New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Feb 05, 2018
A new novel about academic life is not a ringing endorsement, to say the least. But it will make you laugh. And that's the point.
Historian A. J. Angulo examines the history of for-profit colleges and universities and how many of the problems surrounding these institutions aren't new, but rooted in a past that goes back to the colonial era.
Author discusses new book on the evolution of the modern university.
Historian discusses his new book on how courts in the United States have treated cases involving access to higher education.
Author discusses his new book on "the changing marketplace" facing colleges and universities.
Author discusses his new book, explaining his discipline and the work professors do.
Editor discusses new book about the history of and outlook for African-American engineers.
Author of new book explains a path forward -- in large part through changes in doctoral education -- for disciplines whose scholars feel under siege.
What goes on behind closed doors when professors decide who should get chance to earn a Ph.D.? Author of new book was allowed to watch. She saw elitism, a heavy focus on the GRE and some troubling conversations.
Author discusses new book arguing that China's universities are rising while America's are in decline.
Gail Mellow, a community college president, discusses the importance of pedagogy -- the theme of a new book she co-authored.
Author of new book on the history of the American Association of University Professors discusses how the organization has changed and remained the same over the last century, and what its next 100 years might look like.
Photographer discusses new book about Morris Brown College, a historically black college that largely closed its doors after losing accreditation.

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July 14, 2016

Author discusses his new book on a much praised philosophy for public higher education.

July 12, 2016

Author discusses her new book, Reimagining Popular Notions of American Intellectualism.

June 21, 2016

New book urges colleges to exercise not-so-common sense when it comes to optimizing the undergraduate experience and otherwise striving toward institutional excellence.

June 17, 2016

Author discusses his new book on the evolution of Middle East studies in specific and area studies more broadly.

June 13, 2016

Author discusses his new book about why higher education still matters.

May 16, 2016

Too often, service learning prioritizes students over the people with whom they work, Randy Stoecker argues in a new book.

April 29, 2016

Author discusses new book about class inequality at an elite university.

April 28, 2016

Two sociologists interviewed law deans and admissions officers about impact of U.S. News rankings on legal education -- and their new book says impact is significant and generally negative.

April 21, 2016

New book decodes key terms for academic life, from A to Z.

April 19, 2016

New book argues that professors should actively resist the "culture of speed" in academe.

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