My apologies for the last minute notice on this change. Apparently we missed this last year:
During the 2018 General Assembly session, language was added to the Appropriations Act that stated undergraduate students pursuing a career in teaching shall receive an additional $500 TAGP awa... [More]
Remember this post on terms and sessions last month?
After further consideration, including feedback from some of you, I've decided to make the addition since we are making changes to the file structure for the Course Enrollment file. Session will be an optional characteristic that can be ap... [More]
The Reports Coordinators at the institutions saw last week's email regarding file changes that we've talked about in the past six months. A couple of questions have arisen, one of which I would like your feedback on.
The specific question: We have 4 summer terms (technically 18) that a... [More]
Yesterday I was sitting in meeting during a discussion of privacy laws and the changing landscape of data privacy. During the section on FERPA, I felt compelled to remind others that it is the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Far too often the focus on FERPA is on privacy, forgetti... [More]
At the end of September I was in Little Rock, Arkansas as part of a panel discussion on statewide longitudinal data systems, sharing our experiences in Virginia. I've been meaning to write up my thoughts from that day, but haven't taken the time yet to do so. One of the things I spoke... [More]
On Monday (Oct 29th), the Resources & Planning Committee of Council will receive my report on degrees awarded for last year. You can find the full report beginning on page 76 of the Agenda Book.
Virginia’s public and private nonprofit colleges and universities aw... [More]