SELECTED PROJECTS AND PUBLICATIONS

Improving Measurement of Productivity in Higher Education.

Panel Member – Report. National Research Council.

Do Price Controls Help Students?

Op-Ed – Inside Higher Education. April 13, 2012.

Performance-Based Financial Aid: A Conversation (Video).

Recorded Interview – by Catalytica, with LaShawn Richburg-Hayes, for www.collegeproductivity.org. March 21, 2012.

The Completion Agenda and Performance Funding: A Conversation (Video).

Recorded Interview – by Catalytica, with Kevin Reilly and Chip Hatcher, for www.collegeproductivity.org. February 7, 2012.

How to Use SHEEO’s New Interactive Data Tools.

Webinar – with Andy Carlson, State Higher Education Executive Officers. February 2, 2012.

Linking Costs and Postsecondary Degrees: Key Issues for Policymakers.

Working Paper – American Enterprise Institute. 2011.

Three Policies to Reduce Time to Degree.

White Paper – Complete College America. February, 2011.

Short and Long-Term Future of the Pell Grant Program: Issues and Options.

Coalition of State University Aid Administrators Annual Meeting. Charleston, SC. May 2, 2011.

Complete College Tennessee Act: One Year Later.

Panel Facilitator – Tennessee Higher Education Commission. Vanderbilt University. January 26, 2011.

Tuition and Financial Aid in Iowa: National and Strategic Perspectives.

Presentation – Board of Regents Workshop. University of Iowa. October 27, 2010.

Time to Degree Data Tools for Institutions, Presentation and Toolkit.

Presentation/Toolkit – Jobs for the Future/Southern Regional Education Board Joint Conference. Time to Completion: How States and Systems are Tackling the Time Dilemma. Baltimore, MD. October 6, 2010.

Using State-Level Tuition and Fee Policies as Incentives: Whose Behavior Are We Trying to Change and Will It Work?

Panelist – State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) Policy Conference. August 10-13, 2010.

Internal Reporting of Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Survey Results at the University of Florida: Creating Usable Data for Campus Leaders and Staff.

Presentation – Fourth Annual SERU Research Symposium. Center for Studies in Higher Education. Berkeley, CA. May 14, 2010.

What Does a College Degree Cost? Comparing Approaches to Measuring ‘Cost per Degree’.

White Paper – Delta Cost Project White Paper Series. May, 2009.

Taking a Fresh Look at the Pathways of Students Into and Through STEM Disciplines.

Presentation – Nate Johnson and Dottie Minear. National Association of System Heads Annual Meeting. July 21, 2008.

Bright Futures Scholarship Projections and the State University System.

Presentation – Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission. November 1, 2007.

Impact of Changing Population, School Enrollment and High School Graduate Projections on SUS Enrollments.

Information Brief – (Corporate Author). Florida Board of Governors. April, 2007.

Impact of Projected State University System Faculty Retirements.

Information Brief – (Corporate Author). Florida Board of Governors. July, 2005.

State University System Graduation Rates: How Are We Doing?

Information Brief Update – (Corporate Author). Florida Board of Governors. January, 2005.

How Long Do Students Take to Graduate in the State University System.

Information Brief – (Corporate Author). Florida Board of Governors. October 21, 2004.

What Happened to the Other Half? Communicating with Policymakers and the Public about Graduation Rates.

Presentation – Nate Johnson, Charlene Coles and Kathy Thomas. Association for Institutional Research Annual Forum. Boston. June, 2004.

Maximizing Excel’s Pivot Features to Make Complex Data Accessible.

Presentation – State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO)/National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Network Conference and Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Workshop. March 31, 2004.

Report and Initial Recommendation for the ‘New Standard Diploma’.

Staff Lead/Report and Presentation – (Corporate Author). Articulation Coordinating Committee Task Force on K-20 Curriculum Alignment. January 9, 2003.

Florida Counseling for Future Education Handbook

Coordinator – (Corporate Authorship). Florida Department of Education. October, 2002.

Pipeline Simulation Tool: Projecting College Graduates and Costs.

Pipeline Simulation Tool – Florida Higher Education Funding Task Force. 2002. With Jay Pfeiffer. Also presented in 2002 to the State Board of Education and the Independent Colleges and Universities Presidents’ Association.

Readiness for College Report: Performance of 1999-2000 High School Graduates on Placement Tests in the 2000-2001 Academic Year.

Lead Author – (Corporate Authorship). March, 2002.