Journal of Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 77, No. 1, January-February

Determining Public 2-Year College Faculty's Intent to Leave: An Empirical Model
Faculty turnover, whether through departures to new venues or retirement, is costly for institutions. There are literal costs, such as expenses in recruiting and selecting new faculty, as well as psychic costs, such as severed professional and student-teacher...
Factors Contributing to Faculty Incorporation of Diversity-Related Course Content
Institutions are increasingly recognizing the need for diversity in the classroom and its positive effects on student-learning outcomes (Gurin, 1999; Gurin, Dey, Hurtado, & Gurin, 2002). As a result, many institutions have initiated curricular...
Faculty Work: Tensions between Educational and Economic Values
Overview The heightened sensitivity of recent research and scholarship to political-economic contexts for higher education both domestically and internationally (Clark, 1998; Currie & Newson, 1998; Leslie & Slaughter, 1997; Levin,...
Student Experiences with Diversity at Liberal Arts Colleges: Another Claim for Distinctiveness
Compelling arguments are coming from all quarters that diversity-related experiences benefit individual students, institutions, and society at large. Administrators (Bok, 1982; Rudenstine, 1996) and scholars (Astone & Nunez-Wormack, 1990;...
The Impact of Appointment Type on the Productivity and Commitment of Full-Time Faculty in Research and Doctoral Institutions
Introduction At a time when nearly half of the nation's higher education faculty will soon be retiring, (1) many colleges and universities are making unprecedented changes in the personnel systems into which new faculty will be hired. Rather than...
The Mission of the University: Medieval to Postmodern Transformations
The concept of institutional mission and its redefinition are questions of current debate and discourse. Nevertheless, little direct historical analysis of the topic has appeared. Abraham Flexner (1930/1994) is perhaps first in deploring the alleged...
Women and Feminism in Higher Education Scholarship: An Analysis of Three Core Journals
Today, more women than ever before are active participants in higher education. For example, more than 50% of all undergraduate students are women and the numbers of women graduate, professional, and doctoral-degree recipients and faculty are increasing...
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