Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Education, founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1905 and chartered in 1906 by an Act of Congress, is a U. Andrew Carnegie (properly kɑrˈneɪgi but commonly /ˈkɑrnɨgi/ or /kɑrˈnɛgi/ (25 November 1835 – 11 August 1919 was a Scottish -born American Industrialist Year 1905 ( MCMV) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting A charter is the grant of authority or rights stating that the granter formally recognizes the prerogative of the recipient to exercise the rights specified Year 1906 ( MCMVI) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting S. -based, independent policy and research center whose charge is "to do and perform all things necessary to encourage, uphold, and dignify the profession of the teacher and the cause of higher education. Higher education is Education that is provided by universities, vocational universities, Community colleges Liberal arts colleges "
The foundation was organized by Henry S. Pritchett who served as president for twenty-four years (1906-1930). Henry Smith Pritchett ( April 16 1857 &ndash August 28 1939) was a U In 1918, The Carnegie Foundation started the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA), a fully-funded pension for college professors. TIAA-CREF (Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association - College Retirement Equities Fund is one of the largest Financial services companies in the United States with $420
The foundation is a major national and international center for research and policy studies about teaching. Its stated mission is to address the "hardest problems faced in teaching in public schools, colleges and universities," which the Foundation describes as being "how to succeed in the classroom, how best to achieve lasting student learning, and how to assess the impact of teaching on students. " It prepares the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for classifying or grouping Colleges and universities in the United States
Its journal, Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning is published by Heldref Publications. Heldref Publications is a Nonprofit Publishing house whose diverse publications are devoted to Higher education, Political science, History