Past Dissertations

Educational Leadership Studies Dissertations Titles, 1938-2012

(Major Professors in Parentheses)
UK students, staff and faculty may read the dissertations from 1996 to the present.

Academic Year Graduate Dissertation Title
2013 Anysia Ensslen Experiences of speech-language pathology graduate students: An exploratory phenomenological study.
2013 Jonathan Parrent
(Browne-Ferrigno)
 
Community College Student Affairs Leadership and Institutional Effectiveness: A Multiple-Case Study.
2013 Eric Brooks
(Browne-Ferrigno)
 
Transformational Leadership Behavior of Athletic Directors.
2013 Khalil Graham
(Björk/Royal)
 
California Tournaround Schools: An Analysis of School Improvement Grant Effectiveness.
2013 Amanda Ellis
(Browne-Ferrigno)
 
The Role of Teacher Leadership in P-12 Schools: Perceptions of Principals and Teachers.
2013 Matthew Thompson
(Browne-Ferrigno)
 
Principals’ Perceptions of Experiences that Helped Improve Their Practice as Instructional Leaders.
2013 Kristan M. Yates
(Björk/Royal)
 
Measuring Transformational Leadership in Athletic Training: A Comparative Analysis.
2013 Nada El Majzoub
(Rous)
 
Support Services and Programmatic Interventions Four Year Colleges and Universities Have in Place to Increase Degree Attainment Among Students with Academic Needs
2012 Xavier J. Webb (Nash/Royal) Measuring Job Satisfaction Among Kentucky Head Principals Using the Rasch Rating Scale Model
2012 Randy Napier
(Björk)
The influence of corporate leadership and management on a public school district
2012 Susan McLaughlin
(Browne-Ferrigno/Lewis)
 
An Exploration of an Elementary School’s High Accountability Scores on Statewide Testing.
2012 Deborah Murray (Björk) Diffusion of key health messages in the community utilizing the cooperative extension service: Are social networks among family and consumer sciences extension agents a factor in the diffusion of health information dynamic
2011 Charles Hamilton (Björk) Perceptions of Kentucky high school principals and superintendents on the role of the superintendent influencing principal instructional leadership.
2011 Amelia Brown
(Björk)
College Decision-Making Process of Students from Rural Areas in Kentucky
2011 Lisa Eddy
(Rous)
The Effects of Mobility on Student Achievement
2011 Brenda Voris
(Björk / Browne-Ferrigno)
Teacher Efficacy, Job Satisfaction, and Alternative Certification in Early Career Special Education Teachers
2010 Dale Winkler
(Björk)
Teacher Attitudes Toward the Consequences of Pay for Performance Incentives
2010 Thomas Aberli (Browne-Ferrigno) Job Satisfaction and Professional Growth Experience of Urban School Administrators
2010 Charles Duane Crowe (Björk) A Comparison of Student Achievement in Language Arts Between Heterogeneously Ability-Grouped and Homogeneously Ability-Grouped Students in the Same High School Setting
2010 Alyce Emerson (Harris/Logan) Dropout Prevention: A Study of the Transition Education Program in the Fayette County Public Schools
2010 Margaret Quintero (Björk/Rous) School Climate and Teacher Empowerment in Small Learning Communities
2010 Rebecca Simms (Hausman/Browne-Ferrigno) An Analysis of the Outcomes of Dual Enrollment Participants in Kentucky Community & Technical Colleges: 2001-02 to 2007-08
2009 Steven Estep
(Björk)
Teacher Practices in a High Performing, Appalachian Rural High School
2009 Greg Finkbonner (Björk) A Comparison of Student Achievement Between Highly Qualified and Non-Highly Qualified Teachers in Kentucky
