New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Feb 05, 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.
A coloring book from the University of Chicago Press? Yes, and it pokes fun at academe.
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.
New book tells the story of initiative that brings liberal arts education to incarcerated men and women.
Women's studies meets mathematics in a new book arguing for a more inclusive cultural notion of numeracy.
A new book argues that the focus on credentials and growing inequality led to the rise in for-profit colleges. 
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.
Editors discuss their new essay collection on the portrayal of colleges, students and academics -- across genres and eras.
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.

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July 12, 2017

Author discusses his new book, which argues that politicians and “zombie leadership” in higher education are destroying academic values.

June 13, 2017

Author explains his history of American higher education, told through specific periods in the development of various sectors.

May 18, 2017

A professor discusses how he turned to his colleagues for help answering the question -- and turned the results into a book.

May 17, 2017

Graduate student who is subject of Title IX critic Laura Kipnis's new book sues for defamation and invasion of privacy.

May 4, 2017

Author discusses new book about the relationship between higher education and the localities where institutions live.

May 3, 2017

Author discusses his new book about American higher education, which suggests it may be better off today than people realize … because it has always faced so many problems and has always been a “hustler’s paradise.”

April 17, 2017

A coloring book from the University of Chicago Press? Yes, and it pokes fun at academe.

March 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.

March 2, 2017

New book tells the story of initiative that brings liberal arts education to incarcerated men and women.

March 1, 2017

Women's studies meets mathematics in a new book arguing for a more inclusive cultural notion of numeracy.

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