Eckel, P. D., & Trower, C. A. (anticipated November 2018). Practical Wisdom: Thinking differently about college and university governance. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
Eckel, P. D., & Trower, C. (2016, Nov.). Boards and institutional diversity: Missed opportunities, points of leverage. New York: TIAA Institute.
Eckel, P. D. (2016). Institutional governance for a shared glocal engagement mission. In Higher education in the world 6: Towards a socially responsible university: Balancing the global with the local. Barcelona, Spain: Global University Network for Innovation.
Eckel, P. D., & Kezar, A. (2016). The intersecting authority of boards, presidents and faculty: Toward shared leadership. In M. N. Bastedo, P. G. Altbach, & P. J. Gumport (Eds.), American higher education in the twenty-first century. 4th Edition. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 155–187.
Eckel, P. D., Hartley, J. M. & Colleagues. (2015). Describing the statutory status of U.S. and Kazakhstani universities. Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev University/Ministry of Higher Education.
Eckel, P. D. (2013, November/December). What presidents really think about their boards. Trusteeship, 6–13.
Eckel, P. D., & Hignite, K. (2012). Finding the right prescription for higher education’s ills: Can health care provide answers? Washington DC: National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO).
Eckel, P. D., & Kezar, A. (2011, 2003). Taking the reins: Institutional transformation in higher education. Westport CT: ACE/Praeger (re-released 2011).
Eckel, P. D., & Hartley M. (2011). Presidential leadership in an age of transition: Dynamic responses for a turbulent time. Washington DC: American Council on Education.
Eckel, P. D. (2009, 2003). Changing course: Making the hard decisions to eliminate academic programs. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. (Published 2003 Westport, CT: Praeger Higher Education Series) (re-released 2009).
Morphew, C., & Eckel, P. D. (Eds., 2009). Privatizing the public university: Perspectives from across the academy. Baltimore: MD. The Johns Hopkins University Press.
Eckel, P. D., Cook, B. J., & King, J. E. (2009). The CAO census: A national profile of chief academic officers. Washington DC: American Council on Education.
Eckel, P. D., & Hartley, J. M. (2008). Developing academic strategic alliances: Reconciling multiple, institutional cultures, policies, and practices. The Journal of Higher Education, 79, 613–637.
Eckel, P. D. (2008). Mission diversity and the tension between prestige and effectiveness: An overview of U.S. higher education. Higher Education Policy, 21, 175–192.
Kezar, A., Eckel, P., Contreras-McGavin, M. & Quaye, S. (2008). Creating a web of support: An important leadership strategy for advancing campus diversity. Higher Education, 55(1), 69–92.
Eckel, P. D. (Ed., 2006). The shifting frontiers of academic decision making: Responding to new priorities, following new pathways. Westport CT: ACE/Praeger.
Kezar, A., & Eckel, P. D. (2004). Meeting today’s governance challenges: A synthesis of the literature and examination of a future research agenda. The Journal of Higher Education, 75, 371–399.
Kezar, A., & Eckel, P. D. (2002). The effect of institutional culture on change strategies in higher education: Universal principles or culturally responsive concepts? The Journal of Higher Education, 73, 435–460.
Eckel, P. D. (2000). The role of shared governance in institutional hard decisions: Enabler or antagonist? Review of Higher Education, 24, 15–39.
Kezar, A., & Eckel, P. (Eds., 2000). Moving beyond the gap between research and practice in higher education. New Directions for Higher Education, No. 110. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.