Journal of Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 72, No. 3, May

Departmental Factors Affecting Time-to-Degree and Completion Rates of Doctoral Students at One Land-Grant Research Institution
Time to doctoral degree has increased consistently in American universities since 1967, in some fields by as much as two years. Although time to degree varies systematically by field of study, in general, the median time spent enrolled as graduate...
Institutional Effectiveness of Women-Only Colleges
Cultivating Students' Desire to Influence Social Conditions Very few higher education professionals would be surprised to hear that the number of women-only colleges in the United States and their student enrollment declined dramatically between...
Student Persistence in a Public Higher Education System
Understanding Racial and Ethnic Differences The past two decades witnessed some fundamental changes in American postsecondary educational finance (McPherson & Schapiro, 1991, 1998; Orfield, 1992; St. John, 1994; Slaughter & Leslie, 1997)....
Student Trust and Its Antecedents in Higher Education
Introduction The Problem In the last two decades, the higher education environment has undergone drastic changes. The U.S. National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) reports that enrollments declined between 1992 and 1995, following a...

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