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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)
 
 
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 analyze the experiences of four types of academics as they...(Read More)
 
 
Transforming Higher Education in Asia and Africa
Transforming Higher Education in Asia and Africa (March 2020)
Strategic Planning and Policy
Fred M. Hayward - Author

Analyzes twelve strategic planning efforts in higher education in eight countries in Asia and Africa.

Drawing on over fifty years of on-the-ground experience, Fred M. Hayward’s Transforming Higher Education in Asia and Africa analyzes change processes in higher education in eight Asian and African countries. The twelve cases range from the push to upgrade and transform higher education in Afghanistan in the midst of...(Read More)
 
 
Bordered Writers
Bordered Writers (July 2019)
Latinx Identities and Literacy Practices at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Isabel Baca - Editor
Yndalecio Isaac Hinojosa - Editor
Susan Wolff Murphy - Editor

Examines innovative writing pedagogies and the experiences of Latinx student writers at Hispanic-Serving Institutions nationwide.

Bordered Writers explores how writing program administrators and faculty at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) are transforming the teaching of writing to be more inclusive and foster Latinx student success. Like its 2007 predecessor, Teaching Writing with Latino/a Students, this colle...(Read More)
 
 
Trans People in Higher Education
Trans People in Higher Education (February 2019)
Genny Beemyn - Editor

Finalist 2019 Book of the Year - ForeWord

Addresses the experiences of trans college students, faculty, and staff in a single volume for the first time.

While more trans students, faculty, and staff have come out on US college campuses today than ever before, many still report enduring harassment and discrimination. Others avoid disclos...(Read More)
 
 
International Librarianship
International Librarianship (February 2017)
Developing Professional, Intercultural, and Educational Leadership
Constantia Constantinou - Editor
Michael J. Miller - Editor
Kenneth Schlesinger - Editor

Demonstrates the impact of global education partnerships related to information access.

International librarianship stems from a desire to bring about political change, transcultural understanding, collaboration, and mutual respect. Historically, librarians have been deeply involved with challenging issues of information sharing, equity in information access, and bridging the digital divide between different soc...(Read More)
 
 
Higher Education Reconsidered
Higher Education Reconsidered (November 2015)
Executing Change to Drive Collective Impact
Jason E. Lane - Editor
Nancy L. Zimpher - Foreword by

Focuses on the opportunities and challenges of using the science of change to improve the academic enterprise.

This is not another book about why higher education needs to change. This volume is about how to facilitate change. What could higher education achieve if varied stakeholders decided to work together to accomplish a shared vision by using data and scaling up evidence-based interventions? The contributo...(Read More)
 
 
Young Faculty in the Twenty-First Century
Young Faculty in the Twenty-First Century (May 2015)
International Perspectives
Maria Yudkevich - Editor
Philip G. Altbach - Editor
Laura E. Rumbley - Editor

Demonstrates how the success of universities depends on the working conditions of the younger academic generation.

Young faculty are the future of academia, yet without attractive career paths for young academics, the future of the university is bleak. Featuring case studies from Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Norway, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, and the United States, Young Faculty in the Twenty-Fir...(Read More)
 
 
Ernest L. Boyer
Ernest L. Boyer (April 2015)
Hope for Today's Universities
Todd C. Ream - Editor
John M. Braxton - Editor

Assesses the challenges plaguing our higher education system through selections of Ernest L. Boyer’s writings.

Having served as chancellor of the State University of New York, the United States commissioner of education, and president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Ernest L. Boyer (1928–1995) was one of the most prominent leaders in the history of American higher education...(Read More)
 
 
Expanding the Circle
Expanding the Circle (February 2015)
Creating an Inclusive Environment in Higher Education for LGBTQ Students and Studies
John C. Hawley - Editor

Examines strategies and best practices that effectively integrate LGBTQ areas of teaching and research with student life activities.

Many educational professionals agree that the time has come to expand their circle of inclusion and broaden their definition of diversity by increasing LGBTQ studies, but the question of how to do so is still debated. Although some colleges and universities have been incorporating LG...(Read More)
 
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