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Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)

The Center for Studies in Higher Education publishes online research papers and essays that reflect multidisciplinary fields, contribute to influencing and expanding the body of research on higher education, and enhance dialogue among educators, policy makers, and the public.

The CSHE Research and Occasional Paper Series (ROPS) includes working papers, original research studies, reflective essays by authors affiliated with CSHE, and major reports generated by CSHE related research projects. Authors are responsible for the content, and the views and interpretations expressed are not necessarily those of CSHE's research staff and other affiliated researchers. Questions regarding the content of individual ROPS contributions and CSHE research reports should be directed to the authors. 

Articles by CSHE-Affiliated Scholars

There are many newspaper and journal articles by CSHE-affiliated scholars available on the internet. We have provided links to many of them from this website.

Books

Books by CSHE scholars are also linked from a list on this site

Chronicle of the University of California

The Chronicle of the University of California was a scholarly journal on the history of the University of California, organized around single themes that presented an inherent longitudinal view of the university's development.

CSHE and SERU Reports

CSHE Reports and SERU Reports are research reports related to major Center-based scholarly and policy-based research  projects. 

Title Author Year Publication typesort descending
Federal, State, and Local Governments: University Patrons, Partners, or Protagonists? by Charles M. Vest Charles M. Vest 2006 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Virtualization of Research Universities: Raising the Right Questions to Address Key Functions of the Institution Thomas Pfeffer 2003 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
SCALING UNDERGRADUATE WRITING AT PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES: Problems and Prospects by Douglas Hesse CSHE 2.19 (January 2019) Douglas Hesse 2019 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Conceptualizing the Modern American Public University: Early Debates Over Utilitarianism, Autonomy, and Admissions by John Aubrey Douglass, CSHE 8.21 (July 2021) John Aubrey Douglass 2021 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Some Consequences Of The New Information And Communication Technologies For Higher Education Martin Trow 2000 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Californians Redefine Academic Freedom Martin Trow 2005 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
On the Brink: Assessing the Status of the American Faculty, by Jack H. Schuster and Martin J. Finkelstein Jack H. Schuster; Martin J. Finkelstein 2007 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Response to "Not so Fast!" Mark M. Rashid; Sylvia Hurtado; Michael T. Brown; Samuel J. Agronow 2009 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
DIVERSITY MATTERS: New Directions for Institutional Research on Undergraduate Racial/Ethnic and Economic Diversity Gregg Thomson 2011 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Let's Not Railroad American Higher Education! By Henry Brady Henry Brady 2013 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Research University Spaces: The Multiple Purposes of an Undergraduate Education. Steven Brint. CSHE 9.15 (October 2015) Steven G. Brint 2015 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
DIVERSITY MATTERS: New Directions for Institutional Research on Undergraduate Racial/Ethnic and Economic Diversity Gregg Thomson 2011 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Ethical Decision-Making in College: Choosing Between Right, Wrong, and the Space in Between Fanny P.F. Yeung; Jennifer R. Keup 2009 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Research Universities: Core of the US Science and Technology System, by Richard C. Atkinson Richard C. Atkinson 2007 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Dynamics of Variable Fees: Exploring Institutional and Public Policy Responses, by David Ward and John Aubrey Douglass David Ward; John Aubrey Douglass 2005 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)