Guidelines for Authors


  1. Submissions of 500-1000 words engaging a challenging issue within, or impinging upon, higher education are welcome in any of the following formats:
    1. a short position paper
    2. a short TED-style video
    3. a debate wherein two authors articulate opposing viewpoints.
  2. Submissions should address a values issue in a rich and complex way that enables readers to better articulate their own views.
  3. Submissions should be framed in a way that fosters discussion and debate.
  4. Submissions can acknowledge the political impact of a values issue, but they should not explicitly endorse the political views of any one political party or political candidate.

EDITORIAL PROCESS (revised 06/2016)

  • Articles should be submitted via email, as an attachment in .doc or .pdf format, to
  • Submissions should be prepared for blind review.
  • Submissions will be reviewed by two members of the editorial board.
  • Notification of acceptance, revise and resubmit, or rejection will be sent via email within approximately 1 month of submission.
  • An author will have 1 month to revise his/her submission.
  • Accepted submissions will appear at the rate of 1 per month on the FORUM website.


  • The economic and emotional complexities of the exploitation of the adjunct workforce.
  • The place of the humanities on the campuses of newer academic institutions.
  • The role of institutions of higher education in relation to the children of immigrants
  • The place of faith-based student groups at institutions of higher education


Any questions about this publication can be addressed to Fiona Tolhurst at

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