Scholarship on higher education governance focuses on both external (system-level) and internal (institutional) structures, processes and practices that determine how authority is distributed and exercised.
Jones, Glen A. (2023). The Politics of Higher Education Governance: Comparative Perspectives. In Jens Jungblut, Martin Maltais, Erik Ness, Deanna Rexe (eds.), Comparative Higher Education Politics: Policymaking in North America and Western Europe (pp. 107-118). Springer.
Shin, Jung C. & Jones, Glen A. (2022). Governance in Higher Education. In George Noblit (Ed.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. New York: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.99
Bégin-Caouette, Olivier, Trottier, Claude, Eastman, Julia, Jones, Glen A., *Nuomi, Christian, *Li, Sharon, X. (2018). Analyse de la gouvernance systémique des universités au Québec et comparaisons avec quatre autres provinces canadiennes. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 48 (3), 1-22.
Eastman, Julia, Jones, Glen A., *Bégin-Caouette, Olivier, *Li, Sharon X., *Noumi, Christian & Trottier, Claude (2018). Provincial Oversight and University Autonomy in Canada: Findings of a Comparative Study of Canadian University Governance. Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 48 (3), 65-81.
Austin, Ian & Jones, Glen A. (2018). Emerging trends in higher education governance: Reflecting on performance, accountability and transparency. In Ellen Hazelkorn, Hamish Coates & Alexander C. McCormick (eds.), Research Handbook on Quality, Performance and Accountability in Higher Education (pp. 536-547). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
Pinheiro, Romulo, Charles, David & Jones, Glen (2017).Translating strategy, values and identities in higher education: the case of multi-campus systems. Tertiary Education and Management, 23 (1), 1-4.
Pennock, Lea, Jones, Glen A., Leclerc, Jeff M., and Li, Sharon X. (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.
Pennock, Lea, Jones, Glen A., Leclerc, Jeff M., and Li, Sharon X. (2015). Assessing the Role and Structure of Academic Senates in Canadian Universities, 2000-2012. Higher Education, 70(3), 503-518. DOI 10.1007/s10734-014-9852-8
Jones, Glen A. (2013). Governing Quality: Positioning Student Learning as a Core Objective of Institutional and System-Level Governance. International Journal of Chinese Higher Education, 2 (2), 189-203.
- Governing Quality: Positioning Student Learning as a Core Objective of Institutional and System-Level Governance (Journal website).
Jones, Glen A. (2013). Trends in Academic Governance in Canada. In Richard Kool (ed.), Academic Governance 3.0: What Could It Be? How Can We Get There (pp. 6-12). Vancouver: Confederation of University Faculty Associations of British Columbia.
Pennock, L, Jones, G. A., Leclerc, J. M., and Li, S. S. (2012). “Academic Senates and University Governance in Canada: Changes in Structure and Perceptions of Senate Members.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Consortium of Higher Education Researchers, Belgrade, Serbia, September 10-12, 2012.
Côté, André C., Jones, Glen A., and Shapiro, Bernard J. (2011). Strengthening Governance At Concordia: A Collective Challenge. Report of the External Governance Review Committee. Montreal: Concordia University.
Metcalf, Amy S. , Fisher, Donald, Rubenson, Kjell, Snee, Iain, Gingras, Yves, and Jones, Glen A. (2011). Canada: Perspectives on Governance and Management. In William Locke, William K. Cummings, and Donald Fisher (Eds.), Governance and Management of Higher Education Institutions: Perspectives of the Academy (pp. 151-174). Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Springer.
Jones, Glen A., and Oleksiyenko, Anatoly (2011). The Internationalization of Canadian University Research: A Global Higher Education Matrix Analysis of Multi-level Governance. Higher Education, 61(1), 41-57.
Jones, Glen A. (2010). Governing Higher Education: Current Themes and Issues. Paper presented at the conference entitled Foro National de la Calidad Educativa 2010, organized by the Ministry of Education, Government of Colombia, Bogota, Colombia, July 27-29, 2010. A Spanish translation of this paper was published as: Jones, Glen A. (2010). Governanda la educación superior: temas y problemas actuales (Governing Higher Education: Current Themes and Issues). Revista International Magisterio (in Spanish). 45, 40-45.
Shanahan, Theresa, and Jones, Glen A. (2007). Shifting Roles and Approaches: Government Coordination of Postsecondary Education in Canada from 1995 to 2006. Higher Education Research and Development, 26(1) 31-43.
Amaral, Alberto, Jones, Glen A. and Karseth, Berit. (2002). Governing Higher Education: Comparing National Perspectives. In Governing Higher Education: National Perspectives on Institutional Governance. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers (pp. 279-298).
Jones, Glen A., Shanahan, Theresa, and Goyan, Paul. (2002). Traditional Governance Structures - Current Policy Pressures: The Academic Senate and Canadian Universities. Tertiary Education and Management, 8(1), 29-45.
Jones, Glen A. (2002). The Structure of University Governance in Canada: A Policy Network Approach. In Amaral, Alberto, Jones, Glen A. and Karseth, Berit (Eds.), Governing Higher Education: National Perspectives on Institutional Governance. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers (pp. 213-234).
Jones, Glen A. (1998). University-Government Relations in Canada: A Brief Review of the “Traditional” Literature. In Glen A. Jones (Ed.), The University and the State: Reflections on the Canadian Experience (pp. 5-30). CHERD/CSSHE Reader Series Number 4. Winnipeg: Centre for Higher Education Research and Development, University of Manitoba, and the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education.
Jones, Glen A. & Skolnik, Michael L. (1995). Governing Boards in Canadian Universities: Characteristics, Role, Function, Accountability, and Representativeness. ASHE Annual Meeting Series, ERIC ED 391413.