The Scholarly Work section is designed to showcase the academic scholarship of the Center faculty and students. Scholarly Work entries vary in form and range from including project specific reports, to highlighting a Center publication, to being a collection of vignettes about the research agendas of several individuals. These individual entries provide insight into the projects and outcomes central to the academic work and intellectual enterprise of our Center and its faculty.  

Center for Higher and Adult Education Reports

Archive of past issues of the Center for Higher and Adult Education (CHAE) Report

Under the Microscope: Investigating the Benefits and Impact of Retirement Organizations in Higher Education

Dr. Roger Baldwin and Brett Say, HALE doctoral student, present their research at the conference proceedings of the Association of Retirement Organizations in Higher Education.

2015 Publications & Presentations List

A compiled list of publications, presentations, and other scholarly work by Center faculty in 2015.

Professional Collaborative Experiences in South Africa

In the CHAE Report (Spring 2016), Dr. Wawrzynski discusses the mutual benefit of the professional collaborative experience between the Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education (HALE) program and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa.

The Transformation of Academic Writing, or What Do We Want from Enhanced E-Texts?

In the CHAE Report (Spring 2016), Dr. Weiland explores the role of "enhanced e-texts" in scholarly communication in the digital age.

Imagining the Unimaginable: Decolonizing Global University Rankings from Southern/Decolonial Perspectives

In the CHAE Report (Spring 2016), Dr. Shahjahan and his colleagues rethink global university rankings (GURs) from postcolonial and decolonial perspectives.

Restructuring the Practica Selection Process for Emerging Student Affairs Professionals

In the CHAE Report (Spring 2016), Dr. Porter describes her vision to transform the practica selection process for graduate students with an emphasis on the development of professional competencies.

Exploring the Implications of an HSI Designation for Graduate Students at a Research University

In the CHAE Report (Spring 2016), Dr. Marin discusses the growing phenomenon of research universities seeking HSI designations and the potential this offers to the pipeline of Latino/a students in higher education.

Professional Development and the Growth of University Teacher Communities in the Context of Educational Change

In the CHAE Report (Spring 2016), Dr. Dirkx shares insights from his collaborative work examining professional development and teach communities in the service of fostering organizational transformation in an Italian university.

The Changing Roles of International Postdocs

In the CHAE Report (Spring 2016), Dr. Cantwell's interest in the growth and trajectory of international postdocs at research universities is discussed.

Faculty Retirement: Making the Silent Conversation Heard

In the CHAE Report (Spring 2016), Dr. Baldwin, the current Erickson Chair, explores the topic of faculty retirement.

Navigating the Complexity of Consortium Work

In the CHAE Report (Spring 2016), Dr. Amey discusses the organizational successes, challenges, and opportunities of consortium work in higher education.