New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Oct 06, 2015
Cliff Wharton -- who led Michigan State, SUNY and TIAA-CREF -- discusses his new autobiography.
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.
Author discusses new book on history's evolution as a discipline and what that means for the field today.
Research from University of Washington shows professors to be self-critical about and constantly struggling to improve their teaching.
Philosopher discusses new book on why favoritism is better than fairness.
New research suggests that campus environment greatly impacts conservative students' political styles, and that they can thrive on predominantly liberal campuses.
Editors discuss new book on diversity work within higher education.
Authors discuss new book about how women in academe balance their work and family responsibilities.  
Amid recent scandals, authors discuss new book on "why students do it and what educators can do about it."



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.

June 27, 2013

Author discusses new book on how faculty members can consider their own teaching and learning experiences to improve them.

June 6, 2013

Editors discuss themes of new collection of essays on challenges faced by academic women with children.

June 4, 2013

New book argues that English has become the global language of science -- and that, on balance, it's a good thing.

April 30, 2013

Author discusses his new book, Student Activism and Civil Rights in Mississippi.

April 19, 2013

Editors of new volume of essays discuss their ideas about the importance to undergraduate programs of including arts and sciences disciplines in meaningful ways.


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