Journal of Higher Education

A journal covering higher education issues in management and teaching for the academic audience.

Articles from Vol. 64, No. 4, July-August

Minority Representation in Higher Education: The Impact of Population Heterogeneity
The impact of population composition on phenomena of racial relations has intrigued scholars for generations, yet in the U.S. context, such research has focused disproportionately on the issue of black-white relations. As U.S. racial diversity increases,...
Minority-Status Stresses and the College Adjustment of Ethnic Minority Freshmen
In the ten-year period between 1969 and 1979, minority students enrolled in predominantly White colleges in increasing numbers, due in part to the greater access afforded by affirmative action programs |14~. Since the early 1980s, however, there has...
Proprietary Schools and Their Students
schools are small: Seventy-five percent enroll fewer than 175 students. At the same time, a few schools are quite large -- reporting enrollments as high as 12,000 students. And it is these large schools that enroll most proprietary school students: 10...
Wealth in Higher Education Institutions
1. Introduction Sophie Tucker once said: "I've been rich, and I've been poor. Believe me, honey, rich is better." Few college or university presidents would disagree. Wealth brings important advantages to colleges and universities. It may allow administrators...
Work Satisfaction and Stress in the First and Third Year of Academic Appointment
Introduction Organizations within and outside of academe have become increasingly interested in the training and socialization of successful professionals. Interest has been fueled by growing evidence that the socialization process exercises important...