New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Sep 18, 2018
Author discusses new book on what it means to be Latino at three distinctly different institutions: a liberal arts college, a research university and a regional public university.
Cover image of The Flight of a Butterfly or the Path of a Bullet?: Using Technology to Transform Teaching and Learning
Feb 28, 2018
Author discusses new book on how technology is changing K-12 education, and the lessons of schools' experiences for higher education.
New book explores different classroom strategies for teaching first-generation, underrepresented students.
Author discusses new book about how arrival of women in American higher education changed colleges’ sense of moral mission.
New book highlights intellectual property practices that the author says are dangerous for the public's interest in higher ed.
New book argues that sometimes faculty members of color going up for tenure are judged by a higher standard than are their white peers.
Book argues that faculty’s diminishing influence puts higher education at risk. Suggested interventions include changing tenure to save it -- namely by ending it for professors at 70 years of age.
A new book argues that friendship isn’t necessarily a distraction in college but may be essential to academic success.
New book argues for change after decades of policies that authors say are strangling public higher education.
Authors discuss book that seeks to counter the narrative about how higher ed prepares students for careers. They say college must be more than job training, and that term “liberal arts” is misunderstood.
Book offers critique of uses of big data to measure the output of professors and institutions, arguing that technique is equivalent to “The Emperor’s New Clothes.”
Author discusses his new book about how administrators can lead colleges with "mindfulness and self-compassion" -- and the right emotions.
Author discusses his new book about why philosophers were an early target of the Cold War Red scare.
In new collection of essays, scholars make the case for diversity as essential to higher education and society generally.

Pages

Archive

March 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.

March 2, 2017

New book tells the story of initiative that brings liberal arts education to incarcerated men and women.

March 1, 2017

Women's studies meets mathematics in a new book arguing for a more inclusive cultural notion of numeracy.

February 22, 2017

A new book argues that the focus on credentials and growing inequality led to the rise in for-profit colleges. 

February 21, 2017

A new book argues that the NCAA "has lost its way in the governance of intercollegiate athletics" and that the association is incapable of achieving reform.

February 10, 2017

Editors discuss their new essay collection on the portrayal of colleges, students and academics -- across genres and eras.

January 24, 2017

Author discusses new book about a part of the student population pushing for more support -- and facing a backlash in some states.

January 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.

January 10, 2017

Can faculty members be politically engaged advocates? New book -- Civic Labors: Scholarly Activism and Working-Class Studies -- argues that they can.

January 6, 2017

Author discusses his new book on the battles over the discipline and its future.

Pages

What Others Are Reading

  • Viewed
  • Past:
  • Day
  • Week
  • Month
  • Year
Back to Top