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pusser

(ˈpʊʌsə)
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(Nautical Terms) navy slang a purser
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Parents and students are taking on a greater portion of college costs; tuition and fees are increasing; the academy is adopting new businesslike perspectives; and there is a new public management approach and a greater reliance on voluntary gifts (Breneman 2004; Eckel 2007; Pusser 2002).
Brian Pusser, Power and Authority in the Creation of a Public Sphere, in Universities and the Public Sphere: Knowledge Creation and State Building in the era of globalization 27, 41 (Brian Pusser, Ken Kempner, Simon Marginson & Imanol Ordorika eds.
To this end, we selected CNI and intersectionality lenses to help us analyze the experiences of Latinas in academia because each of these theories consider legitimacy a crucial resource in the higher education field: a resource for which academics are constantly struggling towards (Collins, 1986; Delgado-Bernal & Villalpando, 2002; Gonzales, 2012a; Stanley, 2007) and an ascription for which post-secondary institutions are constantly jockeying (Gonzales, 2013a; Morphew, 2009; Pusser & Marginson, 2012; Toma, 2012; Tuchman, 2009).
For a good, brief review of this history, see Brian Pusser, Higher Education, the Emerging Market, and the Public Good, in THE KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY AND POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (Patricia Albjerg Graham & Nevzer G.
Texas case, showed the impact of the dismantlement of Affirmative Action policies, and the abolition of Affirmative Action based on legislative measure, based on a study by Heller & Schwartz, 2002, and Pusser, 2001, that the number of minority applicants would degrease dramatically.
Skill development in the use of information literacy and academic skills is seen as an important factor which impacts on the persistence of first year students (Lawrence, 2005; Tinto & Pusser, 2006; Gibson, 2007).
or, writing] Shambling gait, greasy mane of grey hair and weeklong hangover beard, he makes Dalton (Patrick Swayze) look even more like the preening candy pants he is", to his description of the Jon Don Baker played by Buford Pusser in Walking Tall "with his ingratiating Elvis grin and honey-dipped drawl", Von Doviak describes in his witty and sometimes sleep deprived way, "the last thing he (Pusser) wants to do in the world is start whaling on you with a slab of hickory.
Biologist and wildlife photographer Todd Pusser got quite an eyeful when he motored up in his boat to this marine "crime scene.
Striding into the White Iris Club with his best friend Webb Pierce, 16-year-old Buford Pusser knew he shouldn't have come.
FORMER wrestler The Rock continues to stake his claim as an action movie hero with this remake of Phil Karlson's 1973 film about the true-life experiences of sheriff Buford Pusser.
Not only was there John Wayne but also Buford Pusser, not only Charles Bronson but also Bernard Goetz, not only Natural Born Killers but also Columbine.
WALKING TALL: Remake of the story of baseball bat-wielding Southern Sheriff Buford Pusser.