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.
Using a database of 750 cases of research fraud from around the world, professors examine fraud as a phenomenon, tracing its history and trajectory and looking at what can be done about it.
New book explores how colleges were not created equal -- and how pressures have driven them to be even less so in recent decades.
Editors discuss new book about a push by many Christian colleges to diversify their institutions.
New book by a former professor looks at the tensions and struggles behind what author describes as Georgetown’s “bold, important and interesting” experiment to bring American liberal education to Qatar.
Author discusses how college diversity programs can result in students overattributing success to factors like merit and hard work, while ignoring systemic or institutional problems.
Author discusses his new book about why those who major in liberal arts disciplines -- and the humanities in particular -- make great employees.
Bentley University president discusses her new book on preparing students for success.
Northeastern president discusses his new book on how higher education can train students for careers where technology cannot make them redundant.
After a year of constant debate and considerable divisiveness, three texts seek to make the discussion more productive.
Beverly Daniel Tatum discusses revised 20th-anniversary edition of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?
Book details conflicting relationships between growing tech companies of the San Francisco Bay Area and local higher education. Despite high-profile successes of Stanford, book finds much to be lacking.
New book examines which liberal arts colleges are hiring nontraditional presidents (money and prestige make it less likely) and argues that boards should be asking a different question than "traditional or nontraditional?"

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February 8, 2018

Author discusses his new book, which combines intellectual history with a case for open access.

February 5, 2018

A new novel about academic life is not a ringing endorsement, to say the least. But it will make you laugh. And that's the point.

January 11, 2018

Co-editors discuss their no-holds-barred dictionary for academic life.

January 9, 2018

Authors acknowledge challenges for four-year colleges and worry about their future as drivers of opportunity. But they believe colleges are adaptable and will continue to offer students value.

January 3, 2018

Editors discuss the way a key teaching role has evolved -- and should evolve.

December 22, 2017

Author discusses new book on social science research in era of big data.

December 7, 2017

Author discusses his new book about disability and higher education -- a work that is highly critical of academe.

December 6, 2017

New book looks at “who changes, how much and into what” with influx of Chinese students into U.S. universities and at the underground learning networks students cultivate.

December 5, 2017

Using a database of 750 cases of research fraud from around the world, professors examine fraud as a phenomenon, tracing its history and trajectory and looking at what can be done about it.

November 21, 2017

New book explores how colleges were not created equal -- and how pressures have driven them to be even less so in recent decades.

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