New Directions for Higher Education

Cover image for Vol. 2017 Issue 177

Edited By: Betsy Barefoot and Jillian L. Kinzie

Online ISSN: 1536-0741


This concise quarterly journal covers the latest developments in higher education. Each volume in the series is a completely self-contained, fully indexed and edited collection featuring contributions from some of the top scholars in the field.

Aims and Scope

Addressed to presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other higher education decision-makers on all types of campuses, New Directions for Higher Education provides timely information and authoritative advice about major problems and administrative issues confronting every institution.

Recent volumes have addressed topics such as: climates for campus activists, student identity development, connected learning, and personal and social responsibility.


Higher education administrators such as presidents, vice presidents, and deans


Higher education, college administration, university administration, higher education policy, university organization, university governance, college governance, student success

Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Academic Search Alumni Edition (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Higher Education Abstracts (Claremont Graduate University)
  • MLA International Bibliography (MLA)