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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

Building and Strengthening Policy Research Capacity: Key Issues in Canadian Higher Education was just published in Studies in Higher Education. This paper was originally presented at the first global meeting of heads of higher education research centers held in Shanghai in 2013.

The "Other" University Teachers: Non-Full-Time Instructors at Ontario Universities was just published by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario. This study, by Cynthia C. Field, Glen A. Jones, Grace Karram Stephenson, and Artur Khoyetsyan, focused on sessional and graduate instructors employed at Ontario universities through an analysis of collective agreements and publicly available institutional data. The project was a component of HEQCO's policy research initiative designed to provide students with higher education research experience and other professional development opportunities.

Linking People and Knowledge: Strengthening Ontario's Higher Education Policy Research Community. This full-day symposium took place on April 24th in the OISE library. It was sponsored by the Higher Education Group, the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities, and the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario.

 

Universities and Regional DevtRoutledge has just released a paperback edition of "Universities and Regional Development" edited by Romulo Pinheiro, Paul Benneworth and Glen Jones. The volume can be ordered here.

 

"An Introduction to Higher Education in Canada" by Glen Jones was just published in a volume entitled Higher Education Across Nations edited by K. M. Joshi and Saeed Paivandi and published in India by B. R. Publishing (Delhi). A author archived version of the paper can be found here. Information on purchasing the 2 volume set can be found here.

 

Making Policy BookGlen's paper entitled "Lineation and Lobbying: Policy Networks and Higher Education Policy in Ontario" was just published in the book Making Policy in Turbulent Times: Challenges and Prospects for Higher Education edited by Paul Axelrod, Roopa Desai Trilokekar, Theresa Shanahan, and Richard Wellen (McGill- Queen's, 2013). The book can be ordered on Amazon here.

Glen Jones and Kenneth-Roy Bonin (Carleton University) have been awarded an Insight Development Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Reseach Council of Canada to support their research on university federation and affiliation arrangements in Canadian higher education. The grant will allow the research team to develop a national data base of agreements, and analyze the historical development of these arrangements in Canada.


 

Coming Up

Upcoming speaking engagements include:

October 16-18, Annual Meeting of the Russian Association of Higher Education Researchers, Moscow, Russia.

October 24, Presentation at "Faculty Associations in the 21st Century: Learning From the Past" organized for the 50th Anniversary of the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations.

November 6, Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Council of Ontario University Secretaries.

 

     

 


 

 

 

 

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