Directory » VICENTE LECHUGA
562 EDCT
845-4301
Department
Afilliations
Higher Education Administration
Education
Ed.D., Higher Education Leadership, University of Southern California
M.Ed., Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs, University of Southern California
M.Mus., Classical Guitar Performance, University of Southern California
B.S., Music Recording/Audio Engineering, University of Southern California
VICENTE LECHUGA
Associate Professor
Research Interests
Academic Freedom
For-profit Colleges and Universities
Governance
Higher Education Policy
BIOGRAPHY
Dr. Vicente Lechuga received his Doctorate of Education from the University of Southernn California in 2005. He joined the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development in fall of 2005. Dr. Lechuga teaches graduate level courses in higher education administration, higher education policy, and diversity issues in postsecondary institutions. He has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and authored and/or edited three books. His most recent book, "Qualitative Inquiry in Higher Education Organization and Policy Research" (Routledge, 2017) focuses on innovative ways to conduct qualitative research with regard to higher education policy and organizations. Dr. Lechuga currently chairs 10 doctoral committees, 12 master's committees, and serves on several others.
COURSES TAUGHT
EDAD612. POLY IN ADM HIGHER ED
2019C,2017C,2013C,2012C
EDAD612. Poly In Administration Higher Education
2008C,2007C,2006C,2005C
EDAD618. Edad In Crss Cult Envi
2009A,2008A,2007A,2006A
EDAD618. EDAD IN CRSS CULT ENVI
2020C,2019A,2018A,2017A,2016A
EDAD627. CASE STUDIES HIGHER ED
2020A,2018C
EDAD639. FOUND OF EDUC ADMIN
2020C,2019C,2018C,2017C,2016C
EDAD639. Found Of Educ Admin
2008C,2007C,2006C,2005C
EDAD655. ADMIN OF HIGHER EDUC
2016C,2014C
EDAD683. Practicum In Saahe
2009B,2008B
EDAD683. PRACTICUM IN SAAHE
2020A,2019A,2018B,2018A,2017A
EDAD684. INTERNSHIP
2020A,2019A,2018A,2017A,2016C
EDAD684. Internship
2009A,2008C,2008B,2008A,2007C
EDAD685. DIRECTED STUDIES
2020B,2020A,2019C,2019B,2018C
EDAD685. Directed Studies
2009B,2008C,2008B,2008A,2007C
EDAD689. Special Topics In :div And Soc Just Hgh Education
2009B
EDAD689. SPECIAL TOPICS IN
2020C,2015B

