New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
May 17, 2017
Graduate student who is subject of Title IX critic Laura Kipnis's new book sues for defamation and invasion of privacy.
Author discusses new book about a part of the student population pushing for more support -- and facing a backlash in some states.
Author discusses book about efforts in the post-Civil War era to create colleges in the South that educated men and women, black students and white students together.
Can faculty members be politically engaged advocates? New book -- Civic Labors: Scholarly Activism and Working-Class Studies -- argues that they can.
Author discusses his new book on the battles over the discipline and its future.
New book dives deep into the profession of academic advising, offering direction on how advisers can best counsel students.
Authors discuss their new book on the success -- in educational attainment and business -- of Indians in the United States.
New book explores different classroom strategies for teaching first-generation, underrepresented students.
Author discusses new book about how arrival of women in American higher education changed colleges’ sense of moral mission.
New book highlights intellectual property practices that the author says are dangerous for the public's interest in higher ed.
New book argues that sometimes faculty members of color going up for tenure are judged by a higher standard than are their white peers.
Book argues that faculty’s diminishing influence puts higher education at risk. Suggested interventions include changing tenure to save it -- namely by ending it for professors at 70 years of age.
A new book argues that friendship isn’t necessarily a distraction in college but may be essential to academic success.

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February 21, 2017

A new book argues that the NCAA "has lost its way in the governance of intercollegiate athletics" and that the association is incapable of achieving reform.

February 10, 2017

Editors discuss their new essay collection on the portrayal of colleges, students and academics -- across genres and eras.

January 24, 2017

Author discusses new book about a part of the student population pushing for more support -- and facing a backlash in some states.

January 17, 2017

Author discusses book about efforts in the post-Civil War era to create colleges in the South that educated men and women, black students and white students together.

January 10, 2017

Can faculty members be politically engaged advocates? New book -- Civic Labors: Scholarly Activism and Working-Class Studies -- argues that they can.

January 6, 2017

Author discusses his new book on the battles over the discipline and its future.

January 4, 2017

New book dives deep into the profession of academic advising, offering direction on how advisers can best counsel students.

December 15, 2016

Authors discuss their new book on the success -- in educational attainment and business -- of Indians in the United States.

December 7, 2016

New book explores different classroom strategies for teaching first-generation, underrepresented students.

December 6, 2016

Author discusses new book about how arrival of women in American higher education changed colleges’ sense of moral mission.

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