New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Jan 30, 2019
Author discusses in her upcoming book why chapter members drink and participate in "rape culture."
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 dives deep into the profession of academic advising, offering direction on how advisers can best counsel students.
Authors discuss their new book on the success -- in educational attainment and business -- of Indians in the United States.
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.

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May 17, 2017

Graduate student who is subject of Title IX critic Laura Kipnis's new book sues for defamation and invasion of privacy.

May 4, 2017

Author discusses new book about the relationship between higher education and the localities where institutions live.

May 3, 2017

Author discusses his new book about American higher education, which suggests it may be better off today than people realize … because it has always faced so many problems and has always been a “hustler’s paradise.”

April 17, 2017

A coloring book from the University of Chicago Press? Yes, and it pokes fun at academe.

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.

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