Professional Service

Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)

  • Immediate Past President, 2001-2002.
  • President (elected November, 1999 for term as President November, 2000 – November, 2001).
  • ASHE Board of Directors (Elected), 1985-1987, 2000-2002.
  • Chair, Nominating Committee, 2001-2002.
  • Program Chair, Annual Meeting, 1992.
  • Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Elections, 2003. (Appointed by the President.)
  • Chair, Nominating Committee, 2002.
  • Member, Publications Committee, 2002.
  • Member, Dissertation-of-the-Year Committee, 1996.
  • Chair, Dissertation of the Year Committee, 1991.
  • Program Co-chair for Symposia, ASHE Annual Meeting, 1990.
  • Publications Committee, 1986-1989.
  • Curriculum Committee, 1984-1986.
  • Program Proposal Reviewer for ASHE Annual Meeting, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004-2008.
  • Proposal Reader for ASHE International Conference, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004.
  • Program Proposal Reviewer for ASHE/AERA Joint Conference, 1984.

American Educational Research Association

  • Program Chair, Division J, 2001.
  • Chairperson, Division J Awards Committee, 1996-97, 2006, 2007.
  • Member, Advisory/Planning Committee, Division J Graduate Student Seminar, 1997.
  • Presenter, Division J Graduate Student Pre-Seminar, 1996.
  • Member, Executive Board of Division J, 1993-95.
  • Program Co-Chair for Division J Annual Meeting, 1991.
  • Program Proposal Reviewer for Division J for the AERA Annual Meeting, 1987-1989,1992-1994,1995, 1997, 1999, 2001-2007.

ASHE/Lumina Foundation Mentor. Serving as a 2007-08 mentor to Tiffany Simon, a Lumina Doctoral Fellow from NYU. Attended an initial seminar Nov 7-7 in association with the ASHE meeting and provide mentor regularly over the phone.

American Council on Education

  • Invited Member, Advisory Committee for ACE-Sloan Project on “Creating Options: Models for Flexible Faculty Career Pathways.” 2003- .

American Association for Higher Education (AAHE)

  • Invited Participant, Planning for Project on “Divers, Democratic, and      Digital: From Academic Workplaces to Networks of Learning for the 21st Century,” December, 2003.

Professional and Organizational Development Network (POD)

  • Member, Research Committee, 2002, 2003, 2004.
  • Member, Nominating Committee, 2002, 2003.

Editorial Board Membership

  • Editorial Board, Innovative Higher Education, 2005-2008 .
  • Editorial Board, Review of Higher Education, 1994-1996, 1998-2001.
  • Editorial Review Board, Journal of Excellence in College Teaching, 1991-1993.
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Vanderbilt University Press Issues in Higher Education Series. 1996–on going.
  • Board of Advisors, South African Journal of Higher Education. 1998 — 2000.
  • Editorial Review Board, Journal of General Education, 1990-1997.
  • Editorial Board, Educational Administration Quarterly, 1985-1986.
  • National Review Panel, ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Report Series, 1990-1991.

Editor, ASHE Reader Series, 1986-1989.  Responsible for policy direction of Series, selection and supervision of volume editors, and coordination with publisher.

Occasional Reviewer

  • Educational Policy
  • Journal of Higher Education.
  • Higher Education.
  • Review of Higher Education
  • The Journal of Graduate and Professional Student Development
  • The Canadian Journal of Higher Eduction.

Advisory Board, University of Michigan Center for the Education of Women, Research on Career Flexibility and Dual Careers. I have participated in several phone conferences to provide advice to the project.

Advisory Board, National Study of Faculty Engagement, Indiana University. I am occasionally asked to review materials related to the project. 2006-2008.

Invited Conference Participant: “Issues of Access in Higher Education,” Invited seminar meeting sponsored by the Ford Foundation and hosted by the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), Washington, D.C., October, 2006.

Invited Participant:Professional Development in and for a Changing Academy.” Invited two-day seminar sponsored by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Palo Alto, CA, March, 2006.

Member, Board of Directors, Academic Resources Network (formerly, National Faculty Exchange), 1990 — on-going.

Occasional Proposal Reviewer, Alfred Sloan Foundation, 2002, 2006.

Invited Member, Working Advisory Board of the American Council on Education/ Office of Women in Higher Education Sloan Project on Creating Options: Models for Flexible Faculty Career Pathways. 2005-05.

Invited Discussant and Participant, Research Forum on Governance, directed by W.G. Tierney and funded by The Atlantic Philanthropies Foundation, Santa Fe, 2002, 2003, 2004.

Invited Member, Conference Planning Committee, Kellogg Forum for Higher Education and the Public Good. Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2004.

Invited Participant, National Science Foundation Workshop on the Future of Graduate Education. Washington, D.C., March, 2003.

Invited Participant and Presenter, Roundtable on Faculty Work/Family Issues. Sponsored by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Washington, D.C., July, 2003.

Consultant, 2005 Faculty Survey sponsored by the Higher Education Research Institute, University of California at Los Angeles.

Member, Michigan Professional and Organizational Development Network (MIPOD), 2002—on-going.

Invited Participant, National Summit and Meetings hosted by the Kellogg Forum on Higher Education and the Public Good. May, July, October, 2002.

Invited Participant, Intergenerational Research Symposium, sponsored by the Kellogg Forum on Higher Education and the Public Good, University of California-Los Angeles, November, 2002.

Invited Participant, AAHE’s National Roundtable, “Defining Compacts for New Faculty with the Institution, Colleagues, Students, and the Community”. October, 2001.

Member, Advisory Committee for a FIPSE – funded grant entitled: “Setting Expectations and Resolving Conflicts between Graduate Students and Faculty:  An Interest Based Approach,”  (Directors:  K. Klomparens and J. Beck), 1999-2001.

Monitor (evaluator) for the New Jersey Institute for College Teaching and Learning, (NJICTL), 1990-1991.

Member, Research Advisory Board for a Pew-funded project entitled: “Faculty Roles and Rewards in the 21st Century” (Directors: W. Tierney and E. Bensimon), 1996-1997.

Member, Advisory Committee for a Lilly Endowment – funded grant entitled “Socialization and Faculty Peer Review,” (Directors: W. Tierney and E Bensimon), 1992-1994.

Vice Chair of Oklahoma State University’s North Central Association (NCA) Self-Study, 1984-1986.