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.
Author discusses new book arguing that China's universities are rising while America's are in decline.
Gail Mellow, a community college president, discusses the importance of pedagogy -- the theme of a new book she co-authored.
Author of new book on the history of the American Association of University Professors discusses how the organization has changed and remained the same over the last century, and what its next 100 years might look like.
Photographer discusses new book about Morris Brown College, a historically black college that largely closed its doors after losing accreditation.
Author discusses new book on the intersection of physical place, history and literature.
Cliff Wharton -- who led Michigan State, SUNY and TIAA-CREF -- discusses his new autobiography.
Author discusses new book that considers both the positive and negative impacts of an interdisciplinary approach.
New books set out agendas for both professors and students on how to change the experience and career paths.
How should parents prepare children for college? In a new book, a former college president takes a look at programs and resources at five different institutions to find out what students need and what parents should do during the first year of college.
Authors discuss new book on high levels of Asian-American achievement in education in which they argue that it's not about culture.
Author discusses new book about how historically black colleges have responded to discrimination, economic challenges and more.
Author of new book on "purposeful graduates" says colleges must talk to students about the importance of creating and living meaningful lives.

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March 11, 2016

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.

March 9, 2016

Author discusses new book on the evolution of the modern university.

February 23, 2016

Historian discusses his new book on how courts in the United States have treated cases involving access to higher education.

February 16, 2016

Author discusses his new book on "the changing marketplace" facing colleges and universities.

February 12, 2016

Author discusses his new book, explaining his discipline and the work professors do.

January 25, 2016

Editor discusses new book about the history of and outlook for African-American engineers.

January 7, 2016

Author of new book explains a path forward -- in large part through changes in doctoral education -- for disciplines whose scholars feel under siege.

January 6, 2016

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.

November 12, 2015

Author discusses new book arguing that China's universities are rising while America's are in decline.

November 6, 2015

Gail Mellow, a community college president, discusses the importance of pedagogy -- the theme of a new book she co-authored.

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