2009 Mary Katherine Griffin-Jenner (Hausman) Work-Based Learning: Who’s Participating and Why?
2009 Shannon Harr
(Björk)
Predicting Student Persistence Using Developmental Education Courses
2009 Carol Patrick (Hausman) A Comparison of Achievement Gains for Full-day and Half-day Kindergarten Students
2009 Glenda Patton
(Björk)
Exploring the Leadership Styles of Community-Based Early Childhood Education Program Director
2009 Jennifer Robinson (Björk) Teacher Leadership and School Reform: A case Study of the Accelerating Student Achievement Project in a Central Kentucky School District
2009 Antonio Shelton (Rous) Accessing the Superintendency: Identifying the Assets of an African American, Female Superintendent
2009 Lisa S. Allen (Hausman) Differentiating Professional Development for Teachers: How Teachers Develop and Implement Professional Growth Plans
2009 Kathlyn Burkhardt (Hausman) The Effect of Out-of-School Suspension on the Academic Achievement of Secondary Students
2009 Carmen Coleman (Hausman/Björk) Principal Attitudes Toward Pay for Performance Incentives for Teachers
2009 Anthony Donkor (Björk) Parental Involvement in Education in Ghana: The Case of the Hope International School
2009 Amy Galloway (Hausman) Teacher Attitudes Regarding What should be Included in a Performance Pay Model by Teacher and School Background
2009 Robert Hall
(Hausman)
Parental Choice of Nondenominational Christian Education: Reasons for Choice, Exit, and the Types and Sources of Information Used
2009 Francis O’Hara (Logan/Hausman) Kentucky’s Response to the Vocational Education Act of 1963: Leadership for the Development of a Unique System of Secondary Area Technology Centers
2009 Johnathan K Rogers (Hausman) The Relationship Between School Culture and Student Academic Achievement
2009 Mike Sander (Hausman) CATS as a Predictor of Student Success in Post-Secondary Education
2009 Anna Marie Tracy (Hausman)  Analysis of ESL Teacher Endorsement Effects on English Language Learners’ Student Achievement and English Language Acquisition
2009 Sheli L Wilson (Hausman) The Effects of the Emotional Intelligence of Elementary School Principals on Student Achievement
2008 Laura Michelle Blake (Hausman) Teacher Quality: The Impact of Accreditation and Institutional Quality on Teacher Inservice Placement and Student Achievement
2008 Patricia C Watson (Björk) Principal Leadership: A Case Study of a District Leadership Academy
2007 Nathan Robert Ambrose (Knoeppel/Logan) Overcoming Barriers to Student Achievement: A Cross-case Analysis of How High Poverty Schools Become High Achieving Schools
2007 Janet Marlene Ratliff (Björk) The Impact of Differentiated Compensation on Special Education Teacher Retention in a Public School District in North Central Kentucky
2007 Kelly S Mullins (Browne-Ferrigno/Rinehart) Kentucky Community and Technical College System From Inception to 2005
2007 Debra Plank White (Rinehart/Björk) The Influence of High School Setting on Kentucky Students Completing a Baccalaureate Degree
2007 Bonnie Nicholson (Logan) Consolidation of a Community and Technical College
2007 Lucinda T. Sanders (Scollay) Not for Them: Women and the Public School Superintendency
2007 Rita J. Prichett (Scollay/Tice) The Battle Between Promise and Privilege: The History of women’s basketball at the University of Kentucky 1972-2002
2006 Virginia Hess (Björk/Browne-Ferrigno) The Effects of Differentiated Compensation on Teacher Retention in a Hard-to-Staff Urban Middle School
2006 Barry Pelphry
(Björk)
A Case Study of Kentucky’s First African American School Superintendent
2006 Matthew DeMattina (Logan) Student Perceptions of Online Learning as a Delivery System for a Work-Related Continuing Education Course: A Case Study
2005 Michael Gam
(Scollay)
Power, Politics and the Restructuring of Higher Education Governance in Kentucky
2005 Donna Kerley (Rinehart) Exploring Connections Among Relational Trust, Teacher Efficacy, and Student Achievement
2005 Deborah Mapp-Embry (Logan) Teacher’s Sense of Efficiency and African American Student Engagement: A Case Study of Classes in a Selected Kentucky Middle School
2005 Dennis Shoulders (Lindle) The Perceived Role of the Superintendent in School Board Member Development
2004 Terry Brown
(Scollay)
The Nature of Alternative School Programs in Kentucky: An Exploratory Study
2004 Susan Compton (Björk) Barriers to Women in the Superintendency in Kentucky
2004 John D. Dobbs (Rinehart) The Role of Effective Schools Correlates Among Alternative Placement Programs in the Prediction of Dropout Rates in Kentucky Public High Schools
2004 Susan Foust McDonald
(Lindle)
Barriers to Women in the Superintendency in Kentucky
2003 Lana Lewis Bastin (Lindle) Professional Development and Teacher Learning Styles: Selected Kentucky Teachers’ Perceptions About School-based or State-Designed Professional Development
2003 Robert J. Bell
(Björk)
The Relationship Between the Politics of Superintendency – Board Relations and Professional Socialization of Superintendents in Kentucky
2003 Richard Elliott Day (Scollay) Each Child, Every Child – From Equity to Adequacy in Kentucky Schools: The Legacy of the Council for Better Schools
2003 Jone J. Goodman (Björk) Principals’ Perspectives on Interagency Collaboration
2003 Karen Marie Heim-Baugh
(Björk)
A Case Study of Inter-institutional Collaboration in a Middle School
2002 Susan Foust McDonald
(Lindle)
What Do Kentucky Principals Do with State Mandated Assessment Results: A Multiple Case Study of Three Elementary Schools in One District
2002 Henley McIntosh (Rinehart) Descriptive Profile of Parental Involvement in Selected Kentucky Middle Schools
2002 Jerry Wallace Ralston (Rinehart) Adequacy and Equity of Facility Funding for the Kentucky Public School System
2002 Rodney Dean Grusy (Logan) Precision Farming in Kentucky:  Evaluating Public and Private Sector Influence on the Adoption Decision
2002 John Mathew Mowbray (Logan) Factors Affecting Turnover of County Extension Agents in the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service
2002 Barbara Herndon Vick (Rinehart) Comparisons of Student Achievement in Kentucky School Districts Allocating Minimum and Above Minimum Levels of Instructional Funds During the Late Years of Systemic Reform
2001 Beth Shanks Rous (Lindle) Instructional Leadership in Kentucky Public Preschool Programs: Teacher Perceptions of Leader Instructional Influence
2001 Brenda Hauser (Rinehart) A Comparison of Principal Perceiver Themes Between Highly Successful and Less Successful Principals in a Selection of Public Elementary Schools in Kentucky
2000 Abolfazl Gholamimehra (Byers/Warner) An Assessment of factors Affecting the Competency of Agricultural Mechanization Programs and Teachers in the Islamic Republic of Iran
2000 Doris Barlow (Logan/Harris) Kentucky’s Star Professional Development Network: Perceptions of Effectiveness in Improving Student Achievement in Low-Performing Schools in 1996-1997
2000 Lori Henderson
(Van Meter)
The Development of an Elementary School’s Consolidated Plan for Improvement: A Case Study of a Newly Established Kentucky School-Based Decision-Making Committee Structure
2000 Lonnie Laney (Rinehart) Investigating Scores From Students With Special Needs On The Outcome Of A Statewide Accountability System: The Study Of One Rural Kentucky School District
2000 Sam Rich (Lindle/Scollay) Teacher Job Satisfaction as it Relates to School-Based Decision Making in Three Western Kentucky Elementary Schools: Perceptions of a New Element in Teaching
2000 Margarita Rupp
(Van Meter)
Expanding the Concept of Effective Schools: Measuring the Instructional Environment for Learning.
