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This website is designed to share information on the activites and publications associated with Professor Glen Jones and his research teams.  On this site you will find information on current research projects, publications on higher education policy, governance and other topics, as well as upcoming events and presentations. 

Glen A. Jones is the Ontario Research Chair in Postsecondary Education Policy and Measurement and Professor of Higher Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto.  Read more...

What's New

Changing Professoriate - Upcoming event

The Changing Professoriate in Ontario Colleges and Universities

On April 29, OISE hosted a research symposium on the changing nature of academic work in Ontario. The archived webcast is now available here

Internationalization of Higher Education

Glen gave a presentation at the SFU conference on Internationalizing of Higher Education June 23-26, 2016. His presentation focused on faculty mobility and the impact of reforms to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program. His slides can be found here.


Rajani Naidoo

2016 Worldviews Lecture on Media and Higher Education 

 Dr. Rajani Naidoo from the University of Bath gave the 2016 Worldviews Lecture. Her lecture was entitled: "Beyond the competition fetish Higher education for global wellbeing." 

Wednesday April 13 2016


Canadian University Federation and Affiliation Arrangements 

Kenneth Roy Bonin, Glen Jones and Pat Moore have completed a study of federation and affiliation arrangments in Canadian higher education. This work was recently featured in University Affairs

Generational Change and Academic Work

Monica Marquina and Glen Jones guest edited a special issue of Studies in Higher Education entitled "Generational Change and Academic Work." The issue was published in October, 2015.


Governance of Higher Education Cover

Governance of Higher Education: Global Perspectives, Theories and Practices by Ian Austin and Glen A. Jones has just been been released by Routledge. The book is designed to provide an overview of key theories and concepts related to the governance of higher education from an international perspective. The book can be ordered from Amazon.ca or other book stores. 




Coming Up

Upcoming speaking engagements. Glen will be speaking at:

  • Peking University-Stanford University Forum on Higher Education, Beijing, November 4-5, 2016.
  • University of Victoria, Board Retreat, November 28, 2016.
  • Conference on University Governance in the 21st Century organized Confederation of University Faculty Associations of BC, Vancouver, March 3-4.
A Survey of Sessional Instructors Employed by Ontario Universities

Cynthia Field and Glen Jones are conducting a study of sessional instructors employed by Ontario universities. The project is funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. A report based on an analysis of the quantative component of the study can be found here










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