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  1. Science leadership for tomorrow: The role of schools of public affairs and universities in meeting needs of public science agencies

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Rosenthal, A. H.; Wilcox, R. F.; Marini, F.; Reeves, H. C.

    1973-01-01

    Recommendations and requirements for the preparation of personnel with some scientific or technological background to enter fields of public policy and administration are reported. University efforts to provide science administration graduate programs are outlined and increased cooperation between government and university resources is outlined.

  2. Evaluation Research in Child Welfare: Improving Outcomes through University-Public Agency Partnerships.

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    Briar-Lawson, Katharine, Ed.; Zlotnik, Joan Levy, Ed.

    While research shows that trained social workers were better prepared to produce more effective outcomes in child welfare than those with other degrees, only an estimated 3 to 28 percent of the public child welfare workforce comprised trained social workers. A social work effort to promote workforce development and to promote professional social…

  3. Evaluation Research in Child Welfare: Improving Outcomes through University-Public Agency Partnerships.

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    Briar-Lawson, Katharine, Ed.; Zlotnik, Joan Levy, Ed.

    While research shows that trained social workers were better prepared to produce more effective outcomes in child welfare than those with other degrees, only an estimated 3 to 28 percent of the public child welfare workforce comprised trained social workers. A social work effort to promote workforce development and to promote professional social…

  4. A Case Study of a Student-Run Advertising/Public Relations Agency: The Oregon State University Experience.

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    Ellis, B. G.

    Perhaps the most important course in an advertising curriculum is the student-run agency. This paper describes a program instituted and carried out at Oregon State University from 1985 to 1989 which provided students with experiential training resulting in valuable real-client contact and strong portfolios, making students "hot commodities" on the…

  5. Promoting Supervisory Practice Change in Public Child Welfare: Lessons from University/Agency Collaborative Research in Four States

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    Collins-Camargo, Crystal; Millar, Kenneth

    2012-01-01

    This article describes qualitative findings regarding lessons learned from research and demonstration projects in four states focused on the implementation of clinical supervision within their public child welfare agencies. This was part of a larger mixed methods study of the effectiveness of these new clinical supervision models on practice,…

  6. Promoting Supervisory Practice Change in Public Child Welfare: Lessons from University/Agency Collaborative Research in Four States

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    Collins-Camargo, Crystal; Millar, Kenneth

    2012-01-01

    This article describes qualitative findings regarding lessons learned from research and demonstration projects in four states focused on the implementation of clinical supervision within their public child welfare agencies. This was part of a larger mixed methods study of the effectiveness of these new clinical supervision models on practice,…

  7. Potential for Semi-Retirement in Public Agencies: A Survey of Active and Retired Staff. University of Washington. Final Report.

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    Anschell, Susie

    This 1979 study sought to explore the potential for semi-retirement of University of Washington staff ages fifty-six and over and persons retired from the University during the prior five years. The study focused on the attitudes, interests and work-related characteristics, and behavior of workers as they approach the transition to retirement.…

  8. Writing Program Building in a Compromised Space: Relative Agency in a Small College in a Public University System

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    Cripps, Michael J.; Robinson, Heather M.

    2014-01-01

    This program profile examines efforts by WPAs at York College, a senior college in the CUNY system, to adapt to externally imposed changes and develop a locally meaningful writing program. 1999 marked the end of remediation at four-year (senior) colleges in The City University of New York. The elimination of developmental writing at CUNY's…

  9. University Research. Most Federal Agencies Need to Better Protect against Financial Conflicts of Interest.

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    General Accounting Office, Washington, DC.

    In fiscal year 2001, federal agencies provided $19 billion for university research, a vital part of the nation's research and development effort. GAO was asked to examine federal agencies' actions to ensure that (1) the results of the university research grants they fund are made available to the public and (2) universities receiving such grants…

  10. 34 CFR 303.30 - Public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 34 Education 2 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Public agency. 303.30 Section 303.30 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued) OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS...

  11. 34 CFR 303.30 - Public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 34 Education 2 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Public agency. 303.30 Section 303.30 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued) OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS...

  12. 34 CFR 303.30 - Public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 34 Education 2 2014-07-01 2013-07-01 true Public agency. 303.30 Section 303.30 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued) OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS...

  13. 34 CFR 303.21 - Public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 34 Education 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Public agency. 303.21 Section 303.21 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued) OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS...

  14. 34 CFR 303.21 - Public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 34 Education 2 2011-07-01 2010-07-01 true Public agency. 303.21 Section 303.21 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued) OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS...

  15. The Privatization of Public University Research Libraries

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    Franklin, Brinley

    2007-01-01

    Are we witnessing the privatization of public university research libraries? There is convincing evidence that, in an era of decreasing state support for public higher education, public universities have begun to resemble private universities, particularly in their sources of revenue. A number of indicators demonstrate that public universities,…

  16. Public Universities Keep Wary Eye on Bond Market

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    Fischer, Karin

    2008-01-01

    Many public-university administrators are watching from the sidelines as the nation's credit markets seize up, trying to assess the impact on universities' and state bonding agencies' ability to issue debt. Already, California and Massachusetts have asked for federal help to cope with bills because municipal-bond markets remain largely closed.…

  17. 29 CFR 825.108 - Public agency coverage.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... coverage. (a) An employer under FMLA includes any public agency, as defined in section 3(x) of the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. 203(x). Section 3(x) of the FLSA defines public agency as the...

  18. 29 CFR 825.108 - Public agency coverage.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... coverage. (a) An “employer” under FMLA includes any “public agency,” as defined in section 3(x) of the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. 203(x). Section 3(x) of the FLSA defines “public agency” as...

  19. 29 CFR 825.108 - Public agency coverage.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... coverage. (a) An employer under FMLA includes any public agency, as defined in section 3(x) of the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. 203(x). Section 3(x) of the FLSA defines public agency as the...

  20. 29 CFR 825.108 - Public agency coverage.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... coverage. (a) An “employer” under FMLA includes any “public agency,” as defined in section 3(x) of the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. 203(x). Section 3(x) of the FLSA defines “public agency” as...

  1. 29 CFR 825.108 - Public agency coverage.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... coverage. (a) An “employer” under FMLA includes any “public agency,” as defined in section 3(x) of the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. 203(x). Section 3(x) of the FLSA defines “public agency” as...

  2. 14 CFR 158.67 - Recordkeeping and auditing: Public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Recordkeeping and auditing: Public agency. 158.67 Section 158.67 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF....67 Recordkeeping and auditing: Public agency. (a) Each public agency shall keep any unliquidated...

  3. 24 CFR 811.104 - Approval of Public Housing Agencies (other than agency or instrumentality PHAS).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... applicant is an approved participating agency under 24 CFR Part 883 (State Housing Finance and Development... 24 Housing and Urban Development 4 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Approval of Public Housing Agencies... OF PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCIES AND RELATED AMENDMENTS § 811.104 Approval of Public Housing...

  4. 24 CFR 811.104 - Approval of Public Housing Agencies (other than agency or instrumentality PHAS).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... applicant is an approved participating agency under 24 CFR Part 883 (State Housing Finance and Development... 24 Housing and Urban Development 4 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Approval of Public Housing Agencies... OF PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCIES AND RELATED AMENDMENTS § 811.104 Approval of Public Housing...

  5. 24 CFR 811.104 - Approval of Public Housing Agencies (other than agency or instrumentality PHAS).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... applicant is an approved participating agency under 24 CFR Part 883 (State Housing Finance and Development... 24 Housing and Urban Development 4 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Approval of Public Housing Agencies... OF PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCIES AND RELATED AMENDMENTS § 811.104 Approval of Public Housing...

  6. 24 CFR 811.104 - Approval of Public Housing Agencies (other than agency or instrumentality PHAS).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... applicant is an approved participating agency under 24 CFR Part 883 (State Housing Finance and Development... 24 Housing and Urban Development 4 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Approval of Public Housing Agencies... OF PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCIES AND RELATED AMENDMENTS § 811.104 Approval of Public Housing...

  7. 24 CFR 811.104 - Approval of Public Housing Agencies (other than agency or instrumentality PHAS).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... applicant is an approved participating agency under 24 CFR Part 883 (State Housing Finance and Development... 24 Housing and Urban Development 4 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Approval of Public Housing Agencies... OF PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCIES AND RELATED AMENDMENTS § 811.104 Approval of Public Housing...

  8. 78 FR 8499 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Private School Universe Survey 2013-16

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    2013-02-06

    ... Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Private School Universe Survey 2013-16 AGENCY... respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Private...

  9. 16 CFR 1012.4 - Public attendance at agency meetings.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 16 Commercial Practices 2 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Public attendance at agency meetings. 1012.4 Section 1012.4 Commercial Practices CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION GENERAL MEETINGS POLICY-MEETINGS BETWEEN AGENCY PERSONNEL AND OUTSIDE PARTIES § 1012.4 Public attendance at agency meetings. (a) Any person may attend any meeting involving...

  10. Governing Public Universities in Arab Countries

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    ElObeidy, Ahmed A.

    2014-01-01

    Traditionally in Arab public universities, presidents are appointed by government authorities. Recently, in uprising Arab countries universities' presidents have been elected by universities' faculty members. Neither traditional nor self-governance pattern succeeded to modernise Arab universities. Reforming patterns of governance is…

  11. Governing Public Universities in Arab Countries

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    ElObeidy, Ahmed A.

    2014-01-01

    Traditionally in Arab public universities, presidents are appointed by government authorities. Recently, in uprising Arab countries universities' presidents have been elected by universities' faculty members. Neither traditional nor self-governance pattern succeeded to modernise Arab universities. Reforming patterns of governance is…

  12. 77 FR 42323 - Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Public Housing Agency (PHA) Lease...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-07-18

    ... (PHA) Lease and Grievance Requirements AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian...: Public Housing Agency (PHA) Lease and Grievance Requirements. OMB Approval Number: 2577-0006....

  13. Weighted Admission Standards at Public Flagship Universities.

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    Miller, Stirling S.; And Others

    1991-01-01

    Investigated extent to which public flagship universities use weighted or unweighted standards in admission decision process. Findings from 91 universities indicated that nearly one-half of the flagship universities used exclusively unweighted standards in decision process for most entering freshmen, suggesting that recognition of honors courses…

  14. 14 CFR 158.63 - Reporting requirements: Public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Reporting requirements: Public agency. 158.63 Section 158.63 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Reporting, Recordkeeping and Audits § 158.63 Reporting requirements: Public agency. (a)...

  15. 14 CFR 158.93 - Public agencies subject to reduction.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Public agencies subject to reduction. 158.93 Section 158.93 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Reduction in Airport Improvement Program Apportionment § 158.93 Public agencies subject...

  16. 29 CFR 1612.7 - Public announcement of agency meetings.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 4 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Public announcement of agency meetings. 1612.7 Section 1612.7 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor (Continued) EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION GOVERNMENT IN THE SUNSHINE ACT REGULATIONS § 1612.7 Public announcement of agency meetings. (a)...

  17. 29 CFR 1612.7 - Public announcement of agency meetings.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 4 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Public announcement of agency meetings. 1612.7 Section 1612.7 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor (Continued) EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION GOVERNMENT IN THE SUNSHINE ACT REGULATIONS § 1612.7 Public announcement of agency meetings. (a)...

  18. 29 CFR 1612.7 - Public announcement of agency meetings.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 4 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Public announcement of agency meetings. 1612.7 Section 1612.7 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor (Continued) EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION GOVERNMENT IN THE SUNSHINE ACT REGULATIONS § 1612.7 Public announcement of agency meetings. (a)...

  19. 43 CFR 10005.7 - Agency consultation and public involvement.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 2 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Agency consultation and public involvement. 10005.7 Section 10005.7 Public Lands: Interior Regulations Relating to Public Lands (Continued) UTAH RECLAMATION MITIGATION AND CONSERVATION COMMISSION POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING...

  20. 46 CFR 503.82 - Public announcement of agency meeting.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... Public Observation of Federal Maritime Commission Meetings and Public Access to Information Pertaining to... shall be open or closed to public observation; and (5) The name and telephone number of the Secretary of... closed to public observation; and (5) The name and telephone number of the Secretary of the agency...

  1. 46 CFR 503.82 - Public announcement of agency meeting.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... Public Observation of Federal Maritime Commission Meetings and Public Access to Information Pertaining to... shall be open or closed to public observation; and (5) The name and telephone number of the Secretary of... closed to public observation; and (5) The name and telephone number of the Secretary of the agency...

  2. Financial Reporting for Alabama Public Universities.

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    Alabama State Commission on Higher Education, Montgomery.

    Guidelines for preparing year-end financial reports are provided for Alabama public university staff to insure that reporting formats produce comparable financial reports and to keep up with recent developments in college accounting and financial reporting. The public institutions comply with two publications issued by the American Institute of…

  3. Public Universities at Risk: 7 Damaging Myths

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    Newfield, Christopher

    2008-01-01

    Public cuts in financial support have hurt public colleges and students. The author argues that the fault lies in part with the colleges themselves. Many public-university administrators are incapable of convincing political and business leaders of the need for financial support because they are no longer fully convinced themselves. They have…

  4. 77 FR 32952 - Defense Intelligence Agency National Intelligence University Board of Visitors Closed Meeting

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    2012-06-04

    ... of the Secretary Defense Intelligence Agency National Intelligence University Board of Visitors Closed Meeting AGENCY: Department of Defense, Defense Intelligence Agency, National Intelligence... a closed meeting of the Defense Intelligence Agency National Intelligence University Board...

  5. 78 FR 90 - Defense Intelligence Agency National Intelligence University Board of Visitors Closed Meeting

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    2013-01-02

    ... of the Secretary Defense Intelligence Agency National Intelligence University Board of Visitors Closed Meeting AGENCY: National Intelligence University, Defense Intelligence Agency, Department of... a closed meeting of the National Intelligence University Board of Visitors has been scheduled...

  6. 78 FR 32241 - Defense Intelligence Agency National Intelligence University Board of Visitors; Notice of Closed...

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    2013-05-29

    ... of the Secretary Defense Intelligence Agency National Intelligence University Board of Visitors; Notice of Closed Meeting AGENCY: National Intelligence University, Defense Intelligence Agency... given that a closed meeting of the National Intelligence University Board of Visitors has been...

  7. Faculty Agency in Striving University Contexts: Mundane yet Powerful Acts of Agency

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    Gonzales, Leslie D.

    2015-01-01

    Drawing from Archer's critical realist theory of agency, this paper has two specific aims. First, the cultural and structural features of one "striving" institution are outlined. Then, I illustrate how faculty members asserted agency inside their striving university in ways intended to disrupt the structures and cultures that striving…

  8. Public University in Argentina: Subsidizing the Rich?

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    Rozada, Martin Gonzalez; Menendez, Alicia

    2002-01-01

    Investigates educational equity and efficiency of higher education in Argentina. Concludes that despite the fact that public universities are tuition-free, only students from the richest families in Argentina are able to attend universities. Suggests improving higher education equality and efficiency by charging tuition fees and offering selective…

  9. Public University in Argentina: Subsidizing the Rich?

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    Rozada, Martin Gonzalez; Menendez, Alicia

    2002-01-01

    Investigates educational equity and efficiency of higher education in Argentina. Concludes that despite the fact that public universities are tuition-free, only students from the richest families in Argentina are able to attend universities. Suggests improving higher education equality and efficiency by charging tuition fees and offering selective…

  10. Leadership in the Reform of Malaysian Universities: Analysing the Strategic Role of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency

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    Bajunid, Ibrahim Ahmad

    2011-01-01

    This paper addresses the contemporary development and reform challenges in tertiary education in Malaysia in both national and global contexts. The critical role exercised by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency in driving strategic change in higher education cultures, both in public and private universities is described and analysed. The paper…

  11. Leadership in the Reform of Malaysian Universities: Analysing the Strategic Role of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency

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    Bajunid, Ibrahim Ahmad

    2011-01-01

    This paper addresses the contemporary development and reform challenges in tertiary education in Malaysia in both national and global contexts. The critical role exercised by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency in driving strategic change in higher education cultures, both in public and private universities is described and analysed. The paper…

  12. Syracuse University Publications in Continuing Education. List of Publications.

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    Charters, Alexander N.; Holmwood, Donald

    This document is a complete list of Syracuse University Publications in Continuing Education (SUPCE). Publications are categorized under 16 headings: Notes and Essays and Reports Series in Continuing Education for Adults; Occasional Papers Series; Landmark and New Horizons Series; William Pearson Tolley Medal Series; Papers on Adult Education,…

  13. The Multiple Partnership: Scientist, University, Agency, and Government.

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    Horowitz, Frances Degen

    1990-01-01

    Discusses the joint funding of scientific research by government programs, universities, and privately funded agencies. Examines who is responsible for deciding the research topics to be explored, and what influences these decisions. Presents research on child development as an example of how programs are funded. (JS)

  14. 14 CFR 158.67 - Recordkeeping and auditing: Public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Recordkeeping and auditing: Public agency. 158.67 Section 158.67 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Reporting, Recordkeeping and Audits § 158.67 Recordkeeping and auditing: Public...

  15. 24 CFR 964.425 - Small public housing agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 24 Housing and Urban Development 4 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Small public housing agencies. 964.425 Section 964.425 Housing and Urban Development REGULATIONS RELATING TO HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (CONTINUED) OFFICE OF ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AND INDIAN HOUSING, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING...

  16. 24 CFR 964.425 - Small public housing agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 24 Housing and Urban Development 4 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Small public housing agencies. 964.425 Section 964.425 Housing and Urban Development Regulations Relating to Housing and Urban Development (Continued) OFFICE OF ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AND INDIAN HOUSING, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING...

  17. Teaching Mindfulness at a Public Research University

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    Lee, Jenny J.

    2012-01-01

    Given the lack of published spiritual practices in classroom settings, particularly in public colleges and universities, this article provides one way of promoting mindfulness in an academic course format. Personal insights and practices are shared as a way to encourage fellow instructors not only to teach mindfulness but, more importantly, to…

  18. Teaching Mindfulness at a Public Research University

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    Lee, Jenny J.

    2012-01-01

    Given the lack of published spiritual practices in classroom settings, particularly in public colleges and universities, this article provides one way of promoting mindfulness in an academic course format. Personal insights and practices are shared as a way to encourage fellow instructors not only to teach mindfulness but, more importantly, to…

  19. Efficiency Analysis of Public Universities in Thailand

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    Kantabutra, Saranya; Tang, John C. S.

    2010-01-01

    This paper examines the performance of Thai public universities in terms of efficiency, using a non-parametric approach called data envelopment analysis. Two efficiency models, the teaching efficiency model and the research efficiency model, are developed and the analysis is conducted at the faculty level. Further statistical analyses are also…

  20. Efficiency Analysis of Public Universities in Thailand

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    Kantabutra, Saranya; Tang, John C. S.

    2010-01-01

    This paper examines the performance of Thai public universities in terms of efficiency, using a non-parametric approach called data envelopment analysis. Two efficiency models, the teaching efficiency model and the research efficiency model, are developed and the analysis is conducted at the faculty level. Further statistical analyses are also…

  1. Perspectives on the place of environmental health and protection in public health and public health agencies.

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    Kotchian, S

    1997-01-01

    The field of environmental health and protection and the entire field of public health have repeatedly found themselves isolated from one another, unable to articulate the definition, mission, and goals of public health and the essential role for environmental health and protection in the provision of a healthy ecological and human environment. Environmental agencies often forget that they, too, are public health agencies; public health agencies that have had environmental health functions have divided and abdicated their environmental responsibilities, considering these to be "regulatory" rather than public health. This article reviews the history of environmental health and protection, its involvement within the field of public health, its eventual separation from other public health programs with resulting benefits and consequences, and what the future may hold for environmental health and protection activities as well as for the broader scope of public health of which these activities are a part. PMID:9143719

  2. Creating Quality Improvement Culture in Public Health Agencies

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    Mahanna, Elizabeth; Joly, Brenda; Zelek, Michael; Riley, William; Verma, Pooja; Fisher, Jessica Solomon

    2014-01-01

    Objectives. We conducted case studies of 10 agencies that participated in early quality improvement efforts. Methods. The agencies participated in a project conducted by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (2007–2008). Case study participants included health directors and quality improvement team leaders and members. We implemented multiple qualitative analysis processes, including cross-case analysis and logic modeling. We categorized agencies according to the extent to which they had developed a quality improvement culture. Results. Agencies were conducting informal quality improvement projects (n?=?4), conducting formal quality improvement projects (n?=?3), or creating a quality improvement culture (n?=?4). Agencies conducting formal quality improvement and creating a quality improvement culture had leadership support for quality improvement, participated in national quality improvement initiatives, had a greater number of staff trained in quality improvement and quality improvement teams that met regularly with decision-making authority. Agencies conducting informal quality improvement were likely to report that accreditation is the major driver for quality improvement work. Agencies creating a quality improvement culture were more likely to have a history of evidence-based decision-making and use quality improvement to address emerging issues. Conclusions. Our findings support previous research and add the roles of national public health accreditation and emerging issues as factors in agencies’ ability to create and sustain a quality improvement culture. PMID:24228680

  3. 14 CFR 158.63 - Reporting requirements: Public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Reporting requirements: Public agency. 158.63 Section 158.63 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Reporting, Recordkeeping and Audits §...

  4. 14 CFR 158.63 - Reporting requirements: Public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Reporting requirements: Public agency. 158.63 Section 158.63 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Reporting, Recordkeeping and Audits §...

  5. 14 CFR 158.67 - Recordkeeping and auditing: Public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    .... 158.67 Section 158.67 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Reporting, Recordkeeping and Audits § 158... collected, held or used, each public agency shall provide for an audit of its PFC account. The audit...

  6. 14 CFR 158.67 - Recordkeeping and auditing: Public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    .... 158.67 Section 158.67 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Reporting, Recordkeeping and Audits § 158... collected, held or used, each public agency shall provide for an audit of its PFC account. The audit...

  7. 14 CFR 158.63 - Reporting requirements: Public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Reporting requirements: Public agency. 158.63 Section 158.63 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Reporting, Recordkeeping and Audits §...

  8. 29 CFR 541.710 - Employees of public agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Employees of public agencies. 541.710 Section 541.710 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor (Continued) WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR REGULATIONS DEFINING AND DELIMITING THE EXEMPTIONS FOR EXECUTIVE, ADMINISTRATIVE, PROFESSIONAL, COMPUTER AND OUTSIDE SALES...

  9. 14 CFR 158.63 - Reporting requirements: Public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Reporting requirements: Public agency. 158.63 Section 158.63 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Reporting, Recordkeeping and Audits §...

  10. 14 CFR 158.67 - Recordkeeping and auditing: Public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Recordkeeping and auditing: Public agency. 158.67 Section 158.67 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Reporting, Recordkeeping and Audits §...

  11. 14 CFR 158.93 - Public agencies subject to reduction.

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    2011-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Public agencies subject to reduction. 158.93 Section 158.93 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Reduction in Airport Improvement...

  12. 16 CFR 1012.4 - Public attendance at agency meetings.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... space. When feasible, a person or organization desiring to attend such a meeting should give at least... space can be arranged for all those wishing to attend. (c) Members of the public attending Agency... lack of space, provided that such meetings are open to the news media; (3) Meetings with...

  13. 16 CFR 1012.4 - Public attendance at agency meetings.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... space. When feasible, a person or organization desiring to attend such a meeting should give at least... space can be arranged for all those wishing to attend. (c) Members of the public attending Agency... lack of space, provided that such meetings are open to the news media; (3) Meetings with...

  14. 16 CFR 1012.4 - Public attendance at agency meetings.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... space. When feasible, a person or organization desiring to attend such a meeting should give at least... space can be arranged for all those wishing to attend. (c) Members of the public attending Agency... lack of space, provided that such meetings are open to the news media; (3) Meetings with...

