Publications By and About PFF Programs
 
This section is a bibliography of articles, books and book chapters that have been written about the Preparing Future Faculty program. Many of these have been authored by PFF participants and leaders.

If you would like to order copies of the PFF Occasional Papers or PFF books, contact either the AAC&U or CGS Publication Offices.

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PFF Occasional Papers

Engaged Graduate Education: Seeing with New Eyes. By James L. Applegate. Number 9, 2002. Available online courtesy of AAC&U.

The Preparing Future Faculty Program: What Difference Does it Make?. By A. Leigh DeNeef. Number 8, 2002. Available online courtesy of AAC&U.

What Colleges and Universities Want in New Faculty. By Kathrynn A. Adams. Number 7, 2002. Available online courtesy of AAC&U.

The Impact: Assessing Experiences of PFF Program Participants 1994-1996. By Anne S. Pruitt-Logan, Jerry G. Gaff, and Richard A. Weibl. Number 6, 1998.

A Memo to Graduate Students: Preparing to be the Faculty of the Future. By Enid B. Bogle, Howard University; Jo Alice Blondin, Arizona State University; Jane Lindsay Miller, University of Minnesota; and the PFF Staff. Number 5, 1997.

The Relationships Between Faculty Preparation Programs and Teaching Assistant Development Programs. By Stacey Lane Tice, Assistant Dean, The Graduate School and Director, Teaching Assistant Program, Syracuse University. Number 4, 1997.

Frequently Asked Questions about Preparing Future Faculty. By Howard Anderson, Professor of English, Michigan State University, Jerry G. Gaff, Director of PFF and Vice President, Association of American Colleges and Universities; and Anne S. Pruitt-Logan, Director of PFF and Dean in Residence, Council of Graduate Schools. Number 3, 1997.

The Lessons of PFF Concerning the Job Market. By A. Leigh DeNeef, Associate Dean, The Graduate School, Duke University. Number 2, 1996.

Building Bridges: The Preparing Future Faculty Program and Teaching Assistant Training. By Anne S. Pruitt-Logan, Director of PFF and Dean in Residence, Council of Graduate Schools. Number 1, 1996

Preparing Future Faculty: A National Program. By PFF National Staff. Fall 1997.

Experiences of Graduate Students, Faculty Members, and Administrators in Programs for Preparing Future Faculty: Year One. By Jerry G. Gaff and Anne S. Pruitt.

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Articles about PFF

An Open Letter to Graduate Students of English and Foreign Languages. By Sean P. Murphy. Inside Higher Ed, January 8, 2009.

Professing an Interest in Higher Education: Graduate School Courses Prepare Next Generation of Professors. Press Release. University of Arkansas, November 13, 2008.

Facing the Truth. By James M. Lang. The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 12, 2008.

Rise in Women Receiving Science Ph.D.s, But Few Become Faculty. By Lisa Pickoff-White. The National Academies: Science in the Headlines, August 29, 2005.

Preparing Future Faculty at Boston College. By Kevin Kenny. In AHA Perspectives, 41:7 October 2003, p. 46-48.

Professors in Training. By Ben Wildavsky. usnews.com, Best Graduate Schools 2002.

The Association of American Colleges and Universities has devoted the most recent issue of Liberal Education, "Changing Course: Preparing Facutly for the Future," 88(3) Summer 2002, to a discussion of Preparing Future Faculty. Individual articles are listed below.

President's Message: PFF - The Road Ahead. By Carol G. Schneider. In Liberal Education, "Changing Course: Preparing Facutly for the Future," 88(3) Summer 2002, p. 2-3.

The Disconnect: Graduate Education and Faculty Realities: A Review of Recent Research. By Jerry Gaff. In Liberal Education, "Changing Course: Preparing Facutly for the Future," 88(3) Summer 2002, p. 6-13.

Will Reforms Survive? Strategies for Sustaining Preparing Future Faculty Programs. By Ann Ferren, Jerry Gaff, and Alma Clayton-Pedersen. In Liberal Education, "Changing Course: Preparing Facutly for the Future," 88(3) Summer 2002, p. 14-21.

