Refining the Focus on Faculty Diversity in Postsecondary Institutions: New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 155

Refining the Focus on Faculty Diversity in Postsecondary Institutions: New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 155

by Yonghong Jade Xu

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ISBN-13: 9781118533529
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/26/2012
Series: J-B IR Single Issue Institutional Research
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 120
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Yonghong Jade Xu, psychology professor. Grant, National Science Foundation&National Center Education Statistics, 2006. Member of Association Study Higher Education, American Educational Research Association. Doctor of Philosophy, University Arizona, Tucson, 2003. Member of Association Study Higher Education, American Educational Research Association.

Table of Contents

Editor's Notes 1
Yonghong Jade Xu

1. Where Are They? A Multilens Examination of the Distribution of Full-Time Faculty by Institutional Type, Race/Ethnicity, Gender, and Citizenship 5
Daryl G. Smith, Esau Tovar, Hugo A. García
This study provides a descriptive analysis of the diversity of the postsecondary full-time faculty at degree-granting institutions and details the changes that took place between 1993 and 2009 with respect to gender, race/ethnicity, and citizenship across eleven institutional types.

2. International Faculty in American Universities: Experiences of Academic Life, Productivity, and Career Mobility 27
Dongbin Kim, Susan Twombly, Lisa Wolf-Wendel
In this chapter, multiple data sources are used to illustrate the rapidly growing number of international faculty members at American universities and the importance of understanding their professional needs and experiences.

3. Missing from the Institutional Data Picture: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty 47
Adrianna Kezar, Daniel Maxey
Definition of non-tenure-track faculty is provided along with their basic background characteristics. Arguments are made for creating better data about this new faculty majority and also better models for understanding its implications.

4. The Similarities and Differences in the Work Experience of Women Faculty in Traditional and Nontraditional Disciplines 67
Yonghong Jade Xu
The work experiences of women faculty in academic fields of different gender compositions is examined using national data sets of a ten-year period with a focus on women in male-dominated disciplines.

5. Emotional Management and Motivation: A Case Study of Underrepresented Faculty 85
Vicente M. Lechuga
The emotional management of minority faculty in a science department is studied qualitatively in order to examine the influence of emotion on faculty motivation to engage in scholarly work within the sociocultural setting.

6. Lessons from the Past and Directions for the Future 99
Yonghong Jade Xu
To conclude the volume, the themes that emerged from the previous chapters are discussed and suggestions are made regarding future data collection and institutional research of faculty diversity.

Index 105

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