New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
May 16, 2016
Too often, service learning prioritizes students over the people with whom they work, Randy Stoecker argues in a new book.
Derek Bok's new book asserts that much of the recent criticism of higher education is inaccurate or oversimplified, but that plenty of serious problems do exist.
Editors of new book discuss the zombie apocalypse in higher education.
Longtime higher education scholar Robert Zemsky tries to get at what’s actually keeping higher education from making changes. His answer? A lot.
Author discusses themes of new book on the courts and higher education.
Author discusses new book on how faculty members can consider their own teaching and learning experiences to improve them.
Editors discuss themes of new collection of essays on challenges faced by academic women with children.
New book argues that English has become the global language of science -- and that, on balance, it's a good thing.
Author discusses his new book, Student Activism and Civil Rights in Mississippi.
Editors of new volume of essays discuss their ideas about the importance to undergraduate programs of including arts and sciences disciplines in meaningful ways.
Authors of new book discuss ways to improve teaching and learning in the STEM fields.
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?
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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June 10, 2014

Study finds that the more students engage with faculty members and academics, the more their political views moderate. Student activities are what appear to encourage those already leaning left or right to tilt further.

May 8, 2014

New book on making the choice offers an enriching discussion with no clear answers.

April 28, 2014

Author of new book explains why no one case can be made for the importance of the humanities -- and why the arguments must be different in America and Britain.

March 28, 2014

Author discusses in new book how college students in the 20th century changed fashion.

March 27, 2014

A new book argues federal lawmakers have failed to maintain a rational higher ed policy but come together on behalf of for-profits that spend generously.

March 5, 2014

A former college president identifies 9 elements for success.

February 18, 2014

Author discusses new book arguing that Christian adults should consider Christian colleges and that those institutions should embrace the nontraditional market.

February 4, 2014

Husband-and-wife professors at Yale law school (she gave us the "Tiger Mother" debate) publish book about why some racial and ethnic groups are more successful than others. And no, it's not because they value education.

January 31, 2014

Editors discuss themes in new book of essays, written by multiracial college students.

November 20, 2013

Author of new book offers tips for grad students and job-seekers.

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