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Agile FacultyPractical Strategies for Managing Research, Service, and Teaching

Agile Faculty: Practical Strategies for Managing Research, Service, and Teaching

Rebecca Pope-Ruark

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226463018
eISBN:
9780226463292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226463292.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Agile Faculty is a faculty development book that introduces strategies to help faculty improve their goal-setting, productivity, vitality, and career satisfaction. To do so, the book adapts the Scrum ... More

The Aims of Higher EducationProblems of Morality and Justice

The Aims of Higher Education: Problems of Morality and Justice

Harry Brighouse and Michael McPherson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259345
eISBN:
9780226259512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259512.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The book is a collection of essays about ethical issues arising in selective higher education. The chapters, all by distinguished scholars, including one eminent university president, address the ... More

Campus CounterspacesBlack and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Micere Keels

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Frustrated with the flood of news articles and opinion pieces that were skeptical of minority students' “imagined” campus microaggressions, the author of this book set out to provide a detailed ... More

Co-Producing ResearchA Community Development Approach

Co-Producing Research: A Community Development Approach

Sarah Banks, Angie Hart, Kate Pahl, and Paul Ward (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340751
eISBN:
9781447340805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340751.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Offering a critical examination of the nature of co-produced research, this important new book draws on materials and case studies from the ESRC funded project ‘Imagine – connecting communities ... More

College ChoicesThe Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It

College Choices: The Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It

Caroline M. Hoxby (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355351
eISBN:
9780226355375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355375.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Aspiring college students and their families have many options. A student can attend an in-state or an out-of-state school, a public or private college, a two-year community college program or a ... More

Connecting in CollegeHow Friendship Networks Matter for Academic and Social Success

Connecting in College: How Friendship Networks Matter for Academic and Social Success

Janice M. McCabe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226409498
eISBN:
9780226409665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226409665.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

What types of friendship networks do students form? Who forms which type? What academic and social outcomes are attached to them? And how they impact students after college? These are some of the ... More

CornellA History, 1940-2015

Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This book, a history of Cornell University since 1940, examines the institution in the context of the emergence of the modern research university. It examines Cornell during the Cold War, the civil ... More

The Craft of College TeachingA Practical Guide

The Craft of College Teaching: A Practical Guide

Robert DiYanni and Anton Borst

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691183800
eISBN:
9780691202006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183800.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The college classroom is a place where students have the opportunity to be transformed and inspired through learning—but teachers need to understand how students actually learn. This book provides an ... More

Creating the Market UniversityHow Academic Science Became an Economic Engine

Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine

Elizabeth Popp Berman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147086
eISBN:
9781400840472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147086.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

American universities today serve as economic engines, performing the scientific research that will create new industries, drive economic growth, and keep the United States globally competitive. But ... More

Generational Encounters with Higher EducationThe Academic-Student Relationship and the University Experience

Generational Encounters with Higher Education: The Academic-Student Relationship and the University Experience

Jennie Bristow, Sarah Cant, and Anwesa Chatterjee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529209778
eISBN:
9781529209822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209778.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The 21st century has witnessed significant changes to the structures and policies framing Higher Education. But how do these changes in norms, values, and purpose shape the generation now coming of ... More

Higher Education in Scotland and the UKDiverging or Converging Systems?

Higher Education in Scotland and the UK: Diverging or Converging Systems?

Sheila Riddell, Elisabet Weedon, and Sarah Minty (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474404587
eISBN:
9781474418775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404587.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This book examines the impact of devolution on Scottish and UK higher education systems, including institutional governance, approaches to tuition fees and student support, cross-border student ... More

In Defense of DisciplinesInterdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University

In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University

Jerry A. Jacobs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226069296
eISBN:
9780226069463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069463.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Jacobs raises questions about the increasing popularity of concept of interdisciplinarity, which is becoming a powerful force in American higher education. Reformers assert that blurring the ... More

The Insider's Guide to Working with UniversitiesPractical Insights for Board Members, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, Alumni, Parents, and Administrators

The Insider's Guide to Working with Universities: Practical Insights for Board Members, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, Alumni, Parents, and Administrators

James W. Dean and Deborah Y. Clarke

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653419
eISBN:
9781469653433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653419.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Colleges and universities stand to benefit greatly when businesspeople engage with them, whether through governing boards, alumni associations, consulting arrangements, philanthropy, or other ... More

Learning in the Fast LaneThe Past, Present, and Future of Advanced Placement

Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Present, and Future of Advanced Placement

Chester E. Finn and Andrew E. Scanlan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691178721
eISBN:
9780691185828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178721.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The Advanced Placement (AP) program stands as the foremost source of college-level academics for millions of high school students in the United States and beyond. More than 22,000 schools now ... More

Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Julee T. Flood and Terry L. Leap

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728952
eISBN:
9781501728969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728952.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Using a risk management framework, the book discusses the landscape of U.S. higher education and faculty employment decisions. Topics include institutional differences, challenges facing colleges and ... More

Moving Up without Losing Your WayThe Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Jennifer Morton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179230
eISBN:
9780691190655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179230.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Upward mobility through the path of higher education has been an article of faith for generations of working-class, low-income, and immigrant college students. While we know this path usually entails ... More

Nature RxImproving College-Student Mental Health

Nature Rx: Improving College-Student Mental Health

Donald Rakow and Gregory T. Eells

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501715280
eISBN:
9781501715303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715280.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

College students today display disturbing levels of stress, depression, and other psychological conditions. The reasons for this rise in mental health problems are many, from increased reliance on ... More

Our Higher CallingRebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities

Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities

Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646862
eISBN:
9781469646886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646862.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

American higher education is strong because of a special relationship with the American public and the federal government. Misunderstandings about how higher education works have strained the ... More

Saving Alma MaterA Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

Saving Alma Mater: A Rescue Plan for America's Public Universities

James C. Garland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226283869
eISBN:
9780226283883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283883.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

America's public universities educate 80% of the nation's college students. But in the wake of rising demands on state treasuries, changing demographics, growing income inequality, and legislative ... More

Selling Hope and CollegeMerit, Markets, and Recruitment in an Unranked School

Selling Hope and College: Merit, Markets, and Recruitment in an Unranked School

Alex Posecznick

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501707582
eISBN:
9781501708404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707582.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

It has long been assumed that college admission should be a simple matter of sorting students according to merit, with the best heading off to the Ivy League and highly ranked liberal arts colleges ... More

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