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Nienhusser, H. Kenny – Review of Higher Education, 2018
This study examines 45 community college institutional agents across four states in their role as implementer of policies that affected undocumented and DACAmented students. The findings delve into the role of changing implementation landscape, policy vagueness, implementation burden, and institutional support in this implementation environment.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Undocumented Immigrants, Public Policy
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Dirks, Doris Andrea – Review of Higher Education, 2016
This article examines the language used to discuss transgender people on university campuses. This study asks how, despite seemingly benefitting transgender people, the discourses carried by the documents that discuss trans people may actually undermine the intended goals of policy initiatives. For example, a report on the status of transgender…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, College Students, School Policy, Language Usage
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Christakis, Michael N. – Review of Higher Education, 2009
State governors have the potential to impact their states' public higher education systems in a variety of very significant ways. The findings for the 33 governors included in this study suggest a great deal of variation in the extent of their authority and influence. Governors' composite ratings of formal authority and informal influence are…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Education, State Officials, Influences