OEA Higher Education Resources
OEA member advocates and staff can provide a range of resources for your local, including assistance with grievances, contracts, professional issues, and organizing. Please contact your local president for more information.
NEA Higher Education Advocate
College and University Data Analysis System (CUDAS):
This CD-ROM allows members to analyze their institution by a series of indicators and to compare it with their peer institutions. The source of the data is the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. The CUDAS CD-ROM can be found in the NEA Almanac of Higher Education published annually.
To access this information, login as a member. If you have any questions or concerns after reading the instructions, contact Russ Harris, the OEA Higher Education Liaison (email@example.com).
Higher Education Contract Analysis System (HECAS):
HECAS CD is a CD-ROM with full-text retrieval software, containing over 840 higher education collective bargaining contracts. The system, updated twice a year, has contracts for faculty, support staff, and academic professionals. The most up-to-date collection of contracts resides on the Web-based version, which is updated monthly. Access to HECAS on the Web and the HECAS CD is restricted to NEA state affiliate staff and local leaders. You must contact the higher education contact person in your state to be granted access to both products.
To access this information, instructions and an example, login as a member. If you have any questions or concerns after reading the instructions, contact Russ Harris, the OEA Higher Education Liaison (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Ohio Board of Regents:
The Ohio Board of Regents, a nine-member advisory board to the chancellor with two ex-officio representatives from the state legislature, was created in 1963 by the general assembly. Members of the Board of Regents are appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. Responsibilities of the board include, developing an independent annual report on the Condition of Higher Education in the Ohio, and issuing an annual performance review of the chancellor. The board is also responsible for advising the chancellor on issues of statewide importance affecting higher education.
Higher Education Data & Reports:
These reports provide statistical data related to the enrollments, student preparation and academic progress, degrees awarded, post-graduation employment outcomes, tuition, financial aid, and costs and expenditures per student at Ohio’s higher education institutions.
- College Readiness
- Credit Transfer Reports
- Employment of Graduates
- Finances, Faculty & Facilities
- Graduation & Retention Rates
- Tuition & Financial Aid
Historical Reports: Student Inventory Data and Basic Data Series Reports (1966 through 2006) Annual reports containing enrollment, facilities, faculty/staff and financial data for state-supported colleges and universities.
Special Topics Reports
Reports responding to specific questions or concerns about higher education in Ohio.