ASHE Conference 2014

Join the faculty, researchers, and doctoral students of the Pullias Center for Higher Education presenting at the 39th annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) this fall. The meeting will take place from Thursday, November 20 to Saturday, November 22 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC.

Below is a list of all Pullias members participating in the conference:

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Session: Implications of School Contexts
Discussant: Kristan Venegas

Session: Reverse Transfer: Research and Policy on the Front Lines
Tatiana Melguizo
* Symposium

Session: Unpacking College Readiness
Ttile: Is College Readiness Enough? Definitions, Limitations, and Contextual Considerations
Julia Duncheon & William Tierney
* Paper

Friday, November 21, 2014

Session: Funds of College Readiness
William Tierney
* Roundtable

Session: Using Qualitative Research to Inform Public Policy
William Tierney & Daniel Almeida
* Presidential Session

Session: Reflections on Building Research Partnerships between Researchers, Policymakers, and Practitioners: A Look at Florida, Texas, and California
Tatiana Melguizo
* Symposium

Session: Broadening Attainment in STEM
Title: Lasting STEM Reform: A Study of the Formation and Sustaining of Four Undergraduate Faculty STEM Reform Networks
Adrianna Kezar & Sean Gehrke
* Paper

Session: Research Challenges and Issues for Studying Multi-Institutional Organizational Change Initiatives
Adrianna Kezar
* Symposium

Session: Challenge of the Least Ready: Contextualizing Higher Education Policy and Remedial Coursework
Bryan Rodriguez
* Roundtable

Session: Does More Time in Developmental Math Increase Student Success? Examining the Effects of Extended Algebra Courses
Federick Ngo & Holly Kosiewicz
* Roundtable

Session: Environments, Markets, and Student Outcomes
Chair: Federick Ngo

Session: Transitions Into and Out of Academic Careers
Chair: Sean Gehrke

Session: Perceptions of Racial Prejudice and College Student Persistence at Highly Selective Institutions
Daniel Almeida
* Roundtable

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Session: Math Matters: The Role of Math in College Success
Title: Giving Community College Students Voice: The Effects of Mathematics Self-Placement on Academic Achievement
Holly Kosiewicz
* Paper

Session: Openness in the Academy: A Faculty Perspective
Samantha Bernstein
* Poster

Session: International Perspectives on Faculty and Academic Cultures
Title: Faculty Perceptions of Comprehensive Academic Reform: An International Perspective from Hong Kong
Michael Lanford
* Paper

Session: Trusting the Trustees to Lead
Title: The Trustee Paradox: Discussion of the Minimal Formal Preparation of Public Board Members for Maximal Power in Higher Education Governance
Raquel Rall
* Paper

Session: A Guided Discussion with Scholars and Policy Makers
Kristan Venegas
* Presidential Session

Session: College Completion for Latino/a Students: Institutional and System Level Policy Approaches
Kristan Venegas
* Symposium