Higher Education, Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

Higher Education Leadership and Management

  1. Multicampus University Systems

    Africa and the Kenyan Experience

    By Ishmael I. Munene

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    In the face of increasing social demand and cutbacks in state budgetary support, universities in African countries are now turning towards a multicampus system strategy. As African governments have adopted neoliberal education policies that place premium on entrepreneurialism, profit making,...

    To Be Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Secrecy and Tradecraft in Educational Administration

    The covert side of educational life

    By Eugenie A. Samier

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    During the last couple of decades, there has been an expansion in a number of related and overlapping fields producing evidence of covert activities: toxic cultures, destructive leadership styles, micropolitics, ethical problems in organisations and administration, abusive power and authority, and...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Fundraising and Institutional Advancement

    Theory, Practice, and New Paradigms

    By Noah D. Drezner, Frances Huehls

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    In this timely textbook, authors Drezner and Huehls take the interdisciplinary, complex nature of the study of philanthropy and fundraising and apply it to the field of higher education. Covering issues of increasing importance to institutions—including donor cultivation, growth of fundraising at...

    To Be Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Engaging in Social Partnerships

    Democratic Practices for Campus-Community Partnerships

    By Novella Keith

    Engaging in Social Partnerships prepares Higher Education professionals to become reflective practitioners while working in partnerships that cross social divides. An invaluable resource, this book helps readers navigate the multiple and conflicting objectives that arise in partnership practices...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Bridging the Divide between Faculty and Administration

    A Guide to Understanding Conflict in the Academy

    By James L. Bess, Jay R. Dee

    Conflicts between faculty and administration have become particularly virulent and disruptive in recent years, as institutions have struggled to adapt to intensifying pressures for efficiency and accountability. Analyzing common sources of conflict and challenges on campus that impede attempts to...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Engaging Leaders

    The challenge of inspiring collective commitment in universities

    By Paul Gentle, Dawn Forman

    Addressing the question of how leadership can work most successfully in universities, Engaging Leaders strengthens the sense of shared professional knowledge and capability amongst leaders in higher education. Presenting a narrative of change which not only spells out why universities need to work...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Institutional Research and Planning in Higher Education

    Global Contexts and Themes

    Edited by Karen L. Webber, Angel J. Calderon

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Community Colleges

    Edited by John S. Levin, Susan T. Kater

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    Understanding Community Colleges provides a comprehensive review of the community college landscape—management and governance, finance, student demographics and development, teaching and learning, policy, faculty, and workforce development—and bridges the gap between research and practice. This...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Public Policy and Higher Education

    Reframing Strategies for Preparation, Access, and Success

    By Edward P. St. John, Nathan Daun-Barnett, Karen M. Moronski-Chapman

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    Amid changing economic and social contexts, radical changes have occurred in public higher education policies over the past three decades. Public Policy and Higher Education provides readers with new ways to analyze these complex state policies and offers the tools to examine how policies affect...

    Published September 14th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Accountability, Pragmatic Aims, and the American University

    By Ana M. Martínez-Alemán

    Accountability, Pragmatic Aims, and the American University frames the debates on teaching and learning accountability in Higher Education. By examining significant historic periods in Higher Education, Martínez-Alemán explores the present apprehension about accountability in today’s colleges and...

    Published November 8th 2011 by Routledge

  11. Confronting Challenges to the Liberal Arts Curriculum

    Perspectives of Developing and Transitional Countries

    Edited by Patti McGill Peterson

    Comparative research on higher education in developing and transitional countries is often focused on such issues as access, finance, student mobility and the impact of globalization, but there has been little attention to curriculum and the forces that shape it. Confronting Challenges to the...

    Published March 25th 2012 by Routledge

  12. Higher Education for Sustainability

    Cases, Challenges, and Opportunities from Across the Curriculum

    Edited by Lucas F. Johnston

    Student and employer demand, high-level institutional commitment, and faculty interest are inspiring the integration of sustainability oriented themes into higher education curricula and research agendas. Moving toward sustainability calls for shifts in practice such as interdisciplinary...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  13. Breaking Through the Access Barrier

    How Academic Capital Formation Can Improve Policy in Higher Education

    By Edward P. St. John, Shouping Hu, Amy S. Fisher

    Breaking Through the Access Barrier argues that the policies designed to address inequalities in college access are failing to address underlying issues of inequality. This book introduces academic capital formation (ACF), a groundbreaking new theory defined by family knowledge of educational...

