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.
New Books About Higher Education
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.