Research in Higher Education

ISSN: 0361-0365 (Print) 1573-188X (Online)


New Editor-in-Chief
We are pleased to announce that Robert K. Toutkoushian will start as the new Editor-in-Chief of Research in Higher Education as of January 1, 2011. Dr. Toutkoushian is Professor of Higher Education at the University of Georgia and specializes in the application of economic theories and quantitative methods to problems in higher education. He has a Ph.D. in economics from Indiana University, and prior to joining the faculty at Georgia University, he worked at Indiana University and the University of Minnesota. He is well-acquainted with the aims, scope, and vision of Research of Higher Education, since he worked as consulting editor of the journal from 1998 onwards.

A Thank-You to John C. Smart
We would like to express our deep gratitude to Professor John C. Smart, who is stepping back as Editor-in-Chief of Research in Higher Education, for his outstanding work and unflagging dedication over the last 20 years. A new way of submitting your research With this succession, Research in Higher Education will get on Editorial Manager as of January 1. Submitting your research has never been easier. Go to to submit your research electronically. Research in Higher Education publishes empirical studies that enhance our understanding of an educational institution or allow comparison among institutions. It focuses on post-secondary education, including two-year and four-year colleges, universities, and graduate and professional schools. Papers in the journal assist faculty and administrators in making more informed decisions about current or future operations and in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of an institution. Among the topics covered in the journal are administration and faculty; curriculum and instruction; student characteristics; alumni assessment; recruitment and admissions; pred, iction and student academic performance; campus climate; and retention, attrition, and transfer. The journal also publishes brief methodological notes.

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