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Eaton, Paul William; Bustamante, Rebecca McBride; Ates, Burcu; Berg, Helen – Review of Higher Education, 2019
A novel process--"dialogic cartographic narratives"--is introduced as a method for facilitating faculty members' understanding of their own privilege(s) and their complicity in maintaining systemic injustices in higher education institutions. The process involves critical interrogation of life stories and privileged identities over time…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Advantaged, Personal Narratives, Self Concept
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Fernandez, Frank – Review of Higher Education, 2019
More Latina and Latino faculty members are needed to mentor Latina and Latino students, as well as diversify academic research, and improve campus racial climates and retention of minority faculty members. This paper focuses on the sources of financial support that can facilitate access to faculty careers. I use multinomial logistic estimation and…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Doctoral Students, Social Sciences, Student Financial Aid
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Bolitzer, Liza Ann – Review of Higher Education, 2019
While historically adjunct faculty were concentrated at community colleges, their hiring is increasing at four-year institutions (Kezar & Sam, 2010b). Towards better understanding this growing segment of college faculty, this paper presents an analytic review of the extant research on adjuncts as teachers at bachelor-granting institutions. It…
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, College Faculty, Bachelors Degrees, Teacher Motivation
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Sotirin, Patty; Goltz, Sonia M. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
We employ a feminist phenomenological methodology to explore the lived meaningfulness of the academic dual career. We contend that university approaches to resolving the "problem" of dual career fail to address partners' long-term commitments and shared challenges. Following an analysis of focus group interviews with dual career academic…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Institutional Role, Teacher Persistence, Ethics
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Buckley, Jessica Belue – Review of Higher Education, 2019
The movement incorporating sustainability into the academic mission of higher education has grown quickly in the last few decades. At the same time, vast interpretations of sustainability exist as institutions work to incorporate it into the curriculum. Therefore, using interviews with 42 individuals and observations of 67 courses, this study…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Sustainability, Higher Education, Educational Theories
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Miller, Graham N. S. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This study explores how organizational identity is linked with organizational behavior and change at U.S. colleges and universities. Using IPEDS data from 914 public and private not-for-profit four-year institutions, this study analyzes how institutions' identity claims through their self-identified comparison groups are associated with Carnegie…
Descriptors: Classification, Reputation, Strategic Planning, Institutional Characteristics
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Sallee, Margaret W. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Based on interviews with 24 student affairs professionals, this article uses ideal worker norms and hegemonic masculinity as theoretical guides to compare the ways in which straight versus gay and queer fathers working in student affairs navigate the demands of the profession and those of parenthood. While all fathers reported feeling the demands…
Descriptors: Masculinity, Social Attitudes, Fathers, Homosexuality
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Bellucci, Marco; Biagi, Sara; Manetti, Giacomo – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This study examines whether online interaction through social media is used as a mechanism of dialogic accounting and stakeholder engagement by top-ranked universities. Our research adopts a quantitative methodology based on the Content Analysis of the Facebook and Twitter accounts of the top 200 universities in the QS World University Rankings.…
Descriptors: Accounting, Social Media, Universities, Stakeholders
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Loes, Chad N.; An, Brian P.; Pascarella, Ernest T. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Analyzing data from the Wabash National Study, we use probit models while adjusting for sample selection to estimate the influence of effective instructional behaviors on graduating from college. Net of a host of potential confounders, we find that exposure to effective instruction significantly predicts graduating from college in four years. We…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Bachelors Degrees, Time to Degree, Educational Attainment
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Gándara, Denisa – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This paper reports on an analysis, using a comparative case study design, of the degree to which policy actors use evidence in designing performance-funding policies in Colorado and Texas. The analysis reveals that features of demanders of information--including their prior exposure to research, their attitudes toward evidence, and, in the case of…
Descriptors: Design, Evidence, Funding Formulas, Higher Education
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Harris, Jessica C. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this research is to explore the experiences of Multiracial women college students in a manner that frustrates the privileged location of whiteness and its intersecting systems of domination in higher education. To work toward this purpose, whiteness as property and intersectionality are used as conceptual frameworks to explore how…
Descriptors: Whites, Multiracial Persons, College Students, Females
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Jaquette, Ozan – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This study investigates the relationship between state appropriations and master's degree (MA) enrollment at public master's universities from 1992-93 to 2014-15. Two competing theoretical perspectives emerge. Resource dependence theory argues that public universities have a financial incentive to grow MA enrollment following declines in state…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, State Aid, Masters Programs, Graduate Students
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Oravec, Jo Ann – Review of Higher Education, 2019
The dramatic expansion of the use of metrics in higher education institutions worldwide has brought with it gaming and manipulation practices designed to enhance artificially both individual and institutional reputation, including coercive citation, forced joint authorship, ghostwriting, H-index manipulation, and many others. This article maps…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Assessment, Ethics, Institutional Characteristics
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Gershenfeld, Susan; Zhan, Min; Hood, Denice Ward – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This study examines the impact of Illinois Promise, a loan replacement grant for low-income students, on college graduation within five years. A quasi-experimental design using propensity score matching is employed for first-time, full-time students enrolled as freshman from fall, 2007 through fall, 2009. Eligibility criteria are used to construct…
Descriptors: Grants, Low Income Students, Graduation, Graduation Rate
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Wolniak, Gregory C.; Engberg, Mark E. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
The study contributes new evidence on the associations between "high-impact" (AAC&U, 2007) college experiences and career outcomes in the years immediately following college. Drawing on a representative sample of college graduates who participated in the ELS:2002/12 study, results highlight that specific college experiences…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Majors (Students), Job Satisfaction
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