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.
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.
A new book watches students push boundaries and develop artistic visions.
Andrew S. Rosen, Kaplan's CEO, takes on the traditional view of college with his debut book, arguing that higher education needs a "reboot" to meet America's goals.
Author argues that impact on campus life is significant -- and educators should know more about it.

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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.

November 2, 2012

Editors discuss new book on diversity work within higher education.

October 9, 2012

Authors discuss new book about how women in academe balance their work and family responsibilities.

 

September 27, 2012

Amid recent scandals, authors discuss new book on "why students do it and what educators can do about it."

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