New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Oct 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.”
Editors discuss themes of new collection of essays on challenges faced by academic women with children.
New book argues that English has become the global language of science -- and that, on balance, it's a good thing.
Author discusses his new book, Student Activism and Civil Rights in Mississippi.
Editors of new volume of essays discuss their ideas about the importance to undergraduate programs of including arts and sciences disciplines in meaningful ways.
Authors of new book discuss ways to improve teaching and learning in the STEM fields.
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.



May 8, 2014

New book on making the choice offers an enriching discussion with no clear answers.

April 28, 2014

Author of new book explains why no one case can be made for the importance of the humanities -- and why the arguments must be different in America and Britain.

March 28, 2014

Author discusses in new book how college students in the 20th century changed fashion.

March 27, 2014

A new book argues federal lawmakers have failed to maintain a rational higher ed policy but come together on behalf of for-profits that spend generously.

March 5, 2014

A former college president identifies 9 elements for success.

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.


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