  15. Evaluating Child Welfare Training in Public Agencies: Status and Prospects

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    Collins, Mary Elizabeth

    2008-01-01

    Although staff training in public child welfare agencies is thought to be a critical component of effective practice, little is known about the delivery and effectiveness of training interventions. Few evaluations are published in the literature and it is uncertain how much evaluation activity is being conducted and utilized. This study collected…

  16. Success of the undergraduate public health at tulane university.

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    White, Luann Ellis

    2015-01-01

    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine launched the Bachelors of Science in Public Health (BSPH) in 2005. The BSPH has steadily grown and comprises one-third of the total enrollment in the school. A review of the organizational structure demonstrates that direct responsibility for undergraduate education by a school of public health is advantageous to the success of the program. The competency and skills-based curriculum attracts students. Outcome measures show the enrollment is steadily increasing. The majority of the BSPH graduates continue onto competitive graduate and professional degree programs. Those who seek jobs find employment related to their public health education, but outside of the traditional governmental public health agencies. The combined BSPH/masters of public health (MPH) degree is a pipeline for students to pursue a MPH and increases the likelihood students will pursue careers in public health. The range and depth of study in the bachelors program is continually examined. Topics once within the purview of graduate education are now being incorporated into undergraduate courses. Undergraduate public health is one of a number of factors that is influencing changes in the MPH degree. PMID:25941670

  17. Success of the Undergraduate Public Health at Tulane University

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    White, Luann Ellis

    2015-01-01

    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine launched the Bachelors of Science in Public Health (BSPH) in 2005. The BSPH has steadily grown and comprises one-third of the total enrollment in the school. A review of the organizational structure demonstrates that direct responsibility for undergraduate education by a school of public health is advantageous to the success of the program. The competency and skills-based curriculum attracts students. Outcome measures show the enrollment is steadily increasing. The majority of the BSPH graduates continue onto competitive graduate and professional degree programs. Those who seek jobs find employment related to their public health education, but outside of the traditional governmental public health agencies. The combined BSPH/masters of public health (MPH) degree is a pipeline for students to pursue a MPH and increases the likelihood students will pursue careers in public health. The range and depth of study in the bachelors program is continually examined. Topics once within the purview of graduate education are now being incorporated into undergraduate courses. Undergraduate public health is one of a number of factors that is influencing changes in the MPH degree. PMID:25941670

  18. 77 FR 1946 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, Public...

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    2012-01-12

    ... allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of program management. ] Affected Public: Not... SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB... Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will...

  19. 76 FR 62055 - Mississippi Delta Energy Agency, Clarksdale Public Utilities Commission, Public Service...

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    2011-10-06

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Mississippi Delta Energy Agency, Clarksdale Public Utilities Commission... Practice and Procedures, and the applicable Tariff on file with the Commission, Mississippi Delta...

  20. 77 FR 53210 - Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Public Housing Agency Burden...

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    2012-08-31

    ... Housing Agency (PHA) burden through a wide range of activities from resident recertification and PHA unit... Information and its Propose: The Department is looking at ways to reduce Public Housing Agency (PHA) burden through a wide range of activities from resident recertification and PHA unit inspection activities...

  1. Linking public health agencies and hospitals for improved emergency preparedness: North Carolina's public health epidemiologist program

    PubMed Central

    2012-01-01

    Background In 2003, 11 public health epidemiologists were placed in North Carolina's largest hospitals to enhance communication between public health agencies and healthcare systems for improved emergency preparedness. We describe the specific services public health epidemiologists provide to local health departments, the North Carolina Division of Public Health, and the hospitals in which they are based, and assess the value of these services to stakeholders. Methods We surveyed and/or interviewed public health epidemiologists, communicable disease nurses based at local health departments, North Carolina Division of Public Health staff, and public health epidemiologists' hospital supervisors to 1) elicit the services provided by public health epidemiologists in daily practice and during emergencies and 2) examine the value of these services. Interviews were transcribed and imported into ATLAS.ti for coding and analysis. Descriptive analyses were performed on quantitative survey data. Results Public health epidemiologists conduct syndromic surveillance of community-acquired infections and potential bioterrorism events, assist local health departments and the North Carolina Division of Public Health with public health investigations, educate clinicians on diseases of public health importance, and enhance communication between hospitals and public health agencies. Stakeholders place on a high value on the unique services provided by public health epidemiologists. Conclusions Public health epidemiologists effectively link public health agencies and hospitals to enhance syndromic surveillance, communicable disease management, and public health emergency preparedness and response. This comprehensive description of the program and its value to stakeholders, both in routine daily practice and in responding to a major public health emergency, can inform other states that may wish to establish a similar program as part of their larger public health emergency preparedness and response system. PMID:22361231

  2. Strategy for communicating benefit-risk decisions: a comparison of regulatory agencies' publicly available documents

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    Leong Wai Yeen, James; Salek, Sam; Walker, Stuart

    2014-01-01

    The assessment report formats of four major regulatory reference agencies, US Food and Drug Administration, European Medicines Agency, Health Canada, and Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration were compared to a benefit-risk (BR) documentation template developed by the Centre for Innovation in Regulatory Science and a four-member Consortium on Benefit-Risk Assessment. A case study was also conducted using a US FDA Medical Review, the European Public Assessment Report and Australia's Public Assessment Report for the same product. Compared with the BR Template, existing regulatory report formats are inadequate regarding the listing of benefits and risks, the assigning of relative importance and values, visualization and the utilization of a detailed, systematic, standardized structure. The BR Template is based on the principles of BR assessment common to major regulatory agencies. Given that there are minimal differences among the existing regulatory report formats, it is timely to consider the feasibility of a universal template. PMID:25538620

  3. Public health challenges for universal health coverage.

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    Tripathy, Radha Madhab

    2014-01-01

    The effective functioning of any health system requires an efficient public health service. Every human being has the right to enjoy "the highest attainable standard of health," which can be fulfilled by giving every man an affordable and equitable health system he deserves and demands. In these years, complex health changes have complicated the situation in India. Most important gaps in the health care include an understanding of the burden of the disease and what leads to and causes ill health, the availability and use of appropriate technology in the management of disease, ill health and health systems that have an impact on service delivery. Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has the potential to increase economic growth, improve educational opportunities, reduce impoverishment and inequalities, and foster social cohesion. Steps taken for achieving UHC will address the public health challenges and vice versa. PMID:25116820

  4. 41 CFR 102-75.490 - Who must notify eligible public agencies that surplus real property for educational and public...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... public agencies that surplus real property for educational and public health purposes is available? 102... Real Property Disposal Property for Educational and Public Health Purposes § 102-75.490 Who must notify eligible public agencies that surplus real property for educational and public health purposes is...

  5. 41 CFR 102-75.490 - Who must notify eligible public agencies that surplus real property for educational and public...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... public agencies that surplus real property for educational and public health purposes is available? 102... Real Property Disposal Property for Educational and Public Health Purposes § 102-75.490 Who must notify eligible public agencies that surplus real property for educational and public health purposes is...

  6. 41 CFR 102-75.490 - Who must notify eligible public agencies that surplus real property for educational and public...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... public agencies that surplus real property for educational and public health purposes is available? 102... Real Property Disposal Property for Educational and Public Health Purposes § 102-75.490 Who must notify eligible public agencies that surplus real property for educational and public health purposes is...

  7. 41 CFR 102-75.490 - Who must notify eligible public agencies that surplus real property for educational and public...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... public agencies that surplus real property for educational and public health purposes is available? 102... Real Property Disposal Property for Educational and Public Health Purposes § 102-75.490 Who must notify eligible public agencies that surplus real property for educational and public health purposes is...

  8. Managing University Intellectual Property in the Public Interest

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    Merrill, Stephen A., Ed.; Mazza, Anne-Marie, Ed.

    2011-01-01

    Thirty years ago federal policy underwent a major change through the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980, which fostered greater uniformity in the way research agencies treat inventions arising from the work they sponsor. Before the Act, if government agencies funded university research, the funding agency retained ownership of the knowledge and technologies…

  9. The University of Washington's Community-Oriented Public Health Practice program and Public Health-Seattle & King County partnership.

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    House, Peter J; Hartfield, Karen; Nicola, Bud; Bogan, Sharon L

    2014-01-01

    The Community-Oriented Public Health Practice (COPHP) program, a 2-year in-residence MPH degree program in the University of Washington School of Public Health, has partnered with Public Health-Seattle & King County (PHSKC) since 2002 to create a mutually beneficial set of programs to improve teaching and address community-based public health problems in a practice setting. The COPHP program uses a problem-based learning approach that puts students in small groups to work on public health problems. Both University of Washington-based and PHSKC-based faculty facilitate the classroom work. In the first year for students, COPHP, in concert with PHSKC, places students in practicum assignments at PHSKC; in the second year, students undertake a master's project (capstone) in a community or public health agency. The capstone project entails taking on a problem in a community-based agency to improve either the health of a population or the capacity of the agency to improve population health. Both the practicum and the capstone projects emphasize applying classroom learning in actual public health practice work for community-based organizations. This partnership brings PHSKC and COPHP together in every aspect of teaching. In essence, PHSKC acts as the "academic health department" for COPHP. There are detailed agreements and contracts that guide all aspects of the partnership. Both the practicum and capstone projects require written contracts. The arrangements for getting non-University of Washington faculty paid for teaching and advising also include formal contracts. PMID:24667188

  10. International Students, Academic Publications and World University Rankings: The Impact of Globalisation and Responses of a Malaysian Public University

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    Tan, Yao Sua; Goh, Soo Khoon

    2014-01-01

    This paper examines the responses of a Malaysian public university, namely Universiti Sains Malaysia, to the impact of globalisation vis-ŕ-vis three key issues: international students, academic publications and world university rankings. There are concerted efforts put in place by the university to recruit more international students. But a global…

  11. International Students, Academic Publications and World University Rankings: The Impact of Globalisation and Responses of a Malaysian Public University

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    Tan, Yao Sua; Goh, Soo Khoon

    2014-01-01

    This paper examines the responses of a Malaysian public university, namely Universiti Sains Malaysia, to the impact of globalisation vis-à-vis three key issues: international students, academic publications and world university rankings. There are concerted efforts put in place by the university to recruit more international students. But a global…

  12. Energy life cycle cost analysis: Guidelines for public agencies

    SciTech Connect

    1995-03-01

    The State of Washington encourages energy-efficient building designs for public agencies. The Washington State Energy Office (WSEO) supports this goal by identifying advances in building technology and sharing this information with the design community and public administrators responsible for major construction projects. Many proven technologies can reduce operating costs-and save energy-to an extent that justifies some increases in construction costs. WSEO prepared these Energy Life Cycle Cost Analysis (ELCCA) guidelines for the individuals who are responsible for preparing ELCCA submittals for public buildings. Key terms and abbreviations are provided in Appendix A. Chapters 1 and 2 serve as an overview-providing background, defining energy life cycle cost analysis, explaining which agencies and projects are affected by the ELCCA requirements, and identifying changes to the guidelines that have been made since 1990. They explain {open_quotes}what needs to happen{close_quotes} and {open_quotes}why it needs to happen.{close_quotes} Chapters 3 to 7 provide the {open_quotes}how to,{close_quotes} the instructions and forms needed to prepare ELCCA submittals.

  13. 24 CFR 202.10 - Governmental institutions, Government-sponsored enterprises, public housing agencies and State...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... defined in 24 CFR 44.2) that receive insurance as lenders and mortgagees shall conduct audits in..., Government-sponsored enterprises, public housing agencies and State housing agencies. 202.10 Section 202.10...-sponsored enterprises, public housing agencies and State housing agencies. (a) Definition. A Federal,...

  14. 24 CFR 202.10 - Governmental institutions, Government-sponsored enterprises, public housing agencies and State...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... defined in 24 CFR 44.2) that receive insurance as lenders and mortgagees shall conduct audits in..., Government-sponsored enterprises, public housing agencies and State housing agencies. 202.10 Section 202.10...-sponsored enterprises, public housing agencies and State housing agencies. (a) Definition. A Federal,...

  15. 24 CFR 202.10 - Governmental institutions, Government-sponsored enterprises, public housing agencies and State...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... defined in 24 CFR 44.2) that receive insurance as lenders and mortgagees shall conduct audits in..., Government-sponsored enterprises, public housing agencies and State housing agencies. 202.10 Section 202.10...-sponsored enterprises, public housing agencies and State housing agencies. (a) Definition. A Federal,...

  16. 24 CFR 202.10 - Governmental institutions, Government-sponsored enterprises, public housing agencies and State...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... defined in 24 CFR 44.2) that receive insurance as lenders and mortgagees shall conduct audits in..., Government-sponsored enterprises, public housing agencies and State housing agencies. 202.10 Section 202.10...-sponsored enterprises, public housing agencies and State housing agencies. (a) Definition. A Federal,...

  17. 24 CFR 202.10 - Governmental institutions, Government-sponsored enterprises, public housing agencies and State...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... defined in 24 CFR 44.2) that receive insurance as lenders and mortgagees shall conduct audits in..., Government-sponsored enterprises, public housing agencies and State housing agencies. 202.10 Section 202.10...-sponsored enterprises, public housing agencies and State housing agencies. (a) Definition. A Federal,...

  18. 29 CFR 553.102 - Employment by the same public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Employment by the same public agency. 553.102 Section 553... § 553.102 Employment by the same public agency. (a) Section 3(e)(4)(A)(ii) of the FLSA does not permit an individual to perform hours of volunteer service for a public agency when such hours involve...

  19. 29 CFR 553.102 - Employment by the same public agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 3 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Employment by the same public agency. 553.102 Section 553... § 553.102 Employment by the same public agency. (a) Section 3(e)(4)(A)(ii) of the FLSA does not permit an individual to perform hours of volunteer service for a public agency when such hours involve...

  20. 24 CFR 903.4 - What are the public housing agency plans?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... URBAN DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCY PLANS PHA Plans § 903.4 What are the public housing agency plans...-Year Plan) that a public housing agency (PHA) must submit to HUD once every five PHA fiscal years. The 5-Year Plan covers the five PHA fiscal years immediately following the date on which the 5-Year...

  1. Public University Trustees: New Expertise Needed as Funding Diversifies

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    Nelson, John; Tuby, Kimberly

    2008-01-01

    A long-term decline in state-government funding and an increase in funds from other sources are creating the need for broader types of expertise on boards of public universities. Public universities are becoming increasingly market-driven and consequently must deal with a broader base of stakeholders. As a result of these changes, public boards…

  2. It's Not about Me: Politics of the Public University President

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    Pattenaude, Richard

    2004-01-01

    The author addresses the criticism that today's university presidents do not forcefully speak out to public issues and controversies. He discusses what had changed and why public presidents speak carefully on policy issues, putting forth that public university presidents have a responsibility to their institutions not to allow controversy sap…

  3. Civic Engagement. The University as a Public Good

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    Cantor, Nancy

    2004-01-01

    As a public good, universities have a rare and critical role to play. While Universities educate leaders for the future, they also address important societal issues of the day. The discoveries can and do change the world. The groundwork is laid for the future as work is done to preserve the culture of the past. The university?s role is "rare"…

  4. Public by Day, Private by Night: Examining the Private Lives of Kenya's Public Universities

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    Wangenge-Ouma, Gerald

    2012-01-01

    This article examines the emergence of the public university in Kenya as a key provider of private higher education, characterised mainly by the phenomenon of the "private public university student." It probes the broader socio-economic reforms circumscribing the privatisation of Kenya's public universities and the local and global forces…

  5. Public by Day, Private by Night: Examining the Private Lives of Kenya's Public Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Wangenge-Ouma, Gerald

    2012-01-01

    This article examines the emergence of the public university in Kenya as a key provider of private higher education, characterised mainly by the phenomenon of the "private public university student." It probes the broader socio-economic reforms circumscribing the privatisation of Kenya's public universities and the local and global forces…

  6. Internal Audit: Does it Enhance Governance in the Australian Public University Sector?

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    Christopher, Joe

    2015-01-01

    This study seeks to confirm if internal audit, a corporate control process, is functioning effectively in Australian public universities. The study draws on agency theory, published literature and best-practice guidelines to develop an internal audit evaluation framework. A survey instrument is thereafter developed from the framework and used as a…

  7. Internal Audit: Does it Enhance Governance in the Australian Public University Sector?

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    Christopher, Joe

    2015-01-01

    This study seeks to confirm if internal audit, a corporate control process, is functioning effectively in Australian public universities. The study draws on agency theory, published literature and best-practice guidelines to develop an internal audit evaluation framework. A survey instrument is thereafter developed from the framework and used as a…

  8. Impact of the Open University on Public Libraries

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    Beckerman, Edwin P.

    1975-01-01

    The case for public library support for open university programs. Description of some existing public library projects and discussion of ways in which libraries can participate in adult degree programs. (LS)

  9. 76 FR 64092 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, Title: Public...

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    2011-10-17

    ...; Comment Request, Title: Public Assistance Customer Satisfaction Survey AGENCY: Federal Emergency... Satisfaction Survey. Collection of Information Title: Public Assistance Customer Satisfaction Survey. Type of... Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 519-0-1 T, Public Assistance Customer Satisfaction Survey (Telephone);...

  10. University Research: Most Federal Agencies Need to Better Protect Against Financial Conflicts of Interest. Report to the Honorable Richard C. Shelby, U.S. Senate. GAO-04-31

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    US General Accounting Office, 2004

    2004-01-01

    In fiscal year 2001, federal agencies provided $19 billion for university research, a vital part of the nation's research and development effort. GAO was asked to examine federal agencies' actions to ensure that (1) the results of the university research grants they fund are made available to the public and (2) universities receiving such grants…

  11. 77 FR 18820 - Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request

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    2012-03-28

    ... adoption of the common Federal Policy (56 FR 28003) by 15 departments and agencies implements a... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... publishing the following summary of a proposed collection for public comment. Interested persons are...

  12. Implementing Motivational Interviewing in an Urban Homeless Population: An Agency-University Collaboration

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    Crouch, Cathy; Parrish, Danielle E.

    2015-01-01

    This article describes the experiences of an agency administrator who developed a meaningful and effective collaboration with university researchers to address the needs of her client population. The initial agency-university collaboration process and its benefits are described as well as the efforts required and challenges faced when adopting and…

  13. Implementing Motivational Interviewing in an Urban Homeless Population: An Agency-University Collaboration

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Crouch, Cathy; Parrish, Danielle E.

    2015-01-01

    This article describes the experiences of an agency administrator who developed a meaningful and effective collaboration with university researchers to address the needs of her client population. The initial agency-university collaboration process and its benefits are described as well as the efforts required and challenges faced when adopting and…

  14. Greener Pastures: Faculty Turnover Intent in Urban Public Universities

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    Daly, Cheryl J.; Dee, Jay R.

    2006-01-01

    The unique challenges of balancing teaching, research, and service in urban public universities are likely to affect faculty intentions to remain in or depart from these institutions. Findings from this national study of urban public university faculty suggest that institutional efforts to retain faculty should attend to the structural…

  15. Implementation of New Public Management in Norwegian Universities

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    Frolich, Nicoline

    2005-01-01

    This article analyses the implementation of market-type mechanisms in the management of universities. The question of which cultural biases have been used in the implementation of New Public Management (NPM) in Norwegian universities is discussed. Cultural theory, institutional theory, and public policy studies are applied to the analysis of a…

  16. Implementation of New Public Management in Norwegian Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Frolich, Nicoline

    2005-01-01

    This article analyses the implementation of market-type mechanisms in the management of universities. The question of which cultural biases have been used in the implementation of New Public Management (NPM) in Norwegian universities is discussed. Cultural theory, institutional theory, and public policy studies are applied to the analysis of a…

  17. Graduate Fees at California's Public Universities. FS 08-02

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    California Postsecondary Education Commission, 2008

    2008-01-01

    Fees for graduate students at California's public colleges and universities have risen over the last several years, but are still lower than fees at comparable universities in other states. Fees for full-time graduate students at the California State University were $4,163 in 2007-08. This amount consists of $3,414 in systemwide fees plus…

  18. Nuestra Tierra: A University/Public School Technology Integration Project.

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    Wiburg, Karin M.; Montoya, Nidelia; Sandin, John

    1999-01-01

    Describes a university/public school project to integrate technology with teaching and learning in a Southwest border school district. Discusses how the project was collaboratively designed, implemented, and evaluated by university faculty and school teachers and administrators. Findings demonstrated the potential of university researchers working…

  19. Public university entry in Ghana: Is it equitable?

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Yusif, Hadrat; Yussof, Ishak; Osman, Zulkifly

    2013-06-01

    Public universities in Ghana are highly subsidised by the central government and account for about 80 per cent of university students in the country. Yet issues of fairness in terms of entry into the public university system have so far hardly been addressed. To find out whether participation in public university education is equitable, the authors of this paper carried out a binary logistic regression analysis. Individual data were collected from 1,129 (614 male and 515 female) final year senior high school (SHS) students for the 2009 cohort. The authors measured student, father and mother characteristics likely to influence admission to a public university. The results show that the major predictors of public university entry are students' academic ability, quality of SHS attended and number of siblings. This seems to suggest that there is a significant bias in the selection of students from different socio-economic groups for admission to highly subsidised public universities. The implication is that public financing of university education in Ghana may not be equitable.

  20. Numbers and Types of Public Elementary and Secondary Education Agencies from the Common Core of Data: School Year 2006-07. First Look. NCES 2009-303

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    Hoffman, Lee

    2008-01-01

    This report presents findings on the numbers and types of public elementary and secondary local education agencies (LEAs) in the United States and other jurisdictions in the 2006-07 school year, using data from the Local Education Agency Universe Survey of the Common Core of Data (CCD) survey system. Appended are the methodology and technical…

  1. 34 CFR 300.325 - Private school placements by public agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 34 Education 2 2011-07-01 2010-07-01 true Private school placements by public agencies. 300.325... Programs, and Educational Placements Development of Iep § 300.325 Private school placements by public... initiated and conducted by the private school or facility at the discretion of the public agency. (2) If...

  2. 29 CFR 553.104 - Private individuals who volunteer services to public agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 3 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Private individuals who volunteer services to public... GOVERNMENTS Volunteers § 553.104 Private individuals who volunteer services to public agencies. (a... service to a public agency for civic or humanitarian reasons. Such individuals are considered...

  3. 34 CFR 300.325 - Private school placements by public agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 34 Education 2 2014-07-01 2013-07-01 true Private school placements by public agencies. 300.325... Programs, and Educational Placements Development of Iep § 300.325 Private school placements by public... initiated and conducted by the private school or facility at the discretion of the public agency. (2) If...

  4. 29 CFR 553.104 - Private individuals who volunteer services to public agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 3 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Private individuals who volunteer services to public... GOVERNMENTS Volunteers § 553.104 Private individuals who volunteer services to public agencies. (a... service to a public agency for civic or humanitarian reasons. Such individuals are considered...

  5. 34 CFR 300.325 - Private school placements by public agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 34 Education 2 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Private school placements by public agencies. 300.325... Programs, and Educational Placements Development of Iep § 300.325 Private school placements by public... initiated and conducted by the private school or facility at the discretion of the public agency. (2) If...

  6. 34 CFR 300.325 - Private school placements by public agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 34 Education 2 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Private school placements by public agencies. 300.325... Programs, and Educational Placements Development of Iep § 300.325 Private school placements by public... initiated and conducted by the private school or facility at the discretion of the public agency. (2) If...

  7. 34 CFR 300.325 - Private school placements by public agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 34 Education 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Private school placements by public agencies. 300.325... Programs, and Educational Placements Development of Iep § 300.325 Private school placements by public... initiated and conducted by the private school or facility at the discretion of the public agency. (2) If...

  8. 29 CFR 553.104 - Private individuals who volunteer services to public agencies.

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    2012-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 3 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Private individuals who volunteer services to public... GOVERNMENTS Volunteers § 553.104 Private individuals who volunteer services to public agencies. (a... service to a public agency for civic or humanitarian reasons. Such individuals are considered...

  9. 29 CFR 553.104 - Private individuals who volunteer services to public agencies.

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    2013-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 3 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Private individuals who volunteer services to public... GOVERNMENTS Volunteers § 553.104 Private individuals who volunteer services to public agencies. (a... service to a public agency for civic or humanitarian reasons. Such individuals are considered...

  10. 75 FR 37808 - Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request

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  11. 75 FR 20598 - Agency Information Collection Request: 60-Day Public Comment Request

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  12. Deterministic Earthquake Hazard Assessment by Public Agencies in California

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    Mualchin, L.

