New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Mar 30, 2017
The Devil and Webster depicts feminist campus leader struggling to deal with escalating student protest over tenure denial she knows (but can’t explain in public) was justified.
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. 
New book explores how those at seven elite liberal arts colleges make decisions about academics, social life and more.
Author asks why some countries are better than others at science and technology.
Author discusses his new book on a much praised philosophy for public higher education.
Author discusses her new book, Reimagining Popular Notions of American Intellectualism.
New book urges colleges to exercise not-so-common sense when it comes to optimizing the undergraduate experience and otherwise striving toward institutional excellence.

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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.

September 21, 2016

Author discusses new book on the relationship between the "sharing economy" and the erosion of faculty rights.

September 12, 2016

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...'

September 9, 2016

New book examines how technology is changing education -- and whether that change is for the better.

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