FORMER DOCTORAL STUDENTS
Stefanie Anne Baker (Summer 2020)
Tearney Rose Woodruff (Summer 2019)
Jesse Marcus Shelton Lewis (Fall 2018)
Kristen Arlene Harrell (Fall 2017)
Maria Claudia Barbato Alves (Summer 2017)
Joel L. Turner III (Fall 2015)
Danny Ray Gallant (Fall 2015)
Robert Arthur Brewer (Fall 2015)
William King (Summer 2015)
Ryan Beard (Fall 2014)
Rosa Banda (Fall 2012)
Frank Bouchet (Spring 2011)
Claire Phillips (Spring 2011)
Cynthia Hernandez (Fall 2010)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Books and Monographs
Hentschke, G., Lechuga, V.M., & Tierney, W.G. (2010). For-profit colleges and universities in a knowledge economy. In G. C. Hentschke, V. M. Lechuga & W. G. Tierney (Eds.), For-profit colleges and universities: Their markets, regulation, performance, and place in higher education. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing
Lechuga, V.M. (2006). The Changing Landscape of the Academic Profession: The culture of faculty at for-profit colleges and universities. New York: Routledge.
Journal Articles
Lechuga, V. M., Pasque, P. (2017). Preface: Examining higher education policy and organizations through qualitative research methods. In P. Pasque & V.M. Lechuga (Eds.), Qualitative inquiry in higher education organization and policy research.
Lechuga, V.M. (2016). Structuring for organizational efficiency and effectiveness: A case study of market-based teaching and learning. Journal of the Professoriate, 8(2)
Lechuga, V. M. (2014). A non-intrusive approach to faculty mentoring: Underrepresented faculty in STEM disciplines. Higher Education, 68(6), 909-926. DOI: 10.1007/s10734-014-9751-z
Lechuga, V. M. (2012). Exploring culture from a distance: The utility of telephone interviews in qualitative research. Qualitative Studies in Education, 25(3), 251-268
Lechuga, V. M. (2012). Latino faculty in STEM disciplines: Motivation to engage in research activities. Journal of Latinos and Education, 11(2), 107-123
Lechuga, V.M., & Chang, D.A. (2012). Motivation and scholarly work: Cultivating and sustaining faculty research productivity. Journal of the Professoriate, 6(2), 59-97
*Bouchet, A., Hutchinson, M., & Lechuga, V. M. (in press). Brand establishment at the University of Chicago: An investigation of de-escalation of commitment at the University of Chicago. Journal of Sport Administration & Supervision
Lechuga, V. M. (2011). Faculty-graduate student mentoring relationships: Mentors' perceived roles and responsibilities. Higher Education, 62(10), 757-771, DOI: 10.1007/s10734-011-9416-0
Tierney, W.G., & Lechuga, V.M. (2010). The social significance of academic freedom. Cultural Studies[61683]Critical Methodologies, 10(2), 118-133
Lechuga, V.M., Clerc, L., & Howell, A.K. (2009). Power, privilege, and learning: Facilitating encountered situations to promote social justice. Journal of College Student Development, 50(2), pp 229-244.
Lechuga, V.M., & Schaefer, C. (2009). Let her play: Challenges from within that threaten Title IX and women's intercollegiate athletics. Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education, 3(1), pp. 85-98
Lechuga, V.M. (2008). Assessment, knowledge, and customer service: Contextualizing faculty work at for-profit colleges and universities. Review of Higher Education, 31(3), pp. 287-307.
Lechuga, V.M. (2005). Protecting academic freedom in a time of crisis. Navigator, 5(1), 1-3.
Tierney, W.G., & Lechuga, V.M. (2005). Academic freedom in the 21st century. Thought & Action, 21, 7-22.
Lechuga, V.M. (2004). Challenges and responsibilities: A review of governing academia. Metropolitan Universities Journal, 15(1), 127-129.
Book Chapters
Pasque, P. & Lechuga, V.M. (2017). (Eds.). Qualitative inquiry in higher education organization and policy research. New York: Routledge.
Lechuga, V.M. (2010). Who are they and what do they do? In G. C. Hentschke, V. M. Lechuga & W. G. Tierney (Eds.), For-profit colleges and universities: Their markets, regulation, performance, and place in higher education. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing
Lechuga, V.M. (2009). The paradox of for-profit higher education (pp. 205-224). In J.C. Knapp & D.J. Siegel (Eds.), The business of higher education (Vol. 2): Management and fiscal strategies. Westport, CT: Praeger
Lechuga, V.M. (2004). Exploring current issues of shared governance. In W.G. Tierney & V.M. Lechuga (Eds.), Restructuring Shared Governance in Higher Education. New Directions for Higher Education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Other Publications and Presentations
Deiserio, A., & Lechuga, V.M. (2012). The global growth of private higher education [Book Review]. Review of Higher Education, 35(4), 656-658
Tierney, W.G., & Lechuga, V.M. (2010). Differences in academic faculty at traditional and for-profit colleges and universities: Policy implications for academic freedom. In G. C. Hentschke, V. M. Lechuga & W. G. Tierney (Eds.), For-profit colleges and universities: Their markets, regulation, performance, and place in higher education. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing
Tierney, W.G. & Lechuga, V.M. (Eds.). (2004). Restructuring Shared Governance in Higher Education. New Directions for Higher Educatio, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Campbell, C.D., Lechuga, V.M. & Venegas, K. (2003). Report on the University of Southern California faculty satisfaction survey. Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis. Los Angeles: University of Southern California.
Lechuga, V.M., Tierney, W.G., & Hentschke, G. (2003). Expanding the Horizon: For-profit degree granting institutions in higher education. Los Angeles: University of Southern California, Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis.
Lechuga, V.M. (2002). Will the Pell grant have the ability to provide access and choice in the future? Report No. HE-034874. Washington, DC (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED464559). [Reprinted in Academic Exchange - Extra, June 2002].

RESEARCH PROJECTS
Faculty Development Leave
PI. TAMU Dean of Faculties (State)
2015-09-01 — 2015-12-31
Linda F. and Robert A. Lacey '60 Faculty Fellowship
PI. Texas A&M Foundation (Private)
2012-09-01 — 2019-08-31
Moving Toward Diversity: How University Administrators are Working to Increase Minority Student Access and Success in American Public Universities
PI. TAMU Mexican American/Latino Research Center (State)
2006-09-01 — 2007-08-31
Proposal to Develop a Profile of ARL Research Libraries
Co-PI (). Association of Research Libraries (Private)
2006-05-01 — 2006-12-31

AWARDS
Excellence in the Academy Award. National Education Association. (2005)
Fellow. Mexican American and U.S. Latino Research Center (MALRC) Fellows. (2006)
EDITORSHIPS
Associate Editor. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (2006)
LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
Chair. Awards Committee. (2010)
Co-Chair. Program Committee, American Educational Research Association-Division J. (2014)