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.
New book urges colleges to exercise not-so-common sense when it comes to optimizing the undergraduate experience and otherwise striving toward institutional excellence.
Author discusses his new book on the evolution of Middle East studies in specific and area studies more broadly.
Author discusses his new book about why higher education still matters.
Too often, service learning prioritizes students over the people with whom they work, Randy Stoecker argues in a new book.
Author discusses new book about class inequality at an elite university.
Two sociologists interviewed law deans and admissions officers about impact of U.S. News rankings on legal education -- and their new book says impact is significant and generally negative.
New book decodes key terms for academic life, from A to Z.
New book argues that professors should actively resist the "culture of speed" in academe.
New book argues that students involved in campus protests over controversial speakers or ideas should instead support a marketplace of ideas in which all notions are heard and the best rise to the top.
New book tells story of a largely forgotten man who won a landmark Supreme Court decision.
Two former college presidents, both longtime scholars of higher education, discuss their new book on the problems -- real and imagined -- facing academe.
Author discusses book about the history, inner workings and social role of college a cappella.

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September 9, 2016

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

August 18, 2016

Author of the 1988 book Profscam, conservative talk radio host Charles Sykes, discusses his new book that again takes on higher education. 

August 11, 2016

New book explores how those at seven elite liberal arts colleges make decisions about academics, social life and more.

July 26, 2016

Author asks why some countries are better than others at science and technology.

July 14, 2016

Author discusses his new book on a much praised philosophy for public higher education.

July 12, 2016

Author discusses her new book, Reimagining Popular Notions of American Intellectualism.

June 21, 2016

New book urges colleges to exercise not-so-common sense when it comes to optimizing the undergraduate experience and otherwise striving toward institutional excellence.

June 17, 2016

Author discusses his new book on the evolution of Middle East studies in specific and area studies more broadly.

June 13, 2016

Author discusses his new book about why higher education still matters.

May 16, 2016

Too often, service learning prioritizes students over the people with whom they work, Randy Stoecker argues in a new book.

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