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Creating a Culture of Mindful Innovation in Higher Education
Creating a Culture of Mindful Innovation in Higher Education (March 2022)
Michael Lanford - Author
William G. Tierney - Author

Offers a vision for innovation in higher education focused on societal progress and human development, as well as for higher education's role within a broader culture of innovation.

Higher education institutions have traditionally nurtured artistic and scientific development and served as catalysts for innovative ideas and products. However, contemporary discourse too often relegat...(Read More)
 
 
Higher Education Systems Redesigned
Higher Education Systems Redesigned (March 2022)
From Perpetuation to Innovation to Student Success
Jonathan S. Gagliardi - Editor
Jason E. Lane - Editor
Nancy L. Zimpher - Preface by

Brings together scholars and higher education system leaders to highlight concrete examples of system change and realignment to advance student success.

Long an afterthought of the American higher education ecosystem, multi-campus systems have become more important than ever. In recent years, leading higher education systems have engaged in transforming the way they work, scaling b...(Read More)
 
 
Racial Equity on College Campuses
Racial Equity on College Campuses (February 2022)
Connecting Research and Practice
Royel M. Johnson - Editor
Uju Anya - Editor
Liliana M. Garces - Editor

Offers insight into race-based disparities in higher education and practical tools for advancing racial equity on college and university campuses.

The current socio-political moment—rife with racial tensions and overt bigotry—has exacerbated longstanding racial inequities in higher education. While educational scholars have developed conceptual tools and offered data-informed recom...(Read More)
 
 
Teaching, Tenure, and Collegiality
Teaching, Tenure, and Collegiality (February 2022)
Confucian Relationality in an Age of Measurable Outcomes
Mary K. Chang - Author

Question universities’ increasing reliance on market-oriented metrics to determine their strategic directions and gauge faculty productivity.

Teaching, Tenure, and Collegiality espouses the concept of relationality—the idea that people’s activities necessarily emerge through contextual engagement with others—as an alternative to the "publish or perish" ethos in higher educat...(Read More)
 
 
Sisterlocking Discoarse
Sisterlocking Discoarse (November 2021)
Race, Gender, and the Twenty-First-Century Academy
Valerie Lee - Author

Follows a Black woman's forty-year career in academia, sharing how race and gender can disrupt and enhance the professional and the personal, from leadership and policies to family life.

In Sisterlocking Discoarse, hair is a medium for reflecting on how academic leadership looks, performs, and changes when embodied by a Black woman. In these ten essays, Valerie Lee traverses...(Read More)
 
 
The Students We Share
The Students We Share (May 2021)
Preparing US and Mexican Educators for Our Transnational Future
Patricia Gándara - Editor
Bryant Jensen - Editor

Examines policies, norms, and classroom practices of the US and Mexican education systems, with the aim of preparing educators to understand and help transnational children and youth.

Millions of students in the US and Mexico begin their educations in one country and find themselves trying to integrate into the school system of the other. As global migration increases, their number...(Read More)
 
 
Plantation Politics and Campus Rebellions
Plantation Politics and Campus Rebellions (March 2021)
Power, Diversity, and the Emancipatory Struggle in Higher Education
Bianca C. Williams - Editor
Dian D. Squire - Editor
Frank A. Tuitt - Editor

Argues that plantation life, its racialized inequities, and the ongoing struggle against them are embedded in not only the physical structures but also the everyday workings of higher education.

Plantation Politics and Campus Rebellions provides a multidisciplinary exploration of the contemporary university’s entanglement with the history of slavery and settler colonialism i...(Read More)
 
 
Get Real
Get Real (December 2020)
49 Challenges Confronting Higher Education
William G. Tierney - Author

A thought-provoking overview of the many challenges facing higher education and how to deal with them by a leading thinker in the field.

Higher education always seems to be in crisis. Governments, foundations, professional associations, and the occasional scornful professor all tend to lament one or another problem plaguing America’s colleges and universities. The more apocalyptic ...(Read More)
 
 
Servant-Leadership and Forgiveness
Servant-Leadership and Forgiveness (August 2020)
How Leaders Help Heal the Heart of the World
Jiying Song - Editor
Dung Q. Tran - Editor
Shann Ray Ferch - Editor
Larry C. Spears - Editor

A compelling gathering of perspectives on the intersection of servant-leadership and forgiveness.

In a world where leaders and organizations face conflicts and complexity at an alarming rate, where human cruelty sometimes dominates kindness in individuals and families, and where nations hover in the shadow of moral and financial collapse, how do we find courage to forge a strong and enduring path into the future? In a fresh and ...(Read More)
 
 
University Management, the Academic Profession, and Neoliberalism
University Management, the Academic Profession, and Neoliberalism (August 2020)
John S. Levin - Author
Marie C. Martin - Author
Ariadna I. López Damián - Author

A unique examination of how faculty and university administrators understand their work and professional identities under neoliberalism.

This book examines tensions and challenges in the professional lives and identities of contemporary academics. Drawing on extensive interviews conducted over seven years with academics in the United States and the United Kingdom, the authors analy...(Read More)
 
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