Two former college presidents, both longtime scholars of higher education, discuss their new book on the problems -- real and imagined -- facing academe.
New Books About Higher Education
Author discusses book about the history, inner workings and social role of college a cappella.
Historian A. J. Angulo examines the history of for-profit colleges and universities and how many of the problems surrounding these institutions aren't new, but rooted in a past that goes back to the colonial era.
Author discusses new book on the evolution of the modern university.
Historian discusses his new book on how courts in the United States have treated cases involving access to higher education.
Author discusses his new book on "the changing marketplace" facing colleges and universities.
Author discusses his new book, explaining his discipline and the work professors do.
Editor discusses new book about the history of and outlook for African-American engineers.
Author of new book explains a path forward -- in large part through changes in doctoral education -- for disciplines whose scholars feel under siege.
What goes on behind closed doors when professors decide who should get chance to earn a Ph.D.? Author of new book was allowed to watch. She saw elitism, a heavy focus on the GRE and some troubling conversations.