What we know about admissions in the 1950s informs today’s debates, Thelin writes

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“‘Fair Harvard is not always fair.’ That allegation cuts to the heart of the lawsuit about admissions decisions made by Harvard University,” writes Dr. John Thelin, historian and professor of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation at the University of Kentucky College of Education, in a column for Inside Higher Ed. … Read More

Nov. 15: Attend Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation Colloquium Series

Dr. Lance Poston, director of the University of Kentucky Office of LGBTQ* Resources in the Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives, will deliver the second talk in the UK College of Education Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation 2018-19 Colloquium Series. The public is invited to see Poston … Read More

Yearbooks a Social Science Tool?

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Can data for social science research be gleaned from a yearbook entry? Or are yearbooks mere pieces of nostalgia? Dr. John Thelin, historian and professor of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation at the University of Kentucky College of Education, provides his take in a piece for Inside Higher Ed. His new … Read More

Career Updates for Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation Alumni, Student

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Several alumni and a current student in the UK College of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation have recently announced major job changes and promotions. Ph.D. Alum Eric Moyen has been named Chair and Associate Professor, Higher Education Department, Mississippi State University Ph.D. Alum Mitzi Lowe has been … Read More

Inside Higher Ed Publishes Op-ed by UK’s Thelin

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By Whitney Harder LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 10, 2015) — John Thelin, professor of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation in the University of Kentucky College of Education, authored an opinion piece on perpetual endowments published Nov. 5 in Inside Higher Ed.   In the piece, headlined “Forever Is a Long, Long Time,” Thelin … Read More

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