New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Sep 18, 2018
Author discusses new book on what it means to be Latino at three distinctly different institutions: a liberal arts college, a research university and a regional public university.
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 his new book on the evolution of Middle East studies in specific and area studies more broadly.
Author discusses his new book about why higher education still matters.
Too often, service learning prioritizes students over the people with whom they work, Randy Stoecker argues in a new book.
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.

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October 25, 2016

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.”

October 12, 2016

Author discusses his new book about how administrators can lead colleges with "mindfulness and self-compassion" -- and the right emotions.

October 7, 2016

Author discusses his new book about why philosophers were an early target of the Cold War Red scare.

October 4, 2016

In new collection of essays, scholars make the case for diversity as essential to higher education and society generally.

September 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.

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.

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