    Published October 12th 2010 by Routledge

  14. Higher Education Law

    Policy and Perspectives

    By Klinton W. Alexander, Kern Alexander

    Higher Education Law is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the law of higher education. Drawing from real-life cases on United States campuses, the authors equip readers with the tools and knowledge to effectively respond in an environment of increasing litigation. This textbook clearly...

    Published December 12th 2010 by Routledge

  15. Introduction to American Higher Education

    Edited by Shaun R. Harper, Jerlando F.L. Jackson

    Written primarily for students in higher education and student affairs graduate programs, Introduction to American Higher Education is a groundbreaking textbook that combines classic scholarship pertaining to colleges and universities with the most cutting-edge perspectives in the field. The book...

    Published October 11th 2010 by Routledge

  16. Organization and Administration in Higher Education

    Edited by Patrick J. Schloss, Kristina M. Cragg

    Efficiency, focus, and accountability have become the defining standards for contemporary higher educational leaders. Situating strategic planning and budgeting within the organization and administration of higher education institutions, Organization and Administration in Higher Education provides...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge

  17. Black Men in College

    Implications for HBCUs and Beyond

    Edited by Robert T. Palmer, J. Luke Wood

    Black Men in College provides vital information about how to effectively support, retain, and graduate Black male undergraduates. This edited collection centers on the notion that Black male collegians are not a homogenous group; rather, they are representative of rarely acknowledged differences...

    Published December 6th 2011 by Routledge

  18. The State of College Access and Completion

    Improving College Success for Students from Underrepresented Groups

    Edited by Laura W. Perna, Anthony Jones

    Despite decades of substantial investments by the federal government, state governments, colleges and universities, and private foundations, students from low-income families as well as racial and ethnic minority groups continue to have substantially lower levels of postsecondary educational...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  19. Negotiating the Complexities of Qualitative Research in Higher Education

    Fundamental Elements and Issues, 2nd Edition

    By Susan R. Jones, Vasti Torres, Jan Arminio

    Negotiating the Complexities of Qualitative Research in Higher Education illuminates the complex nature of qualitative research, while attending to issues of application. This text addresses the fundamentals of research through discussion of strategies, ethical issues, and challenges in higher...

    Published July 4th 2013 by Routledge

  20. Bridging the Divide between Faculty and Administration

    A Guide to Understanding Conflict in the Academy

    By James L. Bess, Jay R. Dee

    Conflicts between faculty and administration have become particularly virulent and disruptive in recent years, as institutions have struggled to adapt to intensifying pressures for efficiency and accountability. Analyzing common sources of conflict and challenges on campus that impede attempts to...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  21. College Counseling for Admissions Professionals

    Improving Access and Retention

    By Nathan J. Daun-Barnett, Carl W. Behrend, Cory M. Bezek

    College Counseling for Admissions Professionals is a much-needed resource to guide college admissions professionals in helping students navigate the college choice process. This research-based book prepares college admissions professionals to not only be marketers of their institution, but also...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  22. Linking Theory to Practice – Case Studies for Working with College Students

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Frances K. Stage, Steven M. Hubbard

    Framed by an overview of theories that guide student affairs practice, the cases in this book present a challenging array of problems that student affairs and higher education personnel face, such as racial diversity, alcohol abuse, and student activism. The revised edition has thirty new cases,...

    Published March 4th 2012 by Routledge

  23. Student Engagement in Higher Education

    Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Stephen John Quaye, Shaun R. Harper

    Student Engagement in Higher Education fills a longstanding void in the higher education and student affairs literature. In the fully revised and updated edition of this important volume, the editors and chapter contributors explore how diverse populations of students experience college differently...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  24. Student Engagement in Higher Education

    Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Stephen John Quaye, Shaun R. Harper

    Student Engagement in Higher Education fills a longstanding void in the higher education and student affairs literature. In the fully revised and updated edition of this important volume, the editors and chapter contributors explore how diverse populations of students experience college differently...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  25. Research Methods for Human Resource Management

    Edited by Karin Sanders, Julie A. Cogin, Hugh T.J. Bainbridge

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    Since the beginning of the century, there have been calls for the integration of traditional individualistic (micro) and management (macro) paradigms in Human Resource Management studies. In order to understand this so-called ’black box,’ the HR field needs research which is more sensitive to...

    Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge

  26. Monitoring Business Performance

    Models, Methods, and Tools

    By Per Lind

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    The idea of using models to inform business practice seems appealing, as it suggests the abstraction and control of a large, complex subject by means of a smaller, easily manipulated mechanism. In reality, however, many models prove inadequate when translated into business methods. Monitoring...

    To Be Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge