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.
A documentary filmmaker releases a critical look at higher education and student debt. But was he wrong to ignore the for-profit sector?
Author discusses a new approach to affirmative action in admissions that she says could help the disadvantaged without some of the legal and political issues that challenge current approaches.
Study finds that the more students engage with faculty members and academics, the more their political views moderate. Student activities are what appear to encourage those already leaning left or right to tilt further.
New book on making the choice offers an enriching discussion with no clear answers.
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.
Author discusses in new book how college students in the 20th century changed fashion.
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.
A former college president identifies 9 elements for success.
Author discusses new book arguing that Christian adults should consider Christian colleges and that those institutions should embrace the nontraditional market.
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.
Editors discuss themes in new book of essays, written by multiracial college students.
Author of new book offers tips for grad students and job-seekers.

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October 12, 2015

Author discusses new book on the intersection of physical place, history and literature.

October 6, 2015

Cliff Wharton -- who led Michigan State, SUNY and TIAA-CREF -- discusses his new autobiography.

September 10, 2015

Author discusses new book that considers both the positive and negative impacts of an interdisciplinary approach.

September 3, 2015

New books set out agendas for both professors and students on how to change the experience and career paths.

August 18, 2015

How should parents prepare children for college? In a new book, a former college president takes a look at programs and resources at five different institutions to find out what students need and what parents should do during the first year of college.

August 4, 2015

Authors discuss new book on high levels of Asian-American achievement in education in which they argue that it's not about culture.

June 26, 2015

Author discusses new book about how historically black colleges have responded to discrimination, economic challenges and more.

June 24, 2015

Author of new book on "purposeful graduates" says colleges must talk to students about the importance of creating and living meaningful lives.

June 15, 2015

Author discusses new book in which he argues that institutions can hold themselves to higher levels of accountability and inclusivity.

June 3, 2015

Author discusses his new book seeking the abolition of institutional review boards.

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