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.
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.
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.  

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March 11, 2015

Feminist art history professor discusses book on how she came to study and participate in a form of bodybuilding called "figure girl" competitions.

February 17, 2015

Editor discusses new volume on the importance of key disciplines to solving key societal problems.

February 10, 2015

Author discusses new book on the flaws in American science -- and the ways that government agencies and universities support it.

January 22, 2015

New book argues that benefits of fostering better relationships between academics and policy makers in international affairs are underestimated.

January 5, 2015

New book from William Bowen and Eugene Tobin argues for more effective, nimble and collaborative approach to institutional decision-making, saying new models of shared governance are needed. Some of the authors' suggestions are sure to be controversial.

December 16, 2014

Author discusses his new book on the evolution of colleges and universities in the United States.

November 11, 2014

Author of new essay collection discusses the intellectual's role in the era of the "post-welfare state university."

November 7, 2014

Longtime professor Anthony Aveni talks about liberal arts, higher education and what he learned in 50 years of teaching.

 

November 3, 2014

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.

October 3, 2014

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.

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