New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Jan 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.
Authors discuss book that seeks to counter the narrative about how higher ed prepares students for careers. They say college must be more than job training, and that term “liberal arts” is misunderstood.
Book offers critique of uses of big data to measure the output of professors and institutions, arguing that technique is equivalent to “The Emperor’s New Clothes.”
Author discusses his new book about how administrators can lead colleges with "mindfulness and self-compassion" -- and the right emotions.
Author discusses his new book about why philosophers were an early target of the Cold War Red scare.
In new collection of essays, scholars make the case for diversity as essential to higher education and society generally.
Author discusses new book on the history of elite universities becoming coeducational -- with the push coming from male leaders for reasons having little to do with equity.
Author discusses his new book on the politics of tuition policies in OECD countries.
Gender-based discrimination in the academic workplace isn’t always overt, but the “shrapnel” of small indignities stays with you. That’s the premise of a new book on this kind of bias, and how to alleviate it.
Author discusses new book on the relationship between the "sharing economy" and the erosion of faculty rights.
A new book by undergraduates at Michigan State offers teaching advice based on thousands of comments from students starting with the prompt, 'To my professor...'
New book examines how technology is changing education -- and whether that change is for the better.
Author of the 1988 book Profscam, conservative talk radio host Charles Sykes, discusses his new book that again takes on higher education. 

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November 14, 2016

A new book argues that friendship isn’t necessarily a distraction in college but may be essential to academic success.

November 2, 2016

New book argues for change after decades of policies that authors say are strangling public higher education.

October 26, 2016

Authors discuss book that seeks to counter the narrative about how higher ed prepares students for careers. They say college must be more than job training, and that term “liberal arts” is misunderstood.

October 25, 2016

Book offers critique of uses of big data to measure the output of professors and institutions, arguing that technique is equivalent to “The Emperor’s New Clothes.”

October 12, 2016

Author discusses his new book about how administrators can lead colleges with "mindfulness and self-compassion" -- and the right emotions.

October 7, 2016

Author discusses his new book about why philosophers were an early target of the Cold War Red scare.

October 4, 2016

In new collection of essays, scholars make the case for diversity as essential to higher education and society generally.

September 30, 2016

Author discusses new book on the history of elite universities becoming coeducational -- with the push coming from male leaders for reasons having little to do with equity.

September 28, 2016

Author discusses his new book on the politics of tuition policies in OECD countries.

September 22, 2016

Gender-based discrimination in the academic workplace isn’t always overt, but the “shrapnel” of small indignities stays with you. That’s the premise of a new book on this kind of bias, and how to alleviate it.

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