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.
Northeastern president discusses his new book on how higher education can train students for careers where technology cannot make them redundant.
After a year of constant debate and considerable divisiveness, three texts seek to make the discussion more productive.
Beverly Daniel Tatum discusses revised 20th-anniversary edition of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?
Book details conflicting relationships between growing tech companies of the San Francisco Bay Area and local higher education. Despite high-profile successes of Stanford, book finds much to be lacking.
New book examines which liberal arts colleges are hiring nontraditional presidents (money and prestige make it less likely) and argues that boards should be asking a different question than "traditional or nontraditional?"
Cathy Davidson’s new book is a manifesto on teaching students -- and institutions -- how to survive and thrive in the digital age.
Author of new study of for-profit legal education sector answers questions about the book and potential lessons for policy makers.
Author discusses new book on how the value of higher education is discussed -- and how issues of gender influence that discussion.
Author discusses her new book of writing advice for academics.  
Author discusses her new book about promoting success of at-risk students.
New book seeks to round out the trigger warning debate with competing histories of the trend and case studies from the classroom.
Mark Stein’s Vice Capades: Sex, Drugs and Bowling From the Pilgrims to the Present tracks how the vice of one century, such as bowling or playing cards, can become the wholesome family recreation of another, writes Scott McLemee.

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February 14, 2018

A prison writing instructor and the son of a former inmate, Patrick Berry discusses his new book on the role of higher education behind bars.

February 8, 2018

Author discusses his new book, which combines intellectual history with a case for open access.

February 5, 2018

A new novel about academic life is not a ringing endorsement, to say the least. But it will make you laugh. And that's the point.

January 11, 2018

Co-editors discuss their no-holds-barred dictionary for academic life.

January 9, 2018

Authors acknowledge challenges for four-year colleges and worry about their future as drivers of opportunity. But they believe colleges are adaptable and will continue to offer students value.

January 3, 2018

Editors discuss the way a key teaching role has evolved -- and should evolve.

December 22, 2017

Author discusses new book on social science research in era of big data.

December 7, 2017

Author discusses his new book about disability and higher education -- a work that is highly critical of academe.

December 6, 2017

New book looks at “who changes, how much and into what” with influx of Chinese students into U.S. universities and at the underground learning networks students cultivate.

December 5, 2017

Using a database of 750 cases of research fraud from around the world, professors examine fraud as a phenomenon, tracing its history and trajectory and looking at what can be done about it.

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