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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

Recent Publications:

  • Barbaric, D. & Jones, G. A. (2016). International Faculty in Canada: Recruitment and Transition Processes. In M. Yudkevich, P. Altbach and L. Rumbley (Eds.),  International Faculty in Higher Education: Comparative Perspectives on Recruitment, Integration, and Impact (pp. 51-75). New York: Routledge.

  • Pennock, L., Jones, G. A., Leclerc, J., and Li, S. (2016). Challenges and Opportunities for Collegial Governance at Canadian Universities:  Reflections on a Survey of Academic Senates. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 46 (3), 73-89.

  • Piché, P. & Jones, G. A. (2016). Institutional Diversity in Ontario’s University Sector: A Policy Debate Analysis. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 46 (3), 1-17.

  • Pinheiro, R., Charles, D. & Jones, G. A. (2017).Translating strategy, values and identities in higher education: the case of multi-campus systems. Tertiary Education and Management, 23 (1) 1-4. 

Higher Education Leadership Forum

Glen's keynote presentation at the April 7th Higher Education Leadership Forum can now be downloaded from here.


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

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Populism and the Academy: On the "Wrong Side" of History

2017 Worldviews Lecture with Dr. Peter Scott (University of London) took place on April 5th.

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Upcoming speaking engagements. Glen will be speaking at:

  • QSMaple Conference on "The Future of Higher Education in the Middle East and Africa," Dubai, UAE, May 1-4, 2017
  • Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations Policy Conference, Toronto, May 11, 2017.
  • 14th International Workshop on Higher Education Reform, Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, Japan, September 26-28, 2017.


A Survey of Sessional Instructors Employed by Ontario Universities

Cynthia Field and Glen Jones conducted a study of sessional instructors employed by Ontario universities. The project was 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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