Posts Tagged ‘Higher Education’
The issue of higher education salaries has caught the attention of state Rep. Simone Champagne, R-Erath. She passed a resolution this session requesting that the Board of Regents “study executive compensation at the university system offices and boards.” The final report is due to lawmakers in early February 2013.
A new ranking of admissions standards has LSU below all flagship universities in the Deep South. The study author contends consequently lower graduation rates, less desirable faculty, and poorer quality research.
This week, scholars from the University of Arkansas’s Department of Education Reform released a report on the state of administrative waste in America’s public universities. Published in collaboration with the Goldwater Institute, the report blasts the current state of hiring trends in American universities. It demonstrates that school administrative positions are being added at an [...]
A new study published by the Pelican Institute addresses the issue of unprepared students and institutional mismatch in Louisiana’s higher education system. As reported in the study, Louisiana has lower rates of high school completion, lower average test scores, and fewer students taking college-preparatory classes than most other states. The City University of New York [...]