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  • Educating Scholarsby Ronald G. Ehrenberg; Harriet Zuckerman; Jeffrey A. Groen; Sharon M. Brucker

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 38.95

    Despite the worldwide prestige of America's doctoral programs in the humanities, all is not well in this area of higher education and hasn't been for some time. The content of graduate programs has undergone major changes, while high rates of student attrition, long times to degree, and financial burdens prevail. In response, the Andrew W. Mellon... more...

  • Advancing Validity in Outcome Evaluation: Theory and Practiceby Huey T. Chen; Stewart I. Donaldson; Melvin M. Mark

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00

    Exploring the influence and application of Campbellian validity typology in the theory and practice of outcome evaluation, this volume addresses the strengths and weaknesses of this often controversial evaluation method and presents new perspectives for its use. Editors Huey T. Chen, Stewart I. Donaldson and Melvin M. Mark provide a historical overview... more...

  • Best Practices in Faculty Evaluationby Jeffrey L. Buller

    Wiley 2012; US$ 44.00

    Praise for Best Practices in Faculty Evaluation "Jeffrey Buller, a leading and respected voice in higher education, has written a truly practical and highly useful book on the increasingly important topic of faculty evaluation. This highly readable book is a 'must have/must read' book for every dean, chair, and faculty member in all institutions... more...

  • Paying the Professoriateby Philip G. Altbach; Liz Reisberg; Maria Yudkevich; Gregory Androushchak; Iván F. Pacheco

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    How are professors paid? Can the "best and brightest" be attracted to the academic profession? With universities facing international competition, which countries compensate their academics best, and which ones lag behind? Paying the Professoriate examines these questions and provides key insights and recommendations into the current state of the... more...

  • Embracing Non-Tenure Track Facultyby Adrianna Kezar

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95

    The nature of the higher education faculty workforce is radically and fundamentally changing from primarily full-time tenured faculty to non-tenure track faculty. This new faculty majority faces common challenges, including short-term contracts, limited support on campus, and lack of a professional career track. Embracing Non-Tenure Track Faculty... more...

  • Faculty Diversityby JoAnn Moody

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Why do we see so little progress in diversifying faculty at America?s colleges, universities, and professional schools? This book explores this important question and provides steps for hastening faculty diversity. Drawing on her extensive consultant practice and expertise as well as research and scholarship from several fields, Dr. Moody provides... more...

  • Academic Motherhoodby Kelly Ward; Lisa Wolf-Wendel

    Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    Academic Motherhood tells the story of one hundred women who are both professors and mothers and how they navigated their professional lives at different career stages. It is based on a longitudinal study that asks how women faculty on the tenure track manage work and family in their early careers when their children are under the age of five, ... more...

  • Mentoring Faculty of Colorby McFarland & Co; Elwood D. Watson; Michelle Ma Camacho

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    The 14 new essays in this collection come from underrepresented faculty who teach at predominantly white colleges and universities. This book discusses both the tenure and promotion experiences of faculty of color and is not racial, ethnic, gender, cultural or discipline specific. The book is thus not only for aspiring graduate students of color and... more...

  • Developing Effective Part-time Teachers in Higher Educationby Fran Beaton; Amanda Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Part-time teachers have become an increasing part of the workforce in universities throughout the world. They work in a sector undergoing enormous change and debate about the purposes of the university for individuals, societies and economies. As part-time employees, however, they are not necessarily offered the same level of support or recognition... more...

  • The Work Situation of the Academic Profession in Europe: Findings of a Survey in Twelve Countriesby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book analyzes surveys of the academic profession in twelve European countries, to offer views of how professors and junior staff in institutions of higher education view the role of higher education in society, as well as their professional situations. more...