    2005-12-01

    Even in its short recorded history, California has experienced a number of damaging earthquakes that have resulted in new codes and other legislation for public safety. In particular, the 1971 San Fernando earthquake produced some of the most lasting results such as the Hospital Safety Act, the Strong Motion Instrumentation Program, the Alquist-Priolo Special Studies Zone Act, and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans') fault-based deterministic seismic hazard (DSH) map. The latter product provides values for earthquake ground motions based on Maximum Credible Earthquakes (MCEs), defined as the largest earthquakes that can reasonably be expected on faults in the current tectonic regime. For surface fault rupture displacement hazards, detailed study of the same faults apply. Originally, hospital, dam, and other critical facilities used seismic design criteria based on deterministic seismic hazard analyses (DSHA). However, probabilistic methods grew and took hold by introducing earthquake design criteria based on time factors and quantifying "uncertainties", by procedures such as logic trees. These probabilistic seismic hazard analyses (PSHA) ignored the DSH approach. Some agencies were influenced to adopt only the PSHA method. However, deficiencies in the PSHA method are becoming recognized, and the use of the method is now becoming a focus of strong debate. Caltrans is in the process of producing the fourth edition of its DSH map. The reason for preferring the DSH method is that Caltrans believes it is more realistic than the probabilistic method for assessing earthquake hazards that may affect critical facilities, and is the best available method for insuring public safety. Its time-invariant values help to produce robust design criteria that are soundly based on physical evidence. And it is the method for which there is the least opportunity for unwelcome surprises.

  13. Universal Availability of Publications: White Hope or White Elephant?

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    Steele, Colin

    1984-01-01

    Reviews nine major publications on the development of Universal Availability of Publications (UAP). Highlights include difficulties of UAP, which are also those of post-1971 programs of UNESCO and International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA); five main UAP elements (publication, supply, acquisition, interlending, retention); and…

  14. Faculty Salary at Korean Universities: Does Publication Matter?

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    Jin, Jang C.; Cho, Jeung R.

    2015-01-01

    This paper investigates empirically the role of research publications in an academic reward structure in Korea. Our sample includes 145 universities and colleges in Korea. Publication data for the academic year of 2012 show that top-tier research schools published more in international journals, while domestic journal publications were dominated…

  15. Faculty Salary at Korean Universities: Does Publication Matter?

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    Jin, Jang C.; Cho, Jeung R.

    2015-01-01

    This paper investigates empirically the role of research publications in an academic reward structure in Korea. Our sample includes 145 universities and colleges in Korea. Publication data for the academic year of 2012 show that top-tier research schools published more in international journals, while domestic journal publications were dominated…

  16. 41 CFR 102-75.490 - Who must notify eligible public agencies that surplus real property for educational and public...

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    2012-01-01

    ... 41 Public Contracts and Property Management 3 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Who must notify eligible public agencies that surplus real property for educational and public health purposes is available? 102-75.490 Section 102-75.490 Public Contracts and Property Management Federal Property Management Regulations System (Continued) FEDERAL...

  17. 7 CFR 1940.325 - FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 as a cooperating Agency.

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    2014-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 13 2014-01-01 2013-01-01 true FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354... Environmental Program § 1940.325 FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 as a cooperating Agency. (a) FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 will serve as a cooperating Agency...

  18. 7 CFR 1940.325 - FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 as a cooperating Agency.

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    2013-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 13 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354... Environmental Program § 1940.325 FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 as a cooperating Agency. (a) FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 will serve as a cooperating Agency...

  19. 7 CFR 1940.325 - FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 as a cooperating Agency.

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    2012-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 13 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354... Environmental Program § 1940.325 FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 as a cooperating Agency. (a) FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 will serve as a cooperating Agency...

  20. 7 CFR 1940.325 - FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 as a cooperating Agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 13 2011-01-01 2009-01-01 true FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354... Environmental Program § 1940.325 FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 as a cooperating Agency. (a) FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 will serve as a cooperating Agency...

  1. Universities: Public Good or Private Profit

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    Longden, Bernard; BĂ©langer, Charles

    2013-01-01

    Funding higher education has increasingly become a paradox for many nation states. The paradox rests with the recognition that the nation state acknowledges that university education has long-term benefits for the state with a better educated society, an increased opportunity to provide an innovative, creative and high technology work force for…

  2. Universities: Public Good or Private Profit

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Longden, Bernard; Bélanger, Charles

    2013-01-01

    Funding higher education has increasingly become a paradox for many nation states. The paradox rests with the recognition that the nation state acknowledges that university education has long-term benefits for the state with a better educated society, an increased opportunity to provide an innovative, creative and high technology work force for…

  3. The Large Public University. CFO Perspectives

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    Jessell, Kenneth A.

    2013-01-01

    "CFO Perspectives" is a series of white papers that examines at role of the CFO within different institutional or operational settings. Each white paper, available free from the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) and released periodically during 2012, NACUBO's 50th anniversary year, focuses on the…

  4. Universities and the Public Recognition of Expertise

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    Arnoldi, Jakob

    2007-01-01

    This article argues that new sites of knowledge production, increasingly cultivated by the mass media, are threatening the role of academics and universities as traditional sources of expertise. Drawing upon the conceptual categories of Pierre Bourdieu, the article suggests an alternative way of understanding this "crisis of legitimacy."

  5. Doctoral Writing for Publication at a Leading African University: Publication Patterns and Pedagogies

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    van der Merwe, Mathilde

    2015-01-01

    Writing-for-publication is a practice that doctoral students should acquire for integration into international research culture. Publication rates and forms of pedagogy supporting the development of publication skills for doctoral students, however, remain inadequate worldwide. Limited data of doctoral student publication from African universities

  6. Public Universities in Competition with Private Enterprise: The Attitudes and Behaviors of University Administrators

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    Martinson, David Otto

    2010-01-01

    Public universities undertake business activities sometimes considered by private enterprise as unfairly competitive based on nonprofit advantages. This study was an inquiry into the attitudes and actions of chief business officers at public universities regarding these activities. The research population consisted of the 1862 Morrill Act Land…

  7. Public Universities in Competition with Private Enterprise: The Attitudes and Behaviors of University Administrators

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    Martinson, David Otto

    2010-01-01

    Public universities undertake business activities sometimes considered by private enterprise as unfairly competitive based on nonprofit advantages. This study was an inquiry into the attitudes and actions of chief business officers at public universities regarding these activities. The research population consisted of the 1862 Morrill Act Land…

  8. The Public University's Unbearable Defiance of Being

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    Holden, Robert H.

    2009-01-01

    Modernity has imposed on many of us, and perhaps especially on academics, a habit of silence with regard to what John Rawls called deeply held "comprehensive" moral beliefs. According to Rawls and his many disciples, the survival of liberalism depends upon the bracketing of comprehensive beliefs whenever we step into the public sphere. And in the…

  9. The Public University's Unbearable Defiance of Being

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    Holden, Robert H.

    2009-01-01

    Modernity has imposed on many of us, and perhaps especially on academics, a habit of silence with regard to what John Rawls called deeply held "comprehensive" moral beliefs. According to Rawls and his many disciples, the survival of liberalism depends upon the bracketing of comprehensive beliefs whenever we step into the public sphere. And in the…

  10. Federal Agencies and the Black Colleges and Universities.

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    Hayes, John T.

    Federal funding for research and other programs at historically black colleges is examined in an effort to determine how successful these programs have been in increasing the numbers and qualifications of black scientists. Data were obtained from agencies of the federal government, the United Negro College Fund, and the Institute for Services to…

  11. Model Cooperative Efforts between the Public and Private Agency.

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    Hopf, A. Gidget

    1990-01-01

    The article discusses the cooperative relationship between the Council of Agency Administrators, which comprises 17 not-for-profit New York State agencies, and the Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped. The role of each organization is examined and hopes for future collaborative efforts are outlined. (Author/JDD)

  12. 75 FR 48968 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request

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    2010-08-12

    ... collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30 Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services,...

  13. 77 FR 32639 - Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request

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    2012-06-01

    ... collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services,...

  14. 77 FR 14016 - Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request

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    2012-03-08

    ... proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services,...

  15. 75 FR 67976 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request

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    2010-11-04

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  16. 75 FR 13289 - Agency Information Collection Request, 60-Day Public Comment Request

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    2010-03-19

    ... proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request, 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services,...

  17. 75 FR 45118 - Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request

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    2010-08-02

    ... collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services,...

  18. 77 FR 5513 - Public Availability of Environmental Protection Agency FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory

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    2012-02-03

    ... inventory should be directed to Linear Cherry in the Office of Acquisition Management, Headquarters... AGENCY Public Availability of Environmental Protection Agency FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory AGENCY... availability of the FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory. This inventory provides information on service...

  19. Public-Private Partnership and Infrastructural Development in Nigerian Universities

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    Oduwaiye, R. O.; Sofoluwe, A. O.; Bello, T. O.; Durosaro, I. A.

    2014-01-01

    This study investigated the degree to which Public-Private Partnership (PPP) services are related to infrastructural development in Nigerian Universities. The research design used was descriptive survey method. The population for the study encompassed all the 20 universities in South-west Nigeria. Stratified random sampling was used to select 12…

  20. Assessing Governance Alternatives for University-Owned Public Teaching Hospitals.

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    Whitley, Evangeline L.

    The governance options matrix is provided to offer a way for state and university policymakers to examine the functioning environments of specific university-owned public teaching hospitals. With it, they can consider the benefits and problems involved with different options for governance. The issues related to the environmental factors affecting…

  1. Crossing the Finish Line: Completing College at America's Public Universities

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    Bowen, William G.; Chingos, Matthew M.; McPherson, Michael S.

    2011-01-01

    The United States has long been a model for accessible, affordable education, as exemplified by the country's public universities. And yet less than 60 percent of the students entering American universities today are graduating. Why is this happening, and what can be done? "Crossing the Finish Line" provides the most detailed exploration ever of…

  2. Privatising the Public University: The Case of Law

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    Thornton, Margaret

    2011-01-01

    "Privatising the Public University: The Case of Law" is the first full-length critical study examining the impact of the dramatic reforms that have swept through universities over the last two decades. Drawing on extensive research and interviews in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Canada, Margaret Thornton considers the impact of the market on…

  3. New Challenges in the Governance of Catalan Public Universities

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    Castro, Diego; Ion, Georgeta

    2011-01-01

    This article presents the results of a study of the principal issues involved in the governance of public universities in Catalonia. It was based on four stylised dilemmas that were drawn up to facilitate an understanding of the challenges facing university governance reforms. This paper discusses each of these dilemmas in the Catalan context and…

  4. Student Conduct Systems at Public Colleges and Universities in China

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    Luo, Wenyan

    2012-01-01

    The purpose of this qualitative study was to use the systems theory as the analytic framework to examine student conduct systems (SCSs) in Chinese colleges and universities. analyze environmental factors that influence SCSs. and explore administrators' recommendations for improvement of SCSs. Ten public universities were randomly selected…

  5. Public-Private Partnership and Infrastructural Development in Nigerian Universities

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    Oduwaiye, R. O.; Sofoluwe, A. O.; Bello, T. O.; Durosaro, I. A.

    2014-01-01

    This study investigated the degree to which Public-Private Partnership (PPP) services are related to infrastructural development in Nigerian Universities. The research design used was descriptive survey method. The population for the study encompassed all the 20 universities in South-west Nigeria. Stratified random sampling was used to select 12…

  6. Appraising Academic Appraisal in the New Public Management University

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    Field, Laurie

    2015-01-01

    Against a backdrop of new public management (NPM) thinking and managerialism generally applied to universities in a range of countries, this study examines one of its manifestations--performance management for academics. Drawing on in-depth interviews with 40 academics at an Australian university, this article identifies six stances regularly…

  7. Appraising Academic Appraisal in the New Public Management University

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Field, Laurie

    2015-01-01

    Against a backdrop of new public management (NPM) thinking and managerialism generally applied to universities in a range of countries, this study examines one of its manifestations--performance management for academics. Drawing on in-depth interviews with 40 academics at an Australian university, this article identifies six stances regularly…

  8. Crossing the Finish Line: Completing College at America's Public Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Bowen, William G.; Chingos, Matthew M.; McPherson, Michael S.

    2011-01-01

    The United States has long been a model for accessible, affordable education, as exemplified by the country's public universities. And yet less than 60 percent of the students entering American universities today are graduating. Why is this happening, and what can be done? "Crossing the Finish Line" provides the most detailed exploration ever of…

  9. State University System of Florida Program Review in Public Administration.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Frederickson, H. George

    This volume contains the evaluations and recommendations of the public administration program review conducted for the institutions of the Florida State University system by a team of peers from other institutions. Study components included a system orientation, site visits to each institution, and self-studies prepared by the university faculty…

  10. 76 FR 30362 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request

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    2011-05-25

    ... annually. The respondents are businesses and/or other private sector for-profit and not-for-profit... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... publishing the following summary of a proposed collection for public comment. Interested persons are...

  11. 76 FR 14398 - Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request

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    2011-03-16

    ... annually. The respondents are businesses and/or other private sector for-profit and not-for-profit... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... publishing the following summary of a proposed information collection request for public comment....

  12. 76 FR 81943 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request

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    2011-12-29

    ...) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use...) Chicago Public Schools/Health Teacher... 1518 1 36/60 911 Children's Hospital of Los Angeles/ 467 1 42/60... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office...

  13. 14 CFR 158.43 - Public agency notification to collect PFC's.

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    2014-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Public agency notification to collect PFC's. 158.43 Section 158.43 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Collection, Handling, and Remittance of PFC's § 158.43 Public agency notification...

  14. Public Policy and State Education Agency Roles in Teacher Labor Relations.

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    Peterson, Jon, Ed.

    This publication contains the edited transcripts of presentations made at the National Symposium on Public Policy and State Education Agency Roles in Teacher Labor Relations in May 1974. The symposium explored various aspects of teacher collective bargaining and the present and possible roles of state education agencies. Included in the booklet…

  15. 76 FR 1616 - Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... publishing the following summary of a proposed information collection request for public comment. Interested... of information, ] including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of...

  16. 76 FR 77536 - Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request

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    2011-12-13

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... publishing the following summary of a proposed information collection request for public comment....

  17. 78 FR 20313 - American Municipal Power, Inc.; Michigan Public Power Agency; Notice of Filing

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    2013-04-04

    ... Energy Regulatory Commission American Municipal Power, Inc.; Michigan Public Power Agency; Notice of Filing Take notice that on March 29, 2013, American Municipal Power, Inc. and Michigan Public Power Agency filed its proposed revenue requirement for reactive supply and voltage control from generation...

  18. 77 FR 25498 - Notice of Proposed Information; Public Housing Agency Burden Reduction Survey

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    2012-04-30

    ... subject proposal. The Department is looking at ways to reduce Public Housing Agency (PHA) burden through a wide range of activities from resident recertification and PHA unit inspection activities to improving... Department is looking at ways to reduce Public Housing Agency (PHA) burden through a wide range of...

  19. 34 CFR 300.500 - Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 34 Education 2 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies. 300.500 Section 300.500 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued... and Children § 300.500 Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies. Each SEA must ensure that...

  20. 34 CFR 300.500 - Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 34 Education 2 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies. 300.500 Section 300.500 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued... and Children § 300.500 Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies. Each SEA must ensure that...

  1. 34 CFR 300.500 - Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 34 Education 2 2014-07-01 2013-07-01 true Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies. 300.500 Section 300.500 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued) OFFICE OF... Children § 300.500 Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies. Each SEA must ensure that each...

  2. 34 CFR 300.500 - Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies.

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    2010-07-01

    ... 34 Education 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies. 300.500 Section 300.500 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued... and Children § 300.500 Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies. Each SEA must ensure that...

  3. 34 CFR 300.500 - Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 34 Education 2 2011-07-01 2010-07-01 true Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies. 300.500 Section 300.500 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued) OFFICE OF... Children § 300.500 Responsibility of SEA and other public agencies. Each SEA must ensure that each...

  4. 42 CFR 3.426 - Notification of the public and other agencies.

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    2013-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Notification of the public and other agencies. 3.426 Section 3.426 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL PROVISIONS PATIENT SAFETY ORGANIZATIONS AND PATIENT SAFETY WORK PRODUCT Enforcement Program §...

  5. 42 CFR 3.426 - Notification of the public and other agencies.

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    2010-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Notification of the public and other agencies. 3.426 Section 3.426 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL PROVISIONS PATIENT SAFETY ORGANIZATIONS AND PATIENT SAFETY WORK PRODUCT Enforcement Program §...

  6. 42 CFR 3.426 - Notification of the public and other agencies.

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    2014-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Notification of the public and other agencies. 3.426 Section 3.426 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL PROVISIONS PATIENT SAFETY ORGANIZATIONS AND PATIENT SAFETY WORK PRODUCT Enforcement Program §...

  7. 42 CFR 3.426 - Notification of the public and other agencies.

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    2012-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Notification of the public and other agencies. 3.426 Section 3.426 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL PROVISIONS PATIENT SAFETY ORGANIZATIONS AND PATIENT SAFETY WORK PRODUCT Enforcement Program §...

  8. 42 CFR 3.426 - Notification of the public and other agencies.

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    2011-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Notification of the public and other agencies. 3.426 Section 3.426 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL PROVISIONS PATIENT SAFETY ORGANIZATIONS AND PATIENT SAFETY WORK PRODUCT Enforcement Program §...

  9. Viewpoint: The Challenge of Creating Engaged Public Research Universities

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    Cherwitz, Rick

    2010-01-01

    The quest to create engaged public research universities requires academe to confront a stark reality: inflexible administrative structures, historically embedded practices, status-quo thinking, and inertia. Until these obstacles are overcome, the retreat from public life will not be arrested. In this article, the author provides a sample of the…

  10. Financial Self-Sufficiency and the Public University

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    Casteen, John T., III

    2011-01-01

    The reductions in state tax support for public universities that began around 1990 and continue today are progressively redefining relations between government and public higher education. The reasons for the drop in appropriations per student vary from state to state and include aging electorates, voter fervor for tax cuts, and mandated…

  11. International Congress on the Universal Availability of Publications (UAP).

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    Courrier, Yves

    1982-01-01

    Outlines the Universal Availability of Publications (UAP) program and the place therein of the UAP Congress. Presents the observations made by the Preparatory Committee for the congress on the UAP programme and on a number of problems concerning the disparities between developed and undeveloped countries in publication availability. (Author/JL)

  12. Strategic Information Systems Planning in Malaysian Public Universities

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    Ismail, Noor Azizi; Raja Mohd Ali, Raja Haslinda; Mat Saat, Rafeah; Hsbollah, Hafizah Mohamad

    2007-01-01

    Purpose: The paper's purpose is to investigate the current status, problems and benefits of strategic information systems planning implementation in Malaysian public universities. Design/methodology/approach: The study uses dual but mutually supportive strands of investigation, i.e. a questionnaire survey and interviews. Findings: Malaysian public

  13. Comparing Administrative Satisfaction in Public and Private Universities.

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    Volkwein, James Fredericks; Parmley, Kelli

    2000-01-01

    Examined levels of administrator satisfaction at public and private institutions, using national data on university characteristics, state characteristics, and administrative satisfaction. Found hypothesized differences in satisfaction between administrators at public/private institutions were related only to extrinsic rewards. In both sectors,…

  14. Browne's Capgas Delusion: The Destruction of the Public University

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    Holligan, Chris; Chiang, Kuang-Hsu

    2011-01-01

    The recent publication of the UK government's Browne Review 2010 on university and student funding signifies a massive step towards embedding capitalist free-market consumerist values and practices into UK higher education. This paper critically examines that paradigm shift away from public sector provision from the perspective of French Theory,…

  15. Who Benefits from Tuition Discounts at Public Universities?

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    Hillman, Nicholas W.

    2010-01-01

    This article uses data from the 2004 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study to provide insight about the range of tuition discounting practices at public institutions. Specifically, it examines the characteristics of students who receive tuition discounts from public four-year colleges and universities. A binary logistic regression is applied to…

  16. Privatising the Public: Marketisation as a Strategy in Public University Transformation

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    Munene, Ishmael I.

    2008-01-01

    In this study, the transformation of a Kenyan public university through marketisation and privatisation was investigated qualitatively. By focusing on senior university administrators, deans, department heads, union leaders, student leaders and senior scholars at Kenyatta University the study identified the reasons for, and strategies used to…

  17. Privatising the Public: Marketisation as a Strategy in Public University Transformation

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Munene, Ishmael I.

    2008-01-01

    In this study, the transformation of a Kenyan public university through marketisation and privatisation was investigated qualitatively. By focusing on senior university administrators, deans, department heads, union leaders, student leaders and senior scholars at Kenyatta University the study identified the reasons for, and strategies used to…

  18. Astronomy Public Tour Program at the University of Toronto

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Barkhouse, W. A.; Burns, C. R.

    2000-12-01

    In January of 1998, the Department of Astronomy at the University of Toronto, implemented an astronomy public tour program at its downtown campus in the city of Toronto, Canada. This program was initiated, organized, and run by the volunteer effort of the departmental graduate students. The purpose of this program is to help educate the general public about astronomy and to share our excitement and enthusiasm. We also wanted to present the opportunity for observing celestial objects with the departmental 8-inch refracting telescope. This program has been highly successful and serves as one of the main public outreach programs at the University of Toronto.

  19. Utilizing governmental agencies and universities at mixed waste facilities - A Weldon Spring Site case study

    SciTech Connect

    Meyer, K.A. Jr.; Lutz, M.G.

    1994-12-31

    The Weldon Spring site is a mixed waste remedial action project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The site consists of four separate operable units - the Chemical Plant/Raffinate Pits, Quarry Bulk Wastes, Quarry Residuals and Groundwater, and Chemical Plant/Raffinate Pits Groundwater. The environmental documentation processes for the quarry bulk wastes removal and the chemical plant/raffinate pits are complete with signed records of decision in place and remedial action underway. The quarry residuals and chemical plant/raffinate pits groundwater remedial investigations are in the planning stages. The Weldon Spring Site Remedial Action Project (WSSRAP) has utilized several Federal and State agencies and local universities to support both the Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study process and the routine environmental monitoring required by DOE Orders. These include the U.S. Geological Survey; the Missouri Department of Natural Resources-Division of Geology and Land Survey, the University of Missouri-Rolla; St. Louis University; Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville; and Lindenwood College. Each of these entities has played a useful role, generally supplying high quality results and supporting the overall project mission while, in many cases, accomplishing independent research. The range of topics addressed includes groundwater/surface water interaction, regional hydrogeology, geochemical influences on contaminant fate and transport, ecological studies, and potential seismic affects. Benefits of extramural involvement include specialized expertise on sensitive issues, more constructive reviews of site documents, greater public trust, and development of a {open_quotes}team{close_quotes} attitude among the stakeholders. These arrangements require critical attention to ensure mutual benefit.

  20. 41 CFR 102-75.515 - What action must the disposal agency take after an eligible public agency has submitted a plan of...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... educational or public health requirement? 102-75.515 Section 102-75.515 Public Contracts and Property... Health Purposes § 102-75.515 What action must the disposal agency take after an eligible public agency has submitted a plan of use for property for an educational or public health requirement? When...

  1. 41 CFR 102-75.515 - What action must the disposal agency take after an eligible public agency has submitted a plan of...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... educational or public health requirement? 102-75.515 Section 102-75.515 Public Contracts and Property... Health Purposes § 102-75.515 What action must the disposal agency take after an eligible public agency has submitted a plan of use for property for an educational or public health requirement? When...

  2. 41 CFR 102-75.515 - What action must the disposal agency take after an eligible public agency has submitted a plan of...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... educational or public health requirement? 102-75.515 Section 102-75.515 Public Contracts and Property... Health Purposes § 102-75.515 What action must the disposal agency take after an eligible public agency has submitted a plan of use for property for an educational or public health requirement? When...

  3. 41 CFR 102-75.515 - What action must the disposal agency take after an eligible public agency has submitted a plan of...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... educational or public health requirement? 102-75.515 Section 102-75.515 Public Contracts and Property... Health Purposes § 102-75.515 What action must the disposal agency take after an eligible public agency has submitted a plan of use for property for an educational or public health requirement? When...

  4. 41 CFR 102-75.515 - What action must the disposal agency take after an eligible public agency has submitted a plan of...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 41 Public Contracts and Property Management 3 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false What action must the disposal agency take after an eligible public agency has submitted a plan of use for property for an educational or public health requirement? 102-75.515 Section 102-75.515 Public Contracts and Property Management Federal Property Management...