2000 Alesa Walker
(Lindle)
One School’s Experience with School-Based Decision Making: Perceptions of School Climate
1999 Arthetta Jane Browning
(Scollay / Rinehart)
Questions of Equity: Kentucky Authentic Assessment Reading and Mathematics Results Compared by Sex and Location
1999 Patricia Coon-Knochelmann (Rinehart) Micropolitical Behaviors of Principals in Rewarded and Sanctioned High Schools in the Reform State of Kentucky
1999 John T. Decker (Scollay) An Examination of Kentucky School Districts’s Instructional Per Pupil Expenditures and Academic Performance at the Eighth Grade Level in Mathematics and Reading
1999 Alvan Cordell Hadley, Jr. (Van Meter) The Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States (AMCSUS) and the Struggle for the Survival of Military and Preparatory Schools in America
1999 Marian Siler Sumner (Lindle) An ‘Attitude Disability’ or a ‘Peculiar Bent of Genius?': An Exploratory Study of Selected Kentucky Middle Schools’ Discipline Policies and Practices
1999 Nancy Rebecca Waldrop
(Scollay)
The Office of Education Accountability: The Crucible of Kentucky Education Reform
1999 Teresa Taylor Wallace (Van Meter) Motivation Levels and Factors Influencing the Motivation of Teachers in Differing Circumstances of Teaching Based on Herzberg’s Motivator-Hygiene Theory
1999 Zella Faye Wells (Rinehart) Kentucky Intern Principals and Assistant Principals: Job Responsibilities and Work Differences
1998 Ora J. Cobb
(Lindle)
Analytic Approach for Middle School Principals in Raising KIRIS Achievement Scores: A Case Study of At-Risk Students Participating in Selected Intervention Strategies
1998 Terri J. Cox-Cruey (Scollay) District Technology Coordinators: Change Agents in Kentucky’s Age of Technology
1998 Karen Patrice Frohoff (Lindle) The Roles of Special Education Administrators and Principals in Kentucky
1998 Charlene Walters Jacobs
(Harris)
Effect of Age on Motivation and Individual Motivation Factors of County Extension Agents in Kentucky
1998 Tony Thomas Ross (Rinehart) Exploring Connections among Teacher Empowerment, Teacher Efficacy, Transformational Leadership, and Student Achievement
1998 Crickette Elizabeth Todd
(Van Meter / Logan)
Superintendency Turnover in Kentucky in the Aftermath of Statewide Systemic Education Reform
1997 Mark Richard Brown (Russo) School-Based Decision Making and the Implementation of Instruction, Scheduling, and Assessment Practices in Kentucky Middle Schools
1997 Becke Joceil Cleaver (Lindle) The Response of Two Kentucky Urban School Districts’ Central Administrations to Imposed Systemic Reform
1997 Jackie A. Kearns (Lindle) The Role of the Elementary Principal in the Professional Development of Teachers: A Multiple Case Study
1997 Robert John Storer (Van Meter) Leadership Characteristics of Public High School Principals in School-Based and Non-School-Based Decision-Making Schools in Kentucky: Exploring the Concept of Transformational Leadership
1997 Carolyn Wells
(Van Meter)
Changes in the School Superintendency in Kentucky in the Aftermath of Mandated Statewide Education Reform: Perceptions of Role Incumbents
1996 Kasundra D. Cyrus (Harris) Family Resource and Youth Service Center Coordinators: An Identification of Leadership Roles
1996 Dale D. Duvall (Rinehart) School Districts’ Per Pupil Instructional Expenditures and Student Academic Performance at the Fourth-Grade Level in Mathematics and Reading as Measured By the Kentucky Instructional Results Information Assessment Program
1996 Patricia Kay Gilmore (Van Meter) Evaluation of the Science Component of the K-3 Partnership for Reform Initiatives in Science and Mathematics in Kentucky
1996 Cathy Sue Jording (Rinehart / Johnson) Kentucky Primary Programs: Principals’ Beliefs About Early Childhood Education and Selected Demographic Characteristics
1996 Michael W. Kessinger (Rinehart) 1996Districts Per Pupil Instructional Expenditures and Academic Performance at the Twelfth Grade Level in Reading and Mathematics as Measured by the Kentucky Instructional Results Information System Assessment Program
1996 Bonnie M. Sigafus (Scollay) The Complexity of Professional Life: Experiences of Adult Students Pursuing a Distance Learning Doctoral Program in Educational Administration.
