Journal of Higher Education Ethics


The Journal of Higher Education Ethics (JHEE) is published twice a year with subscriptions for both institutions and individuals who are interested in improving the ethics of their higher education organization, and making the organization more relevant for the 21st century. The domains covered in the JHEE are decision making ethics, professional ethics, business ethics, organizational ethics and social ethics within the higher education framework.


Individuals from both academic and organizational settings are encouraged to submit basic and applied research articles that will be peer-reviewed. In special cases, individuals will be requested to submit a requested article. Book reviews are encouraged as well. All articles, requested articles and book reviews accepted by and published by Texas A&M University-Central Texas become the copyright of Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

Submission inquiries may be sent to .

Submission Guidelines

Manuscripts for Journal of Higher Education Ethics should be concise yet sufficiently detailed to permit critical review; there is not a limit on length. Manuscripts should conclude with a section on Recommendations for Practice or a similar title, stating what the implications of the research findings are to practitioners in the field and including any recommendations for change indicated by the research results.

Manuscripts are submitted electronically to . The manuscript and any related files should be sent as attachments. Submissions should be in Word. All papers, including figures, tables, and references, must conform to the specifications described in the current Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Any papers that do not adhere to this style will be returned for revision.

A cover letter must be included which contains a statement that the manuscript has not been published elsewhere and that it has not been submitted simultaneously for publication elsewhere. If the research required an Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocol, indicate approval was obtained prior to the conducting of the study. Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce copyrighted material from other sources. Please include all contact information for the corresponding author.

The title page must include title, author(s) names and affiliations, and a suggested running head. Manuscripts are blinded reviewed, so no author information is to be included in the manuscript itself. The second page should contain an abstract, which should not exceed 300 words (allowances are made for case studies). The manuscript must be double-spaced. All figures and graphics should be camera ready and included after the main body. Tables should be included in the main as close as possible to their original reference.

Editor Emeritus

Russell Porter, Ph.D., Ed.D. – Texas A&M University-Central Texas

Chief Editor

Kellie Cude, Ph.D. – Texas A&M University-Central Texas

Managing Editor

Morgan Lewing, Ed.D. – Texas A&M University-Central Texas

Board of Editors

  • Caroline Glackin, Ph.D. – Fayetteville State University
  • Mark McCoy, Ph.D. – DePauw University
  • Nathan Moran, Ph.D. – Midwestern State University
  • Don Patthoff, DDS – George Washington Institute of Living Ethics
  • Ida Schick, Ph.D. – Xavier University

Publishing and Subscription Information

The Journal of Higher Education Ethics (ISSN 1559-4440 Online) is published by Texas A&M University-Central Texas with support from EBSCO and respective search engines.

All articles, book reviews and other content are the thoughts and works of the original authors. Texas A&M University-Central Texas protects the author’s views and content from unwarranted intrusion into freedom of research and speech, but remains neutral in position to all content contained within.