New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Jan 17, 2017
Author discusses book about efforts in the post-Civil War era to create colleges in the South that educated men and women, black students and white students together.
Editor discusses new volume on the importance of key disciplines to solving key societal problems.
Author discusses new book on the flaws in American science -- and the ways that government agencies and universities support it.
New book argues that benefits of fostering better relationships between academics and policy makers in international affairs are underestimated.
New book from William Bowen and Eugene Tobin argues for more effective, nimble and collaborative approach to institutional decision-making, saying new models of shared governance are needed. Some of the authors' suggestions are sure to be controversial.
Author discusses his new book on the evolution of colleges and universities in the United States.
Author of new essay collection discusses the intellectual's role in the era of the "post-welfare state university."
Longtime professor Anthony Aveni talks about liberal arts, higher education and what he learned in 50 years of teaching.  
In the new book The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel, a key theme is the relationship between anti-Semitism and the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.
New books on academic freedom and free speech argue that the most serious threats to academic freedom and free speech are coming from within higher education.
In a new book, the authors of Academically Adrift return to report on how the same cohort of "meandering" students are faring after graduation. It's not a pretty picture.
In new book, creator of "Reacting to the Past" details history of the pedagogical technique and advocates its wider adoption.
New novel by an English professor offers a fresh take on the academic satire genre.

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June 15, 2015

Author discusses new book in which he argues that institutions can hold themselves to higher levels of accountability and inclusivity.

June 3, 2015

Author discusses his new book seeking the abolition of institutional review boards.

May 27, 2015

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.

May 22, 2015

Author discusses his new book on science before and after the dominance of English as a global language.

May 15, 2015

New book proposes teaching-intensive tenure track to address what it calls the "real" crisis in the humanities.

May 8, 2015

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.

May 4, 2015

Author discusses her new book on the role and long-term impact of Native American mascots of college teams.

April 14, 2015

New book by longtime composition instructor seeks to use real-world sentences to change the way students think about grammar.

April 6, 2015

New book explores strategies and obstacles for gay, lesbian and transgender students and those who conduct research on L.G.B.T.Q. topics.

April 2, 2015

A new book from researchers at the Community College Research Center posits that the "guided pathways" approach of program development will lead to better outcomes at institutions. 

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