1996 Russell Wall
(Rinehart)
School-Based Decision Making and the Empowerment of Kentucky’s Secondary School Teachers.
1996 Rosa Lee Weaver (Van Meter) Innovation Propensity of Teachers and their Acceptance and Implementation of the Primary School Programs in Kentucky
1995 J. Paige Carney (Steffy) The Use of Effective Change Characteristics in Implementing Kentucky’s Primary Program: A Case Study
1995 George Joseph Gerl (Van Meter / Scollay) Leadership Behavior and School-Based Decision-Making Council Member Satisfaction in Kentucky High Schools
1995 Robert Stephen Hutton (Scollay) Leadership Behavior and School-Based Decision Making Council Member Satisfaction in Kentucky Elementary Schools
1995 Mary Margaret Kindel (Van Meter) Computer Attitudes and Use of Public Secondary School Teachers in Kentucky
1995 Carolyn Sue Martin (Van Meter) The Process of School-Based Decision Making in Selected Kentucky High Schools Operating with Mandated SBDM Councils
1995 Cynthia Marie Mason (Rinehart) An Examination of Kentucky Public Secondary Teachers’ Perceptions Toward Their 1994-95 Professional Development Experiences
1995 Clifford Bernard Perkins, Jr. (Lindle) A Study of the Relationships of Gender, Ethnic Origin, and Student Program Classification and Scores on the Battelle Developmental Screening Inventory as They Relate to Preschool Programs in Kentucky
1995 John Cosby Settle (Steffy) An Exploratory Case Study of Professional Development and Other Critical Elements in the Implementation of the Primary Program in Eight Kentucky Public Elementary Schools
1995 Sandra Fey Kestner (English) A Study of Selected Programmatic and Personal Factors Associated with Reading and Math Achievement Scores of Adult Basic Education Students in Kentucky
1994 Ray Vaughn Read (Van Meter) Principals’ Perceptions of the Policy Development Process of School Councils in Kentucky
1994 David C. Schadler (Scollay) Leadership Behavior and School-Based Decision-Making Council Member Satisfaction in Kentucky Middle Schools
1993 Keen Johnson Babbage (Van Meter) District Policies Establishing School-Based Decision-Making in Selected Kentucky School Districts – Process, Procedures, and Implementation
1992 Fred Raymond Bassett (Van Meter) Student Dropout Prediction: Examining School District and Individual School Variations in Reference to a Common Predictor Model
1992 Pamela Rogers (Faber) The Perceptions of Kentucky Elementary Teachers Serving on School Councils Regarding Decision Making Authority of Teacher and School Councils
1992 Paul Arthur Weaver (Van Meter) The Whitley County Story: A Case Study of State Intervention into a Poor, Rural Appalachian Kentucky County School District
1991 Raul Fernando Lagos (Faber) A Comparative Study of the Personnel Evaluation Standards of the Joint Committee on Standards for Education Evaluation and the Standards Used in the State of Kentucky and in Selected School Districts
1991 Angela Wilkins (Faber) Parenting and Family Life Skills Education: A Study of the Legislative Mandate and Model Curriculum Development in Kentucky
1990 Marlene DoraEthel Helm (Ogletree) The Relationship of Participation in Extracurricular Activities to Self- Concept and Achievement Among Students in Junior High School in Fayette County, Kentucky
1990 Michael Leon Hicks (Ogletree) A Comparative Study of Kentucky Teachers’ Perceptions of Their Freedom to Make Educational Decisions
1990 Josephine Ann Orange (Van Meter) Instructional Leadership of Kentucky School Principals in Elementary Schools of Various Effectiveness.
1989 Victor Ballestero (Ogletree)  A study of the relationship between teachers’ perceptions of selected school factors and student academic achievement in selected elementary schools in Fayette County, Kentucky
1989 Helen Faye Harrah (Ogletree) A Comparison of Locus of Control, Dogmatism, and Receptivity to Change Among Elementary and Secondary School Teachers in Three Designated Regions in the State of Kentucky
1989 Thomas Richard Mowery (Ogletree) A Descriptive Study of the Extent of Kinship in Kentuckys’ Public Schools.
1989 Molly Jane Sullivan (Faber) Reasons Given by Parents for Transferring Students from Public to Private Schools in Fayette County, Kentucky.
1989 Karla Marie Thompson (Van Meter) An Evaluation of the Provo City, Utah School Districts Elementary Writing Program: Examining a Process Approach to Writing
1988 Ricardo Almeida-Uranga (Ogletree) An Input-Output Study of the Kentucky Education System
1988 Charles Anthony Guarino (Faber) Employment Status of Mildly Handicapped Students Who Graduated from Vocational, Academic, and Occupational Work Experience High School Education Programs
1988 Glenn Ronald Hickey (Van Meter) School Programs for At-Risk Students: A Case Study of Project Transition, a Kentucky Alternative In-School Program for Eighth Grade Students.
