New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Mar 02, 2017
New book tells the story of initiative that brings liberal arts education to incarcerated men and women.
Author discusses new book that considers both the positive and negative impacts of an interdisciplinary approach.
New books set out agendas for both professors and students on how to change the experience and career paths.
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.
Authors discuss new book on high levels of Asian-American achievement in education in which they argue that it's not about culture.
Author discusses new book about how historically black colleges have responded to discrimination, economic challenges and more.
Author of new book on "purposeful graduates" says colleges must talk to students about the importance of creating and living meaningful lives.
Author discusses new book in which he argues that institutions can hold themselves to higher levels of accountability and inclusivity.
Author discusses his new book seeking the abolition of institutional review boards.
The class biases of those hiring for the highest-paid entry-level jobs ensure that those jobs go to graduates of elite colleges from affluent backgrounds, a new book argues.
Author discusses his new book on science before and after the dominance of English as a global language.
New book proposes teaching-intensive tenure track to address what it calls the "real" crisis in the humanities.
Author of new book on the creation of the research university discusses the role of disciplines and information overload -- from the 18th century to the rise of MOOCs.

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February 12, 2016

Author discusses his new book, explaining his discipline and the work professors do.

January 25, 2016

Editor discusses new book about the history of and outlook for African-American engineers.

January 7, 2016

Author of new book explains a path forward -- in large part through changes in doctoral education -- for disciplines whose scholars feel under siege.

January 6, 2016

What goes on behind closed doors when professors decide who should get chance to earn a Ph.D.? Author of new book was allowed to watch. She saw elitism, a heavy focus on the GRE and some troubling conversations.

November 12, 2015

Author discusses new book arguing that China's universities are rising while America's are in decline.

November 6, 2015

Gail Mellow, a community college president, discusses the importance of pedagogy -- the theme of a new book she co-authored.

October 22, 2015

Author of new book on the history of the American Association of University Professors discusses how the organization has changed and remained the same over the last century, and what its next 100 years might look like.

October 20, 2015

Photographer discusses new book about Morris Brown College, a historically black college that largely closed its doors after losing accreditation.

October 12, 2015

Author discusses new book on the intersection of physical place, history and literature.

October 6, 2015

Cliff Wharton -- who led Michigan State, SUNY and TIAA-CREF -- discusses his new autobiography.

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