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Decreases in public funding, higher tuitions, shrinking admissions, and the rise in popularity of non-accredited, nontraditional programs like coding camps – some now gaining federal funding – are only some of the administrative pressures facing higher education.
So how do senior administrators prepare to manage their institutions for the inevitable: change?
The Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange (GILEE) has awarded $8,000 in research stipends to Joshua Hinkle, an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, and doctoral candidate Chrystina Hoffman for their joint research proposal, “The Impact of Policing Strategies on Officer Job Satisfaction.”
A chance encounter halfway across the world during last year’s European Union study abroad rejuvenated Andrew Young School undergraduate Edi Campis’ passion for social work. She says the trip provided her an opportunity to think about social issues in a new and different way.
“While in Amsterdam, I met a social worker who also… more »
ATLANTA—State merit-based scholarships reduce the likelihood a student will earn a degree in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Oklahoma State University.
Their study, published in the Journal of Labor Economics in October, examined the effect of state merit-based financial aid programs, such as Georgia’s… more »
Plaques of honor and recognition cover the walls of DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Gregory A. Adams’ chambers. Phrases like “living legend” and “distinguished service” attest to his profound influence over a 30-plus-year career in the complex, nuanced and very public arena of criminal justice.
Yet Adams’ outlook on his life and career is… more »
Matt Arp, the newly appointed director of the Office of Academic Assistance, brings a passion for technology, student enrichment and creating a sense of community to the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. Arp has worked for the Andrew Young School since 2006. He most recently served as the assistant director… more »
ATLANTA—Incarcerated youth who have suffered head injuries, traumatic experiences and mental illness diagnoses are more likely to abuse multiple inhalants, according to researchers at Georgia State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The findings published in the journal PLOS One in September report that severe polyinhalant users had more than double… more »
ATLANTA–Investment in affordable housing in lower risk and higher opportunity areas can improve the health status of Georgia’s most vulnerable citizens, helping up to 200 individuals per year live longer, healthier lives, according to an assessment by the Georgia Health Policy Center at Georgia State University.