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Synonyms for confer

Synonyms for confer

to meet and exchange views to reach a decision

to give formally or officially

Synonyms for confer

have a conference in order to talk something over


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As noted at the start of this article, associate's degrees and the shorter term certificate (<1 year) had an uptick in conferrals in 2014-15 to near record levels for associate's degrees and a new record level for the shorter-term certificate.
But in the Wheat Case, a 4:2 majority (Griffith CJ, Isaacs, Powers and Rich JJ; Barton and Gavan Duffy JJ dissenting) found the conferral of judicial powers on the Inter-State Commission by the Inter-State Commission Act invalid, (15) under what would become the first limb of the Boilermakers' doctrine.
Considering conferrals to all minority groups, combined (African-American, Asian American, Native American and Hispanic, with multiracial added in 2013), the large, public four-year associate colleges, all of which are located in large urban areas, had the highest rates of minority representation among associate degree recipients in 2003, but this representation level declined by 4 percentage points in the next 10 years.
Before turning to the lists and a slightly more detailed description of changes in associate degree conferrals by race/ethnicity, we describe the data source and methods.
The impetus for analyzing associate's degree and sub-two-year certificate conferrals is related to the role that the nation's community colleges play in this arena.
These institutions contributed especially to first professional degree conferrals to Asian Americans but less so to American Indians and Hispanics.
1 percent overall increase in associate degree conferrals, proprietary institutions had the highest rate of change.
The trends are also positive for first professional and master's degree conferrals (especially for master's degrees awarded to Black students) but the increases do not outpace non-minority conferrals enough to produce significant declines in the representation gap.
As many traditional community colleges have expanded their offerings to include some bachelor's degrees, several for-profit online providers have emerged as leading institutions in associate degree conferrals, with the University of Phoenix topping the list with 33,449 degrees conferred in just one year through its online campus.
Over the last 10 years, the traditional community college has lost about 9 percentage points in the market share of associate degree conferrals, declining from roughly three quarters (74 percent) to under two-thirds of the total (65 percent).
These choices may differ across institutions but all institutions must report their conferrals and awards to the federal government using the standard categories.
We begin our trend analysis by examining the ten-year trend for associate degree and one- and two-year certificate conferrals as illustrated in Display 1.
Public, two-year institutions continue to represent the largest market share of award conferrals at these pre-baccalaureate levels.
These choices may differ across institutions, but all institutions must report their conferrals and awards to the federal government using the standard categories.