Our Doctoral Programs Are Failing Our Undergraduate Students. By Jack Meacham. In Liberal Education, "Changing Course: Preparing Facutly for the Future," 88(3) Summer 2002, p. 22-27.

Disciplinary Leadership in Preparing Future Faculty: The Humanities and Social Sciences. By Paul D. Nelson and Sherwyn P. Morreale. In Liberal Education, "Changing Course: Preparing Facutly for the Future," 88(3) Summer 2002, p. 28-33.

The Last Word: The Impact of PFF on New and Future Faculty. By Charles Bashara. In Liberal Education, "Changing Course: Preparing Facutly for the Future," 88(3) Summer 2002, p. 54-59.

Report of the PFF Complementarity Meeting. By Daniel Denecke and the PFF National Office Staff. The Communicator, XXXV (8), October 2002, p. 1-7.

New Graduates Face Softening Demand. By Rebecca L. Rawls. In Chemical and Engineering News, 80(14) April 2002, p. 57-74.

Justifying Preparing Future Faculty Programs. By Ronald Lee. In Liberal Education, 87(2) Spring 2001, p. 46-51.

Preparing Future Faculty for Future Universities. By James J. Duderstadt. In Liberal Education, 87(2) Spring 2001, p. 24-31.

Professors in Training: Ph.D. Students get a Close-up View of Faculty Life. By Ben Wildavsky. In America's Best Graduate Schools. U.S. News and World Report, 2001.

Developing Intellectual Entrepreneurship: For grad students, communication is a basis for success. By Kate Devine. The Scientist, March 5, 2001.

Training in Transition: Preparing Future Faculty By Mona Mort. Science Next Wave, February 9, 2001.

Doctoral Students Get Taste of Profession. By Peggy Harris. The Council Chronicle of the National Association of Teachers of English, p. 2. February 2001.

Northwestern U: Survey: Ph.D. Students Face Difficult Job Market. By Andrea Cohen. U-Wire, February 8, 2001.

Few Students Ready to Teach, Survey Finds Ph.D. Candidates Say They're Unprepared for Classrooms. By Linda K. Wertheimer. The Dallas Morning News, January 22, 2001.

Student Survey Highlights Mismatch of Training, Goals. By Jeffrey Mervis. SCIENCE, Volume 291, Number 5503, January 19, 2001. pp. 408-409.

Survey Points to Mismatch Between Ph.D. Students, Their Programs, and Their Potential Employers. By Scott Small Wood. The Chronicle of Higher Education: Daily News, January 16, 2001.

Book Review of Building the Faculty We Need: Colleges and Universities Working Together. By Kim S. Phipps. Planning for Higher Education: The Journal of the Society for College and University Planning, Volume 29, Number 2, Winter 2000-2001. pp. 45-46.

University of Michigan Prepares Future Faculty. By Megan Frost and Ben Reynolds. In Chemistry: The Magazine for ACS Student Affiliates, November/December 2000. Available in

Signs of Intelligible Life. By Lily Whiteman. Science's Next Wave. November 24, 2000.

Can HBCUs Compete for Black Faculty?. By Cheryl D. Fields. Black Issues in Higher Education, November 23, 2000.

Wanted: Articulate Scientists. By Lily Whiteman. Science's Next Wave. November 10, 2000. Available

The Preparing Future Faculty Program: What's in it for Science?. By Nancy K. Dess. Communicator, 33(9), November 2000.

How to Write a Teaching Philosophy for Academic Employment. By the American Chemical Society's Department of Career Services. 2000.

Preparing Future Faculty. By Eleanor Babco. Science Next Wave, [Comments]. April 14, 2000.

Professors for a Day. By Bridget Murray. Monitor on Psychology, March 2000.

New Program Helps with Professional Development. By Mark Sincell. Science's Next Wave. January 7, 2000.

Educating Educators in the Information Age: Rethinking Content, Form and Delivery is a Common Theme among Innovators. By Stephanie Sanford. Converge, 2(12), December 1999.

Preparing Future Faculty to Focus on Diversity. By Anne Pruitt-Logan & Jerry Gaff. Diversity Digest, 4(1), Fall 1999.

Join the Ranks of an Intellectually Challenging, People Oriented Career By Christopher Bauer & Allyson D. Polsky. In Chemistry: The Magazine for ACS Student Affiliates, 9(2) November/December 1999.

