New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Sep 30, 2016
Author discusses new book on the history of elite universities becoming coeducational -- with the push coming from male leaders for reasons having little to do with equity.
Author discusses analysis that may frustrate some on the left and on the right in his new book Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?
Research featured in new book suggests that, in effort to lure full-pay students, universities have shifted their institutional priorities to the benefit of the affluent and the detriment of everyone else.
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."

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February 18, 2014

Author discusses new book arguing that Christian adults should consider Christian colleges and that those institutions should embrace the nontraditional market.

February 4, 2014

Husband-and-wife professors at Yale law school (she gave us the "Tiger Mother" debate) publish book about why some racial and ethnic groups are more successful than others. And no, it's not because they value education.

January 31, 2014

Editors discuss themes in new book of essays, written by multiracial college students.

November 20, 2013

Author of new book offers tips for grad students and job-seekers.

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.

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