  5. ENVIRONMENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH INDICATORS AT UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

    EPA Science Inventory

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has recently published two different indicators reports, America's Children and the Environment (ACE) and the Draft Report on the Environment (see: http://www.epa.gov/indicators/ and http://www.epa.gov/envirohealth/children/). ACE...

  6. 7 CFR 1940.326 - FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 as a lead Agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 13 2010-01-01 2009-01-01 true FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354... (Continued) RURAL HOUSING SERVICE, RURAL BUSINESS-COOPERATIVE SERVICE, RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE, AND FARM... Environmental Program § 1940.326 FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 as a lead Agency....

  7. Making the Case for Using Financial Indicators in Local Public Health Agencies

    PubMed Central

    Suarez, Virginia; Denison, Dwight

    2011-01-01

    The strength of the public health infrastructure determines the ability of local public health agencies to respond to emergencies and provide essential services. Organizational and systems capacity measures and assessments are important components of the public health infrastructure. Hospitals and governments have a long tradition of using financial indicators to assess fiscal and operational activities. We reviewed the literature on how hospitals use financial indicators to monitor financial risk, promote organizational sustainability, and improve organizational capacity. Given that financial indicators have not generally been employed by public health practitioners, we discuss how these measures can be applied to local public health agencies to improve their organizational capacity. PMID:21233438

  8. Designing and building new local public health agencies in Nebraska.

    PubMed

    Palm, David

    2005-01-01

    Prior to 2001, the local public health system in Nebraska was weak, fragmented, and severely under funded. Local public health departments covered only 22 of the state's 93 counties. The Turning Point project provided the impetus for change by allowing a diverse group of public health stakeholders to develop a strategic plan for strengthening and transforming the public health system. The plan acted as a catalyst to use some of the Nebraska Tobacco Settlement Funds to provide dedicated state funding to build the local public health system. By June 2002, 16 new local public health departments had been organized, ultimately covering all of the 93 counties in the state. Some of the keys to long-term sustainability are creating a network of community health partners that support collaborative decision making, continually seeking input from the community, developing and implementing an education and training plan for public health professionals and local board of health members, and demonstrating accountability by documenting results and communicating them to policy makers and the general public. PMID:15711444

  9. 76 FR 32367 - Agency Information Collection Activities, Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Integrated Public...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-06-06

    ...; Comment Request; Integrated Public Alert and Warning Systems (IPAWS) Inventory AGENCY: Federal Emergency... proposed revision of the information collection concerning public alert and warning systems at the Federal... evaluation and assessment of existing public alert and warning resources and their integration with...

  10. 45 CFR 160.426 - Notification of the public and other agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... administration of State health care programs (as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1320a-7(h)), the appropriate utilization... 45 Public Welfare 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Notification of the public and other agencies. 160.426 Section 160.426 Public Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ADMINISTRATIVE...

  11. Rate of Financial Return to University Schooling among Lecturers in Two Public Universities in Kenya

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Rugar, T. O.; Ayodo, T. M. O.; Agak, J. O.

    2010-01-01

    Influence of education on earnings among workers is well documented. However, the level of relationship that exists between earnings and schooling among lecturers in public universities in Kenya remain undetermined. The purpose of this study was to establish the financial profitability of university schooling in Kenya. The study was based on the…

  12. 41 CFR 102-75.350 - What are disposal agencies' responsibilities concerning public benefit conveyances?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ...? Based on a highest and best use analysis, disposal agencies may make surplus real property available to... MANAGEMENT REGULATION REAL PROPERTY 75-REAL PROPERTY DISPOSAL Surplus Real Property Disposal Public...

  13. 41 CFR 102-75.350 - What are disposal agencies' responsibilities concerning public benefit conveyances?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ...? Based on a highest and best use analysis, disposal agencies may make surplus real property available to... MANAGEMENT REGULATION REAL PROPERTY 75-REAL PROPERTY DISPOSAL Surplus Real Property Disposal Public...

  14. Public Housing Smarts: Two Universities Discover a Trove of Opportunity in New Orleans' Public Housing System.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Boulard, Garry

    1998-01-01

    Tulane University and Xavier University (Louisiana) are both taking an active role in revitalizing the New Orleans public housing authority, the sixth-largest in the country. In partnership with the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development and the city's housing authority, the two institutions are cooperating in a major renovation…

  15. Public Housing Smarts: Two Universities Discover a Trove of Opportunity in New Orleans' Public Housing System.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Boulard, Garry

    1998-01-01

    Tulane University and Xavier University (Louisiana) are both taking an active role in revitalizing the New Orleans public housing authority, the sixth-largest in the country. In partnership with the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development and the city's housing authority, the two institutions are cooperating in a major renovation…

  16. Pasteur's Quadrant: A Framework for Designing Reward Strategies To Enhance Public Service in Public Universities.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Schneider, Anne L.

    1998-01-01

    Pasteur's quadrant is offered as a framework for escaping the dichotomy of "applied" vs. "basic" research. By focusing on research inspired by the community or society's needs, and which also draws on or creates appropriate theory, public universities can alter faculty's research agenda so that the total contribution of university research to the…

  17. 76 FR 79683 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-12-22

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary...

  18. 76 FR 36131 - Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-06-21

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ; 60-Day Notice] Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office...

  19. 76 FR 10366 - Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-02-24

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary...

  20. 76 FR 10033 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request, Grants.gov

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-02-23

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request, Grants.gov AGENCY..., OMB number, to Ed.Calimag@hhs.gov , or call the Reports Clearance Office on (202) 690- 7569. Send... notice directly to the Grants.gov OMB Desk Officer; faxed to OMB at 202-395-6974. Proposed Project:...

  1. 76 FR 10036 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request, Grants.gov

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-02-23

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request, Grants.gov AGENCY..., OMB number, to Ed.Calimag@hhs.gov , or call the Reports Clearance Office on (202) 205- 1193. Send... notice directly to the Grants.gov OMB Desk Officer; faxed to OMB at 202-395-6974. Proposed Project:...

  2. 40 CFR 141.210 - Notice by primacy agency on behalf of the public water system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 40 Protection of Environment 23 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Notice by primacy agency on behalf of the public water system. 141.210 Section 141.210 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (CONTINUED) WATER PROGRAMS (CONTINUED) NATIONAL PRIMARY DRINKING WATER REGULATIONS...

  3. 76 FR 60840 - Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request

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    2011-09-30

    ... the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be... Teacher 1518 1 36/60 911 Children's Hospital of Los Angeles/Project AIM.. 467 1 42/60 327 Oklahoma... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office...

  4. 10 CFR 9.17 - Agency records exempt from public disclosure.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 9.17 Energy NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION PUBLIC RECORDS Freedom of Information Act Regulations § 9... commercial or financial information obtained from a person that are privileged or confidential; (5... agency in litigation with the agency; (6) Personnel and medical files and similar files, the...

  5. 10 CFR 9.17 - Agency records exempt from public disclosure.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 9.17 Energy NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION PUBLIC RECORDS Freedom of Information Act Regulations § 9... commercial or financial information obtained from a person that are privileged or confidential; (5... agency in litigation with the agency; (6) Personnel and medical files and similar files, the...

  6. 10 CFR 9.17 - Agency records exempt from public disclosure.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 9.17 Energy NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION PUBLIC RECORDS Freedom of Information Act Regulations § 9... commercial or financial information obtained from a person that are privileged or confidential; (5... agency in litigation with the agency; (6) Personnel and medical files and similar files, the...

  7. 75 FR 62541 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request

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    2010-10-12

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary...

  8. 75 FR 39693 - Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-07-12

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary...

  9. 76 FR 33761 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-06-09

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is... research leverages best practices in behavior change, interaction design, and service innovation...

  10. 75 FR 48969 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-08-12

    ... of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30 Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services,...

  11. 75 FR 45118 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-08-02

    ... of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services,...

  12. 76 FR 10034 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request, Grants.gov

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-02-23

    ...) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request, Grants.gov AGENCY... Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human...

  13. 75 FR 45120 - Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-08-02

    ... of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services,...

  14. 76 FR 10035 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request, Grants.gov

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-02-23

    ...) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request, Grants.gov AGENCY... Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human...

  15. 76 FR 10364 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request, Grants.gov

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-02-24

    ...) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request, Grants.gov AGENCY... Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human...

  16. 77 FR 42499 - Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-07-19

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. ACTION: Notice. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office...

  17. 21 CFR 10.206 - Procedures for electronic media coverage of agency public administrative proceedings.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 21 Food and Drugs 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Procedures for electronic media coverage of agency..., DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES Electronic Media... electronic media coverage of agency public administrative proceedings. (a) To facilitate the...

  18. 76 FR 28986 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-05-19

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is.... Proposed Project: Comprehensive Communication Campaign for HITECH Act-- OMB No. 0990-NEW-Office...

  19. 75 FR 76006 - Agency Emergency Information Collection Clearance Request for Public Comment

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-12-07

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Emergency Information Collection Clearance Request for Public Comment AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of...

  20. 75 FR 38524 - Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-07-02

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary...

  1. 75 FR 38525 - Agency Information Collection Request: 60-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-07-02

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request: 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary...

  2. 75 FR 63479 - Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-10-15

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary...

  3. 75 FR 19974 - Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-04-16

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary...

  4. 75 FR 63478 - Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-10-15

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary...

  5. 75 FR 5328 - Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-02-02

    ... within 60-days. Proposed Project: State Health Information Exchange Cooperative Agreement Program--OMB No...: The purpose of the State Health Information Exchange Cooperative Agreement Program, as authorized by... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office...

  6. 78 FR 38335 - Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request

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    2013-06-26

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Federal Maritime Commission... and respondent burden, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal...

  7. 77 FR 23721 - Agency Information Collection Request-60-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-04-20

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request--60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary...

  8. 21 CFR 10.206 - Procedures for electronic media coverage of agency public administrative proceedings.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 21 Food and Drugs 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Procedures for electronic media coverage of agency..., DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES Electronic Media... electronic media coverage of agency public administrative proceedings. (a) To facilitate the...

  9. 77 FR 32974 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request

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    2012-06-04

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary...

  10. 77 FR 52033 - Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request

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    2012-08-28

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is..., Information Collection Clearance Officer, Department of Health and Human Services. BILLING CODE 4150-45-P...

  11. 76 FR 59701 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30 Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-09-27

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30 Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services,...

  12. 75 FR 22806 - Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request

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    2010-04-30

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services,...

  13. 76 FR 17128 - Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request

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    2011-03-28

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary...

  14. 75 FR 57955 - Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-09-23

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is... of reporting from semi-annual to quarterly reporting. The modifications are intended to evolve...

  15. 75 FR 57954 - Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request

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    2010-09-23

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is... of reporting from semi-annual to quarterly reporting. The modifications are intended to evolve...

  16. 40 CFR 141.210 - Notice by primacy agency on behalf of the public water system.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 40 Protection of Environment 22 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Notice by primacy agency on behalf of the public water system. 141.210 Section 141.210 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (CONTINUED) WATER PROGRAMS (CONTINUED) NATIONAL PRIMARY DRINKING WATER REGULATIONS...

  17. 77 FR 32638 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request

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    2012-06-01

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary...

  18. 77 FR 43826 - Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request

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    2012-07-26

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is... by programs or entities that receive Federal financial assistance from the Health and Human...

  19. 77 FR 38290 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request

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    2012-06-27

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary...

  20. 77 FR 4819 - Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-01-31

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary...

  1. 76 FR 71035 - Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request

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    2011-11-16

    ... (hours) (for all awardees) Generic and Future Program Data Information 62 1 58 3,596 Collection(s) Total... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of... to send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of...

  2. Governance Paradigms of Public Universities: An International Comparative Study

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Christopher, Joe

    2012-01-01

    This study aims to develop a conceptual model of the wider influencing forces impacting the governance paradigms of public universities. It draws on the multi-theoretical governance concept and seeks to identify these forces through the lens of chief audit executives using a qualitative research approach. The interview data supported by published…

  3. Privatizing the Public University: Perspectives from across the Academy

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Morphew, Christopher C., Ed.; Eckel, Peter D., Ed.

    2009-01-01

    With public colleges and universities facing substantial budget cuts and increased calls for accountability, more institutions now rely on private revenue streams for support. As market-driven policies and behaviors become more commonplace, some cautious critics sound the alarm, while others watching the bottom line cheer. But which perspective…

  4. Performance Accountability Report. Maryland Public Colleges and Universities, 1998.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Maryland State Higher Education Commission, Annapolis.

    This report presents the mandated annual performance accountability reports of the 31 public colleges and universities in Maryland, as well as an overall analysis and recommendations of the Maryland Higher Education Commission. The reports are organized according to five categories of key performance indicators: quality, effectiveness, access,…

  5. The Effectiveness of Alcohol Policies in 4-Year Public Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Walter, Gayle T.

    2010-01-01

    A problem facing American universities is heavy drinking by the student body which results in unintentional injuries and deaths, illegal offenses, sexual assault, altercations, and academic demise. The relationship between the type of alcohol policy enacted on campus and alcohol consumption among undergraduate students attending 4-year public

  6. Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Garland, James C.

    2009-01-01

    America's public universities educate 80% of our nation's college students. But in the wake of rising demands on state treasuries, changing demographics, growing income inequality, and legislative indifference, many of these institutions have fallen into decline. Tuition costs have skyrocketed, class sizes have gone up, the number of courses…

  7. Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Garland, James C.

    2009-01-01

    America's public universities educate 80% of our nation's college students. But in the wake of rising demands on state treasuries, changing demographics, growing income inequality, and legislative indifference, many of these institutions have fallen into decline. Tuition costs have skyrocketed, class sizes have gone up, the number of courses…

  8. Expecting More: On Elevating Academic Standards in Public Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Stewart, Kenneth D.; Schlegel, Keith W.

    2009-01-01

    If one hangs around public universities that have less than selective admissions policies, one is bound to hear a litany of complaints about today's students. They lack the attitude required for productive and serious academic work, and too many lack disciplined study habits; they have short attention spans and very little patience with academic…

  9. Determinants of Private Giving to Public Colleges and Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Liu, Ying

    2006-01-01

    This paper explores the relationship between institutional factors, policy and governance factors, and macroeconomic factors and variations in overall voluntary support and its varying sources to public colleges and universities. Study results suggest that institutions at the top of the institutional hierarchy enjoy accumulative advantage in…

  10. Assessment of Corporate Management Practices in Public Universities in Kenya

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Waswa, Fuchaka; Ombuki, Charles; Migosi, Joash; Metet, Joseph

    2013-01-01

    In order to continue attracting and retaining high-class intellectual power and hence guarantee quality service delivery, public university management will need to change and adjust in line with increasing local democratisation and globalisation pressures. Scenarios that depict participatory decision-making and respect of divergent viewpoints will…

  11. Governance Paradigms of Public Universities: An International Comparative Study

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Christopher, Joe

    2012-01-01

    This study aims to develop a conceptual model of the wider influencing forces impacting the governance paradigms of public universities. It draws on the multi-theoretical governance concept and seeks to identify these forces through the lens of chief audit executives using a qualitative research approach. The interview data supported by published…

  12. A Wireless World: Charles County Public Schools Makes Wireless Universal

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Hoffman, Richard

    2007-01-01

    Wireless connectivity in schools is all the rage, and many school systems have at least gotten their feet wet with a wireless lab or a few portable laptop carts. But Bijaya Devkota, the chief information officer of Charles County Public Schools, has done what many school systems only dream of--implemented universal wireless access throughout his…

  13. Determinants of Private Giving to Public Colleges and Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Liu, Ying

    2006-01-01

    This paper explores the relationship between institutional factors, policy and governance factors, and macroeconomic factors and variations in overall voluntary support and its varying sources to public colleges and universities. Study results suggest that institutions at the top of the institutional hierarchy enjoy accumulative advantage in…

  14. 10 CFR 1021.301 - Agency review and public participation.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... Indian tribes, interested groups, and the general public, in accordance with 40 CFR 1506.6, except as... 40 CFR 1502.8. (c) DOE shall notify the host state and host tribe of a DOE determination to prepare... review period. (e) Paragraphs (c) and (d) of this section shall not apply to power marketing...

  15. 16 CFR 1012.4 - Public attendance at agency meetings.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... meeting may exercise his or her discretion to allow attendance by a member of the public. (b) When... meetings generally may observe only. The chairperson of the meeting may exercise his or her discretion to... lack of space, provided that such meetings are open to the news media; (3) Meetings with...

  16. 77 FR 7124 - Information Sharing With Agency Stakeholders; Public Meeting

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    .... to 3 p.m. We will accept stakeholder feedback on the specific topics raised in this notice until..., Stakeholder Liaison, Legislative and Public Affairs, APHIS, Room 1153, 1400 Independence Avenue SW... on our many and diverse stakeholder relationships. As part of a larger effort to enhance...

  17. 10 CFR 1021.301 - Agency review and public participation.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 1021.301 Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (GENERAL PROVISIONS) NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT... Indian tribes, interested groups, and the general public, in accordance with 40 CFR 1506.6, except as... 40 CFR 1502.8. (c) DOE shall notify the host state and host tribe of a DOE determination to...

  18. 10 CFR 1021.301 - Agency review and public participation.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 1021.301 Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (GENERAL PROVISIONS) NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT... Indian tribes, interested groups, and the general public, in accordance with 40 CFR 1506.6, except as... 40 CFR 1502.8. (c) DOE shall notify the host state and host tribe of a DOE determination to...

  19. 10 CFR 1021.301 - Agency review and public participation.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 1021.301 Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (GENERAL PROVISIONS) NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT... Indian tribes, interested groups, and the general public, in accordance with 40 CFR 1506.6, except as... 40 CFR 1502.8. (c) DOE shall notify the host state and host tribe of a DOE determination to...

  20. 10 CFR 1021.301 - Agency review and public participation.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 1021.301 Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (GENERAL PROVISIONS) NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT... Indian tribes, interested groups, and the general public, in accordance with 40 CFR 1506.6, except as... 40 CFR 1502.8. (c) DOE shall notify the host state and host tribe of a DOE determination to...

  1. 41 CFR 102-75.1015 - Are there any restrictions on Federal agencies concerning property donations to public bodies?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... restrictions on Federal agencies concerning property donations to public bodies? 102-75.1015 Section 102-75... Donation to Public Bodies Restrictions § 102-75.1015 Are there any restrictions on Federal agencies concerning property donations to public bodies? Yes, Federal agencies must obtain prior concurrence of...

  2. 41 CFR 102-75.1015 - Are there any restrictions on Federal agencies concerning property donations to public bodies?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... restrictions on Federal agencies concerning property donations to public bodies? 102-75.1015 Section 102-75... Donation to Public Bodies Restrictions § 102-75.1015 Are there any restrictions on Federal agencies concerning property donations to public bodies? Yes, Federal agencies must obtain prior concurrence of...

  3. The LIGO Science Education Center: Partnering Labs, Universities, Education Agencies and Informal Learning Centers

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Thacker, John

    2005-04-01

    A program is described for a seamless approach to informal and formal science teaching and learning built around a Science Education Center to be located at LIGO, Livingston, Louisiana. Under an NSF collaborative grant, four institutions are partnering to create an exemplary educational resource to promote science learning and understanding. The Science Education Center will feature approximately 40 interactive exhibits developed by The Exploratorium of San Francisco illustrating science concepts underlying the LIGO program. Southern University, a principal producer of teachers in Louisiana, leads pre-service teacher training. LA GEAR UP, a statewide educational reform agency, guides in-service teacher Professional Development. Our goals: (1) communicate LIGO-related science concepts to the public; (2) strengthen pre-service and in-service science teaching; (3) reach a broad audience of students in the Louisiana region; and (4) create a national model for ways scientists, educators, state education programs, and informal learning centers can collaborate to support science education. This work supported by NSF grants PHY-0107417 and PHY-0355454.

  4. The Role of Public Universities in Workforce Development: Assessing Public-Private Partnerships in the California State University System

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    Stevens, Adrian Paul

    2010-01-01

    Problem Statement. There is a growing need and demand for the "knowledge worker" within the business community. The limited amount of research on the role and impact of public universities suggests the need for addressing the training and workforce development needs of private industry. Purpose. The purpose of this study was fourfold: (a)…

  5. The Role of Public Universities in Workforce Development: Assessing Public-Private Partnerships in the California State University System

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Stevens, Adrian Paul

    2010-01-01

    Problem Statement. There is a growing need and demand for the "knowledge worker" within the business community. The limited amount of research on the role and impact of public universities suggests the need for addressing the training and workforce development needs of private industry. Purpose. The purpose of this study was fourfold: (a)…

  6. 75 FR 48970 - Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-08-12

    ... collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to... HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment... Human Services, is publishing the following summary of a proposed collection for public...

  7. 78 FR 46587 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-08-01

    ...: Personal adjustment, employment history, character, suitability investigation clearance, and a candidate's...; Public Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance with... to submitting that ICR to OMB, OS seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate...

  8. Engaging International Students: An Analysis of the Australian Universities Quality Agency (AUQA) Reports

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Burdett, Jane; Crossman, Joanna

    2012-01-01

    Purpose: Australia has enjoyed two decades of growth in international student enrolments. This phenomenon, combined with the evolution of quality assurance policy frameworks, has stimulated interest in the social and academic experiences of international students and their educational outcomes. The Australian Universities Quality Agency's (AUQA)…

  9. Framing Faculty Agency inside Striving Universities: An Application of Bourdieu's Theory of Practice

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Gonzales, Leslie D.

    2014-01-01

    Drawn from a qualitative study and framed with Bourdieu's theory of practice, I present a three-pronged framework to describe how tenure-line professors assumed agency as their university strove to establish itself as a national research institution. Implications for practice and future research are offered.

  10. Mission impossible? - Government Agencies And Public Relations For Nuclear Waste Disposal In Germany

    SciTech Connect

    Landsmann, B.; Brauer, V.

    2007-07-01

    Analyzing the opinion of European Union citizens on the management of radioactive waste a survey of 2005 shows that European citizens are almost unanimous in the need to set up a national strategy for high-level radioactive waste disposal without any delay. While 45% of respondents consider that deep underground disposal represents the most appropriate solution for long-term management of highly radioactive waste, 38% disagree. In Germany, the divergence of opinion in this respect is very distinctive and it shows that, although experts believe that selected sites represent the best solution, this information does not yet seem to have reached the public. The reason therefore is both the lack of interesting and comprehensible information of issues related to nuclear waste disposal and negative media reporting always coupled with the negative public opinion about atomic energy in Germany. In Germany the siting, construction, and operation of a repository for radioactive waste is a national task. The Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) as a government agency is a praxis oriented science institution and works on all geo-scientific and geotechnical issues in the German repository projects. According to its guidance BGR feels responsible for the future generations and is acting as a neutral and anticipatory partner for ministries and public authorities as well as a partner for industry, society and scientific bodies. BGR therefore is able to accomplish an essential contribution for the creation of public confidence for radioactive waste disposal due to precise public relations strategies. Sending the following messages is BGR's communication goal: - Radioactive waste can safely be disposed of in deep geological formations; - BGR is capable to handle this duty and delivers reliable results. Thereby, the BGR is in particular interested in passing on the information about nuclear waste disposal in a current and comprehensible way as well as providing arguments for the public. Public relations work of an authority should not only be to announce its expertise and consulting competence, but also to operate goal-orientated as a dialog partner and service provider of the community. BGR as an authority meets this challenge with the important advantage of accomplishing scientific research itself and thus delivering information first hand. In the last couple of years the BGR started to build its own public relations about its geo-scientific research. The BGR is planning to handle this dialog continuously, consistently and even strengthen it. Target groups are not only experts like research institutes and universities but also citizens as well as stakeholders and decision-makers. In order to fulfil the requirements of a comprehensive geo-scientific information policy, BGR is continuously enlarging its internet offer to the issue of nuclear waste disposal. The focal point concentrates on current, generally understandable words as well as on a wide offer about expert knowledge. Furthermore, the citizens shall be informed and sensitized about the topic of disposal by continuous media and press work. Through a target group oriented information in dialog with the public, state authorities, such as the BGR, are able to give an important contribution for the objectification of the 'disposal issue' and therefore more acceptance which could lead to more confidence within the population. BGR is analyzing international public relation concepts and is trying to transfer suitable strategies for public communication in Germany. Experience in Public Relations in the last four years have demonstrated that exciting as well as comprehensible information and an active presentation of topics of nuclear waste disposal consistently showed positive reactions and interest among the participants. (authors)

  11. Mapping Public Engagement with Research in a UK University

    PubMed Central

    Grand, Ann; Davies, Gareth; Holliman, Richard; Adams, Anne

    2015-01-01

    Notwithstanding that ‘public engagement’ is conceptualised differently internationally and in different academic disciplines, higher education institutions largely accept the importance of public engagement with research. However, there is limited evidence on how researchers conceptualise engagement, their views on what constitutes engagement and the communities they would (or would not) like to engage with. This paper presents the results of a survey of researchers in the Open University that sought to gather data to fill these gaps. This research was part of an action research project designed to embed engagement in the routine practices of researchers at all levels. The findings indicate that researchers have a relatively narrow view of public engagement with research and the communities with which they interact. It also identified that very few strategically evaluate their public engagement activities. We conclude by discussing some of the interventions we have introduced with the aim of broadening and deepening future researcher engagement. PMID:25837803

  12. [Public GCP unit--experiences from the Aarhus University Hospital].