Preparing for Changing Roles. By Karen Young Kreeger. The Scientist, 13(21), October 25, 1999.

Chemistry Departments Selected for Faculty Project. Chemical and Engineering News, 77(40), October 4, 1999.

Graduate Students Take on Faculty Roles. Tallahassee Democrat, August 19, 1999, 6C.

From Preparing Future Faculty to Full-Service Professional Development: A Success Story at The University of Texas at Austin. By Richard A. Cherwitz & Teresa A. Sullivan. Communicator, 22 (May 1999), 6 ["Featured Article"].

Teaching to Teach. By Harvey Black. The Scientist: The News Journal for the Life Scientist. Vol. 12, No. 21, October 26, 1998. . Free registration with your email address.

Mentoring in the Scientific Community. By Benjamin Shults. Science's Next Wave: An Electronic Network for the Next Generation of Scientists. Special Issue, January 9, 1998.

Developing a Professoriate Track for Doctoral Programs. By Noel J. Stowe. Organization of American Historians Newsletter, 25 (4), November 1997.

Unique Mentor Programs Bolster Students' Careers. By Bridget Murray. American Psychological Association Monitor, May 1997.

Program Gives PhDs a Degree of Marketability. By Amy Klein. The Washington Post, October 15, 1997, p. B3.

Transforming Graduate Education: A New Vision of the Professoriate. By Jason A. Cody and Michael E. Hagerman of the Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University. Journal of Chemical Education, 74(5) May 1997, p. 525-528.

The Changing Roles of Faculty and Administrators. By Jerry G. Gaff. Liberal Education, 83(3) Summer 1997, p. 12-17.

New Priorities for the Professoriate: A Response to Bruce Busby. By Victor L. Worsfold, The University of Texas at Dallas. In Perspectives: The Journal of the Association for General and Liberal Studies. 27(2), Fall 1997.

Experiences of Graduate Students, Faculty Members, and Administrators in Programs for Preparing Future Faculty: Year One. By Jerry G. Gaff and Anne S. Pruitt. Council of Graduate Schools Communicator, January 1996, p. 12-14.

Socializing Future Faculty to the Values of Undergraduate Education. By Jerry G. Gaff and Leo M. Lambert. Change, July/August 1996, p. 38-45.

Small Colleges Lure Profs Tired of "Publish or Perish." By Bruce Allen. The Christian Science Monitor, February 8, 1996, p. 13.

Learning to Teach. By Mary C. Cage. The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 9, 1996, A1, A19-20.

Faculty Development: The New Frontier. By Jerry G. Gaff. Liberal Education, Fall 1994, pp. 16-21.

Back to Basics. By Viva Hardig. US News and World Reports' America's Best Graduate Schools 1995. pp. 70-71.

Doctoral Education and Student Career Needs. By Jules B. LaPidus. In Student Services for Graduate Students. In A.S. Pruitt-Logan & P.D. Issac (Eds.). New Directions for Student Services (SS#72). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995, pp. 63-80.

Preparing Future Faculty. By Richard Herman, Dean, College of Computer, Math, and Physical Sciences, University of Maryland at College Park. A National Conversation on Doctoral Education: An Emerging Consensus. A Report from the National Convocation on Science and Engineering Doctoral Education. June 15, 1996.

Preparing Future Faculty: Teaching the Academic Life. By David Rayson, Edward L. Farmer and Robert Frame. Perspectives: The American Historical Association Newsletter. Vol. 37, No. 1. January 1999. p. 1-13.

Colleges Learn to Ease Pressure on Grad Students. By Linda Temple. USA Today. Wednesday, December 9, 1998. p. 9D.

Sampling the Realities of Campus Teaching: 200 Institutions Join Faculty Project. By Gary M. Stern. The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education. August 25, 2000. v. 10, no. 24, p. 26-8.     Also can be found at http://www.hispanicoutlook.com/

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Book Chapters about PFF

Preparing Future Faculty Programs: Beyond TA Development. By Stacey Lane Tice, Jerry G. Gaff, and Anne S. Pruitt-Logan. In The Professional Development of Graduate Teaching Assistants: The Practitioner's Handbook. Michelle Marincovich, Jack Prostco, and Frederic Stout (Eds.). Anker Publishing 1998.

