Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership publishes quality manuscripts to disseminate the latest knowledge related to nonprofit education and leadership to help develop theory and practice. The journal seeks quantitative and/or qualitative research findings; conceptual or theoretical discussions; or program best practices.

Relevant topic areas (centered on nonprofit education and leadership) for the journal include, but are not limited to: nonprofit governance, fundraising, volunteer management, operations, legal framework, philanthropy, program planning, implementation and evaluation, and financial management.

The journal provides a forum for authors interested in nonprofit education and nonprofit leadership to exchange information via quality, peer-reviewed articles. This exchange is designed to advance theory and improve practice.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Invited Essay

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Program and Center Administration

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Teaching Case Study

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Book/Resource Reviews

Editors
  • Theresa Ricke-Kiely
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Proceedings of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management 2015 National Conference

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Exploring Nonprofit Study Program Accreditation

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Empirical Research

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Social Media Themed Issues

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Introduction

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

2016 Alliance for Nonprofit Management Conference

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Multimedia in Nonprofit

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Governance Case Studies by ARNOVA Governance Section and the Alliance for Nonprofit Management

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Teaching Note

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Video Case Study

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Program Administration and Development

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Pracademics and Nonprofit Education

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

High Impact in NonProfit

Editors
  • Tyrone Freeman
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Referred Case Studies

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Invited Case Study

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Guest Editor's Note

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Commentary

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

1. Editorial Board

The Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership (JNEL) is the official journal of the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council, whose members are recognized experts in the field. The full names and affiliations of the journal’s editorial board are provided on the journal’s website.

2. Authors’ and Editors’ Responsibilities

No fees are charged to authors for submissions or inclusion in the journal.

Authors are obliged to participate in the peer review process and all authors should have significantly contributed to the research. All authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes and a list of references. As no fee are required, no statement of financial support would be necessary. Authors are forbidden to publish the same research in more than one journal.

3. Peer Review Process

All of the journal’s content is subjected to peer review. The peer review is defined as obtaining advice on individual manuscripts from reviewers who are experts in the field. The journal utilizes a double-blind review process. Reviewers will have no conflict of interest. Reviewers will point out relevant published work that has not yet been cited. Reviewed articles will be treated confidentially.

4. Publication Ethics

The publisher and editors shall take reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred. In the event that a journal’s publisher or editors are made aware of any allegation of research misconduct, the publisher or editor shall deal with allegations appropriately. As soon as is reasonably possible, the journal makes retractions and/or corrections to articles when needed.

5. Copyright and Access

Copyright and licensing information for the journal should be directed to Sagamore-Venture at 3611 N. Staley Road, Ste. B, Champaign, IL 61822 or by email at periodicals@sagamorepub.com. The journal and individual articles are available to readers through Sagamore-Venture’s website or through EBSCO.

6. Archiving

A journal’s plan for electronic backup and preservation of access to the journal content in the event a journal is no longer published shall be clearly indicated.

7. Ownership and Management

The journal is owned, published, and copyrighted by Sagamore-Venture LLC and the Western Kentucky University Foundation.

8. Publishing Schedule

The journal is published four times per year.