Burdman
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Update: Colorado’s Voucher Program (July 2008). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
Is it a Shell Game?
Colorado’s controversial newway of handing out its higher educationmoney (winter 2007)
By Susan C. Thomson
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“Truth in Tuition”
Illinois’ novel answer to skyrocketing rates (fall 2005)
By Susan C. Thomson
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Update: Tuitions and Fees Rising in Illinois (February 2008). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164
HOPE Springs Eternal
Georgia’s scholarship program, a model for the nation, experiences financial pains (summer 2003)
By Don Campbell
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Update: Georgia’s HOPE Scholarships (April 2009) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170
Financial Challenges
Oregon’s Opportunity Grant programmust overcome new hurdles due to the recession (March 2009)
By KathyWitkowsky
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