Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Kevin R. McClure is an Assistant Professor of Higher Education in the Department of Educational Leadership in the Watson College of Education. He earned both his master’s and doctorate in International Education Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park. He researches and teaches higher education finance, policy, and administration.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2023-01-01 New public management in U.S. higher education: Is privatization associated with lower costs?Public Management Review2023-01-01
    2023-01-01 Privatization and cost inefficiency at U.S. public research universitiesStudies in Higher Education.  48:1498-1515. 2023-01-01
    2022-01-01 An expanded vision of value in postsecondary education: Regional public universities as broadly accessible anchor institutionsChange: The Magazine of Higher Learning2022-01-01
    2020-01-01 An uneven playing field: Fundraising at public regional universities in the aftermath of the Great RecessionPhilanthropy & Education.  3:1-26. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 Leading schools of education in the context of academic capitalism: How deans respond to state policy changes (Reprint) -- Critical issues in democratic schooling: Curriculum, teaching, and socio-political realities.Routledge2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 Proximity to power: The challenges and strategies of interviewing elites in higher education researchThe Qualitative Report2020-01-01
    2019-02-01 Assessing campus climate for affordability to promote college student successNASPA Knowledge Community Publication.  68-70. 2019-02-01
    2019-01-01 Amenities in higher education: Shifting from rhetoric to researchCollege Student Affairs Journal.  37:129-143. 2019-01-01
    2019-01-01 Rural anchor institution: Examining a regional comprehensive university’s efforts to serve its rural regionJournal of Research in Rural Education.  35:1-19. 2019-01-01
    2018-04-01 The cost of belonging: How spending money influences social relationships in collegeJournal of Student Affairs Research and Practice.  55(2):196-209. 2018-04-01
    2018-01-01 Economies of scale and scope at public master’s institutions: Evidence accounting for spatial interdependencyEducation Economics.  26:516-533. 2018-01-01
    2018-01-01 Institutions of opportunity: Using presidents’ narratives to re-tell the story of public regional universitiesJournal for the Study of Postsecondary and Tertiary Education.  3:117-134. 2018-01-01
    2018-01-01 Spending up the ranks? The relationship between institutional striving for prestige and administrative expenditures at public research universitiesJournal of Higher Education.  89:961-987. 2018-01-01
    2017-08-01 It all adds up: Examining and enhancing campus climate for affordability at a four-year universityJournal of Student Financial Aid.  47(2). 2017-08-01
    2017-04-01 Public-private partnerships in college student housing: Lessons from three institutionsJournal of College and University Student Housing.  43(2):72-92. 2017-04-01
    2017-01-01 Patterns in giving by philanthropic foundations to higher education institutions: A state-level social network analysisPhilanthropy & Education.  1:1-28. 2017-01-01
    2016-01-01 Are public master’s universities cost efficient? A stochastic frontier and spatial analysisResearch in Higher Education.  58:469-96. 2016-01-01
    2016-01-01 Building the innovative and entrepreneurial university: An institutional case study of administrative academic capitalismJournal of Higher Education.  87:516-543. 2016-01-01
    2016-01-01 Leading schools of education in the context of academic capitalism: How deans respond to state policy changesPolicy Futures in Education.  14:793-809. 2016-01-01
    2015-01-01 Exploring curricular transformation to promote innovation and entrepreneurship: An institutional case studyInnovative Higher Education.  40:429-442. 2015-01-01
    2013-01-01 Education for economic growth or human development? The capabilities approach and the World Bank's Basic Education Project in TurkeyCompare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education.  44:472-492. 2013-01-01
    2010-01-01 We just don't have the possibility yet: U.S. Latina/o narratives on study abroadJournal of Student Affairs Research and Practice.  47:367-386. 2010-01-01
    2009-01-01 Madrasas and Pakistan's education agenda: Western media misrepresentation and policy recommendationsInternational Journal of Educational Development.  29:334-341. 2009-01-01
    Arbiters of effectiveness and efficiency: The frames and strategies of management consulting firms in U.S. higher education reformJournal of Higher Education Policy & Management.  39:575-89.

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021-01-01 Unlocking opportunity through broadly accessible institutions.  Routledge.. 2021-01-01

