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Zhang, Hong; Kmec, Julie A.; Byington, Tori – Review of Higher Education, 2019
We investigated the extent to which dual-career academics' job related decisions considered the career of their partner with close attention to the relevance of gender in the process. Analyses using survey data from faculty in seven U.S. universities found that among those recruited to the university first (primary recruits), women who perceived…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Gender Differences, Faculty Mobility, Decision Making
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Clayton, Ashley B. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This multiple case study examined the experiences and practices of college advising professionals from several in-school models to help inform future policy on college advising in public high schools. The experiences of the college advising professionals were unique to the college advising initiative and high school context where the professional…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, College Choice, Faculty Advisers, Public Schools
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Bensimon, Estela Mara; Dowd, Alicia C.; Stanton-Salazar, Ricardo; Dávila, Brianne A. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Case study results featuring four Latinx STEM faculty members illustrate the forms of institutional support professors can provide to increase the number of Latinx students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The findings highlight three areas of university faculty agency to integrate Latinx students into the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, STEM Education, College Students, Hispanic American Students
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Wladis, Claire; Mesa, Vilma – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Although the majority of college freshmen enroll at community colleges, very few research studies focus on this context. In addition, what research does exist often overlooks important practitioner concerns, such as instruction. In this article we argue that supporting generalizable education research conducted by community college practitioners…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Research, Generalization, Generalizability Theory
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Benenson, Jodi; Bergom, Inger – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Using data from the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement, this study examined the relationship between student and institutional characteristics and college student voting in the 2012 U.S. general election, and how this relationship varied by socioeconomic status (SES). After controlling for several student- and institution-level…
Descriptors: Voting, Citizen Participation, Socioeconomic Status, Institutional Characteristics
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Main, Joyce B.; Prenovitz, Sarah; Ehrenberg, Ronald G. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Using the life course perspective to examine the longer-term career patterns of more than 5,000 humanities and humanistic social sciences PhDs, this study illustrates the multiple pathways to the professoriate and the importance of academic aspirations and linked lives in career trajectories. Marital status and having young dependents in the…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, College Faculty, Tenure, Doctoral Degrees
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Drake, Anna; Struve, Laura; Meghani, Sana Ali; Bukoski, Beth – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Applying O'Meara, Campbell, and Terosky's (2011) faculty agency framework, this qualitative case study examined full-time, non-tenure-track faculty (FTNTTF) members' perceptions of their agency at an elite public research university. Participants experienced greater agency over time and in the classroom, but felt their agency was constrained by…
Descriptors: Nontenured Faculty, Research Universities, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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Kimball, Ezekiel; Friedensen, Rachel E. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
In this study, we utilized discourse analysis to examine past ASHE Presidential Addresses. Study findings highlight recurrent themes related to: the way that agency is assigned to various higher education actors (e.g., undergraduate students, faculty members); appropriate research topics and approaches; and higher education as a distinctive field…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, Discourse Analysis, Professional Associations
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Cintina, Inna; Kana'iaupuni, Shawn Malia – Review of Higher Education, 2019
We examine GPA and timely graduation among Native Hawaiian (NH) students using a unique dataset of bachelor degree recipients from the University of Hawai'i. Our findings indicate that NHs have lower average GPA at graduation and the differences persist across the entire distribution of GPA. More troubling were the larger differences in GPA…
Descriptors: Hawaiians, STEM Education, College Students, Time to Degree
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Gopaul, Bryan – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Research on doctoral education has grown over the last 25 years, with interests in socialization, time to degree, attrition, and supervisor relations. This research aims to shift the focus on how cumulative advantage (i.e., the Matthew Effect) operates in doctoral education. This qualitative study of fifteen doctoral students revealed that earning…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Graduate Students, Educational Benefits, Scholarships
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Rubin, Paul G.; González Canché, Manuel S. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
A growing number of postsecondary institutions in the United States have removed standardized testing as a requirement for admission. Researchers, however, have suggested that these "test-optional" policies may not benefit underrepresented populations as intended, but instead serve as an additional revenue source for the institution. In…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Entrance Examinations, Research Universities, Public Colleges
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Crisp, Gloria; Horn, Catherine L.; Kuczynski, Margaret; Zhou, Qiong; Cook, Elizabeth – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Study of four-year broad access institutions (BAIs) is important given their influence on postsecondary educational opportunities and the continued importance of the bachelor's degree in earnings premiums and critical social and civic outcomes. Descriptive results add to current understanding regarding heterogeneity of four-year BAIs by…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Classification, Institutional Characteristics, Admission Criteria
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Luedke, Courtney L.; Collom, Gresham D.; McCoy, Dorian L.; Lee-Johnson, Jamila; Winkle-Wagner, Rachelle – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Through analysis of student interviews and program staff interviews, this project explores how one program was crafted to help Students of Color develop competencies for educational success, gain exposure to undergraduate research, and maintain their cultural identities as part of their scholarly pursuits. Findings revealed that intentional…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Minority Group Students, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
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Selznick, Benjamin S.; Mayhew, Matthew J. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
This study examines the influence of collegiate environments and experiences on students' innovation capacity development. Drawing on a longitudinal sample of 528 first-year undergraduates from seven institutions in North America, we suggest that college can promote innovation capacities over and above students' personality traits, entering…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Innovation, College Environment, Personality Traits
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Tandberg, David A.; Wright-Kim, Jeremy – Review of Higher Education, 2019
While public colleges and universities have a long history of engaging in the political process, relatively little is known about their activities. This study attempts to examine, both theoretically and empirically, the relationship between state economic, demographic, political, and policy contexts and state public higher education interest group…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Politics of Education, Groups, Lobbying
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