1988 Larry Eugene Kelsch (Van Meter / Ogletree) Gender Difference Treatment of Students in Vocational Education: An Examination of Teacher-Student Interactions in Kentucky Secondary Vocational Education Classrooms
1988 William Jesse Lacefield (Ogletree) Kentucky School Board Members’ Perceived Involvement in Policy-Formulation and Policy-Implementation Relative to Selected Tasks
1988 Michael Erwin Norman (Faber) Identification of Important Competencies for Special Education Administrators and the Degree to Which Those Competencies Were Addressed in Preservice Training Programs as Perceived by Special Education
1988 Michael Lee Wells (Ogletree) The Relationships Between Sixth Grade Students’ Perceptions of Selected School Factors and Their Academic Achievement in Selected Fayette County, Kentucky Elementary Schools.
1988 Marium Williams (Van Meter) Early Childhood Educational Intervention: An Analysis of Nicholas County, Kentucky Head Start Program Impacts From 1974-1986.
1987 Sally Ann Henry (Ogletree) . A Study of the Relationships Among Selected Factors Affecting Kentucky Teachers’ Instructional Technology Use in the Elementary Classroom.
1987 Norma Jean Wacaster (Faber) Project Vision: A Study of the Development of a School-Based Partnership at the State Level
1986 Meredith Kay Adler (Faber) Relationships Between Labeled Emotionally Handicapped and Non-Labeled Students in Perceptions of School Climate, Alienation, Teacher-Student Relation- ships, and Opportunities for Participation in Ext
1986 Judy Lynn Archer (Faber) The Staff Development Needs of School Food and Nutrition Program Managers in the State of Georgia.
1986 Myron David Barnett (Van Meter) Kentucky Elementary and Secondary Principals’ Reactions to Performance- Based Pay for Teachers
1986 John H. Brock (Faber) A Study of the Relationship of Pupil Achievement Test Scores to Pupil Expenditures and Selected District Socio- economic Variables
1986 Franklin Lyles Foster (Faber) Stress Perception Among Kentucky Secondary School Principals.
1986 Richard Hughes (Ogletree) A Study of the Relationship of School Climate, Managerial System, Pupil Control Ideology, and Student Academic Progress in Selected Kentucky Secondary Schools.
1986 Susan Louise Leib (Ogletree) The Development of a Special Program Planning Paradigm and Its Application to Three Special Programs Designed and Implemented by the Kentucky Department of Education.  
1986 Bernard Irvin Minnis (Faber) An Analysis of Biracial Learning Teams and Their Effect on Cross-Racial Relationships.
1986 William Glenn Smith (Ogletree) Kentucky School Board Members’ Perceived Involvement in Policy-Determination and Policy-Execution Relative to Selected Tasks.
1985 Sarah Monita Laws (Faber) Relationship Between Teacher Perceptions of Principal Leader Behavior and Teacher Attitudes Toward Evaluation in Kentucky Public Schools
1985 Charleen Margaret McAuliffe (Faber) A Study of Perceptions of the Essential Task of Elementary Principals as Reported by the Elementary Principals and Central Office Staff Members of the Catholic Schools of the Archdiocese of Louisville
1985 Stanton Anthony Simandle (Faber) Teacher Pupil Control Ideology as a Predictor of the Responsiblity Teachers Assume for Student Academic Success and Failure.
1984 Robert Sherrill Boggs (Faber) An Analysis of the Cost-Quality Relationships in Selected Elementary Schools in Kentucky
1984 Carol Deen (Faber) Compatability of Vocational Preferences and Volunteer Placement as a Factor in Volunteer Job Satisfaction.
1984 Nak Jin Moon (Faber) An Analysis of Problems in Participatory Decision-Making by Elementary School Teachers.
1984 Mary Eve Proffitt (Ogletree) Parental Involvement and Perceptions of Schools
1984 Ruby Kathy Smoot (Faber) A Study of the Leadership Behavior of Florida Extension Administrators
1984 Ronald John Snavely (Faber) Performance Appraisal of Public School Superintendents: A Survey of Current Evaluation Practices in the United States
1983 Leo Floyd (Faber) The Impact of Busing on Student Achievement.
1983 Ralph Waldo Nevels (Ogletree) The Relationship Between Teacher Professionalism and Job Satisfaction.
1983 Rita Carole Price (Faber) The Relationship Between Education Level of Superintendents and Their Leadership Behavior.
1982 David Barrow Jenks (Ogletree) A Study of the Adoption of a State Mandated Citizenship Education Course in Kentucky by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education in 1979.
1982 Ben Richard Oldham (Ogletree) The Longitudinal Effects of Pupil Retention Practices in the First Three Grades.
1982 Ronald Stephen Pelfrey (Ogletree) Factors Influencing High Ability Students in Fayette County to Pursue Four Years of Mathematics.
1980 Donald Lee Martin, Jr. (Kincheloe) The Relationship Between Certain Family, Personal, and Other Characteristics of Drop-Outs in Kentucky Public Schools.
1980 Garnet Worthington (Faber) Study of the Perception of the School Superintendent’s Role Expectations.
1979 Gayle Ecton (Faber) A History of the Lincoln School, Simpsonville, Kentucky 1966-70
1979 Francine Dawn Edwards (Kincheloe) A Model of the Information Flow in Which the Principal is the Central Figure.
1979 Paul Wesley McNeill (Faber) School Desegregation in South Carolina 1963-70
1979 Sharon Imogen Robinson (Faber) An Analysis of Administrator Discretion and Its Impact on Black Student Suspensions.
1978 Dana Frank Beane (Faber) A History of Efforts by the Kentucky Education Association Toward Passage of a Professional Negotiations Law in the Kentucky General Assembly, 1968-76.
1978 Louis Henry Polsgrove (Kincheloe) An Analysis of the Administrative Procedures and Informational Items Utilized in the Selection of Kentucky Teachers.
1978 Jude Thaddeus Sorapuru (Faber) The Leader Behavior of Inner City and Outer City Senior High School Principals: Expectations and Perceptions of Teachers, Principals and Parents in New Orleans.
1978 Stephen Woods Towler (Kincheloe) The Disequalization Effects and Subsequent Equalization Potential of the Three Permissive Non-Property Taxes in Kentucky.
1977 Norman Dean Osborne (Ogletree) A Study of the Relationship of Suspended and Non-Susp. H. S. Stds. in Terms of Std. Perceptions of Sch. Climate, Alienation, Std. Deviant Behavior, Teacher-Student Relationships, and the Extent of Vol
1976 Shelley Ann Cohen (Faber) A Technique for Analyzing the Training Needs of Staff Members in an Alternative Program.
1976 Joel Peter Henning (Faber) The Levenswelt as Explicated by Phenomenologists as a Base for Development of a Theory of Educational Administration.
1976 Martha Louise Redden (Faber) An Investigation of Mainstreaming Competencies of Regular Education Teachers.
1976 Booker Taliaferro Rice (Faber) The Revision and Extension of a Cost- Effectiveness Model and Its Application.
1976 Lowell Kendrick Scott (Kincheloe) The Charismization of Routine: A Study of the Relationship Between Tenure and the Charismatic Authority of Kentucky Public School Superintendents
1976 John Marshall Thompson (Faber) School Desegregation in Jefferson County Schools.
1975 James A. Barber (Faber) A Study of Changes in the Building Principal’s Leader Behavior as Perceived by Superordinates, Subordinates, and Selves that Result from Instructional Planning, Monitoring and Feedback Processes.
1975 C. Michael M. Brooks (Kincheloe) The Financial Feasibility of a State Insurance Fund for Kentucky’s Public Schools.
1975 Billy Hugh Chandler (Kincheloe) A Survey and Analysis of Kentucky Public School Principals’ Perceptions of Crucial Professional Negotiation Issues.
1975 Lawrence Daniel Patterson (Faber) A Survey and Analysis of Kentucky Principals’ Preferred Role in Professional Negotiations.
1975 Joong Shik Shin (Faber) A Study of the Relationships Among the Principals’ Leadership Style, Teachers’ Need-Orientation, and the Degree of Teachers’ Satisfaction with Their Principal’s Job Performance.
1974 Carl Banks (Faber) Perceptions of the Secondary School Held by Higher and Lower-Income Students and Teachers in Selected Schools in Eastern Kentucky.
1974 Jesse Keen Cabler (Faber) The Task of the Kindergarten: Goal Perceptions, Teachers, and Parents of Kentucky’s 100 Pilot Kindergarten Units.
1974 Faurest Earl Coogle (Kincheloe) Instructional Freedom and the Influence of Organizational Characteristics as Perceived by Teachers in Kentucky Sec- ondary Schools.
1974 L. Marie Doyle (Faber) The Public School Merger Issue in Jefferson County Kentucky.
1974 James Raymond Harper (Ogletree) An Analysis of the Orientation of Teachers, Principals, and Superinten- dents in the Public Schools of Kentucky.
1974 Billie Wayne Rideout (Ogletree) A Study of the Relationship of Size of High Schools.
1973 Roland Charles Haun (Kincheloe) Organizational Factors Related to Positions on Collective Negotiation Taken by Chairmen of Local School Boards and Presidents of Local Education Associations.
1972 Kenneth Nelson Kron (Faber) Culture Shock and the Transfer Teacher
1972 John Henry Vansant (Ogletree) Perceptions of the Secondary School Held by Higher and Lower-Income Students and Teachers in Selected Schools in Eastern Kentucky
1971 James Verner Bolen (Ogletree) The Relationship Between Schools with Self-Induced Educational Innovations and Schools with Externally Introduced Educational Innovation with Regard to Organization Climate
1971 Sam Brown, Jr. (Ogletree) Democratic Management: Implications for Local School Administration in Educational Planning
1971 Robert Norris Cocanougher (Street) The Relationship Between Teacher Militancy and Career Patterns of Teachers
1971 Albert J. Hauselman (Ogletree) Personality and the Choice of Undergraduate Major: A Test of Holland’s Theory.
1971 Marcus Ray Kelly (Ogletree) Pupil Tutoring in Reading of Low- Achieving Second Grade Pupils by Low-Achieving Fourth Grade Pupils
1971 Hall M. Kinney (Ogletree) Perceptions of Citizen School Study Committees
1971 Bruce Alvin Peseau (Ogletree) An Assessment of the Quality of Quick Quantitative Judgements Among Educational Finance Specialists
1971 Everett Earl Pfansteil (Ogletree) A Discriminant Analysis of the Orientation of Principals and Teachers in Changing and Stable Schools.
1971 Leonard Donald Ralph (Street) A Study of the Effects of an In-Service Involvement on Selected Characteristics of Teachers.
