Call for Manuscripts

Call for Manuscripts

The Journal of Postsecondary Student Success (JPSS) invites manuscripts from scholars dedicated to scholarship focused on student success in higher education.  JPSS is a joint initiative by the Center for Postsecondary Success (CPS), the Provost’s Office, and the University Library at the Florida State University, under the editorship of Dr. Shouping Hu and Dr. Joe O’Shea. This call is to solicit innovative manuscripts on college student success in higher education.  A group of well-respected scholars and practitioners are invited to serve on the editorial board.

Journal Description:

The Journal of Postsecondary Student Success (JPSS) is a quarterly, open-access interdisciplinary journal that publishes peer-reviewed research, editorials, and practitioner reports related to student success in higher education. We welcome submissions from both scholars and practitioners from all disciplines that involve student success, institutional effectiveness, and educational policy. The journal welcomes work that addresses challenges, interventions, innovations, and solutions to address issues facing postsecondary student success and equity from interdisciplinary perspectives.

General Topics of Interest Include:

  • Student success in higher education
  • Evaluation of educational policies or programs for student success
  • Effective programs and innovations
  • Data and analytics for student success
  • Student success in all types of postsecondary settings
  • Institutional research and assessment for student success
  • Organizational and institutional transformation for student success
  • Implementation issues in student success interventions
  • Institutional transformation for student success and equity
  • Equity and success for students of all backgrounds
  • Strategic finance for equity and student success
  • Student success in a changing world
  • Emerging issues in student success
  • Other relevant topics

Submission Focus:

In addressing these topics, authors are encouraged to emphasize the practical applications of their knowledge and findings for institutional administrators, policy makers, and practitioners. In addition, we intend to utilize JPSS as a dissemination platform that readers can share their reactions and responses to the items published by JPSS to create a virtual community.

We will start to accept submissions immediately and expect to publish the first issue in Spring 2021. We are particularly interested in work on postsecondary student success in the age of pandemic as the world is facing.

For further submission information, please consult the submission page: