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.
New Books About Higher Education
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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