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021-01-01 Introduction: Broadly accessible colleges and universities -- Unlocking opportunity through broadly accessible institutions.  Routledge. 2021-01-01
    2021-01-01 Presidential leadership at broad-access institutions: Analyzing literature for current applications and future research -- Unlocking opportunity through broadly accessible institutions.  Routledge. 2021-01-01
    2021-01-01 Unlocking opportunity: Towards a counter-narrative of broadly accessible colleges and universities -- Unlocking opportunity through broadly accessible institutions.  Routledge. 2021-01-01
    2020-01-01 Conclusion: Appraising asset-based themes for policy and practice -- Regional public universities: Addressing misconceptions and analyzing contributions.  New Directions for Higher Education. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 Privatization as the new normal in higher education research: Synthesizing literature and reinvigorating research through a multi-level framework -- Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research.  . 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 Regional public universities: Addressing misconceptions and analyzing contributions -- New Directions for Higher Education.  Jossey-Bass.. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 Vulnerable, fragile, and endangered? financial rhetoric and reality at regional public universities -- Regional public universities: Addressing misconceptions and analyzing contributions.  New Directions for Higher Education. 2020-01-01
    2016-01-01 Reframing the national narrative: Curricula reform and history textbooks in Turkey's EU era.  Sense. 2016-01-01
    2016-01-01 Reframing the national narrative: Curricula reform and history textbooks in Turkey’s EU era -- (Re)Constructing memory: School textbooks, identity, and the pedagogies and politics of imagining community: Vol. II. Textbooks, identity, nation and state.  Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. 2016-01-01

    Document

    Year Title Altmetric
    2024-01-01 Your pay is terrible? You’re not aloneThe Chronicle of Higher Education. 2024-01-01
    2023-01-01 The hollowing out of higher education. The Chronicle of Higher Education. 2023-01-01
    2022-01-01 Don’t blame the pandemic for worker discontentThe Chronicle of Higher Education. 2022-01-01
    2022-01-01 Educators are disengaged and distracted. Better workplace culture could win them backEdSurge. 2022-01-01
    2022-01-01 Having trouble hiring at your college? Try improving the jobsEdSurge. 2022-01-01
    2022-01-01 Higher ed is a land of dead-end jobsThe Chronicle of Higher Education. 2022-01-01
    2022-01-01 The future of work is flexible. Will higher ed stay stuck in the past?EdSurge. 2022-01-01
    2022-01-01 The great faculty disengagementThe Chronicle of Higher Education. 2022-01-01
    2021-01-01 Colleges are hiring. Does anyone want to work there?The Chronicle of Higher Education. 2021-01-01
    2021-01-01 Higher ed, we’ve got a morale problem—and a free t-shirt won’t fix itEdSurge. 2021-01-01
    2021-01-01 Regional public universities don’t need rescuingThe Chronicle of Higher Education. 2021-01-01
    2021-01-01 Why we should care about college leaders’ morale, tooEdSurge. 2021-01-01
    2020-01-01 Advice from college presidents on building trust to weather a crisisEdSurge. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 Burnout is coming to campus. Are college leaders ready?EdSurge. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 College leaders make mistakes. Here’s why they should apologize for them. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 College leaders must explain why—not just how—to return to campusEdSurge. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 Putting people first: How colleges can communicate effectively about COVID-19EdSurge. 2020-01-01
    2019-01-01 All public universities get private money, but some get much more than the restThe Conversation. 2019-01-01
    2018-01-01 The problem with calling UMBC a CinderellaThe Chronicle of Higher Education. 2018-01-01
    2017-01-01 Selling hope and college: Merit, markets, and recruitment in an unranked school by Alex Posecznick -- Teachers College RecordTeachers College Record. 2017-01-01
    2015-01-01 How one building reveals what’s wrong with higher educationChronicle of Higher Education. 2015-01-01
    2014-01-01 Albert Einstein, Alt-Ac PioneerVitae: A Service of The Chronicle of Higher Education. 2014-01-01
    2013-01-01 Developments in Higher Education's Entrepreneurial TurnPrivatisation in Education Research Initiative. 2013-01-01
    2013-01-01 Developments in higher education’s entrepreneurial turnPrivatisation in Education Research Initiative. 2013-01-01
    2013-01-01 Higher education’s reform-industrial complexThe Chronicle of Higher Education. 2013-01-01
    2011-01-01 Turkey’s eastern question: Educational disparities and EU accessionThe Washington Review of Turkish and Eurasian Affairs. 2011-01-01
    2010-01-01 The Museum of InnocenceTurkish Studies. 2010-01-01

    Newspaper

    Year Title Altmetric
    2015-01-01 How one building reveals what’s wrong with higher educationChronicle of Higher Education. 2015-01-01
    2014-01-01 Albert Einstein, Alt-Ac PioneerVitae: A Service of The Chronicle of Higher Education. 2014-01-01
    2013-01-01 Higher Education’s Reform-Industrial ComplexThe Chronicle of Higher Education. 2013-01-01

    Presentations

    Research Overview

  • Higher education finance Critical university studies Faculty and academic administration Political economy of education Public comprehensive institutions Comparative education
  • Teaching Overview

  • Higher Education Finance (Ed.D.) Academic Culture and Learning (Ed.D.) Organizational Studies and Campus Environments (Ed.D.) Introduction to Higher Education Practice (M.Ed.) Legal Issues in Higher Education (M.Ed.) Critical Issues in Higher Education (M.Ed./Ed.D.)
  • Full Name

  • Kevin Richard McClure