New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Jun 24, 2015
Author of new book on "purposeful graduates" says colleges must talk to students about the importance of creating and living meaningful lives.
Author discusses themes of new book on the courts and higher education.
Author discusses new book on how faculty members can consider their own teaching and learning experiences to improve them.
Editors discuss themes of new collection of essays on challenges faced by academic women with children.
New book argues that English has become the global language of science -- and that, on balance, it's a good thing.
Author discusses his new book, Student Activism and Civil Rights in Mississippi.
Editors of new volume of essays discuss their ideas about the importance to undergraduate programs of including arts and sciences disciplines in meaningful ways.
Authors of new book discuss ways to improve teaching and learning in the STEM fields.
Author discusses analysis that may frustrate some on the left and on the right in his new book Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?
Research featured in new book suggests that, in effort to lure full-pay students, universities have shifted their institutional priorities to the benefit of the affluent and the detriment of everyone else.
William Bowen, former Princeton president, argues in new book that technology can lower college costs, but there remain more questions than answers.
Author discusses new book on the challenges facing Mexican-American students.
Anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon talks to Inside Higher Ed about his new book, Noble Savages, and his lengthy and exceptionally controversial career.

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February 4, 2014

Husband-and-wife professors at Yale law school (she gave us the "Tiger Mother" debate) publish book about why some racial and ethnic groups are more successful than others. And no, it's not because they value education.

January 31, 2014

Editors discuss themes in new book of essays, written by multiracial college students.

November 20, 2013

Author of new book offers tips for grad students and job-seekers.

October 4, 2013

A new book gives tips and tricks to boards, presidents and would-be presidents to avoid leadership disasters.

September 11, 2013

Author of new book on academic dishonesty discusses strategies for reducing cheating while improving student learning.

September 6, 2013

Author of new novel about her former job -- helping applicants write their admissions essays -- answers questions about the book and the competition to get in to college.

August 15, 2013

Derek Bok's new book asserts that much of the recent criticism of higher education is inaccurate or oversimplified, but that plenty of serious problems do exist.

August 12, 2013

Editors of new book discuss the zombie apocalypse in higher education.

August 6, 2013

Longtime higher education scholar Robert Zemsky tries to get at what’s actually keeping higher education from making changes. His answer? A lot.

July 30, 2013

Author discusses themes of new book on the courts and higher education.

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