    PubMed

    Jørgensen, Annette; Rønnow, Inge-Lise Hassing; Nexø, Ebba

    2003-04-14

    According to the EU GCP-directive, all clinical trials involving medical products must adhere to the GCP-standards by May 2004. This may entail difficulties for investigator-initiated trials not sponsored by the industry. A public GCP-unit was established at Aarhus University Hospital in 1995. The unit offers researchers a monitoring system including discussion of the protocol, check of formalities, and verification of data and protocol compliance. As a contribution to the future work with GCP, experience from the GCP-unit at Aarhus University Hospital is presented here. PMID:12756826

  13. 41 CFR 102-75.625 - Which Federal agency is assigned surplus real property for public park or recreation purposes?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... assigned surplus real property for public park or recreation purposes? 102-75.625 Section 102-75.625 Public... As Public Park Or Recreation Areas § 102-75.625 Which Federal agency is assigned surplus real property for public park or recreation purposes? The head of the disposal agency or his or her designee...

  14. The Importance of Public Health Agency Independence: Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling in Pennsylvania

    PubMed Central

    2014-01-01

    Public health often deals with inconvenient truths. These are best communicated and acted on when public health agencies are independent of the organizations or individuals for whom the truths are inconvenient. The importance of public health independence is exemplified by the lack of involvement of the Pennsylvania Department of Health in responding to health concerns about shale gas drilling. Pennsylvania Department of Health involvement has been forestalled by the state governor, who has intensely supported shale gas development. PMID:24328620

  15. The importance of public health agency independence: Marcellus shale gas drilling in Pennsylvania.

    PubMed

    Goldstein, Bernard D

    2014-02-01

    Public health often deals with inconvenient truths. These are best communicated and acted on when public health agencies are independent of the organizations or individuals for whom the truths are inconvenient. The importance of public health independence is exemplified by the lack of involvement of the Pennsylvania Department of Health in responding to health concerns about shale gas drilling. Pennsylvania Department of Health involvement has been forestalled by the state governor, who has intensely supported shale gas development. PMID:24328620

  16. 77 FR 55488 - Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Study of Public Housing Agencies...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-09-10

    ... Agencies' Engagement with Homeless Households-- Follow-up Sample Survey AGENCY: Office of Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection. SUMMARY: The proposed...' Engagement with Homeless Households--Follow-up Sample Survey. OMB Control Number: 2528-pending....

  17. [Ranking 2008 of research productivity in Spanish public universities].

    PubMed

    Buela-Casal, Gualberto; de la Paz Bermúdez, María; Sierra, Juan Carlos; Quevedo-Blasco, Raúl; Castro, Angel

    2009-05-01

    The aim of this study is to analyze research scientific productivity of Spanish public universities by means of using criteria related to research assessment in Spain. Firstly, a study to establish the weight of the indicators was developed. A representative sample of 1,341 university teachers participated in this study. Of them, 68% are senior lecturers and 32% are professors. A stratified random sampling procedure within each area of knowledge was used. The sample is representative with a 97% confidence interval. Secondly, the scientific productivity according to the size of university in each indicator was analyzed. Finally, the scientific productivity according to size of university and weight of each indicator was weighted. Results of the survey make possible to get a specific ranking in each criterion: Doctoral dissertations, Research projects+development, Grants for training university teachers, Articles included in JCR, Research periods and Doctorate programs with Quality Mention, as well as a global ranking. Results allow analyzing strengths and weakness of each university according each criterion. PMID:19403087

  18. 7 CFR 1940.325 - FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 as a cooperating Agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 13 2010-01-01 2009-01-01 true FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354... Agriculture (Continued) RURAL HOUSING SERVICE, RURAL BUSINESS-COOPERATIVE SERVICE, RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE... Environmental Program § 1940.325 FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 as a cooperating...

  19. Sharing Overdose Data Across State Agencies to Inform Public Health Strategies: A Case Study.

    PubMed

    Cherico-Hsii, Sara; Bankoski, Andrea; Singal, Pooja; Horon, Isabelle; Beane, Eric; Casey, Meghan; Rebbert-Franklin, Kathleen; Sharfstein, Joshua

    2016-01-01

    Data sharing and analysis are important components of coordinated and cost-effective public health strategies. However, legal and policy barriers have made data from different agencies difficult to share and analyze for policy development. To address a rise in overdose deaths, Maryland used an innovative and focused approach to bring together data on overdose decedents across multiple agencies. The effort was focused on developing discrete intervention points based on information yielded on decedents' lives, such as vulnerability upon release from incarceration. Key aspects of this approach included gubernatorial leadership, a unified commitment to data sharing across agencies with memoranda of understanding, and designation of a data management team. Preliminary results have yielded valuable insights and have helped inform policy. This process of navigating legal and privacy concerns in data sharing across multiple agencies may be applied to a variety of public health problems challenging health departments across the country. PMID:26957660

  20. Online Disclosure of University Social Responsibility: A Comparative Study of Public and Private US Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Garde Sánchez, Raquel; Rodríguez Bolívar, Manuel Pedro; López-Hernández, Antonio M.

    2013-01-01

    Public and private universities tasked with incorporating principles of social responsibility (SR) into their activities face the multiple challenges of addressing expectations of diverse stakeholders, establishing mechanisms for dialogue, and achieving greater information transparency. This article has two goals: first, to analyze whether SR has…

  1. 77 FR 75105 - Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-12-19

    ...; ] AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International Development; Comments Requested SUMMARY: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is making efforts to reduce the paperwork burden. USAID invites the general public...

  2. Key Performance Indicators of Public Universities Based on Quality Assessment Criteria in Thailand

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Sukboonyasatit, Kritsana; Thanapaisarn, Chaiwit; Manmar, Lampang

    2011-01-01

    The research objective was to develop public universities' key performance indicators. Qualitative research and interviews were employed with each public university's senior executive and quality assessors. The sample group was selected by the office of the public sector development commission and Thailand's public universities can be separated…

  3. The Chicago Public Schools-University of Chicago Internet Project

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Munoz-Franco, L.; Rebull, L. M.; Burke, R. D.; Fenstermacher, K. D.; Lenz, D. D.; Marks, M. D.; Richardson, D. A.; York, D. G.

    1996-12-01

    The University of Chicago has begun a pilot collaboration with the Chicago Public Schools to bring a T-1 Internet connection to the three public high schools and their 21 feeder elementary schools in the city surrounding the University. The 11 schools involved in Phase I of the CPS/UofC Internet Project (CUIP) have each been connected to their own T-1 line since October 1996. Unlike some other partnerships, this collaboration emphasizes the continued support of the schools and their teachers after the computers and connections are in place. We are working with principals, department heads, and individual teachers to create and nurture a self-sustaining computer culture that will both maintain the network systems and incorporate the technology and resources into the curriculum. We are also helping the schools to work more closely together and share resources among themselves in addition to using the resources of the Internet. Since most of the UofC leaders of this program are physical scientists(indeed, mostly astronomers), most of our efforts at this point are specifically in science and math. (Including Science Partners, see our other abstract.) We have not forgotten teachers of other disciplines, and are beginning to work with our colleagues in other divisions in the University in order to better serve those teachers.

  4. [Ranking of 2009 in research in Spanish public universities].

    PubMed

    Buela-Casal, Gualberto; Bermúdez, M Paz; Sierra, Juan Carlos; Quevedo-Blasco, Raúl; Castro, Angel

    2010-05-01

    In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the development of quality rankings of universities, both nationally and internationally. The lack of clarity in the collection and presentation of information means that many of these classifications are difficult to understand and interpret, so that it is necessary to establish a series of considerations about the name of ranking, selection criteria, the weight indicators, the type and choice of institutions that are evaluated, the size of the institutions, information sources, the one-dimensionality/multi-dimensionality of the rankings, frequency and quality criteria. In addition to providing this information, the aim of this study is to update and improve the research ranking of Spanish public universities of 2009. The same methodology as in the ranking of 2008 is followed, adding a new criterion, which refers to the patents registered and operated, and also enhances the rate of research sections. Results allow the analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of each Spanish public university in the area of research. PMID:20423618

  5. Evaluation of Vocabularies for Electronic Laboratory Reporting to Public Health Agencies

    PubMed Central

    White, Mark D.; Kolar, Linda M.; Steindel, Steven J.

    1999-01-01

    Clinical laboratories and clinicians transmit certain laboratory test results to public health agencies as required by state or local law. Most of these surveillance data are currently received by conventional mail or facsimile transmission. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, and Association of Public Health Laboratories are preparing to implement surveillance systems that will use existing laboratory information systems to transmit electronic laboratory results to appropriate public health agencies. The authors anticipate that this will improve the reporting efficiency for these laboratories, reduce manual data entry, and greatly increase the timeliness and utility of the data. The vocabulary and messaging standards used should encourage participation in these new electronic reporting systems by minimizing the cost and inconvenience to laboratories while providing for accurate and complete communication of needed data. This article describes public health data requirements and the influence of vocabulary and messaging standards on implementation. PMID:10332652

  6. 41 CFR 102-75.645 - What responsibilities do landholding agencies have concerning properties to be used for public...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... landholding agencies have concerning properties to be used for public park or recreation purposes? 102-75.645... Disposal Property for Use As Public Park Or Recreation Areas § 102-75.645 What responsibilities do landholding agencies have concerning properties to be used for public park or recreation purposes?...

  7. 41 CFR 102-75.635 - What information must the Department of the Interior (DOI) furnish eligible public agencies?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 41 Public Contracts and Property Management 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false What information must the Department of the Interior (DOI) furnish eligible public agencies? 102-75.635 Section 102-75.635... the Interior (DOI) furnish eligible public agencies? Upon request, DOI must furnish eligible...

  8. Selected Statistics from the Public Elementary and Secondary Education Universe: School Year 2013-14. First Look. NCES 2015-151

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Glander, Mark

    2015-01-01

    This National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) First Look report introduces new data for the universe of public elementary and secondary schools and agencies in the United States in school year (SY) 2013-14. Specifically, this report includes statistics that describe: (1) the numbers and types of public elementary and secondary schools and…

  9. Spring 1996 Enrollment. South Dakota Public and Private Colleges and Universities.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    South Dakota Board of Regents, Pierre.

    This compendium of data tables summarizes state enrollment data for six public universities in South Dakota -- Black Hills State University, Dakota State University, Northern State University, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, South Dakota State University, and the University of South Dakota -- and 12 private institutions: Augustana…

  10. Faculty Salaries at California's Public Universities, 2005-06. Commission Report 05-04

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    California Postsecondary Education Commission, 2005

    2005-01-01

    This report presents information about salary trends and projections for California's public university faculty. It also compares these public university salary levels with comparable institutions nationwide. (Contains 7 displays.)

  11. Public Employment Agencies and Unemployment Spells: Reconciling the Experimental and Nonexperimental Evidence.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Thomas, Jonathan M.

    1997-01-01

    British survey data support the hypothesis that some studies showing job seekers using public employment agencies (PEAs) have longer unemployment spells may be flawed because they ignore the possibility that PEAs are used only after other search methods fail. Variations in the timing of PEA use should be taken into account in research. (SK)

  12. 78 FR 48439 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-08-08

    ... families. Many ACA provisions, like state Medicaid expansions and mandatory health insurance, will change the face of health insurance demand and services provided. In response, State Title V programs will...: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request AGENCY: Health Resources and...

  13. 78 FR 76309 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request

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    2013-12-17

    ... treatment of HIV disease. Program funds may also be used to purchase health insurance for eligible clients...: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH...

  14. Native Americans in Cold War Public Diplomacy: Indian Politics, American History, and the US Information Agency

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Denson, Andrew

    2012-01-01

    This essay examines the depiction of Native Americans by the US Information Agency (USIA), the bureau charged with explaining American politics to the international public during the Cold War. In the 1950s and 1960s, the USIA broadcast the message that Americans had begun to acknowledge their nation's history of conquest and were working to…

  15. 14 CFR 158.43 - Public agency notification to collect PFC's.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 3 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Public agency notification to collect PFC's. 158.43 Section 158.43 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF... level of PFC to be imposed. (2) The total revenue to be collected. (3) The charge effective date...

  16. 18 CFR 270.501 - Publication of notice from jurisdictional agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 18 Conservation of Power and Water Resources 1 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Publication of notice from jurisdictional agency. 270.501 Section 270.501 Conservation of Power and Water Resources FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY PROCEDURES GOVERNING DETERMINATIONS FOR TAX...

  17. 75 FR 45121 - Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request; 30-Day Notice

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    2010-08-02

    ...) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the... HUMAN SERVICES Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request; 30-Day Notice... Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human...

  18. Air Pollution Technical Publications of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air Pollution Technical Information Center.

    Contained in this catalog is a complete listing of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reports issued in the AP and APTD series and of selected reports in the EPA-R series. The AP group provides information of general interest in the field of air pollution control and is made available to the public through the Government Printing Office. The…

  19. 18 CFR 270.501 - Publication of notice from jurisdictional agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 18 Conservation of Power and Water Resources 1 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Publication of notice from jurisdictional agency. 270.501 Section 270.501 Conservation of Power and Water Resources FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY PROCEDURES GOVERNING DETERMINATIONS FOR TAX...

  20. Standards for Foster Family Services Systems for Public Agencies. Revised Edition.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Gross, Bruce; Winett, Sheila G.

    The standards presented here, a revision of the standards published in 1975, are intended to serve as uniform, national criteria by which public agencies can develop and assess the adequacy of their foster family services system. Major changes from the earlier standards include reduction of the number of standards, combination of the basic and…

  1. Directory of Public Elementary and Secondary Education Agencies, 2002-03. NCES 2005-315

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    McDowell, Lena M.; Sietsema, John P.

    2005-01-01

    This directory provides a current listing of all reported public elementary and secondary education agencies in the United States as well as other US jurisdictions. Also included is the US Department of Defense Dependents Schools and Bureau of Indian Affairs Schools. The directory provides summary tables showing an overview of elementary and…

  2. 10 CFR 51.123 - Charges for environmental documents; distribution to public; distribution to governmental agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 2 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Charges for environmental documents; distribution to public; distribution to governmental agencies. 51.123 Section 51.123 Energy NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION... the extent available, single copies of draft environmental impact statements and draft findings of...

  3. 10 CFR 51.123 - Charges for environmental documents; distribution to public; distribution to governmental agencies.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 2 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Charges for environmental documents; distribution to public; distribution to governmental agencies. 51.123 Section 51.123 Energy NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION... the extent available, single copies of draft environmental impact statements and draft findings of...

  4. Native Americans in Cold War Public Diplomacy: Indian Politics, American History, and the US Information Agency

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    Denson, Andrew

    2012-01-01

    This essay examines the depiction of Native Americans by the US Information Agency (USIA), the bureau charged with explaining American politics to the international public during the Cold War. In the 1950s and 1960s, the USIA broadcast the message that Americans had begun to acknowledge their nation's history of conquest and were working to…

  5. 75 FR 39693 - 60-Day Notice; Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-07-12

    ... HUMAN SERVICES 60-Day Notice; Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request... Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services... are intended to evolve the UDS into a system that improves OMH's ability to comply with...

  6. 78 FR 14959 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request-Request for Public...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-03-08

    ... breastfeeding services and support. Section 231 of the Healthy, Hunger- Free Kids Act of 2010, Public Law 111... agencies and clinics that demonstrate exemplary breastfeeding promotion and support activities. DATES...). Section 231 of the HHFKA, requires USDA to implement a program to recognize exemplary...

  7. Development and Validation of a Measure of Organizational Culture in Public Child Welfare Agencies

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Westbrook, Tonya M.; Ellett, Alberta J.; Deweaver, Kevin W.

    2009-01-01

    Objective: To develop and explore the validity characteristics of a new measure of organizational culture in public child welfare agencies. Method: Multiple validation methods were used, including expert judgment and criterion-related validity procedures using a statewide sample of 1,033 child welfare caseworkers, supervisors, and administrators.…

  8. Population-Based Medical Education: Linkages Between Schools of Medicine and Public Health Agencies.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Melville, Sharon K.; And Others

    1996-01-01

    Examined the educational linkages between medical schools and public health agencies (PHAs) through a survey of all 134 allopathic medical schools in the United States. Of the 108 schools that responded, 63% reported placing some or all students at PHAs. Barriers to PHA placement included lack of faculty interest and lack of designated PHA contact…

  9. Development and Validation of a Measure of Organizational Culture in Public Child Welfare Agencies

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Westbrook, Tonya M.; Ellett, Alberta J.; Deweaver, Kevin W.

    2009-01-01

    Objective: To develop and explore the validity characteristics of a new measure of organizational culture in public child welfare agencies. Method: Multiple validation methods were used, including expert judgment and criterion-related validity procedures using a statewide sample of 1,033 child welfare caseworkers, supervisors, and administrators.…

  10. The New Italian Agency for the Evaluation of the University System (ANVUR): A Need for Governance or Legitimacy?

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    Turri, Matteo

    2014-01-01

    After nearly 20 years of evaluation in Italian higher education, a new national agency for the evaluation of the university system (ANVUR) came into being in 2011. This article traces the history of evaluation in Italian universities, discussing the tasks assigned to the national evaluation bodies and their functions within the university system.…

  11. The New Italian Agency for the Evaluation of the University System (ANVUR): A Need for Governance or Legitimacy?

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Turri, Matteo

    2014-01-01

    After nearly 20 years of evaluation in Italian higher education, a new national agency for the evaluation of the university system (ANVUR) came into being in 2011. This article traces the history of evaluation in Italian universities, discussing the tasks assigned to the national evaluation bodies and their functions within the university system.…

  12. University Agency in Peacebuilding: Perspectives on Conflict and Development in Kenya

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    Johnson, Ane Turner

    2013-01-01

    In 2007, Kenya erupted into violence as a result of heavily contested elections. Because identity divisions lay at the heart of the conflict, the nation's public universities were deeply impacted, at times pitting students, faculty, and staff against one another, and disrupting the ability of Kenyan higher education to contribute to the…

  13. 75 FR 29570 - Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment Public Housing Agency Plan Revisions...

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    2010-05-26

    ... below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the..., HUD-50070. Members of the Affected Public: Local, Regional and State Body Corporate Politic...

  14. Space science public outreach at Louisiana State University

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Guzik, T.; Babin, E.; Cooney, W.; Giammanco, J.; Hartman, D.; McNeil, R.; Slovak, M.; Stacy, J.

    Over the last seven years the Astronomy / Astrophysics group in the Department of Physics and Astronomy of Louisiana State University has developed an exten- sive Space Science education and public outreach program. This program includes the local park district (the Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge, BREC), the local amateur astronomer group (the Baton Rouge As- tronomical Society, BRAS), the Louisiana Arts and Science Museum (LASM), and Southern University (SU, part of the largest HBCU system in the nation). Our effort has directly led to the development of the Highland Road Park Observatory (HRPO, http://www.bro.lsu.edu/hrpo) that supports student astronomy training at LSU and SU, amateur observations and a public program for adults and children, establishment of a series of teacher professional development workshops in astronomy and physics, and the "Robots for Internet Experiences (ROBIE)" project (http://www.bro.lsu.edu/) where we have several instruments (e.g. HAM radio, radio telescope, optical tele- scopes) that can be controlled over the internet by students and teachers in the class- room along with associated lessons developed by a teacher group. In addition, this year the LASM, will be opening a new planetarium / space theater in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana. We are currently working to bring live views of the heavens from the HRPO telescope to audiences attending planetarium shows and will be working closely with planetarium staff to develop shows that highlight LSU astronomy / space science research. During the presentation we will provide some details about our in- dividual projects, the overall structure of our program, establishing community links and some of the lessons we learned along the way. Finally, we would like to acknowl- edge NASA, Louisiana State University, the Louisiana Systemic Initiatives Program and the Louisiana Technology Innovation Fund for their support.

  15. Investigating the Role of State Permitting and Agriculture Agencies in Addressing Public Health Concerns Related to Industrial Food Animal Production

    PubMed Central

    Fry, Jillian P.; Laestadius, Linnea I.; Grechis, Clare; Nachman, Keeve E.; Neff, Roni A.

    2014-01-01

    Objectives Industrial food animal production (IFAP) operations adversely impact environmental public health through air, water, and soil contamination. We sought to determine how state permitting and agriculture agencies respond to these public health concerns. Methods We conducted semi-structured qualitative interviews with staff at 12 state agencies in seven states, which were chosen based on high numbers or rapid increase of IFAP operations. The interviews served to gather information regarding agency involvement in regulating IFAP operations, the frequency and type of contacts received about public health concerns, how the agency responds to such contacts, and barriers to additional involvement. Results Permitting and agriculture agencies’ responses to health-based IFAP concerns are constrained by significant barriers including narrow regulations, a lack of public health expertise within the agencies, and limited resources. Conclusions State agencies with jurisdiction over IFAP operations are unable to adequately address relevant public health concerns due to multiple factors. Combining these results with previously published findings on barriers facing local and state health departments in the same states reveals significant gaps between these agencies regarding public health and IFAP. There is a clear need for regulations to protect public health and for public health professionals to provide complementary expertise to agencies responsible for regulating IFAP operations. PMID:24587087

  16. The Role of Public Health Agencies in Addressing Child and Family Poverty: Public Health Nurses’ Perspectives

    PubMed Central

    Cohen, Benita E; McKay, Marion

    2010-01-01

    Poverty rates among child-bearing families in industrialised countries remain unacceptably high and have significant implications for population health. Both today and in the past, public health nurses have observed the impact of poverty on family health and well-being every day in their practice; yet, their perspectives on their role in addressing child and family poverty are currently absent from the literature. This paper presents findings of a qualitative descriptive study that explored perspectives of public health nurses in an urban Canadian setting about the impact of poverty on the well-being of children and families, and the potential roles of health organisations and public health nurses in addressing this issue. A key finding is the large gap between the role that nurses believe they can potentially play, and their current role. Barriers that public health nurses encounter when attempting to address poverty are identified, and implications of the findings for public health policy, practice, and research are discussed. PMID:21347213

  17. 75 FR 6070 - Notice of Public Meeting on the International Atomic Energy Agency Basic Safety Standards Version...

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    2010-02-05

    ... COMMISSION Notice of Public Meeting on the International Atomic Energy Agency Basic Safety Standards Version... Meeting on the International Atomic Energy Agency Basic Safety Standards Version 3.0, Draft Safety... International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) draft General Safety Requirement. The forum will be held on...

  18. 76 FR 19740 - Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-04-08

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International Development; Comments Requested SUMMARY: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is making...

  19. Creating the Out-of-State University: Do Public Universities Increase Nonresident Freshman Enrollment in Response to Declining State Appropriations?

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    Jaquette, Ozan; Curs, Bradley R.

    2015-01-01

    This study investigates whether public universities respond to declines in state appropriations by increasing nonresident freshman enrollment. State higher education appropriations declined substantially during the 2000s, compelling public universities to become more dependent on net-tuition revenue. State policy controls often limit the growth of…

  20. Creating the Out-of-State University: Do Public Universities Increase Nonresident Freshman Enrollment in Response to Declining State Appropriations?

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Jaquette, Ozan; Curs, Bradley R.

