Center for the Study of Higher Education

The Center for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE) produces high quality research in the following areas:

  • Using institutional data to examine student outcomes, institutional effectiveness, financial sustainability and student access/equity
  • Access, equity, and diversity
  • The changing landscape in higher educationCSHE Students
  • Cross-country evaluations of higher education systems

The Center for the Study of Higher Education produces high-quality training programs that leverage CSHE faculty expertise, including:

  • the Academic Leadership Academy;
  • service to Penn State University and other higher education institutions through research partnerships; and
  • supporting and studying innovative approaches to online education.

Innovative Programs & Research

  • CHSE Faculty MemberAcademic Leadership Academy (ALA)
  • “Science Productivity, Higher Education Development and the Knowledge Society"; Dr. David Baker, PI and Dr. Liang Zhang, co-PI
  • “Enhancing Talent Development Capacity for the 21st Century (ETDC-21)"; Dr. Robert Hendrickson, PI
  • “An Exploratory Examination of STEM Graduate Programs between the United States and England: Comparative Designs and Patterns for Select Minorities”; Dr. Beverly Lindsay, PI
  • “Maximizing Opportunities & Minimizing Obstacles to PSE+”; Dr. Leticia Oseguera, PI
  • “State Merit Aid Program and Student College Choice and Success: Evaluating the Efficacy of Florida’s Bright Futures Program”; Dr. Liang Zhang, PI

Innovative Research

Professional Development

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