1971 Roy Vance Ramage (Street) The Organizational Identification of a State’s Public School Administrator in Relation to Selected Personal Variables and to Selected Organizational Variables.
1970 Reedus D. Back (Ogletree) The Relationship of Selected Administrator and School Factors to Change in the Schools.
1970 Willard David Bostwick (Cierley) The Coopertive Education Coordinator in American Institutions of Higher Education: A Proposed Guideline for Academic Preparation.
1970 Walter Marcum (Kincheloe) A Study of Pre-Student Teaching Professional Laboratory Experiences at a Southern University.
1970 George Clark Overstreet (Ogletree) A Study of Teacher Characteristics in Changing and Stable Schools.
1970 Julius C. Powell (Kincheloe) Means Used in Selecting States to Finance Plant Expansion of Public Higher Education Academic and Service Facilities
1970 Gerald Lee Varland (Kincheloe) Assessibility of the Public Schools in Kentucky for Research Purposes.
1970 Hayes Edward Wilcox (Kincheloe) The Relationship of Financial, Personnel, and Attitudinal Variables to Negotiated Agreement Items in Twelve Public School Districts in Michigan.
1969 Russell Bowen, Jr. (Ogletree) A Comparative Analysis of the Perceptions of the Role and Functions of Counselors, Directors of Pupil Personnel, and Social Workers, Held by Principals, Teachers, and Pupil Personnel Specialists in Secondary Schools.
1969 Seth Farley (Street) The Administration of Pupil Personnel Services: A Model Development and Its Applications to Kentucky Schools.
1969 Joseph Donlan Gormley (Kincheloe) Dogmatism and Change in Teachers.
1969 Patrick Edward Napier (Ogletree) The Relationship of Origin and Tenure of Superintendent to the Organizational Climate of Selected School Districts in Kentucky.
1969 Ronnie Nevil Sutton (Street) A Comparative Study of the Adademic Performance of University of Kentucky Community College Transfer and Native Students Initially Matched on Six Characteristics.
1969 Joseph Wise (Kincheloe) The Normative Role of the Classroom Teacher.
1968 Charles William Burkett (Ogletree) Kentucky School Administrators as Innovators.
1968 Morris Klair Caudill (Cierley) Superintendents’ and School Board Members’ Conceptions of Restrictions on Selected Federal Aid Programs for Public Schools in Kentucky.
1968 Ernest Ray White, Jr (Kincheloe) . A Comparative Analysis of the Administrative Structures and Operation of Educational Cooperatives.
1967 Ray Alexander, Jr. (Cierley) A Study of the Organizational Patterns and Operational Procedures of the Student Teaching Programs in Kentucky.
1967 Leonard Edsel Burkett (Ogletree) An Analysis of the Conditions and Practices of Kentucky Boards of Education in Relation to Certain School District Factors.
1967 Arthur Leon Cotterill (Ogletree) Administrative Practices and Student Dropouts in Selected Kentucky School Districts.
1967 Billy Kenneth Gordon (Kincheloe) Dogmatism, Philosophy, and Leader Behavior of School Administrators.
1967 William Nelson Pafford (Cierley) Relationships Between Innovation and Selected School Factors.
1967 Samuel Sears, Jr. (Ogletree) The Relationship Between Teacher Dogmatism and Philosophical Orientation and Selected Teacher and District Characteristics.
1967 Murrell Presley Stewart (Ogletree) Teacher Participation in the Administration of Four Eastern Kentucky School Districts.
1967 Barbara F. Tea (Cierley) A Comparative Study of Certain Characteristics of Graduates Who Began the Professional Education Sequence at the Lower Division Level with Those Who Began at the Upper Division Level.
1966 Thomas P. Collins (Cierley) A Study of the Freshman Composition Program at the University of Kentucky and Six of Its Affiliated Community Colleges.
1966 P. David Landers Evans (Cierley) A Study of the Desirability, Use and Helpfulness of Certain Selected Orientation Practices in Selected and Private Schools.
1966 Claude P. Frady (Cierley) Profile of the Kentucky Public Senior High School Principal.
1966 Ottis Murphy (Street) A Comparison of Certain Social Characteristics of Accepted and Rejected Referrals for Vocational Rehabilitation Services.
1966 Ozias Pearson (Cierley) Effects of Group Guidance Upon College Adjustment.
1966 John Haub Pollock (Cierley) Variations in Perceptions of Educational Issues Among Administrators, Supervisors, and Teachers.
1966 Richard Monroe Sellers (Ogletree) A Study of Organization Patterns and Administrative Practices in Physical Plant Development in Selected Institutions of Higher Learning.
1966 Lee Allen Torrence (Sorenson) A Study of Factors Associated with Negro Teachers’ Attitudes and Opinions Toward Faculty Desegregation.
1966 David B. Watts (Cierley) A Study of Social Characteristics Affecing Certain Over-Achieving and Under- Achieving Rural High School Senior Boys as Compared to Their Urban Counterparts.
1965 Keith E. Davis (Cierley) A Study of Train Pattern Affecting the Academic Performance of Forty Selected High School Subjects in Fayette County, Kentucky.
1965 Drewey Meece, Jr. (Ogletree) A Study of Relationship Between Certain Personal and Professional Variables and Time Spent in Lesson Preparation by Kentucky Teachers.