    2015-01-01

    This study investigates whether public universities respond to declines in state appropriations by increasing nonresident freshman enrollment. State higher education appropriations declined substantially during the 2000s, compelling public universities to become more dependent on net-tuition revenue. State policy controls often limit the growth of…

  1. Corporate Governance and Intellectual Capital: Evidence from Public and Private Universities

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    Wahid, Akma Hidayu Dol Abdu; Abu, Nor Asyiqin; Latif, Wannoraini Abdul; Smith, Malcolm

    2013-01-01

    This study was conducted to examine the perception of academics towards intellectual capital (IC) and governance practice at two Malaysian universities: University A (a Public University) and University B (a Private University). It also examines the factors which contribute to the retention of qualified academics and the relationship between…

  2. 34 CFR 675.22 - Employment provided by a Federal, State, or local public agency, or a private nonprofit...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... benefits the members of a limited membership organization such as a credit union, a fraternal or religious... public agency, or a private nonprofit organization. 675.22 Section 675.22 Education Regulations of the..., State, or local public agency, or a private nonprofit organization. (a) If a student is employed by...

  3. 34 CFR 675.22 - Employment provided by a Federal, State, or local public agency, or a private nonprofit...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... benefits the members of a limited membership organization such as a credit union, a fraternal or religious... public agency, or a private nonprofit organization. 675.22 Section 675.22 Education Regulations of the..., State, or local public agency, or a private nonprofit organization. (a) If a student is employed by...

  4. 34 CFR 675.22 - Employment provided by a Federal, State, or local public agency, or a private nonprofit...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... benefits the members of a limited membership organization such as a credit union, a fraternal or religious... public agency, or a private nonprofit organization. 675.22 Section 675.22 Education Regulations of the..., State, or local public agency, or a private nonprofit organization. (a) If a student is employed by...

  5. 34 CFR 675.22 - Employment provided by a Federal, State, or local public agency, or a private nonprofit...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... public agency, or a private nonprofit organization. 675.22 Section 675.22 Education Regulations of the... EDUCATION FEDERAL WORK-STUDY PROGRAMS Federal Work-Study Program § 675.22 Employment provided by a Federal, State, or local public agency, or a private nonprofit organization. (a) If a student is employed by...

  6. 29 CFR 553.213 - Public agency employees engaged in both fire protection and law enforcement activities.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... law enforcement activities. 553.213 Section 553.213 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor (Continued... EMPLOYEES OF STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS Fire Protection and Law Enforcement Employees of Public Agencies Exemption Requirements § 553.213 Public agency employees engaged in both fire protection and law...

  7. 77 FR 3786 - Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB: Study of Public Housing Agencies...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-01-25

    ... research effort to explore and document how public housing agencies (PHAs) currently serve and interact... Numbers: None. Description of the Need for the Information and its Proposed Use: HUD is sponsoring this research effort to explore and document how public housing agencies (PHAs) currently serve and...

  8. 24 CFR 903.15 - What is the relationship of the public housing agency plans to the Consolidated Plan?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... INDIAN HOUSING, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCY PLANS PHA Plans § 903.15 What is the relationship of the public housing agency plans to the Consolidated Plan? (a) The PHA... jurisdiction in which the PHA is located. The Consolidated Plan includes a certification that requires...

  9. Budget Planning and the Quality of Educational Services in Uganda Public Universities: A Case Study of Kyambogo University

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    Basheka, Benon C.; Nabwire, Addah

    2013-01-01

    This paper examines the relationship between budget planning and the quality of educational services at Kyambogo University in Uganda. We argue that the manner in which the university's budget planning activities are conducted determines in a significant way (by 76.8%) the quality of the services offered by public universities in Uganda. The…

  10. Budget Planning and the Quality of Educational Services in Uganda Public Universities: A Case Study of Kyambogo University

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Basheka, Benon C.; Nabwire, Addah

    2013-01-01

    This paper examines the relationship between budget planning and the quality of educational services at Kyambogo University in Uganda. We argue that the manner in which the university's budget planning activities are conducted determines in a significant way (by 76.8%) the quality of the services offered by public universities in Uganda. The…

  11. 41 CFR 102-75.990 - May Federal agencies abandon, destroy, or donate to public bodies real property?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... abandon, destroy, or donate to public bodies real property? 102-75.990 Section 102-75.990 Public Contracts... REGULATION REAL PROPERTY 75-REAL PROPERTY DISPOSAL Abandonment, Destruction, or Donation to Public Bodies § 102-75.990 May Federal agencies abandon, destroy, or donate to public bodies real property?...

  12. 41 CFR 102-75.990 - May Federal agencies abandon, destroy, or donate to public bodies real property?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... abandon, destroy, or donate to public bodies real property? 102-75.990 Section 102-75.990 Public Contracts... REGULATION REAL PROPERTY 75-REAL PROPERTY DISPOSAL Abandonment, Destruction, or Donation to Public Bodies § 102-75.990 May Federal agencies abandon, destroy, or donate to public bodies real property?...

  13. 41 CFR 102-79.75 - May Executive agencies assess fees for antenna placements against public service organizations...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 41 Public Contracts and Property Management 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false May Executive agencies assess fees for antenna placements against public service organizations for antenna site outleases on major pedestrian access levels, courtyards, and rooftops of public buildings? 102-79.75 Section 102-79.75 Public Contracts and Property...

  14. California's Title IV-E Partnership: A Statewide University-Agency Collaboration--Characteristics and Implications for Replication

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    Mathias, Christine; Gilman, Elizabeth; Shin, Carolyn; Evans, William Todd

    2015-01-01

    University-agency partnerships funded by Title IV-E encourage students to enter the child welfare field by providing student stipends, thus supporting child welfare agency workforce development. This article examines the literature and historical roots of Title IV-E and other partnerships, identifies common structures and outcomes, and discusses…

  15. California's Title IV-E Partnership: A Statewide University-Agency Collaboration--Characteristics and Implications for Replication

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Mathias, Christine; Gilman, Elizabeth; Shin, Carolyn; Evans, William Todd

    2015-01-01

    University-agency partnerships funded by Title IV-E encourage students to enter the child welfare field by providing student stipends, thus supporting child welfare agency workforce development. This article examines the literature and historical roots of Title IV-E and other partnerships, identifies common structures and outcomes, and discusses…

  16. Blueshift: Bringing the Universe Closer to the Public Through Podcasting

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Mitchell, Sara E.; Krishnamurthi, A.

    2008-05-01

    Each day, millions of people tune into podcasts, internet-based broadcasts of audio content generated by individuals and organizations around the world. NASA has created a variety of podcasts to share its rich science, technology, and exploration accomplishments. The Astrophysics Science Division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center produces a podcast, Blueshift, to provide listeners with a "backstage pass” to what's happening within the division. Content includes interviews, audio scrapbooks, and other stories that give the public access to groundbreaking discoveries, innovative technology, new missions, and what it's like to work at NASA. Podcasting engages a diverse audience that includes all ages and equal numbers of male and female listeners. Currently a rising technology, studies show more people are creating and listening to podcasts each year. Audio provides an experience that websites and visual imagery alone cannot, and Blueshift seeks to engage its listeners with the sounds of NASA. Each episode is 15-20 minutes in length, covering a variety of topics, and supported by an episode guide and supplementary content available on the podcast's website. The average episode is downloaded by almost 4,000 listeners in the United States and abroad. During the International Year of Astronomy, podcasts can engage the public with audio content about astronomical history, STEM content, and current events and activities for IYA. Blueshift is looking forward to bringing the Universe closer to its listeners with unique "behind-the-scenes” NASA content as we approach this monumental anniversary in astronomy.

  17. Health-Care Provider Preferences for Time-Sensitive Communications from Public Health Agencies

    PubMed Central

    Revere, Debra; Painter, Ian; Oberle, Mark

    2014-01-01

    Objective The Rapid Emergency Alert Communication in Health (REACH) Trial was a randomized control trial to systematically compare and evaluate the effectiveness of traditional and mobile communication modalities for public health agencies to disseminate time-sensitive information to health-care providers (HCPs). We conducted a sub-study to identify the communication channels by which HCPs preferred receiving public health alerts and advisories. Methods Enrolled HCPs were blindly randomized into four message delivery groups to receive time-sensitive public health messages by e-mail, fax, or short message service (SMS) or to a no-message control group. Follow-up interviews were conducted 5–10 days after the message. In the final interview, additional questions were asked regarding HCP preferences for receiving public health alerts and advisories. We examined the relationship between key covariates and preferred method of receiving public health alert and advisory messages. Results Gender, age, provider type, and study site showed statistically significant associations with delivery method preference. Older providers were more likely than younger providers to prefer e-mail or fax, while younger providers were more likely than older providers to prefer receiving messages via SMS. Conclusions There is currently no evidence-based research to guide or improve communication between public health agencies and HCPs. Understanding the preferences of providers for receiving alerts and advisories may improve the effectiveness of vital public health communications systems and, in turn, may enhance disease surveillance, aid in early detection, and improve case finding and situational awareness for public health emergencies. PMID:25355977

  18. Resident Undergraduate Charges at California's Public Colleges and Universities. Factsheet 07-01

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    California Postsecondary Education Commission, 2007

    2007-01-01

    Over the past 15 years, California has significantly increased fees for its residents attending the State's public colleges and universities. All three of California's public postsecondary education segments charge resident students a systemwide enrollment fee. In addition, the California State University and the University of California also…

  19. Resident Undergraduate Charges at California's Public Colleges and Universities. Factsheet 06-01

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    California Postsecondary Education Commission, 2006

    2006-01-01

    California charges its own residents less to attend its public colleges and universities than it charges nonresidents. All three of California's public postsecondary education segments charge resident students a systemwide enrollment fee. In addition, the California State University and the university of California also charge students mandatory,…

  20. Comparing Efficiency of Public Universities among European Countries: Different Incentives Lead to Different Performances

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Agasisti, Tommaso; Haelermans, Carla

    2016-01-01

    This paper analyses the relationship between the public funding systems of higher education in Italy and the Netherlands and their universities' performances. Empirically, an efficiency analysis on 13 Dutch and 58 Italian public universities is conducted. The findings show that the relative efficiency of Italian and Dutch universities is strongly…

  1. In the Shadow of Celebrity? World-Class University Policies and Public Value in Higher Education

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Cremonini, Leon; Westerheijden, Don F.; Benneworth, Paul; Dauncey, Hugh

    2014-01-01

    The growing popularity of the concept of world-class universities raises the question of whether investing in such universities is a worthwhile use of public resources. Does concentrating public resources on the most excellent universities improve the overall quality of a higher education system, especially if definitions of excellence and…

  2. In the Shadow of Celebrity? World-Class University Policies and Public Value in Higher Education

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Cremonini, Leon; Westerheijden, Don F.; Benneworth, Paul; Dauncey, Hugh

    2014-01-01

    The growing popularity of the concept of world-class universities raises the question of whether investing in such universities is a worthwhile use of public resources. Does concentrating public resources on the most excellent universities improve the overall quality of a higher education system, especially if definitions of excellence and…

  3. For Every Dollar Invested...The Economic Impact of Public Universities.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, DC.

    This publication summarizes information provided during 1995 and early 1996 in an informal survey of state and land-grant universities concerning the direct and long-range economic impacts of public universities on their immediate communities. Items considered under direct impact include: expenditures by the universities on supplies, materials,…

  4. Serving the Community and Training Students: Challenges and Lessons from a University-Sponsored Human Service Agency

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Poulin, John; Silver, Paula; Kauffman, Stephen

    2007-01-01

    This paper describes the process of developing and sustaining a University-sponsored human service agency aimed at providing enriched internship opportunities for students in University-based professional programs while at the same time addressing the pressing needs of under resourced communities. Student learning outcomes, challenges and lessons…

  5. The Changing Nature of Governance in the Public Research University: Untangling the Web of Faculty Roles

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Yudt, Angela Lynn

    2013-01-01

    Public research universities continue to be challenged on a number of fronts--declining state revenues, increasing enrollment, calls for accountability and transparency from the public, and increasing scrutiny by governing boards. In addition, the composition of faculty at public research universities is changing. Understanding the impact that…

  6. The Changing Nature of Governance in the Public Research University: Untangling the Web of Faculty Roles

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Yudt, Angela Lynn

    2013-01-01

    Public research universities continue to be challenged on a number of fronts--declining state revenues, increasing enrollment, calls for accountability and transparency from the public, and increasing scrutiny by governing boards. In addition, the composition of faculty at public research universities is changing. Understanding the impact that…

  7. 7 CFR 1956.145 - Disposition of essential FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 records.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... under Public Law 103-354 records. 1956.145 Section 1956.145 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of... successor agency under Public Law 103-354 records. FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 Instruction 2033-A (available in any FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 office)...

  8. The Accounting System and Resource Allocation Reform in a Public University

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Spathis, Charalambos; Ananiadis, John

    2004-01-01

    This paper studies the accounting system reform practised in Greek universities since January 2000, and more particularly at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH). It specifically examines the allocation of resources to faculties by university management based on certain criteria. The AUTH is the largest public university in Greece and…

  9. 22 CFR 96.92 - Dissemination of information to the public about complaints against accredited agencies and...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Dissemination of information to the public....92 Dissemination of information to the public about complaints against accredited agencies and... it. This information may be disclosed to the public as follows: (a) The accrediting entity...

  10. 41 CFR 102-79.65 - May Executive agencies outlease space on major public access levels, courtyards and rooftops of...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... outlease space on major public access levels, courtyards and rooftops of public buildings? 102-79.65... (Continued) FEDERAL MANAGEMENT REGULATION REAL PROPERTY 79-ASSIGNMENT AND UTILIZATION OF SPACE Assignment and Utilization of Space Outleasing § 102-79.65 May Executive agencies outlease space on major public...

  11. Wait times for publicly funded addiction and problem gambling treatment agencies in Ontario, Canada

    PubMed Central

    2013-01-01

    Background This study describes the definitions of wait times and intake processes used by drug and problem gambling treatment agencies in Ontario, Canada, as well as the various strategies employed to ameliorate client backlog. Methods An online survey was developed and distributed to 203 publicly-funded, provincial substance use and problem gambling treatment agencies from June to August, 2011. All aspects of the intake process were covered in the survey. Results Based on 139 responses, six different wait time periods were identified. Additional analyses were completed by type of service offered. Suggestions for effective interventions to shorten wait times and recommendations for future research are provided. Conclusion The results of this study highlight a need for standardized definitions of wait times across substance use and problem gambling treatment services. PMID:24252217

  12. Calculators for Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Public Transit Agency Vehicle Fleet Operations

    SciTech Connect

    Weigel, Brent; Southworth, Frank; Meyer, Michael D

    2010-01-01

    This paper reviews calculation tools available for quantifying the greenhouse gas emissions associated with different types of public transit service, and their usefulness in helping a transit agency to reduce its carbon footprint through informed vehicle and fuel procurement decisions. Available calculators fall into two categories: registry/inventory based calculators most suitable for standardized voluntary reporting, carbon trading, and regulatory compliance; and multi-modal life cycle analysis calculators that seek comprehensive coverage of all direct and indirect emissions. Despite significant progress in calculator development, no single calculator as yet contains all of the information needed by transit agencies to develop a truly comprehensive, life cycle analysis-based accounting of the emissions produced by its vehicle fleet operations, and for a wide range of vehicle/fuel technology options.

  13. The Public and Its University: Beyond Learning for Civic Employability?

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    Simons, Maarten; Masschelein, Jan

    2009-01-01

    Instead of asking how universities can contribute to active citizenship and democratic participation (and seeking for ways to improve their contribution), this article asks what it is that universities, due to their specific mission, have to offer. After describing the transition of the historical university (and its focus on modernisation) to the…

  14. Public Outcry Increasingly Becoming Safeguard of University Forests

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    Straka, Thomas J.

    2010-01-01

    Many universities and colleges own forestland. Although these lands can be worth billions of dollars, most are devoted to the institutional goals of education, research, and outreach. These forests become an integral part of the university and serve as teaching and research laboratories. They are usually called university or college forests or…

  15. The benefits brought by space—General public versus space agencies perspectives

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Detsis, Bianca; Detsis, Emmanouil

    2013-07-01

    Space agencies and governments have been long striving to find justification for the budgets allocated to non-commercial space missions. The most frequent justifications were scientific discoveries, technological development as well as national prestige. The current study aims to have a different look at the question "Which are the benefits brought by space?" by investigating/sampling/interrogating the public opinion and identifying the perception and view of the generation that form the bulk of the taxpaying citizens for the immediate future and will be actively financing any future missions. The study focuses on the answers provided to an online survey by an international sample of population. The target individuals are in the age range of 25-44 and are users of social networks. They are either employed or students, but they are not directly involved with the space sector. The survey aims to establish whether the promotional activities of ESA, NASA and other space agencies are aligned with the perceived benefits of this sample population. Is space contributing to what the target people consider important? What could be done to improve/change this perception? How did the public perception evolve? Which are the biggest problems humanity is confronted with today according to the sample population? Could space help addressing these major problems? The paper will firstly present the statistical analysis of the sample answers and the conclusions that can be drawn from them. In a second step it will compare the perceptions and expectations of the public in regards to space with the current space agencies strategies and identify the gaps and discontinuities.

  16. Doing More with Less in "The Missing Middle": Rowan University, an Entrepreneurial Public Master's University

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    Klein, Michael W.

    2012-01-01

    The "double whammy" of state appropriations cuts and sharply rising enrollments have challenged public colleges and universities for more than a decade. State colleges--the little-studied "missing middle" between research universities and community colleges--suffered some of the deepest budget cuts and steepest enrollment…

  17. University Restructuring and the Reconfiguration of Faculty Members' Work Context in a Public State University in Mexico

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    Montero-Hernandez, Virginia; Levin, John S.

    2013-01-01

    This study describes the effects of neo-liberal restructuring for universities upon the reconfiguration of academics' work context in a public state university in Mexico. Findings show that implementation of the federal program titled Faculty Enhancement Program during the late 1990s created a separation between traditional and new academic…

  18. Doing More with Less in "The Missing Middle": Rowan University, an Entrepreneurial Public Master's University

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Klein, Michael W.

    2012-01-01

    The "double whammy" of state appropriations cuts and sharply rising enrollments have challenged public colleges and universities for more than a decade. State colleges--the little-studied "missing middle" between research universities and community colleges--suffered some of the deepest budget cuts and steepest enrollment…

  19. University Restructuring and the Reconfiguration of Faculty Members' Work Context in a Public State University in Mexico

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    Montero-Hernandez, Virginia; Levin, John S.

    2013-01-01

    This study describes the effects of neo-liberal restructuring for universities upon the reconfiguration of academics' work context in a public state university in Mexico. Findings show that implementation of the federal program titled Faculty Enhancement Program during the late 1990s created a separation between traditional and new academic…

  20. 75 FR 62366 - Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-10-08

    ... DEVELOPMENT Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International Development; Comments Requested SUMMARY: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is making efforts... International Development, Room 2.07-106, RRB, Washington, DC 20523, (202) 712-1365 or via e-mail...

  1. 77 FR 73611 - Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International...

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    2012-12-11

    ... DEVELOPMENT Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International Development; Comments Requested SUMMARY: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is making efforts... Development, Room 2.07C, RRB, Washington, DC, 20523, (202) 712-5007 or via email sjoyner@usaid.gov ....

  2. Supplier behaviour and public contracting in the English agency nursing market.

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    Lonsdale, Chris; Kirkpatrick, Ian; Hoque, Kim; de Ruyter, Alex

    2010-01-01

    The worldwide expansion in the use of private firms to deliver public services and infrastructure has promoted a substantial literature on public sector contract and relationship management. This literature is currently dominated by the notion that supplier relationships should be based upon trust. Less prominent are more sceptical approaches that emphasize the need to assiduously manage potential supplier exploitation and opportunism. This article addresses this imbalance by focusing upon the recent experience of the English National Health Service (NHS) in its dealings with its nursing agencies. Between 1997 and 2001, the NHS was subjected to considerable exploitation and opportunism. This forced managers to adopt a supply strategy based upon an assiduous use of e-auctions, framework agreements and quality audits. The article assesses the effectiveness of this strategy and reflects upon whether a more defensive approach to contract and relationship management offers a viable alternative to one based upon trust. PMID:20925153

  3. The Crisis of the Publics: An International Comparative Discussion on Higher Education Reforms and Possible Implications for US Public Universities

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    King, Judson C., Ed.; Douglass, John Aubrey, Ed.; Feller, Irwin, Ed.

    2007-01-01

    To frame the larger research agenda requires an intimate blending of knowledge of the situations of foreign research universities and those of public research universities in the United States. The first step was to bring together for a two-day symposium a group of scholars and practitioners, some with deep and varied knowledge of United States…

  4. 7 CFR 1901.507 - Certificates of beneficial ownership issued by the FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ...HA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 Finance Office. 1901.507 Section 1901.507... Certificates of beneficial ownership issued by the FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354... its successor agency under Public Law 103-354, by a certified check or bank draft payable to...

  5. 7 CFR 1901.507 - Certificates of beneficial ownership issued by the FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ...HA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 Finance Office. 1901.507 Section 1901.507... Certificates of beneficial ownership issued by the FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354... its successor agency under Public Law 103-354, by a certified check or bank draft payable to...

  6. 7 CFR 1901.507 - Certificates of beneficial ownership issued by the FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ...HA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 Finance Office. 1901.507 Section 1901.507... Certificates of beneficial ownership issued by the FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354... its successor agency under Public Law 103-354, by a certified check or bank draft payable to...

  7. 41 CFR 102-75.630 - Who must disposal agencies notify that real property for public park or recreation purposes is...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... agencies notify that real property for public park or recreation purposes is available? 102-75.630 Section... Disposal Property for Use As Public Park Or Recreation Areas § 102-75.630 Who must disposal agencies notify that real property for public park or recreation purposes is available? The disposal agency must...

  8. 7 CFR Exhibit C to Subpart E of... - FmHA or Its Successor Agency Under Public Law 103-354 Financed Contract

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 12 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false FmHA or Its Successor Agency Under Public Law 103-354... or Its Successor Agency Under Public Law 103-354 Financed Contract To: Area Director, Office of..., from exhibit E, FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 Instruction 1901-E) We submit...

  9. 7 CFR Exhibit C to Subpart E of... - FmHA or Its Successor Agency Under Public Law 103-354 Financed Contract

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 12 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false FmHA or Its Successor Agency Under Public Law 103-354... or Its Successor Agency Under Public Law 103-354 Financed Contract To: Area Director, Office of..., from exhibit E, FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 Instruction 1901-E) We submit...

  10. 7 CFR 1901.505 - Certificates of beneficial ownership in FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 loans.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... successor agency under Public Law 103-354 loans. 1901.505 Section 1901.505 Agriculture Regulations of the... ownership in FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 loans. (a) Special trust of loans—(1) Establishment of special trusts. From time to time FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354...

  11. 7 CFR 1901.505 - Certificates of beneficial ownership in FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 loans.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... successor agency under Public Law 103-354 loans. 1901.505 Section 1901.505 Agriculture Regulations of the... ownership in FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 loans. (a) Special trust of loans—(1) Establishment of special trusts. From time to time FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354...

  12. 7 CFR 1901.505 - Certificates of beneficial ownership in FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 loans.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... successor agency under Public Law 103-354 loans. 1901.505 Section 1901.505 Agriculture Regulations of the... ownership in FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 loans. (a) Special trust of loans—(1) Establishment of special trusts. From time to time FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354...

  13. 7 CFR 1901.505 - Certificates of beneficial ownership in FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 loans.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... successor agency under Public Law 103-354 loans. 1901.505 Section 1901.505 Agriculture Regulations of the... ownership in FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 loans. (a) Special trust of loans—(1) Establishment of special trusts. From time to time FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354...

  14. 7 CFR 1945.28 - Relationship between ASCS and FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ...HA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 office) is a Memorandum of Understanding between ASCS and FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354. This Memorandum of Understanding is... agency under Public Law 103-354. 1945.28 Section 1945.28 Agriculture Regulations of the Department...

  15. 7 CFR 1945.27 - Relationship between FCIC and FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... its successor agency under Public Law 103-354 office) is a Memorandum of Understanding between FCIC and FmHA or its successor agency under Public Law 103-354. This Memorandum of Understanding is... agency under Public Law 103-354. 1945.27 Section 1945.27 Agriculture Regulations of the Department...

