New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Mar 30, 2017
The Devil and Webster depicts feminist campus leader struggling to deal with escalating student protest over tenure denial she knows (but can’t explain in public) was justified.
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.
Author discusses her new book on the role and long-term impact of Native American mascots of college teams.
New book by longtime composition instructor seeks to use real-world sentences to change the way students think about grammar.
New book explores strategies and obstacles for gay, lesbian and transgender students and those who conduct research on L.G.B.T.Q. topics.
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. 
New America's Kevin Carey answers questions about his new book, The End of College, which looks to the past in charting a possible future for higher education.
Feminist art history professor discusses book on how she came to study and participate in a form of bodybuilding called "figure girl" competitions.
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.

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October 12, 2015

Author discusses new book on the intersection of physical place, history and literature.

October 6, 2015

Cliff Wharton -- who led Michigan State, SUNY and TIAA-CREF -- discusses his new autobiography.

September 10, 2015

Author discusses new book that considers both the positive and negative impacts of an interdisciplinary approach.

September 3, 2015

New books set out agendas for both professors and students on how to change the experience and career paths.

August 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.

August 4, 2015

Authors discuss new book on high levels of Asian-American achievement in education in which they argue that it's not about culture.

June 26, 2015

Author discusses new book about how historically black colleges have responded to discrimination, economic challenges and more.

June 24, 2015

Author of new book on "purposeful graduates" says colleges must talk to students about the importance of creating and living meaningful lives.

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.

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