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Two-Year College’s “Day in the Sun” - Committee on Measures of Student Success. Sharon Kristovich Higher Education Consultant createandconsult@comcast.net. About the Committee. The Committee was established by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008

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Two year college s day in the sun committee on measures of student success

Two-Year College’s “Day in the Sun” - Committee on Measures of Student Success

Sharon Kristovich

Higher Education Consultant

createandconsult@comcast.net


About the committee
About the Committee Measures of

  • The Committee was established by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008

  • The Committee will advise the Secretary of Education in assisting two-year degree-granting institutions of higher education in meeting the completion or graduation rate disclosure requirements outlined in the Act


Committee charge
Committee Charge Measures of

  • Develop recommendations regarding the accurate calculation and disclosure of completion or graduation rates of entering certificate- or degree-seeking, full-time undergraduate students by two-year degree-granting institutions of higher education


Committee charge1
Committee Charge Measures of

  • Develop recommendations regarding additional or alternate measures of student success that are comparable alternatives to the completion or graduation rates of entering degree-seeking, full-time undergraduate students, taking into account the mission and role of two-year degree-granting higher education institutions


Committee charge2
Committee Charge Measures of

  • The Committee will provide its report to the Secretary no later than 18 months after its first meeting


Committee members
Committee Members Measures of

  • Nominations for individuals to serve on the Committee were solicited through a notice in the Federal Register published in 2009

  • Members were appointed by the Secretary in consultation with the Commissioner of Education Statistics

  • The 15 members include institutional leaders, state officials, policy and research experts, students, and other stakeholders


Committee members1
Committee Members Measures of

  • Thomas Bailey, Professor of Economics and Education, Columbia University (chair)

  • Margarita Benitez, Senior Associate, Excelencia in Education

  • Wayne Burton, President, North Shore Community College

  • Kevin Carey, Policy Director, Education Sector

  • Alisa Federico Cunningham, Vice President, Institute for Higher Education Policy

  • Jacob Fraire, Assistant Vice President for Educational Alliances, Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation

  • Isabel Friedman, Student, University of Pennsylvania

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Committee members2
Committee Members Measures of

  • Millie Garcia, President, California State University at Dominguez

  • Sharon Kristovich, Higher Education Consultant

  • Harold Levy, Managing Director, Palm Ventures

  • Geri Palast, Executive Director, Campaign for Fiscal Equity

  • Patrick Perry, Vice Chancellor, California Community College System

  • Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, Deputy Director, MDRC

  • Linda Thor, Chancellor, Foothill-De Anza Community College District

  • Belle Wheelan, President, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ Commission on Colleges


Meetings
Meetings Measures of

  • The first meeting of the Committee was held in Washington, DC on October 20, 2010

  • The next meeting will be held in Washington, DC and is tentatively scheduled for February 2011

  • Meetings of the Committee are announced in the Federal Register and are open to the public

  • Individuals interested in attending Committee meetings must register in advance


Meetings1
Meetings Measures of

  • Meeting summaries and other materials are available to the public on the Committee’s website: www2.ed.gov/about/bdscomm/list/acmss.html


First meeting
First Meeting Measures of

  • Official meeting summary will be available online at: http://www2.ed.gov/about/bdscomm/list/first-meeting.html.

  • Press accounts of the first meeting:

    http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/10/21/data

    http://www.communitycollegetimes.com/article.cfm?TopicId=20&ArticleId=3002


Public comment
Public Comment Measures of

  • Members of the public who wish to provide comments to the Committee may submit written comments to studentsuccess@ed.gov


Contact information
Contact Information Measures of

For more information, contact:

  • Archie P. CubarrubiaDesignated Federal OfficialCommittee on Measures of Student SuccessU.S. Department of EducationEmail: archie.cubarrubia@ed.govPhone: 202-502-7601Web: www2.ed.gov/about/bdscomm/list/acmss.html