  16. Loving and Leaving Public Health: Predictors of Intentions to Quit Among State Health Agency Workers

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    Liss-Levinson, Rivka; Bharthapudi, Kiran; Leider, Jonathon P.; Sellers, Katie

    2015-01-01

    Context: State health agencies play a critical role in protecting and promoting the health and well-being of the people they serve. To be effective, they must maintain a highly skilled, diverse workforce of sufficient size and with proper training. Objective: The goal of this study was to examine demographics, job and workplace environment characteristics, job satisfaction, and reasons for initially joining the public health workforce as predictors of an employee's intentions to leave an organization within the next year. Design: This study used a cross-sectional design. Respondents were selected on the basis of a stratified sampling approach, with 5 geographic (paired Health and Human Services [HHS] regions) as the primary strata. Balanced repeated replication was used as a resampling method for variance estimation. A logistic regression model was used to examine the correlates of intentions to leave one's organization within the next year. The independent variables included several measures of satisfaction, perceptions about the workplace environment, initial reasons for joining public health, gender, age, education, salary, supervisory status, program area, and paired HHS region. Setting and Participants: The sample for this study consisted of 10 246 permanently employed state health agency central office employees who responded to the Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS). Main Outcome Measure: Considering leaving one's organization within the next year. Results: Being a person of color, living in the West (HHS regions 9 and 10), and shorter tenure in one's current position were all associated with higher odds of intentions to leave an organization within the next year. Conversely, greater employee engagement, organizational support, job satisfaction, organization satisfaction, and pay satisfaction were all significant predictors of lower intentions to leave one's organization within the next year. Conclusions: Results from this study suggest several variables related to demographics, job characteristics, workplace environment, and job satisfaction that are predictive of intentions to leave. Future researchers and state health agencies should explore how these findings can be used to help with retention of employees in the state health agency workforce. PMID:26422500

  17. A Validation of the Synergistic Leadership Theory by Educational Leaders in Chinese and American Public Universities

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    Yang, LingLing

    2010-01-01

    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the applicability of the synergistic leadership theory (SLT) (Irby, Brown, & Duffy, 1999; Irby, Brown, Duffy, & Trautman, 2002) to Chinese and American educational leaders in 50 high-ranking public Chinese universities and 50 high-ranking public U.S. universities. Methods: This study…

  18. An Investigation of Conflict Management in Public and Private Sector Universities

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    Din, Siraj ud; Khan, Bakhtiar; Rehman, Rashid; Bibi, Zainab

    2011-01-01

    The purpose of this paper is to gain an insight into the conflict management in public and private sector universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. To achieve the earlier mentioned purpose, survey method was used with the help of questionnaire. In this research, impact of university type (public and private sector) was examined on the conflict…

  19. How Public Universities Close Budget Gaps Matters for States. Schools in Crisis: Making Ends Meet

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Kinne, Alicia; Roza, Marguerite; Murphy, Patrick; Gross, Betheny

    2012-01-01

    When the Great Recession took its toll on state budgets, public universities felt the pain. Many public universities attempted to offset reductions in state funds by raising tuition, shifting admission spots to more out-of-state students, and, in some cases, increasing enrollment. For a given budget gap, these three strategies should be weighted…

  20. Differences between Public and Private Universities' Fields of Study in Argentina

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Rabossi, Marcelo Alberto

    2011-01-01

    The literature on private higher education has identified striking differences between the public and private sectors in terms of fields of study. For example, unlike their public counterparts, private universities have traditionally specialised in the social sciences and humanities. This paper explores the university market in Argentina to see if…

  1. Extending the Educational Franchise: The Social Contract of Australia's Public Universities, 1850-1890

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Horne, Julia; Sherington, Geoffrey

    2010-01-01

    This article introduces the notion of the "educational franchise" of Australia's public universities established in the mid-nineteenth century. In his recently published study of the public university and social access in the United States, John Aubrey Douglass suggests that from the mid-nineteenth century a social contract was formed between…

  2. Adoption of an Outdoor Residential Hall Smoking Policy in a California Public University: A Case Study

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Garg, Trit; Fradkin, Nicholas; Moskowitz, Joel M.

    2011-01-01

    Objective: Because secondhand smoke is a public health concern, many colleges have adopted bans to ensure healthier environments. This study demonstrates how outdoor smoking policy change can be accomplished at a large public university. Participants: The participants were 1,537 students housed in residential communities at the University of…

  3. Some Reflections on the Expansion and Quality of Higher Education in Public Universities in Kenya

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Sifuna, Daniel N.

    2010-01-01

    This article explores the socio-economic and political factors which have contributed to the rapid expansion of education in the public universities in Kenya and how it has impacted on the quality of education in these institutions. It mainly focuses on the response to insatiable public demands for university education in the country as well as…

  4. Efficiency-Based Funding for Public Four-Year Colleges and Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Sexton, Thomas R.; Comunale, Christie L.; Gara, Stephen C.

    2012-01-01

    We propose an efficiency-based mechanism for state funding of public colleges and universities using data envelopment analysis. We describe the philosophy and the mathematics that underlie the approach and apply\\break the proposed model to data from 362 U.S. public four-year colleges and universities. The model provides incentives to institution…

  5. Towards Improved Teaching Effectiveness in Nigerian Public Universities: Instrument Design and Validation

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Archibong, Ijeoma Aniedi; Nja, Mbe Egom

    2011-01-01

    This research is conducted to examine what is currently evaluated with respect to teaching in Nigerian public universities and to produce instruments that would be useful for examining the course and teaching effectiveness of course lecturers. Telephone interview of ten (10) professors in ten public Nigerian Universities is used to elicit…

  6. State Tuition, Fees, and Financial Assistance Policies: For Public Colleges and Universities, 2010-11

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Bell, Allison C.; Carnahan, Julie; L'Orange, Hans P.

    2011-01-01

    This report, "State Tuition, Fees, and Financial Assistance Policies for Public Colleges and Universities: 2010-11", examines the philosophies, policies, and procedures that influence decision-making regarding public college and university tuition, student fees, and student financial aid programs. This report also provides information related to…

  7. Adoption of an Outdoor Residential Hall Smoking Policy in a California Public University: A Case Study

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Garg, Trit; Fradkin, Nicholas; Moskowitz, Joel M.

    2011-01-01

    Objective: Because secondhand smoke is a public health concern, many colleges have adopted bans to ensure healthier environments. This study demonstrates how outdoor smoking policy change can be accomplished at a large public university. Participants: The participants were 1,537 students housed in residential communities at the University of…

  8. Acceptance and Adoption of Open Access Publication (OAP) in University Libraries in South East Nigeria

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Sambe, Manasseh Tyungu; Raphael, Gabriel Okplogidi

    2015-01-01

    This study examines the kinds of open access scholarly publication or information resources accepted and adopted by federal university libraries in South East Nigeria. The purpose was to determine the factors that affect open access scholarly publication or information resources acceptance and adoption in university libraries. The study adopted…

  9. Academic Identity Tensions in the Public University: Which Values Really Matter?

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Winter, Richard P.; O'Donohue, Wayne

    2012-01-01

    Our study explores the relationship between values and academic identity in the public university. Framing the study is the proposition public universities face academic identity tensions arising from pressures to combine and sustain competing and contradictory managerial (economic) and academic (professional) values systems. Academic responses to…

  10. Foundations for the Future: The Fundraising Role of Foundation Boards at Public Colleges and Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Worth, Michael

    2012-01-01

    In the face of rising costs and a prolonged economic downturn, public colleges and universities are being challenged to increase their sources of private support and philanthropy. Drawing on the findings of a recent AGB survey of public college- and university-affiliated foundation board chairs and chief executive officers, Foundations for the…

  11. What Works in Student Retention? Fourth National Survey. Public Four-Year Colleges and Universities Report

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    ACT, Inc., 2010

    2010-01-01

    This report presents the findings for public four-year colleges and universities that participated in ACT's 2010 What Works in Student Retention survey. The report contains information pertinent to only these institutions. Appended are: (1) Data for Public Four-Year Colleges and Universities; and (2) What Works in Student Retention: Instrument.…

  12. Foundations for the Future: The Fundraising Role of Foundation Boards at Public Colleges and Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Worth, Michael

    2012-01-01

    In the face of rising costs and a prolonged economic downturn, public colleges and universities are being challenged to increase their sources of private support and philanthropy. Drawing on the findings of a recent AGB survey of public college- and university-affiliated foundation board chairs and chief executive officers, Foundations for the…

  13. A Validation of the Synergistic Leadership Theory by Educational Leaders in Chinese and American Public Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Yang, LingLing

    2010-01-01

    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the applicability of the synergistic leadership theory (SLT) (Irby, Brown, & Duffy, 1999; Irby, Brown, Duffy, & Trautman, 2002) to Chinese and American educational leaders in 50 high-ranking public Chinese universities and 50 high-ranking public U.S. universities. Methods: This study…

  14. Challenges of Implementing E-Learning in Kenya: A Case of Kenyan Public Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Tarus, John K.; Gichoya, David; Muumbo, Alex

    2015-01-01

    In this paper, we discuss the challenges experienced by Kenyan public universities in implementation of e-learning and recommend possible solutions towards its successful implementation. In the last few years, most Kenyan public universities have adopted e-learning as a new approach to teaching and learning. However, the implementation challenges…

  15. Academic Identity Tensions in the Public University: Which Values Really Matter?

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Winter, Richard P.; O'Donohue, Wayne

    2012-01-01

    Our study explores the relationship between values and academic identity in the public university. Framing the study is the proposition public universities face academic identity tensions arising from pressures to combine and sustain competing and contradictory managerial (economic) and academic (professional) values systems. Academic responses to…

  16. Efficiency-Based Funding for Public Four-Year Colleges and Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Sexton, Thomas R.; Comunale, Christie L.; Gara, Stephen C.

    2012-01-01

    We propose an efficiency-based mechanism for state funding of public colleges and universities using data envelopment analysis. We describe the philosophy and the mathematics that underlie the approach and apply\\break the proposed model to data from 362 U.S. public four-year colleges and universities. The model provides incentives to institution…

  17. Minimum Package of Public Health Services: The Adoption of Core Services in Local Public Health Agencies in Colorado

    PubMed Central

    Atherly, Adam; VanRaemdonck, Lisa; Matthews, Kathleen; Marshall, Julie

    2015-01-01

    Objectives. We examined the effect of a state law in Colorado that required local public health agencies to deliver a minimum package of public health services. Methods. We used a longitudinal, pre–post study design, with baseline data collected in 2011 and follow-up data collected in 2013. We conducted means testing to analyze the change in service delivery and activities. We conducted linear regression to test for system structure effects on the implementation of core services. Results. We observed statistically significant increases in several service areas within communicable disease, prevention and population health promotion, and environmental health. In addition to service and program areas, specific activities had significant increases. The significant activity increases were all in population- and systems-based services. Conclusions. This project provided insight into the likely effect of national adoption of a minimum package as recommended by the Institute of Medicine. The implementation of a minimum package showed significant changes in service delivery, with specific service delivery measurement over a short period of time. Our research sets up a research framework to further explore core service delivery measure development. PMID:25689203

  18. Mission to the Public: A Journalist's Experiences with European Astronomers and Space Agencies

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Lorenzen, D. H.

    January 2004: NASA lands two rovers on Mars. The landings are covered worldwide live by CNN with millions of people watching it. January 2005: ESA lands a probe on Titan. The landing is covered live in the ESOC control room with a few scientists and VIPs on site. The first pictures of the unknown world are presented to the public hours later. June 2006: NASA continues to publish magnificent views of Saturn and its moons and rings taken by the Cassini spacecraft on a daily basis. ESA - having a spacecraft in orbit around Mars - continues to publish new views of the red plant on a biweekly basis. June 2006: The Hubble Space Telescope is fascinating the public worldwide with marvellous pictures almost on a weekly basis. Europe operates the Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile, considered the world's most powerful observatory. In 2005, the VLT published as few as six "Hubble class" pictures. These are a few random examples of a lack of proper communication of Europe's space and astronomy activities. The talk will address a few key issues on what's going wrong in Europe: - Why are many scientists so reluctant to communicate their research to the public? - Why isn't public relations work an integral part of any project financed by the European taxpayer? - What are the constraints of a public outreach officer's professional routine? - Is a scientific observation or a scientific paper really more important than a good picture making the front page of newspapers throughout Europe? Europe is doing great scientifically and technologically - but for some reason, this is not communicated properly. Can we change the attitude of scientists and agencies towards public communication?

  19. The university/public health link in reducing infant mortality in a high-risk population.

    PubMed

    Garber, R M; Carroll-Pankhurst, C; Woods-Erwin, K; Mortimer, E A

    1995-01-01

    The Greater Cleveland Healthy Family/Healthy Start (HF/HS) Project Consortium was established to combine various resources in the Cleveland community in an effort to reduce the infant mortality rate by 50% over five years. As part of HF/HS, an Infant Mortality Review Program (IMRP) was instituted. This program has two important facets: an in-depth review of the circumstances of each death, and the development of scientifically-based, community-oriented interventions based on these reviews. To conduct the IMRP, a "hot line" connection with each hospital and the coroner's office was established to provide prompt notification of infant deaths and to enable timely data collection. A core review group determines actual cause of death and preventability, and identifies appropriate interventions. Recommendations issued by a technical oversight panel are disseminated to groups with the authority to institute changes in an effort to foster continuous quality improvement. Complete reviews of 243 of 319 deaths reported to date have resulted in 11 recommendations for presentation to community groups. The public health department's cooperation with other agencies has facilitated a process which ensures timely implementation. Cleveland's strongly committed consortium was able to link university and public health expertise to activate community groups and health care providers to implement recommended solutions. Demonstration of a measurable decline in the community's infant mortality rate (IMR) should provide concrete evidence of the value of such linkages. We suggest that a similar review mechanism be considered for other communities with high infant mortality rates. PMID:7669360

  20. When a University Takes Over the Public Schools.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Nicklin, Julie L.

    1994-01-01

    In the five years that Boston University (Massachusetts) has administered the Chelsea School System, many positive changes have occurred. The university sees the program as a model for revitalizing deteriorating urban schools and calls on faculty and students from most divisions to help. Critics feel the effort is insufficient. (MSE)

  1. The Academic Manifesto: From an Occupied to a Public University

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Halffman, Willem; Radder, Hans

    2015-01-01

    Universities are occupied by management, a regime obsessed with "accountability" through measurement, increased competition, efficiency, "excellence", and misconceived economic salvation. Given the occupation's absurd side-effects, we ask ourselves how management has succeeded in taking over our precious universities. An…

  2. University/Public School Collaboration in an Alternative Certification Model.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Littleton, Mark; And Others

    The Tarleton State University Model for Accelerated Teacher Education (TMATE) was developed to expedite the certification of persons already holding a bachelor's degree and to help meet specific staffing needs of school districts in the Tarleton service area. Collaboration between the university and the school district occurs during both the…

  3. A Right of Access to Student Newspapers at Public Universities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Newell, Lisa

    1977-01-01

    A university's affirmative responsibility to maintain access to university facilities for first amendment activity may conflict with its equally compelling duty to restrain from interfering with first amendment activity. This dilemma is considered with regard to Mississippi Gay Alliance vs. Goudelock, a case involving editorial censorship of an…

  4. The Federal Role in Supporting Public Universities' Global Missions

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Simon, Lou Anna K.; Foster, Richard M.; Austin, John C.

    2010-01-01

    America's "super-league" of global universities will play an increasingly pivotal role in the 21st century economy. These universities' substantial metropolitan and regional economic contributions are magnified by the role they play in fueling innovation, boosting educational attainment, and engaging with the rest of the world on an increasingly…

  5. Hispanics and California Public Universities: Challenges and Opportunities.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Haro, Roberto P.

    1989-01-01

    Summarizes reports on the status of Hispanics at California State University and the University of California. Discusses Californians rapidly growing young Hispanic population; Hispanic student access, enrollment, persistence, and graduation; and the hiring, retention, and promotion of Hispanic faculty and administrators. Contains 18 references.…

  6. The Academic Manifesto: From an Occupied to a Public University

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Halffman, Willem; Radder, Hans

    2015-01-01

    Universities are occupied by management, a regime obsessed with "accountability" through measurement, increased competition, efficiency, "excellence", and misconceived economic salvation. Given the occupation's absurd side-effects, we ask ourselves how management has succeeded in taking over our precious universities. An…

  7. Curriculum Evaluation Through Public School-University Cooperation

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Fournet, Glenn P.; And Others

    1976-01-01

    Describes a cooperative effort by personnel from three Texas junior high schools and East Texas State University to develop an effective curriculum evaluation system. The evaluation design and measurement devices were developed by University personnel and then used by seven eighth-grade teachers to evaluate a commercially available curriculum…

  8. A Report on a Ten Year Old Public University

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    Cordeiro, William P.; Muraoka, Dennis

    2014-01-01

    California State University Channel Islands (CI) was founded in 2001 (in Camarillo, CA) and admitted its first students in 2002. Over the ensuing decade, the campus has transitioned from a start-up institution to a regionally accredited comprehensive university offering 23 baccalaureate and 6 graduate degree programs. This transition has occurred…

  9. The Federal Role in Supporting Public Universities' Global Missions

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    Simon, Lou Anna K.; Foster, Richard M.; Austin, John C.

    2010-01-01

    America's "super-league" of global universities will play an increasingly pivotal role in the 21st century economy. These universities' substantial metropolitan and regional economic contributions are magnified by the role they play in fueling innovation, boosting educational attainment, and engaging with the rest of the world on an increasingly…

  10. Trustee Survey Paints Grim Budget Picture over Next Year for Public Universities

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    Fain, Paul

    2009-01-01

    According to a new survey conducted by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, about 80% of the governing boards of public universities say they are dealing with state budget cuts this year. Trustees also said they are working extra hours to cope with the financial strains on their universities, and they have enacted or…

  11. Causes, Consequences and Control of Students' Crises in Public and Private Universities in Nigeria

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    Adeyemi, T. O.

    2009-01-01

    This paper investigated the causes, consequences and control of students' crises in public and private universities in Nigeria. Students' crises involve making protest by students' in pressing their demand on various issues with university authorities. In this regard, the study population comprised all the 81 universities in the country from which…

  12. Fees at California's Public Colleges and Universities. Report 09-04

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    Fuller, Ryan

    2009-01-01

    Fees at California's public colleges and universities have increased in the past two decades, but are still lower than fees at comparable institutions in other states. Fees for full-time undergraduate students at the University of California (UC) were $8,027 in 2008-09 and fees at California State University (CSU) were $3,849. Fees are likely to…

  13. Costs at Public Universities: How Does California Compare with Other States? Report 10-12

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    Fuller, Ryan

    2010-01-01

    The cost of attending the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) has increased in recent years as UC and CSU have raised fees in response to reduced state funding. Fees are generally lower than fees at public universities in other states, but with California's higher living costs, the overall cost of attendance at UC…

  14. The Internationalisation Agenda: A Critical Examination of Internationalisation Strategies in Public Universities in Ghana

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    Gyamera, Gifty Oforiwaa

    2015-01-01

    Recently, various strategies have been adopted and adapted by universities in Ghana to re/position themselves in the international arena. Utilising postcolonial and neoliberal theories, this paper critically examines the internationalisation strategies of three public universities in Ghana. Although all the universities have adopted strategies to…

  15. Portuguese Public University Student Satisfaction: A Stakeholder Theory-Based Approach

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    Mainardes, Emerson; Alves, Helena; Raposo, Mario

    2013-01-01

    In accordance with the importance of the student stakeholder to universities, the objective of this research project was to evaluate student satisfaction at Portuguese public universities as regards their self-expressed core expectations. The research was based both on stakeholder theory itself and on previous studies of university stakeholders.…

  16. Effect of Learning Organization Perception to the Organizational Commitment: A Comparison between Private and Public University

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    Balay, Refik

    2012-01-01

    This research aims to examine the impact of faculty members' learning organization perceptions to the organizational commitment through quantitative method. The study group consists of 172 faculty members working in two universities, which are private (Zirve University) and public (Harran University) ones. The research results show that faculty…

  17. Governing Public Colleges and Universities. A Handbook for Trustees, Chief Executives, and Other Campus Leaders.

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    Ingram, Richard T., Ed.; And Others

    This volume for and by college and university leaders contains a foreword by Clark Kerr, president emeritus of the University of California, followed by 21 papers and resource suggestions on governing public colleges and universities. Papers are organized in three parts. Part 1 addresses the context within which trustees function. Part 2 covers…

  18. Portuguese Public University Student Satisfaction: A Stakeholder Theory-Based Approach

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    Mainardes, Emerson; Alves, Helena; Raposo, Mario

    2013-01-01

    In accordance with the importance of the student stakeholder to universities, the objective of this research project was to evaluate student satisfaction at Portuguese public universities as regards their self-expressed core expectations. The research was based both on stakeholder theory itself and on previous studies of university stakeholders.…

  19. The Internationalisation Agenda: A Critical Examination of Internationalisation Strategies in Public Universities in Ghana

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    Gyamera, Gifty Oforiwaa

    2015-01-01

    Recently, various strategies have been adopted and adapted by universities in Ghana to re/position themselves in the international arena. Utilising postcolonial and neoliberal theories, this paper critically examines the internationalisation strategies of three public universities in Ghana. Although all the universities have adopted strategies to…

  20. Faculty Salaries at California's Public Universities, 2007-08. Commission Report 07-15

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    California Postsecondary Education Commission, 2007

    2007-01-01

    To prepare this report, the Commission examined faculty salary data supplied by the University of California (UC) and the California State University (CSU) systems. This report compares faculty salaries at California's public universities with faculty salaries at comparable institutions of higher education. Based on five-year trend projections,…

  1. Public Services in Research Libraries. Preliminary Reports from the Public Services Research Projects: University of Arizona, Cornell University, University of Illinois, Michigan State University, New York University, Pennsylvania State University, and Texas A & M University.

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    Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies.

    Preliminary reports from seven Association of Research Library (ARL) members conducting research on current public services concerns describe progress to date and initial findings. Research grants of up to $4,000 were provided for the projects, which were selected in part because of their potential usefulness to academic and research libraries.…

  2. Readability of Ebola Information on Websites of Public Health Agencies, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Europe.

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    Castro-Sánchez, Enrique; Spanoudakis, Elpiniki; Holmes, Alison H

    2015-07-01

    Public involvement in efforts to control the current Ebola virus disease epidemic requires understandable information. We reviewed the readability of Ebola information from public health agencies in non-Ebola-affected areas. A substantial proportion of citizens would have difficulty understanding existing information, which would potentially hinder effective health-seeking behaviors. PMID:26079313

  3. Readability of Ebola Information on Websites of Public Health Agencies, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Europe

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    Spanoudakis, Elpiniki; Holmes, Alison H.

    2015-01-01

    Public involvement in efforts to control the current Ebola virus disease epidemic requires understandable information. We reviewed the readability of Ebola information from public health agencies in non–Ebola-affected areas. A substantial proportion of citizens would have difficulty understanding existing information, which would potentially hinder effective health-seeking behaviors. PMID:26079313

  4. 77 FR 70181 - Request for Information on Adopting Smoke-Free Policies in Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) and...

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    ... October 4, 2012 (77 FR 60712), HUD published a notice in the Federal Register requesting information from... URBAN DEVELOPMENT Request for Information on Adopting Smoke-Free Policies in Public Housing Agencies... best continue to support the implementation of smoke-free policies for both public housing...

  5. MPH Education for the 21st Century: Design of Columbia University’s New Public Health Curriculum

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    Galea, Sandro; Bayer, Ronald; Walker, Julia R.; Fried, Linda P.

    2014-01-01

    Because public health challenges are changing rapidly, over the past 3 years, we have turned a critical eye to the master of public health program at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Under a process dubbed “curriculum renewal,” we engaged more than 170 faculty, staff, and students (and hundreds of alumni and employers of our graduates) in an initiative to develop a completely new design for master of public health education that launched in fall 2012. We have described its design and structure and presented some preliminary evaluation data. PMID:24228682

  6. Universities, the Public Good and Professional Education in the UK

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    East, Linda; Stokes, Rebecca; Walker, Melanie

    2014-01-01

    In times of economic uncertainty, questions of the purpose and value of higher education come to the fore. Such questions have particular relevance when directed towards the preparation of professionally qualified graduates who might be expected to contribute to the public good. However, definitions of the public good are contested and the role of…

  7. Universities, the Public Good and Professional Education in the UK

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    East, Linda; Stokes, Rebecca; Walker, Melanie

    2014-01-01

    In times of economic uncertainty, questions of the purpose and value of higher education come to the fore. Such questions have particular relevance when directed towards the preparation of professionally qualified graduates who might be expected to contribute to the public good. However, definitions of the public good are contested and the role of…

  8. Stresses on Research and Education at Colleges and Universities: Institutional and Sponsoring Agency Responses. Report of a Collaborative Inquiry.

