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.
Author discusses his new book defending research universities in an environment where their value is questioned by politicians and pundits.
New book outlines how rich donors have become more assertive about how their money should be used and explores the costs to higher ed.
Author discusses her new book about what she sees as widespread misconceptions about the state of race relations in higher education.
Author discusses her new book on "hookup culture" on college campuses and how universities can improve their education around sex and Title IX.
Authors discuss their new book about viewing colleges and universities as media institutions focused on winning over audiences.
Author discusses her new book on classics and misogyny in the digital era.
Sociologist discusses his critical book about visual arts M.F.A. programs, based on his close observations of them. He laments a lack of focus on beauty.
Editors discuss new book about drive to remove honors for Cecil Rhodes from universities in Britain and elsewhere.
Author discusses new book on what it means to be Latino at three distinctly different institutions: a liberal arts college, a research university and a regional public university.
Julie Schumacher resurrects Jason Fitger for a -- slightly -- more sentimental sequel to 'Dear Committee Members.' This time, the English department at fictional Payne U. faces a battle for its soul.
Professor discusses his new book on insights gained from reading classic literature with people with autism.
Q&A with the co-editors of an anthology of essays on accreditation about new challenges for the college oversight bodies.

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February 20, 2019

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.

January 31, 2019

Professor discusses new book about finding the funds to do your project and advance your career.

January 30, 2019

Author discusses in her upcoming book why chapter members drink and participate in "rape culture."

January 25, 2019

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.

January 11, 2019

Authors discuss new book about the diversity and strength of religion in academe -- as well as some of the tensions.

January 3, 2019

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.

December 13, 2018

Author discusses his new book, which is not only about protests and social revolutions.

November 28, 2018

Authors discuss new book on evolution of a key American model of higher education.

November 20, 2018

Author discusses his new book defending research universities in an environment where their value is questioned by politicians and pundits.

November 2, 2018

New book outlines how rich donors have become more assertive about how their money should be used and explores the costs to higher ed.

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