Dear Academicians and Researchers,
With this April 2014 issue, The Journal of Higher Education and Science have started the fourth year of its
I am proud to announce that our journal will be indexed by OAJI (Open Academic Journals Index), J-Gate (Open
J-Gate) ve TÜBİTAK-ULAKBİM (Database of Social Sciences and Humanities) with this issue. Procedures for
registration to other databases and evaluation processes are in progress.
This issue includes studies on the the governance of higher education systems and university autonomy, policy
proposal for higher education agenda in Turkey, organizational silence in universities, graduate students and
academic mentoring, problems encountered in teaching logic in faculties of theology, and use of university
websites for promotion.
In this issue you will also find the ‘Declaration of Academic Freedom' submitted by the Board of Higher Education
I wish to thank to all who contributed a lot of effort in accomplishing the current journal standards, and to
With my best wishes,
Professor Şükrü Oğuz ÖZDAMAR, M.D.