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Advancing the New American University Through Innovative Practices in the Development of Barrett, The Honors College


Abstract Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University (ASU) serves as a universal role model for organizing the resources of an institution to support highly motivated and prepared students. In 2009, Barrett, The Honors College (Barrett) opened the nation's first purposefully designed undergraduate honors residential college campus. Given the current demand by other American higher education institutions who wish to better understand how Barrett emerged as a distinct and singular model for an honors residential college experience, this action research study explores the effectiveness of the decisions, execution and outcomes central to Barrett's development. Five senior administrators of college units or universities were interview... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Hermann, Kristen Joy (Author) / Ewing, Kris M (Advisor) / Rund, James (Committee member) / Hesse, Maria (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Higher education administration / Higher education / History of education / Honors College / Institutional Identity / Organizational Structure / Residential College
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 161 pages
Language English
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Note Ed.D. Higher and Postsecondary Education 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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