New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Nov 20, 2018
Author discusses his new book defending research universities in an environment where their value is questioned by politicians and pundits.
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.
Author discusses his new book, which argues that politicians and “zombie leadership” in higher education are destroying academic values.
Author explains his history of American higher education, told through specific periods in the development of various sectors.
A professor discusses how he turned to his colleagues for help answering the question -- and turned the results into a book.
Graduate student who is subject of Title IX critic Laura Kipnis's new book sues for defamation and invasion of privacy.
Author discusses new book about the relationship between higher education and the localities where institutions live.
Author discusses his new book about American higher education, which suggests it may be better off today than people realize … because it has always faced so many problems and has always been a “hustler’s paradise.”
A coloring book from the University of Chicago Press? Yes, and it pokes fun at academe.
The Devil and Webster depicts feminist campus leader struggling to deal with escalating student protest over tenure denial she knows (but can’t explain in public) was justified.
New book tells the story of initiative that brings liberal arts education to incarcerated men and women.
Women's studies meets mathematics in a new book arguing for a more inclusive cultural notion of numeracy.
A new book argues that the focus on credentials and growing inequality led to the rise in for-profit colleges. 
A new book argues that the NCAA "has lost its way in the governance of intercollegiate athletics" and that the association is incapable of achieving reform.

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September 6, 2017

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

August 31, 2017

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.

August 30, 2017

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?"

August 24, 2017

Cathy Davidson’s new book is a manifesto on teaching students -- and institutions -- how to survive and thrive in the digital age.

August 22, 2017

Author of new study of for-profit legal education sector answers questions about the book and potential lessons for policy makers.

August 16, 2017

Author discusses new book on how the value of higher education is discussed -- and how issues of gender influence that discussion.

July 27, 2017

Author discusses her new book of writing advice for academics.

 

July 26, 2017

Author discusses her new book about promoting success of at-risk students.

July 20, 2017

New book seeks to round out the trigger warning debate with competing histories of the trend and case studies from the classroom.

July 19, 2017

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.

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