New Books About Higher Education

New Books About Higher Education
Sep 01, 2020
Author discusses new book on how disciplines promote -- and don't promote -- equity.
Aug 19, 2020
Can colleges teach students what they need to know in the 21st century? Derek Bok offers an answer.
Herb Childress's new book is a painful, necessary read for anyone looking to understand or empathize with the costs -- human and otherwise -- of higher ed's gig economy.
Authors discuss new book on what they see as dangerous trends for higher education in Britain.
Author discusses his new book on "speculative" alternatives for higher education.
Scott McLemee reviews Joan Wallach Scott's Knowledge, Power and Academic Freedom.
A leader in digital humanities outlines ideas in her new book about how higher education can engage with the public in a sometimes hostile world.
Professor discusses new book about finding the funds to do your project and advance your career.
Author discusses in her upcoming book why chapter members drink and participate in "rape culture."
What if the critics are (mostly) wrong? Author discusses his new book about why American colleges and universities are stronger than many believe, even though they do face challenges.
Authors discuss new book about the diversity and strength of religion in academe -- as well as some of the tensions.
Author discusses his new book about “killing the five-paragraph essay” and other ways schools and colleges could do a better job of teaching writing.
Author discusses his new book, which is not only about protests and social revolutions.
Authors discuss new book on evolution of a key American model of higher education.

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June 12, 2019

Authors discuss new book on inequities facing students and institutions.

June 7, 2019

Author discusses new book in which he questions whether most colleges are living up to their claims about promoting social mobility -- and whether college degrees do enough for low-income students.

May 31, 2019

Author discusses new book about flaws in the way many people evaluate college completion.

May 7, 2019

Author discusses new book on defending and explaining science.

April 30, 2019

Editors discuss new volume of essays on the ways higher education is changing because of issues of race, gender and sexuality -- and how they think higher ed needs to change even more.

April 18, 2019

Author discusses new book on the impact of the mass shooting and how survivors tried to honor the dead and prevent future tragedies.

April 16, 2019

Herb Childress's new book is a painful, necessary read for anyone looking to understand or empathize with the costs -- human and otherwise -- of higher ed's gig economy.

April 3, 2019

Authors discuss new book on what they see as dangerous trends for higher education in Britain.

March 12, 2019

Author discusses his new book on "speculative" alternatives for higher education.

February 22, 2019

Scott McLemee reviews Joan Wallach Scott's Knowledge, Power and Academic Freedom.

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