1965 Eddie W. Morris (Ginger) Factors Related to Faculty Desegregation in Public Schools.
1964 William Taylor Simpson (Ginger) A Comparative Study of Certain Characteristics of Selected Under-Progressing and Over-Progressing Boys in Five Kentucky High Schools.
1964 Robert Clay Needham (Street) A Comparative Study of the Acadamic Adjustment and Success of Native and Two-Year Transfer Students in the Senior Colleges of Kentucky.
1963 Charles R. Berryman (Cierley) Attitude Toward Democratic Teaching and Democratic Performance of Student Teachers Under Various Placement Condititons.
1963 Robert Newman Grise (Street) The English Teacher in Kentucky: A Study of the Academic and Professional Preparation of Public High School Teachers of English in Kentucky.
1963 James H. Powell (Meece) A Study of the Factors Involved in the Failure and Subsequent Success of a Noted Tax for School Buildings in Five Selected Counties in Kentucky.
1963 Sidney Ray Simandle (Ginger) A Cooperative Effort to Improve the Selective Admission and Retention of Teacher Candidates in a State.
1962 Thomas J. Norris (Cierley) A Procedure for Determining Junior College Curricula.
1962 Charles Leland Smith (Cierley) Significant Differences Between High- Ability Achieving and Non-Achieving College Freshman as Revealed by Inter- view Data.
1961 Fred Edmonds (Meece) A Study of the Competencies of General Supervision and an Assessment of the Supervisor Preparation Programs in Five Kentucky Colleges in Terms of Competency Development.
1961 John Thomas Smith (Meece) Programs of Preparation for School Administration in Negro Graduate Schools.
1960 Frank D. Bean (Eckel) The Interrelationships of Organized Subsystems and Certain Other Community Subsystems in Five Communities in Kentucky with Implications for Educational Administration.
1960 Robert L. Goodpaster (Meece) A Study of Policies and Procedures for Determining Salaries and Promotions in Rank for the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Kentucky.
1960 Horace Edward Tate (Eckel) Some Characteristics and Perceptions of the Negro Undergraduate at the University of Kentucky.
1959 John E. Barrows (Meece) Southern Education Foundation: The Role of Philanthropy in Education.
1959 Fred Anton Bunger (Meece) The Influence of Certain Cultural Forces Upon the Academic Success of First- Semester Freshman at the University of Kentucky.
1959 Joseph T. Conforti (Meece) The Influence of Certain Cultural Forces Upon the Academic Success of First- Semester Freshman at the University of Kentucky.
1959 Clyde L. Orr (Albright) An Analytical Study of the Conference of Presidents of Negro Land-Grant Colleges.
1958 Russell Renz (Albright) Self-Directed Learning for Educational Leadership.
1958 Frank H. Stallings (Albright) A Study of the Effects of Integration on Scholastic Achievement in the Louisville Public Schools.
1957 Charles Ambrose (Meece) Work of the Visiting Teacher in the Schools of Louisville, Kentucky.
1957 Wilbur Tincher, Jr. (Albright) An Evaluative Study of the Personnel Policies and Practices in the Public Institutions of Higher Education in Tennessee.
1956 James Bernard Graham (Eckel) Factors Involved in the Decision-Making Process on Local Issues in Five Selected Communities of Kentucky with Implications for Educational Administration.
1956 George Hopkins (Eckel) The Critical Requirements for Services of State Departments of Education as Reported by Local School Administrators
1956 Pat Waterfield Wear (Dickey) The Secondary School in Kentucky as Revealed by the Use of the Evaluative Criteria.
1955 Palmer L. Hall (Eckel) A Comparison of the Social Standing and Leadership Importance of the Leaders in Five Selected Communities with Implications for Educational Administration.
1953 Stanley E. Hecker (Eckel) A Study of Early School Leavers in Kentucky.
1952 John Henry Boyd (Hopper) A Proposed Foundation Program for Distributing State School Funds to the Local School Systems in Kentucky.
1951 Raymond Dudley Johnson (Hopper) The Role of the School in the Community.
1951 Robert Lee Mills (Meece) A Method of Measuring the Financial Ability of Kentucky School Districts to Support an Educational Program.
1951 Clarence T. Sharpton (Hopper) The Role of the State Department of Education in the Public School Guidance Program.
1950 Adron Doran (Meece) The Work of the Council on Public Higher Education in Kentucky
1950 Lyman Vernon Ginger (Hartford) A Study of the Elementary School Principalship in Kentucky.
1950 Chester Coleman Travelstead (Meece) Adult Education in Kentucky.
1949 Harold P. Adams (Cherry) An Approach to the Development of a Program in In-Service Education for Public School Superintendents in Kentucky.
1947 Frank Graves Dickey (Seay) Developing a Program of Supervision for Kentucky.
1943 George Robert Boyd (Seay) The Construction of an Instrument for Measuring Attitudes Toward Desirable Food Practices.
1940 Charles C. Graham (Adams) The Teaching of General Science
1940 Presley M. Grise (Ligon) A Study of the Relationships of Written Compositional Ability of High-School Graduates
1939 Luther Martin Ambrose (Ligon) The County Academy System in Kentucky
1938 Leonard Ephriam Meece (Chamberlain) Negro Education in Kentucky