Publications & Associations
Publications & Associations

The following is a curated list of publications and associations relevant for Division J members working in postsecondary education.


About Campus - focuses on the critical issues faced by both student affairs and academic affairs staff as they work on the shared goal that brought them to the same campus in the first place—to help students learn.

ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Report - each monograph is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education problem, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences.

ASHE Reader Series - was used extensively by faculty and students in higher education programs to keep abreast and informed about issues affecting higher education in the United States and abroad.

Chronicle of Higher Education, The - the number one news source for college and university faculty members and administrators.

Handbook of Higher Education - provides an annual compendium of exhaustive and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics.

Higher Education Abstracts - a quarterly compilation of abstracts of journal articles, conference papers, research reports, and books pertaining to college students, faculty, administrators, and related topics in higher education.

Higher Education Quarterly - primarily concerned with issues of policy and education management.

Journal of College Student Development - provides pivotal theory and practical application articles, reports, and book reviews, written by the leaders in the field.

Journal of Higher Education, The - leading scholarly journal on the institution of higher education.

NASPA Journal - the publication outlet for contemporary scholarship in student affairs administration, research, and practice.

New Directions for Institutional Research - focuses in detail on a specific topic relating to institutional research, planning, or higher education management in general.

On Campus with Women - sponsored by AAC&U's Program on the Status and Education of Women, provides readers with the most up-to-date information on women in higher education.

Research in Higher Education - directed at those concerned with the functioning of postsecondary education, including two-year and four-year colleges, universities, and graduate and professional schools.

Review of Higher Education, The - advances the study of college and university issues by publishing peer-reviewed articles, essays, reviews, and research findings.

Studies in Higher Education - journal has a wide-ranging interest in higher education and the social and institutional contexts within which it takes place, but gives particular emphasis to education as practice, with a view to influencing its development.


American Association for University Professors- purpose is to advance academic freedom and shared governance, to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, and to ensure higher education's contribution to the common good.

American College Personnel Association- the leading student affairs Association that advances student affairs and engages students for a lifetime of learning and discovery. This association offers grants and fellowships to graduate students.

Association for Institutional Research- advance research that will improve the understanding, planning, and operation of higher education institutions. This association offers grants for dissertation work.

Association for the Study of Higher Education- promotes collaboration among its members and others engaged in the study of higher education through research, conferences, and publications, including its highly regarded journal, The Review of Higher Education. This association offers dissertation fellowships.

Association of American Colleges & Universities- the leading national association concerned with the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education.

Association of Universities and College of Canada- to facilitate the development of public policy on higher education and to encourage cooperation among universities and governments, industry, communities, and institutions in other countries.

Center for Academic Integrity- an international center that provides a forum to identify, affirm, and promote the values of academic integrity among students, faculty, teachers, and administrators.

International Leadership Association- the global network for all those who practice, study and teach leadership.

National Association of Graduate-Professional Students- acts as a clearinghouse for graduate and professional student organizations, serves as an advocacy group for graduate-professional student needs and rights at all levels, addresses a broad range of issues via our national committees.

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators- provides professional development, promotes exemplary practices, and is a leader in policy development. This association offers grants and fellowships for graduate students.

Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD Network)- this organization develops and supports practitioners and leaders in higher education dedicated to enhancing learning and teaching.

Society for Research into Higher Education- aims to improve the quality of higher education through the encouragement of debate and publication on issues of policy, on the organization and management of higher education institutions, and on the curriculum, teaching, and learning methods.

Society for Values in Higher Education- committed to promoting intellectual and professional excellence, with a genuine and active concern for the ethical dimensions of higher education.