New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
May 16, 2016
Too often, service learning prioritizes students over the people with whom they work, Randy Stoecker argues in a new book.
William Bowen, former Princeton president, argues in new book that technology can lower college costs, but there remain more questions than answers.
Author discusses new book on the challenges facing Mexican-American students.
Anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon talks to Inside Higher Ed about his new book, Noble Savages, and his lengthy and exceptionally controversial career.
Author discusses new book on history's evolution as a discipline and what that means for the field today.
Research from University of Washington shows professors to be self-critical about and constantly struggling to improve their teaching.
Philosopher discusses new book on why favoritism is better than fairness.
New research suggests that campus environment greatly impacts conservative students' political styles, and that they can thrive on predominantly liberal campuses.
Editors discuss new book on diversity work within higher education.
Authors discuss new book about how women in academe balance their work and family responsibilities.  
Amid recent scandals, authors discuss new book on "why students do it and what educators can do about it."
Steve Weinberg, a critic of big-time college football and longtime friend of Graham Spanier, considers two new books on the Sandusky scandal.
Recent graduate's book takes on what he sees as hedonistic and irresponsible culture on campus.

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October 4, 2013

A new book gives tips and tricks to boards, presidents and would-be presidents to avoid leadership disasters.

September 11, 2013

Author of new book on academic dishonesty discusses strategies for reducing cheating while improving student learning.

September 6, 2013

Author of new novel about her former job -- helping applicants write their admissions essays -- answers questions about the book and the competition to get in to college.

August 15, 2013

Derek Bok's new book asserts that much of the recent criticism of higher education is inaccurate or oversimplified, but that plenty of serious problems do exist.

August 12, 2013

Editors of new book discuss the zombie apocalypse in higher education.

August 6, 2013

Longtime higher education scholar Robert Zemsky tries to get at what’s actually keeping higher education from making changes. His answer? A lot.

July 30, 2013

Author discusses themes of new book on the courts and higher education.

June 27, 2013

Author discusses new book on how faculty members can consider their own teaching and learning experiences to improve them.

June 6, 2013

Editors discuss themes of new collection of essays on challenges faced by academic women with children.

June 4, 2013

New book argues that English has become the global language of science -- and that, on balance, it's a good thing.

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