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    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. National Science Board.

    A 1994 meeting to discuss current stresses on the university research system brought together faculty and administrators from 13 research institutions, federal research-sponsoring agencies, members of Congress, and interested professional association and philanthropic foundation representatives. Participants acknowledged that the system of…

  9. University Student Agency, Representation, and Activism: A Case Study of Students Studying English at Universite Cheikh Anta Diop (Dakar, Senegal)

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    Stafford, Casey

    2012-01-01

    This study explores and interrogates dominant representations of African university students by examining how students conceptualize and act upon their own agency. Using a qualitative case-study approach, the author examines how students actively confront the ideological and material conditions presented by schooling. [The dissertation citations…

  10. University Policy Centers and Institutes: The Think Tank as Public Service Function.

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    Melnick, Rob

    1999-01-01

    Public-policy centers and institutes are a growing, visible part of many universities. A cross between think tanks and academic units that provide public service, they focus on policy research and facilitation of public discourse. A national survey reveals faculty's role in their work, the applied multidisciplinary nature of their activities, and…

  11. Arkansas Public Higher Education Operating & Capital Recommendations, 2011-2013 Biennium. 7-A. Volume 1: Universities

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    Arkansas Department of Higher Education, 2010

    2010-01-01

    This publication details the institutional goals, objectives, and strategies of public universities in Arkansas as related to their appropriations requests. It also provides operating and capital recommendations of the Arkansas Public Higher Education Coordinating Board for 2011-2013 biennium for each institution. (Contains 10 tables.) [For Volume…

  12. LIBGIS--Public Library Universe (1981) Data File [machine-readable data file].

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    National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.

    A data file, consisting of a directory of all main public libraries in the United States, is presented. The data file contains data gathered using a directory development survey that began with the mailing of computer printout listings of each state's public libraries to the chief officer of the appropriate state library agency for updating.…

  13. 78 FR 2997 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request: University...

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Community Living Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission... Education, Research, and Service--Annual Report AGENCY: Administration for Community Living, HHS. ACTION... for Community Living (ACL) is announcing an opportunity to comment on the proposed collection...

  14. Eliminating Health Disparities Through Transdisciplinary Research, Cross-Agency Collaboration, and Public Participation

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    Spengler, Robert F.; Wagner, Robin M.; Melanson, Cindi; Skillen, Elizabeth L.; Mays, Robert A.; Heurtin-Roberts, Suzanne; Long, Judith A.

    2009-01-01

    Despite efforts to the contrary, disparities in health and health care persist in the United States. To solve this problem, federal agencies representing different disciplines and perspectives are collaborating on a variety of transdisciplinary research initiatives. The most recent of these initiatives was launched in 2006 when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Office of Public Health Research and the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health brought together federal partners representing a variety of disciplines to form the Federal Collaboration on Health Disparities Research (FCHDR). FCHDR collaborates with a wide variety of federal and nonfederal partners to support and disseminate research that aims to reduce or eliminate disparities in health and health care. Given the complexity involved in eliminating health disparities, there is a need for more transdisciplinary, collaborative research, and facilitating that research is FCHDR's mission. PMID:19762652

  15. Universal Keyword Classifier on Public Key Based Encrypted Multikeyword Fuzzy Search in Public Cloud.

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    Munisamy, Shyamala Devi; Chokkalingam, Arun

    2015-01-01

    Cloud computing has pioneered the emerging world by manifesting itself as a service through internet and facilitates third party infrastructure and applications. While customers have no visibility on how their data is stored on service provider's premises, it offers greater benefits in lowering infrastructure costs and delivering more flexibility and simplicity in managing private data. The opportunity to use cloud services on pay-per-use basis provides comfort for private data owners in managing costs and data. With the pervasive usage of internet, the focus has now shifted towards effective data utilization on the cloud without compromising security concerns. In the pursuit of increasing data utilization on public cloud storage, the key is to make effective data access through several fuzzy searching techniques. In this paper, we have discussed the existing fuzzy searching techniques and focused on reducing the searching time on the cloud storage server for effective data utilization. Our proposed Asymmetric Classifier Multikeyword Fuzzy Search method provides classifier search server that creates universal keyword classifier for the multiple keyword request which greatly reduces the searching time by learning the search path pattern for all the keywords in the fuzzy keyword set. The objective of using BTree fuzzy searchable index is to resolve typos and representation inconsistencies and also to facilitate effective data utilization. PMID:26380364

  16. Universal Keyword Classifier on Public Key Based Encrypted Multikeyword Fuzzy Search in Public Cloud

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    Munisamy, Shyamala Devi; Chokkalingam, Arun

    2015-01-01

    Cloud computing has pioneered the emerging world by manifesting itself as a service through internet and facilitates third party infrastructure and applications. While customers have no visibility on how their data is stored on service provider's premises, it offers greater benefits in lowering infrastructure costs and delivering more flexibility and simplicity in managing private data. The opportunity to use cloud services on pay-per-use basis provides comfort for private data owners in managing costs and data. With the pervasive usage of internet, the focus has now shifted towards effective data utilization on the cloud without compromising security concerns. In the pursuit of increasing data utilization on public cloud storage, the key is to make effective data access through several fuzzy searching techniques. In this paper, we have discussed the existing fuzzy searching techniques and focused on reducing the searching time on the cloud storage server for effective data utilization. Our proposed Asymmetric Classifier Multikeyword Fuzzy Search method provides classifier search server that creates universal keyword classifier for the multiple keyword request which greatly reduces the searching time by learning the search path pattern for all the keywords in the fuzzy keyword set. The objective of using BTree fuzzy searchable index is to resolve typos and representation inconsistencies and also to facilitate effective data utilization. PMID:26380364

  17. Sleep Patterns of College Students at a Public University

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    Forquer, LeAnne M.; Camden, Adrian E.; Gabriau, Krista M.; Johnson, C. Merle

    2008-01-01

    Objective: The authors' purpose in this study was to determine the sleep patterns of college students to identify problem areas and potential solutions. Participants: A total of 313 students returned completed surveys. Methods: A sleep survey was e-mailed to a random sample of students at a North Central university. Questions included individual…

  18. Canadian Provinces and Public Policies for University Research

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    Sa, Creso M.

    2010-01-01

    There is increasing attention to sub-national regions in science and technology (S&T) policy. This paper examines the recent evolution of provincial S&T policies in the Canadian provinces, focusing on how they link university research to regional technological development. Drawing on multiple sources of data and evidence, this study identifies and…

  19. Value Added: The Economic Impact of Public Universities.

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    National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, DC.

    This monograph reports the results of a survey of the economic impact on state and local economies of the 194 member institutions of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. Analysis of responses (from 111 institutions) is reported in text and graphs. An introductory section notes that the recent emphasis on cutting…

  20. Determining the Impact of Public Universities on Workforce Development.

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    Whitfield, Duane; Pitter, Gita Wijesinghe; Howat, Claudia

    A study was undertaken in Florida to examine the impact of the state universities on the state's workforce, using data sources from a follow-up program called the Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program, which uses data from the unemployment insurance wage database, federal employment databases, continuing education data at…

  1. Universal Service: Telephone Policy in the Public Interest.

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    Aufderheide, Patricia

    1987-01-01

    Discusses how, despite recent Federal Communications Commission claims and some limited successes in state-sponsored programs aiding the needy, evidence suggests that one result of higher local phone charges has been to undermine the often-stated but ill-defined goal of universal telephone service. (JD)

  2. School-to-Work Collaboration: University and Public Schools.

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    Cristol, Dean S.

    This document contains six papers from a collaborative school-to-work project during which teacher education faculty at Bowling Green State University worked with faculty and staff at Washington Local Schools in Toledo, Ohio, to infuse school-to-work activities within the context of each participating teacher's content area. "Employability Skills"…

  3. The Effectiveness of Alcohol Policies in 4-Year Public Universities

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    Walter, Gayle T.

    2010-01-01

    A problem facing American universities is heavy drinking by the student body which results in unintentional injuries and deaths, illegal offenses, sexual assault, altercations, and academic demise. The relationship between the type of alcohol policy enacted on campus and alcohol consumption among undergraduate students attending 4-year public…

  4. The "Public" University: Recalling Higher Education's Democratic Purpose

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    Benson, Michael T.; Boyd, Hal R.

    2015-01-01

    The modern university has been called, "a series of separate schools and departments held together by a central heating system," and, in a play on this line, "a series of individual faculty entrepreneurs held together by a common grievance over parking." Whether parking, heating, or, more probable today, WiFi, these…

  5. Student Religious Worship in the Public University: An Administrative Guide.

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    Wilson, Richard M.; Olswang, Steven G.

    1983-01-01

    Examines access to facilities by student religious groups in light of Widmar v. Vincent and other cases. Concludes that free speech includes religion and that student religious groups should have equal access to campus facilities. However, the university has the right to regulate such activities and may not directly sponsor them. (JAC)

  6. Chicanos in Elite Public Universities: A Dual Profile.

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    Mickelson, Roslyn Arlin; Rodriguez, Consuelo Juarez

    Previous research on Mexican Americans in higher education has ignored more prestigious institutions. A survey of 63 of the 79 Chicano graduates of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1979 revealed 2 distinct groups. One group (57%) resembled the traditional profile of Mexican American college students. These students came from…

  7. Keeping Out the Christians: Evangelical High Schools Meet Public Universities

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    Riley, Naomi Schaefer

    2006-01-01

    A year and a half ago, Calvary Chapel high school approached the University of California's (UC) Board of Admissions and Relations with Schools with the curricula of some new courses it wanted to offer. The board must ensure that the classes given in California's high schools are sufficiently rigorous to be counted in UC admissions decisions.…

  8. The "Public" University: Recalling Higher Education's Democratic Purpose

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    Benson, Michael T.; Boyd, Hal R.

    2015-01-01

    The modern university has been called, "a series of separate schools and departments held together by a central heating system," and, in a play on this line, "a series of individual faculty entrepreneurs held together by a common grievance over parking." Whether parking, heating, or, more probable today, WiFi, these…

  9. Financing State Colleges and Universities: What Is Happening to the "Public" in Public Higher Education? Perspectives.

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    Reindl, Travis; Brower, Dana

    In public higher education, as in elementary and secondary education, the educational infrastructure is weakening, and a shift away from public financing is occurring. This paper examines how the financing of public four-year institutions has changed from the later 19080s to the present, with emphasis on public comprehensive institutions. These…

  10. Public College and University Development: Fund Raising at State Universities, State Colleges, and Community Colleges.

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    Worth, Michael J., Ed.

    Differences in fund raising in public and private colleges are considered in 14 papers, with attention to different strategies, the organization of the effort, and special considerations. Article titles and authors are: "Private Support of Public Higher Education" (Michael J. Worth); "Organization of Fund Raising at Public Institutions" (John W.…

  11. Project TEACH: A Capacity-Building Training Program for Community-Based Organizations and Public Health Agencies.

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    Sauaia, Angela; Tuitt, Nicole R; Kaufman, Carol E; Hunt, Cerise; Ledezma-Amorosi, Mariana; Byers, Tim

    2013-03-11

    Project TEACH (Teaching Equity to Advance Community Health) is a capacity-building training program to empower community-based organizations and regional public health agencies to develop data-driven, evidence-based, outcomes-focused public health interventions. TEACH delivers training modules on topics such as logic models, health data, social determinants of health, evidence-based interventions, and program evaluation. Cohorts of 7 to 12 community-based organizations and regional public health agencies in each of the 6 Colorado Area Health Education Centers service areas participate in a 2-day training program tailored to their specific needs. From July 2008 to December 2011, TEACH trained 94 organizations and agencies across Colorado. Training modules were well received and resulted in significant improvement in knowledge in core content areas, as well as accomplishment of self-proposed organizational goals, grant applications/awards, and several community-academic partnerships. PMID:23480898

  12. Financial Reporting for Tennessee Public Colleges and Universities.

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    Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Nashville.

    This manual provides a framework for accounting practices, budgeting and reporting procedures for Tennessee public higher education institutions. Emphasis is placed on principles and procedures of accounting and financial reporting; the balance sheet; statement of changes in fund balances; statement of current funds revenues, expenditures, and…

  13. Suit Threatens Status of Georgia's Public Black Universities.

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    Towns, Gail Hagans

    1997-01-01

    A recent lawsuit claims that Georgia's three historically black public colleges (Albany State, Fort Valley State, Savannah State) remain in second-class status and calls on the institutions to admit more whites and offer preferential admissions to students based on socioeconomics, not race. The lawyer also requests that black enrollment at…

  14. Income Generation Activities among Academic Staffs at Malaysian Public Universities

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    Ahmad, Abd Rahman; Soon, Ng Kim; Ting, Ngeoh Pei

    2015-01-01

    Income generation activities have been acquainted among public higher education institutions (HEIs) in Malaysia. Various factors that brought to insufficient of funding caused Higher Education Institutions(HEIs) to seek for additional income as to support the operation expenses. Financial sustainability issues made up the significant impact…

  15. The Public Interest in Private Colleges and Universities.

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    West, Cameron

    This speech reviews what Illinois has done in terms of public financial support for the private sector, what the Illinois Board of Higher Education recommends be done in the near future, and the issues that must be resolved. Illinois was one of the pioneer states in extending financial aid to private higher education institutions, beginning with…

  16. GASB 35: The New Financial Reporting Requirements for Public College and Universities.

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    Qayoumi, Mohammad H.

    2001-01-01

    Presents the basic financial reporting elements of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB-35) for public colleges and universities, including statements of net assets and cash flow reporting. The GASB-35's impact on facilities managers is discussed. (GR)

  17. How Free Is Free Enough? Public University Presidential Searches, University Autonomy, and State Open Meeting Acts.

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    Sherman, Michael J.

    2000-01-01

    Reviews reasons for, history of, and exceptions to open meeting (sunshine) acts and considers arguments by the Michigan Supreme Court in its ruling supporting a university's right to privacy in its presidential search. Concludes that in contrast to the court's argument, universities do not require the freedom to employ closed searches and state…

  18. From Public University Dominance to Private University Policy Initiatives in Nigeria: The Push and Pull Factors

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    Ilusanya, Gboyega; Oyebade, S. A.

    2007-01-01

    This study evaluated the precipitating and debilitating factors that occurred in the emergence and growth of the private university system in Nigeria. Three research questions guided the analysis and examined enrolment patterns in seven pre-2003 private universities, students' preferences for enrolment and the factors that encouraged and…

  19. Estimated cost of universal public coverage of prescription drugs in Canada

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    Morgan, Steven G.; Law, Michael; Daw, Jamie R.; Abraham, Liza; Martin, Danielle

    2015-01-01

    Background: With the exception of Canada, all countries with universal health insurance systems provide universal coverage of prescription drugs. Progress toward universal public drug coverage in Canada has been slow, in part because of concerns about the potential costs. We sought to estimate the cost of implementing universal public coverage of prescription drugs in Canada. Methods: We used published data on prescribing patterns and costs by drug type, as well as source of funding (i.e., private drug plans, public drug plans and out-of-pocket expenses), in each province to estimate the cost of universal public coverage of prescription drugs from the perspectives of government, private payers and society as a whole. We estimated the cost of universal public drug coverage based on its anticipated effects on the volume of prescriptions filled, products selected and prices paid. We selected these parameters based on current policies and practices seen either in a Canadian province or in an international comparator. Results: Universal public drug coverage would reduce total spending on prescription drugs in Canada by $7.3 billion (worst-case scenario $4.2 billion, best-case scenario $9.4 billion). The private sector would save $8.2 billion (worst-case scenario $6.6 billion, best-case scenario $9.6 billion), whereas costs to government would increase by about $1.0 billion (worst-case scenario $5.4 billion net increase, best-case scenario $2.9 billion net savings). Most of the projected increase in government costs would arise from a small number of drug classes. Interpretation: The long-term barrier to the implementation of universal pharmacare owing to its perceived costs appears to be unjustified. Universal public drug coverage would likely yield substantial savings to the private sector with comparatively little increase in costs to government. PMID:25780047

  20. Opportunity Adrift: Our Flagship Universities Are Straying from Their Public Mission

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    Haycock, Kati; Lynch, Mary; Engle, Jennifer

    2010-01-01

    Public flagship universities provide excellence to students who cannot afford high-quality private institutions. Yet many of these universities direct aid to wealthy students who will attend college without it. Meantime, many high-achieving minority and poor students wind up in lesser institutions or do not attend college at all. In fact, some…

  1. Australian Public Universities: Are They Practising a Corporate Approach to Governance?

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    Christopher, Joseph

    2014-01-01

    This article draws on the multi-theoretical approach to governance and a qualitative research method to examine the extent to which the corporate approach is practised in Australian public universities. The findings reveal that in meeting the needs of multiple stakeholders, universities are faced with a number of structural, legalistic, and…

  2. A Day in the Life (and Death) of a Public University

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    Kelly, Frances

    2015-01-01

    This is a narrative of an actual day in the author's working life at a large public university in the southern hemisphere. It is an enquiry into life, and death, at the university. It attempts to balance a critical and informed perspective with a lived perspective and, as a story that contributes to a developing genre of academic writing, it works…

  3. Implications of Project-Based Funding of Research on Budgeting and Financial Management in Public Universities

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    Raudla, Ringa; Karo, Erkki; Valdmaa, Kaija; Kattel, Rainer

    2015-01-01

    The main goal of the paper is to explore--both theoretically and empirically--the implications of project-based research funding for budgeting and financial management at public universities. The theoretical contribution of the paper is to provide a synthesized discussion of the possible impacts of project-based funding on university financial…

  4. A Public Secret: "Education for Quality" and Suicide among Chinese Elite University Students

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    Bregnbaek, Susanne

    2011-01-01

    This article is based on anthropological fieldwork undertaken at two elite universities in Beijing. It addresses the paradoxical situation of the many instances of suicide among Chinese elite university students in Beijing, which constitute a public secret. The pressure of education weighs heavily on the shoulders of China's only child in each…

  5. Valuing the Benefits of the Education Provided by Public Universities: A Case Study of Minnesota

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    Damon, Amy; Glewwe, Paul

    2011-01-01

    This study estimates the value of the private and public benefits that accrue to Minnesota residents from state government subsidies to higher education. In 2005, the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system received $832 million from Minnesota's state government to support educational programs. These…

  6. Information Technology Governance, Funding and Structure: A Case Analysis of a Public University in Malaysia

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    Ismail, Noor Azizi

    2008-01-01

    Purpose: The paper's purpose is to investigate the issues of IT governance, funding and structure of a public university in Malaysia. Design/methodology/approach: The study uses a case study approach, i.e. a series of interviews with users and information services provider of campus information system. Findings: The university lacks a common…

  7. Using Expectations and Satisfaction to Measure the Frontiers of Efficiency in Public Universities

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    Mainardes, Emerson; Alves, Helena; Raposo, Mario

    2014-01-01

    Students' satisfaction with their university and course is of fundamental importance to retain students and promote their positive worth-of-mouth. The objective of this research is to analyse the level of efficiency of Portuguese public universities, according to the expectations and satisfaction of their students. To accomplish the…

  8. Academic Promotion in Malaysian Public Universities: A Critical Look at Issues and Challenges

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    Azman, Norzaini; Che Omar, Ibrahim; Yunus, Aida Suraya Md; Zain, Ahmad Nurulazam Md

    2016-01-01

    The expansion and transformation of Malaysian universities have generated major changes in the nature of academic employment and the structure of academic promotion in higher education institutions. These changes have considerable implications, in particular for the policy and practice of academic promotion in the public universities. We argue…

  9. Information Technology Governance, Funding and Structure: A Case Analysis of a Public University in Malaysia

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    Ismail, Noor Azizi

    2008-01-01

    Purpose: The paper's purpose is to investigate the issues of IT governance, funding and structure of a public university in Malaysia. Design/methodology/approach: The study uses a case study approach, i.e. a series of interviews with users and information services provider of campus information system. Findings: The university lacks a common…

  10. Implications of Project-Based Funding of Research on Budgeting and Financial Management in Public Universities

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    Raudla, Ringa; Karo, Erkki; Valdmaa, Kaija; Kattel, Rainer

    2015-01-01

    The main goal of the paper is to explore--both theoretically and empirically--the implications of project-based research funding for budgeting and financial management at public universities. The theoretical contribution of the paper is to provide a synthesized discussion of the possible impacts of project-based funding on university financial…

  11. Organizational Blackmail: A Social Construction of Faculty Assessment System in a Commercialized Public University

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    Mensah, Ben Sarpong

    2012-01-01

    What is the social construction of the faculty assessment system at Unival University, and how can it be explained? This dissertation used interview data from thirty members of faculty from a commercialized non-profit public university in Ghana to induct a substantive theory to describe and explain the particular social construction. The findings…

  12. Marquette University Department of Public Safety Implements New Command Information Center Technology

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    Cooper, Sue

    2008-01-01

    Marquette University, established in 1881, is a private Catholic, Jesuit institution located in the heart of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The university has a student population of more than 11,000 and more than 2,000 faculty and staff. In its effort to continually improve crime prevention and emergency preparedness Marquette's Department of Public

  13. Getting What You Pay For? A Look at America's Top-Ranked Public Universities

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    Poliakoff, Michael; Alacbay, Armand

    2014-01-01

    America's great public universities were founded with the highest expectations of academic excellence and service to their states. Overall, these institutions, often called the "flagship universities," do a poor job of ensuring that undergraduate students engage in an intellectually vibrant campus culture and leave with a solid…

  14. The Worth of a Sparrow: A Decision Case in University Research and Public Relations.

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    Crookston, R. Kent; And Others

    1993-01-01

    The University of Minnesota trapped and killed birds to reduce bird damage to research grain plots. When the Animal Rights Coalition demanded the practice be stopped, the situation became a public controversy. Presents an abridged form of this case as a focus for consideration of research methods, interest group agenda, and the universities' role…

  15. Perceptions of International Students on Service Quality Delivery in a Malaysian Public University

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    Njie, Baboucarr; Asimiran, Soaib; Baki, Roselan

    2012-01-01

    Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore the perceptions of international students of service quality delivery (SQD) in a Malaysian public university. Design/methodology/approach: The study was limited to the University's immediate physical environment and its associated human and systems-based services. The physical environment in this…

  16. The Worth of a Sparrow: A Decision Case in University Research and Public Relations.

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    Crookston, R. Kent; And Others

    1993-01-01

    The University of Minnesota trapped and killed birds to reduce bird damage to research grain plots. When the Animal Rights Coalition demanded the practice be stopped, the situation became a public controversy. Presents an abridged form of this case as a focus for consideration of research methods, interest group agenda, and the universities' role…

  17. The Writing on the Wall: Responses of Australian Public Universities to Competition in Global Higher Education

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    Bradmore, Donald J.; Smyrnios, Kosmas X.

    2009-01-01

    Australian public universities are struggling to maintain parity with international counterparts in an environment that is becoming increasingly competitive globally. While most universities are now heeding calls from sector leaders to become more competitive, any strategies that they implement to effect change in this regard might be too late to…

  18. Margin for Excellence and Opportunity: The Impact of Private Investment on Public Colleges and Universities.

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    This statement calls attention to the importance of private investment in the nation's public colleges and universities. It was prepared by the Voluntary Support Committee of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges and is being distributed in cooperation with the American Association of State Colleges and…

  19. The Writing on the Wall: Responses of Australian Public Universities to Competition in Global Higher Education

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    Bradmore, Donald J.; Smyrnios, Kosmas X.

    2009-01-01

    Australian public universities are struggling to maintain parity with international counterparts in an environment that is becoming increasingly competitive globally. While most universities are now heeding calls from sector leaders to become more competitive, any strategies that they implement to effect change in this regard might be too late to…

  20. Anomaly-Based Change in Higher Education: The Case of a Large, Turkish Public University.

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    Simsek, Hasan; Aytemiz, Dilkan

    This paper analyzes an institutional change in a large, Turkish public university, the Middle East Technical University (METU), by using an anomaly-based organizational change model. The model explains change as an organizational response to anomalies caused by internal and external organizational conditions. The study used a qualitative case…