Faculty Retention and Success: Books

A Special Topic Guide

A Collection of Sample Books

This section provides a sample list of books exploring themes related to faculty retention and success. Most of these titles are part of the Pollak Library's print collection.

 

Aguirre, A. (2000). Women and minority faculty in the academic workplace: Recruitment, retention, and academic culture. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

 

Blackburn, R. T., & Lawrence, J. H. (1995). Faculty at work: Motivation, expectation, satisfaction. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. (This book is available from other CSU libraries using CSU+)

 

Bland, C. J., Taylor, A. L., Shollen, S. L., Weber-Main, A. M., & Mulcahy, P. A. (2009). Faculty success through mentoring: A guide for mentors, mentees, and leaders. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

 

Gottesman, B. L. (2009). Peer coaching in higher education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

 

Hagedorn, L. S. (Ed.). (2000). What contributes to job satisfaction among faculty and staff. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

 

Hall, D. E. (2002). The academic self: An owner's manual. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press.

 

Hall, D. E. (2007). The academic community: A manual for change. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press.

 

Harvey, W. B., & Valadez, J. (Eds.). (1994). Creating and maintaining a diverse faculty. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (Available through interlibrary loan using ILLiad)

 

Johnson, W. B. (2007). On being a mentor: A guide for higher education faculty. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

 

Luna, G., & Cullen, D. L. (1996). Empowering the faculty: Mentoring redirected and renewed (report prepared by ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, in cooperation with ASHE, Association for the Study of Higher Education). Washington, DC: Graduate School of Education and Human Development, George Washing University.

 

McCoy, M., & DiGeorgio-Lutz, J.. (Eds.). (1999). The woman-centered university: Interdisciplinary perspectives. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

 

Menges, R. J. (1999). Faculty in new jobs: A guide to settling in, becoming established, and building institutional support. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

 

Tack, M. W., & Patitu, C. L. (1992). Faculty job satisfaction: Women and minorities in peril (report prepared by ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, in cooperation with ASHE, Association for the Study of Higher Education). Washington, DC: Graduate School of Education and Human Development, George Washing University. (This book is available through interlibrary loan using ILLiad)

 

Thompson, G. L., & Louque, A. C. (2005). Exposing the "culture of arrogance" in the academy: A blueprint for increasing Black faculty satisfaction in higher education. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

 

Turner, C. S. V., & Myers, S. L. (2000). Faculty of color in academe: Bittersweet success. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.

 

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