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  • 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 validitytypology in the theory and practice of outcome evaluation, thisvolume addresses the strengths and weaknesses of this oftencontroversial evaluation method and presents new perspectives forits use. Editors Huey T. Chen, Stewart I. Donaldson and Melvin M. Markprovide a historical overview... more...

  • Best Practices in Faculty Evaluationby Jeffrey L. Buller

    Wiley 2012; US$ 44.00

    Best Practices in Faculty Evaluation is designed to be a hands-on guide for academics and administrators who want to become more effective and more confident in their handling of the important task of faculty evaluation. This vital resource offers chairs, deans, and members of evaluation committees the practical information they need to perform fair... more...

  • The Prudent Professorby Edwin M. Bridges; Brian D. Bridges

    Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 19.99

    This is a guide for anyone in the academy – faculty member, administrator or professional staff – at whatever point she or he may be along the career path. Ed Bridges offers you a straightforward, easyto- grasp, and structured way to think about money, learn how it works, understand the priorities for your stage in life, determine your objectives,... 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...

  • Dissatisfaction and Attrition Among Female Faculty in American Universitiesby Kimberly E. Scruton

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 79.95

    Why do female faculty members report lower job satisfaction at American universities? This book uncovers some of the reasons why women leave academia and why they feel disrespected by colleagues. Scruton tries to discover what factors lead to job satisfaction among women in higher education.There has been sparse literature on why women leave academia.... more...