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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 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 ascending
From Rangeland to Research University: The Birth of University of California Merced by Karen Merritt and Jane Fiori Lawrence (2007) Karen Merritt; Jane Fiori Lawrence 2007 Books
Pathways for Improving Doctoral Education – Using Data in the Pre- and Post-COVID Era John Aubrey Douglass; Igor Chirikov 2021 SERU Reports
The Roles And Experience Of Inventors And Start-Ups In Commercializing University Research: Case Studies At The University Of California Robert A. Lowe 2002 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Report: Civic and Academic Engagement in the Multiversity: Institutional Trends and Initiatives at the University of California 2005 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
A Reflection and Prospectus on Globalization and Higher Education: CSHE@50 C. Judson King; John Aubrey Douglass 2007 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Assessing the Future Landscape of Scholarly Communication: An Exploration of Faculty Values and Needs in Seven Disciplines Diane Harley; Sophia Krzys Acord; Sarah Earl-Novell; Shannon Lawrence; C. Judson King 2010 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
MONEY, POLITICS AND THE RISE OF FOR-PROFIT HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE US:A Story of Supply, Demand and the Brazilian Effect John Aubrey Douglass 2012 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
On the Apportionment of Administrative Governance Functions Within Multi-Campus Universities and University Systems, by C. Judson King C. Judson King 2013 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
College Affordability and the Emergence of Progressive Tuition Models: Are New Financial Aid Policies at Major Public Universities Working? by Patrick A. Lapid and John Aubrey Douglass Patrick A. Lapid; John Aubrey Douglass 2016 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
EXCELLENCE AND DIVERSITY: The Emergence of Selective Admission Policies in Dutch Higher Education - A Case Study on Amsterdam University College Christoffel Reumer; Marijk Van der Wende 2010 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Back to the Basics: In Defense of Achievement (and Achievement Tests) in College Admissions Saul Geiser 2008 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
Industry, Philanthropy, and Universities: The Roles and Influences of the Private Sector in Higher Education Charles M. Vest 2006 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)
The Logic of Opportunity: A Formal Analysis of the University of California's Outreach and Diversity Discourse John W. Mohr; Michael Bourgeois; Vincent Duquenne 2004 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)
Strategic Budgeting at Colleges and Universities by James A. Hyatt CSHE 3.20 (May 2020) James A. Hyatt 2020 Research and Occasional Papers Series (ROPS)