Journal of Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 78, No. 6, November-December

Curriculum Collaboration: A Key to Continuous Program Renewal
This article explores the nature and role of curriculum collaborations within individual academic departments as a mechanism for ongoing curriculum renewal. In the past two decades, a confluence of movements in American postsecondary education has...
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Faculty Priorities Reconsidered: Rewarding Multiple Forms of Scholarship
Faculty Priorities Reconsidered: Rewarding Multiple Forms of Scholarship, edited by Kerry Ann O'Meara and R. Eugene Rice. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005. 340 pp. ISBN 0787979201. Kerry Ann O'Meara, Assistant Professor of Higher Education at the...
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Governance as Leadership: Reframing the Work of Nonprofit Boards
Governance as Leadership: Reframing the Work of Nonprofit Boards, by Richard P. Chait, William P. Ryan, and Barbara E. Taylor. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, 2005. 198 pp. ISBN 0471684201. The president of American University was recently embroiled...
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In Defense of Asian American Studies: The Politics of Teaching and Program Building
In Defense of Asian American Studies: The Politics of Teaching and Program Building, by Sucheng Chan. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2005. 248 pp. Hardcover, $55.00; paper, $25.00. ISBN 0252030095. Since the 1990s, university and college...
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One Size Does Not Fit All: Traditional and Innovative Models of Student Affairs Practice
One Size Does Not Fit All: Traditional and Innovative Models of Student Affairs Practice, by Kathleen Manning, Jillian Kinzie. & John Schuh. New York: Routledge, 2006. 240 pp. ISBN 0415952581. One Size Does Not Fit All is based on data from...
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The Enactment of Reforms in State Governance of Higher Education: Testing the Political Instability Hypothesis
The theory and practice of public-sector management in the United States have undergone significant change in the past 20 years. In the 1980s and 1990s, the century-old approach to the provision of public services through vast bureaucracies began to...
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The Spider Web of Oversight: An Analysis of External Oversight of Higher Education
The relationship between state governments and public institutions of higher learning resembles an intricate and clumsy dance with both partners often trying to play the role of the lead dancer. Further complicating the issue, higher education often...
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The True Genius of America at Risk: Are We Losing Our Public Universities to De Facto Privatization?
The True Genius of America at Risk: Are We Losing Our Public Universities to de Facto Privatization?, by Katharine C. Lyall and Kathleen R. Sell. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2006. ISBN 0275989496. The True Genius of America at Risk is a richly documented...
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