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.
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.
A university administrator's new book looks at students who were motivated by creativity, not grades, to think deeply and impact others.
New book aims to put the fight for black studies departments and cultural centers in a broader historical context.
A new book explores a Florida legislative committee that targeted gay students and professors in the 1950s and '60s.
Authors of new book discuss political science, "physics envy," and why scholars need to change their view of models.
New book examines the decline of ROTC after the Vietnam War and its recent return to America's elite campuses.
Economist's new book explains the many ways financial forces affect scientific research -- and those who hope to practice it.
Professor discusses his biography of Benjamin Mays, the Morehouse president whose influence went well beyond mentoring Martin Luther King Jr.
Author gets inside look at IRBs, and offers perspectives on how they operate, and how researchers can improve their chances of a smooth review.
New book sheds light on higher education's complicated history with the federal government.



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.

March 29, 2013

William Bowen, former Princeton president, argues in new book that technology can lower college costs, but there remain more questions than answers.

March 12, 2013

Author discusses new book on the challenges facing Mexican-American students.

February 18, 2013

Anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon talks to Inside Higher Ed about his new book, Noble Savages, and his lengthy and exceptionally controversial career.

February 4, 2013

Author discusses new book on history's evolution as a discipline and what that means for the field today.

January 10, 2013

Research from University of Washington shows professors to be self-critical about and constantly struggling to improve their teaching.

January 8, 2013

Philosopher discusses new book on why favoritism is better than fairness.

December 4, 2012

New research suggests that campus environment greatly impacts conservative students' political styles, and that they can thrive on predominantly liberal campuses.


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