New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Oct 27, 2020
Author discusses his book, which says that student activities do not necessarily advance students' interests. White men gain the most, he says.
Aug 19, 2020
Can colleges teach students what they need to know in the 21st century? Derek Bok offers an answer.
Author discusses his new book on the evolution of colleges and universities in the United States.
Author of new essay collection discusses the intellectual's role in the era of the "post-welfare state university."
Longtime professor Anthony Aveni talks about liberal arts, higher education and what he learned in 50 years of teaching.  
In the new book The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel, a key theme is the relationship between anti-Semitism and the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.
New books on academic freedom and free speech argue that the most serious threats to academic freedom and free speech are coming from within higher education.
In a new book, the authors of Academically Adrift return to report on how the same cohort of "meandering" students are faring after graduation. It's not a pretty picture.
In new book, creator of "Reacting to the Past" details history of the pedagogical technique and advocates its wider adoption.
New novel by an English professor offers a fresh take on the academic satire genre.
Are students evaluated on their academic work, or on how well they navigate the college environment? Both, a recent book argues -- which is why mentoring programs should aim to unmask the "hidden curriculum" for at-risk students.
New book argues that education schools too often neglect teacher training -- leaving it up to teachers to figure things out on their own.
New book argues that shared governance is under threat, along with future of American higher education, and professors must take up the fight.
An upcoming book argues that meetings -- one of the most loathed aspects of academic life -- are untapped sources of creativity and insight.

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February 23, 2016

Historian discusses his new book on how courts in the United States have treated cases involving access to higher education.

February 16, 2016

Author discusses his new book on "the changing marketplace" facing colleges and universities.

February 12, 2016

Author discusses his new book, explaining his discipline and the work professors do.

January 25, 2016

Editor discusses new book about the history of and outlook for African-American engineers.

January 7, 2016

Author of new book explains a path forward -- in large part through changes in doctoral education -- for disciplines whose scholars feel under siege.

January 6, 2016

What goes on behind closed doors when professors decide who should get chance to earn a Ph.D.? Author of new book was allowed to watch. She saw elitism, a heavy focus on the GRE and some troubling conversations.

November 12, 2015

Author discusses new book arguing that China's universities are rising while America's are in decline.

November 6, 2015

Gail Mellow, a community college president, discusses the importance of pedagogy -- the theme of a new book she co-authored.

October 22, 2015

Author of new book on the history of the American Association of University Professors discusses how the organization has changed and remained the same over the last century, and what its next 100 years might look like.

October 20, 2015

Photographer discusses new book about Morris Brown College, a historically black college that largely closed its doors after losing accreditation.

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