New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Jan 30, 2019
Author discusses in her upcoming book why chapter members drink and participate in "rape culture."
Cover image of The Flight of a Butterfly or the Path of a Bullet?: Using Technology to Transform Teaching and Learning
Feb 28, 2018
Author discusses new book on how technology is changing K-12 education, and the lessons of schools' experiences for higher education.
Editors discuss new book on diversity work within higher education.
Authors discuss new book about how women in academe balance their work and family responsibilities.  
Amid recent scandals, authors discuss new book on "why students do it and what educators can do about it."
Steve Weinberg, a critic of big-time college football and longtime friend of Graham Spanier, considers two new books on the Sandusky scandal.
Recent graduate's book takes on what he sees as hedonistic and irresponsible culture on campus.
U. of Michigan professor caused major controversy with course called 'How to Be Gay.' A dozen years later, he has written a book on the same topic.
A university administrator's new book looks at students who were motivated by creativity, not grades, to think deeply and impact others.
New book aims to put the fight for black studies departments and cultural centers in a broader historical context.
A new book explores a Florida legislative committee that targeted gay students and professors in the 1950s and '60s.
Authors of new book discuss political science, "physics envy," and why scholars need to change their view of models.
New book examines the decline of ROTC after the Vietnam War and its recent return to America's elite campuses.
Economist's new book explains the many ways financial forces affect scientific research -- and those who hope to practice it.

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July 16, 2014

An upcoming book argues that meetings -- one of the most loathed aspects of academic life -- are untapped sources of creativity and insight.

June 13, 2014

A documentary filmmaker releases a critical look at higher education and student debt. But was he wrong to ignore the for-profit sector?

June 12, 2014

Author discusses a new approach to affirmative action in admissions that she says could help the disadvantaged without some of the legal and political issues that challenge current approaches.

June 10, 2014

Study finds that the more students engage with faculty members and academics, the more their political views moderate. Student activities are what appear to encourage those already leaning left or right to tilt further.

May 8, 2014

New book on making the choice offers an enriching discussion with no clear answers.

April 28, 2014

Author of new book explains why no one case can be made for the importance of the humanities -- and why the arguments must be different in America and Britain.

March 28, 2014

Author discusses in new book how college students in the 20th century changed fashion.

March 27, 2014

A new book argues federal lawmakers have failed to maintain a rational higher ed policy but come together on behalf of for-profits that spend generously.

March 5, 2014

A former college president identifies 9 elements for success.

February 18, 2014

Author discusses new book arguing that Christian adults should consider Christian colleges and that those institutions should embrace the nontraditional market.

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