New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Aug 18, 2015
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.
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."
Steve Weinberg, a critic of big-time college football and longtime friend of Graham Spanier, considers two new books on the Sandusky scandal.
Recent graduate's book takes on what he sees as hedonistic and irresponsible culture on campus.
U. of Michigan professor caused major controversy with course called 'How to Be Gay.' A dozen years later, he has written a book on the same topic.

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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.

April 16, 2013

Authors of new book discuss ways to improve teaching and learning in the STEM fields.

April 9, 2013

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?

April 1, 2013

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.

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