New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Oct 11, 2018
Authors discuss their new book about viewing colleges and universities as media institutions focused on winning over audiences.
Cover image of The Flight of a Butterfly or the Path of a Bullet?: Using Technology to Transform Teaching and Learning
Feb 28, 2018
Author discusses new book on how technology is changing K-12 education, and the lessons of schools' experiences for higher education.
After a year of constant debate and considerable divisiveness, three texts seek to make the discussion more productive.
Beverly Daniel Tatum discusses revised 20th-anniversary edition of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?
Book details conflicting relationships between growing tech companies of the San Francisco Bay Area and local higher education. Despite high-profile successes of Stanford, book finds much to be lacking.
New book examines which liberal arts colleges are hiring nontraditional presidents (money and prestige make it less likely) and argues that boards should be asking a different question than "traditional or nontraditional?"
Cathy Davidson’s new book is a manifesto on teaching students -- and institutions -- how to survive and thrive in the digital age.
Author of new study of for-profit legal education sector answers questions about the book and potential lessons for policy makers.
Author discusses new book on how the value of higher education is discussed -- and how issues of gender influence that discussion.
Author discusses her new book of writing advice for academics.  
Author discusses her new book about promoting success of at-risk students.
New book seeks to round out the trigger warning debate with competing histories of the trend and case studies from the classroom.
Mark Stein’s Vice Capades: Sex, Drugs and Bowling From the Pilgrims to the Present tracks how the vice of one century, such as bowling or playing cards, can become the wholesome family recreation of another, writes Scott McLemee.
Author discusses his new book, which argues that politicians and “zombie leadership” in higher education are destroying academic values.

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December 5, 2017

Using a database of 750 cases of research fraud from around the world, professors examine fraud as a phenomenon, tracing its history and trajectory and looking at what can be done about it.

November 21, 2017

New book explores how colleges were not created equal -- and how pressures have driven them to be even less so in recent decades.

November 7, 2017

Editors discuss new book about a push by many Christian colleges to diversify their institutions.

November 2, 2017

New book by a former professor looks at the tensions and struggles behind what author describes as Georgetown’s “bold, important and interesting” experiment to bring American liberal education to Qatar.

October 17, 2017

Author discusses how college diversity programs can result in students overattributing success to factors like merit and hard work, while ignoring systemic or institutional problems.

October 13, 2017

Author discusses his new book about why those who major in liberal arts disciplines -- and the humanities in particular -- make great employees.

October 3, 2017

Bentley University president discusses her new book on preparing students for success.

September 12, 2017

Northeastern president discusses his new book on how higher education can train students for careers where technology cannot make them redundant.

September 8, 2017

After a year of constant debate and considerable divisiveness, three texts seek to make the discussion more productive.

September 6, 2017

Beverly Daniel Tatum discusses revised 20th-anniversary edition of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

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