What Happens When We Really Prepare Graduate Students to Become College Professors. By Jerry G. Gaff and Anne S. Pruitt-Logan. In The Experience of Being in Graduate School: An Exploration. Melissa S. Anderson (Ed.). New Directions for Higher Education, Number 101, Spring 1998. Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Graduate Education in the Chemical Sciences-Issues for the 21st Century. By the Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, the Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, and the National Research Council. 2000. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

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Books about PFF

Da Colbeck, Carol L., KerryAnn O'Meara, and Ann E. Austin, eds. Educating integrated professionals: theory and practice on preparation for the professoriate. New directions for teaching and learning, no. 113. San Francisco CA: Jossey-Bass, 2008.

Preparing Future Faculty in the Humanities and Social Sciences: A Guide for Change By Jerry G. Gaff, Anne S. Pruitt-Logan, Leslie B. Sims and Daniel D. Denecke. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities. 2003. Also available through the CGS Bookstore.

Download the Executive Summary for Preparing Future Faculty in the Humanities and Social Sciences as a PDF file.

Preparing Future Faculty in the Sciences and Mathematics: A Guide for Change By Anne S. Pruitt-Logan, Jerry G. Gaff, and Joyce E. Jentoft. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities. 2002.

Download the Executive Summary for Preparing Future Faculty in the Sciences and Mathematics as a PDF file.

Building the Faculty We Need: Colleges and Universities Working Together By Jerry G. Gaff, Anne S. Pruitt-Logan, Richard A. Weibl, and Participants in the Preparing Future Faculty Program. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities. 2000. Available through the CGS Bookstore.

Download the Executive Summary for Building the Faculty We Need as a PDF file.

"We Shall Gladly Teach": Preparing History Graduate Students for the Classroom By Terry L. Seip. (Commissioned by the AHA Teaching Division.) Washington, DC: American Historical Association and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 1999.

If you would like to order copies of the PFF Occasional Papers or PFF books, contact either the AAC&U or CGS Publication Offices.

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PFF PowerPoint Presentations

PowerPoint Presentation of the PFF Program (NOTE: There are 43 slides in the presentation.)

Wendy Crone's PowerPoint Presentation on the Impact of PFF on Her Job Search. Given at the Symposium on the New Faculty for the Academy of the 21st Century.

Daniel Denecke's PowerPoint Presentation on the introduction of the PFF model in the United Kingdom. Given at the CGS 2005 Summer Workshop for Graduate Deans.

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Resources on Preparing Future Faculty to Assess Student Learning New!

Suggested Reading

Adelman, C. (2010). “The White Noise of Accountability.” Inside Higher Education.

Banta, T. (2007, Spring). “Can Assessment for Accountability Complement Assessment for Improvement?” peerReview, Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Chun, M. (2002). “Looking Where the Light Is Better: A Review of the Literature on Assessing Higher Education Quality.” peerReview, Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Council of Graduate Schools (2011). Preparing Future Faculty to Assess Student Learning.

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Council of Graduate Schools (2011). PFF Model Can Help Institutions Meet Assessment and Accountability Needs.

Council of Graduate Schools (2010). Preparing Future Faculty to Assess Student Learning Outcomes: A New CGS Project to Explore National Needs and Opportunities.

Ewell, P. (2007). Assessment, Accountability, and Improvement: Revisiting the Tension. National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA).

Heiland, D. and Rosenthal, L. (2011). Literary Study, Measurement, and the Sublime: Disciplinary Assessment. The Teagle Foundation.

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Hutchings, P. (2009, November). Opening Doors to Faculty Involvement in Assessment. National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA).

 

Kuh, G.D.; Ewell, P.T. (2010). The State of Learning Outcomes Assessment in the United States. Higher Education Management and Policy.

 

Kuh, G. & Ikenberry, S. (2009). More Than You Think, Less Than We Need: Learning outcomes assessment in American Higher Education. National Institutes of Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA).

 

Shavelson, R.J. (2007). A Brief History of Student Learning Assessment. Association of American Colleges and Universities.

 

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