New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Jun 05, 2018
Authors discuss new book examining the faculty role -- and how professors view their responsibilities.
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.
Author discusses new book about class inequality at an elite university.
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.
New book decodes key terms for academic life, from A to Z.
New book argues that professors should actively resist the "culture of speed" in academe.
New book argues that students involved in campus protests over controversial speakers or ideas should instead support a marketplace of ideas in which all notions are heard and the best rise to the top.
New book tells story of a largely forgotten man who won a landmark Supreme Court decision.
Two former college presidents, both longtime scholars of higher education, discuss their new book on the problems -- real and imagined -- facing academe.
Author discusses book about the history, inner workings and social role of college a cappella.
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.

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September 28, 2016

Author discusses his new book on the politics of tuition policies in OECD countries.

September 22, 2016

Gender-based discrimination in the academic workplace isn’t always overt, but the “shrapnel” of small indignities stays with you. That’s the premise of a new book on this kind of bias, and how to alleviate it.

September 21, 2016

Author discusses new book on the relationship between the "sharing economy" and the erosion of faculty rights.

September 12, 2016

A new book by undergraduates at Michigan State offers teaching advice based on thousands of comments from students starting with the prompt, 'To my professor...'

September 9, 2016

New book examines how technology is changing education -- and whether that change is for the better.

August 18, 2016

Author of the 1988 book Profscam, conservative talk radio host Charles Sykes, discusses his new book that again takes on higher education. 

August 11, 2016

New book explores how those at seven elite liberal arts colleges make decisions about academics, social life and more.

July 26, 2016

Author asks why some countries are better than others at science and technology.

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.

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