Faculty Retention and Success: Articles

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A Collection of Sample Articles

This section provides a sample list of articles exploring themes related to faculty retention and success. The material in this section requires authentication via a Cal State Fullerton Portal username and password.


Aguirre, A. (2000). Women and minority faculty in the academic workplace: recruitment, retention, and academic culture. ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Reports, 27(6), 1-110.


Alire, C. A. (2001). The new beginnings program: A retention program for junior faculty of color. Journal of Library Administration, 33(1/2), 21-30.


Ambrose, S., Huston, T., & Norman, M. (2005). A qualitative method for assessing faculty satisfaction. Research in Higher Education, 46(7), 803-830. doi:10.1007/s11162-004-6226-6


August, L., & Waltman, J. (2004). Culture, climate, and contribution: Career satisfaction among female faculty. Research in Higher Education, 45(2), 177-192.


Bristol, M. N., Abbuhl, S., Cappola, A. R., & Sonnad, S. S. (2008). Work-life policies for faculty at the top ten medical schools. Journal of Women's Health, 17(8), 1311-1320. doi:10.1089/jwh.2007.0682


Brockopp, D., Isaacs, M., & Bischoff, P. (2006). Recruiting and retaining women faculty in science and engineering. Journal of Women in Educational Leadership, 4(4), 253-264.


Carriuolo, N. (2003). Recruiting and retaining women and minority faculty: An interview with JoAnn Moody. Journal of Developmental Education, 27(2), 18-20, 22, 24, 34.


Cash, P. A., Daines, D., Doyle, R. M., & von Tettenborn, L. (2009). Quality workplace environments for nurse educators: Implications for recruitment and retention. Nursing Economic$, 27(5), 315-321.


Daly, C. J., & Dee, J. R. (2006). Greener pastures: Faculty turnover intent in urban public universities. Journal of Higher Education, 77(5), 776-803.


Dee, J. R. (2004). Turnover intent in an urban community college: Strategies for faculty retention. Community College Journal of Research & Practice, 28(7), 593-607.


Dunham-Taylor, J., Lynn, C. W., Moore, P., McDaniel, S., & Walker, J. K. (2008). What goes around comes around: Improving faculty retention through more effective mentoring. Journal of Professional Nursing, 24(6), 337-346. doi:10.1016/j.profnurs.2007.10.013


Falk, N. (2007). Strategies to enhance retention and effective utilization of aging nurse faculty. Journal of Nursing Education, 46(4), 165-169.


Gazza, E., & Shellenbarger, T. (2005). Successful enculturation: Strategies for retaining newly hired nursing faculty. Nurse Educator, 30(6), 251-254.


Hagedorn, L. S. (2000). Conceptualizing faculty job satisfaction: Components, theories, and outcomes. New Directions for Institutional Research, 2000(105), 5-20.


Hendel, D. D., & Horn, A. S. (2008). The relationship between academic life conditions and perceived sources of faculty stress over time. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 17(1), 61-88. doi:10.1080/10911350802165536


Hessler, K., & Ritchie, H. (2006). Recruitment and retention of novice faculty. Journal of Nursing Education, 45(5), 150-154.


Hurtado, S., & DeAngelo, L. (2009). Keeping senior women at your college. Academe, 95(5), 18-20.


Jayakumar, U., Howard, T., Allen, W., & Han, J. (2009). Racial privilege in the professoriate: An exploration of campus climate, retention, and satisfaction. The Journal of Higher Education, 80(5), 538-563.


Kawasaki, J. L. (2006). Retention—After hiring then what? Science & Technology Libraries, 27(1), 225-240. doi:10.1300/J122v27n01-15


McJunkin, K. S. (2005). UCLA community college bibliography. Community College Journal of Research & Practice, 29(1), 75-80. doi:10.1080/10668920590898531


Patrick, P. K. S., & Yick, A. G. (2005). Standardizing the interview process and developing a faculty interview rubric: An effective method to recruit and retain online instructors. Internet & Higher Education, 8(3), 199-212. doi:10.1016/j.iheduc.2005.06.002


Phillips, R. (2002). Recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty. Planning for Higher Education, 30(4), 32-39.


Piercy, F., Giddings, V., Allen, K., Dixon, B., Meszaros, P., & Joest, K. (2005). Improving campus climate to support faculty diversity and retention: A pilot program for new faculty. Innovative Higher Education, 30(1), 53-66. doi:10.1007/s10755-005-3297-z


Rosser, V. (2005). Measuring the change in faculty perceptions over time: An examination of their worklife and satisfaction. Research in Higher Education, 46(1), 81-107. doi:10.1007/s11162-004-6290-y


Rosser, V. J. (2004). Faculty members' intentions to leave: A national study on their worklife and satisfaction. Research in Higher Education, 45(3), 285-309.


Rosser, V. J., & Townsend, B. K. (2006). Determining public 2-year college faculty's intent to leave: An empirical model. Journal of Higher Education, 77(1), 124-147.


Seifert, T., & Umbach, P. (2008). The effects of faculty demographic characteristics and disciplinary context on dimensions of job satisfaction. Research in Higher Education, 49(4), 357-381. doi:10.1007/s11162-007-9084-1


Subervi, F., & Cantrell, T. H. (2007). Assessing efforts and policies related to the recruitment and retention of minority faculty at accredited and non-accredited journalism and mass communication programs. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 62(1), 27-46.


Tanova, C., & Nadiri, H. (2007). An empirical study of some demographic and work-related variables on job satisfaction of academics in a Turkish university. Psychological Reports, 100(1), 67-75. doi:10.2466/PR0.100.1.67-75


Terpstra, D. E., & Honoree, A. L. (2004). Job satisfaction and pay satisfaction levels of university faculty by discipline type and by geographic region. Education, 124(3), 528-539.


Xu, Y. J. (2008). Faculty turnover: Discipline-specific attention is warranted. Research in Higher Education, 49(1), 40-61. doi:10.1007/s11162-007-9062-7


Zhou, Y., & Volkwein, J. F. (2004). Examining the influences on faculty departure intentions: A comparison of tenured versus nontenured faculty at research universities using NSOPF-99. Research in Higher Education, 45(2), 139-176.

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