Shows how authentic diversity and inclusive leadership practices can promote anti-racist, equitable, and transformational change in institutions of higher learning in the United States and beyond.
Draws on and centers oral histories with Black women college graduates to demonstrate the role of community in fostering their success in and beyond education.
Explores the critical role that classroom educators play in supporting student motivation throughout the transition from high school to college.
Fully revised, updated edition of the classic text with all new essays assessing the state of race and racial issues in US higher education today.
Feminists revisit their mixed experiences of mentoring and being mentored to reclaim mentorship as a project for new generations.
Offers insight into race-based disparities in higher education and practical tools for advancing racial equity on college and university campuses.
Ethnography of Black engineering majors navigating campus life at a historically White university.
A rich, authentic account of eight young Black men's experiences on their paths to and through college.
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.
Brings together scholars and higher education system leaders to highlight concrete examples of system change and realignment to advance student success.
Questions universities’ increasing reliance on market-oriented metrics to determine their strategic directions and gauge faculty productivity.
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.
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.
Traces the controversial poet’s thinking about teaching and learning throughout his career.
Multidisciplinary anthology on teaching issues of race and racism in US college classrooms.
Analyzes twelve strategic planning efforts in higher education in eight countries in Asia and Africa.
A unique examination of how faculty and university administrators understand their work and professional identities under neoliberalism.
Explores the complex interplay of race and culture in the doctoral experiences of African American students.
Brings relational sociology to bear on educational research.
Explores the impact of shared governance in times of campus and system transition.
A thought-provoking overview of the many challenges facing higher education and how to deal with them by a leading thinker in the field.
A trilogy exploring different aspects of shared governance in higher education.
Explores the effectiveness and value of meditation in a college classroom.
Examines innovative writing pedagogies and the experiences of Latinx student writers at Hispanic-Serving Institutions nationwide.
A rich collection of essays about the inner, shared experiences of participants engaged in second-person approaches to contemplative practice.
Addresses the experiences of trans college students, faculty, and staff in a single volume for the first time.
Focuses on Black women’s experiences and expertise in order to advance educational philosophy and provide practical tools for social justice pedagogy.
Examines key theoretical aspects of the emerging field of second-person contemplative education.
Demonstrates how students and educators can resist narrow, utilitarian views of higher education’s purpose.
Offers valuable insights into the governance process in higher education.
Explores how race and gender matter on campus and how Black males navigate college for academic and personal success.
Argues that institutional change must accommodate women’s professional and personal life stages.
Offers practical advice for achieving shared governance in higher education.
Handsome, fully illustrated history of the sixty-four State University of New York campuses.
Presents research on how variations in African Americans’ racial self-concept affects meaning-making and internalized oppression.
Small college professors from across the United States explain why liberal arts institutions remain the gold standard for higher education.
First comparative historical analysis of the organizational growth of black colleges.
Examines how states, schools, and postsecondary institutions might best help improve college readiness and completion.
Examines proposals for freshman composition’s abolition and reform while providing a new model for courses.
Demonstrates how the success of universities depends on the working conditions of the younger academic generation.
Examines strategies and best practices that effectively integrate LGBTQ areas of teaching and research with student life activities.
Assesses the challenges plaguing our higher education system through selections of Ernest L. Boyer’s writings
Focuses on the opportunities and challenges of using the science of change to improve the academic enterprise.
A wide-ranging consideration of the emerging field of contemplative education.
An in-depth look at the lives, experiences, and professional careers of Black mathematicians in the United States.
Explores the challenges faculty fathers face in navigating the demands of work and family.
Demonstrates how universities can use Big Data to enhance operations and management, improve the education pipeline, and educate the next generation of data scientists.
A resource guide that uses African American memoir to address a variety of issues related to mentoring and curriculum development.
The inspirational memoir of a woman who survived a brutal sexual assault and went on to become a university professor.
Relates Black Freedom Movements to literacy education.
An exploration of multi-campus higher education systems and their role in improving communities and their economies.
Explores how Southampton College went from “the jewel in the university crown” to an “albatross around the university neck. ”
Witty, savvy, incisive, and entertaining short essays on the culture, mores, and practices of higher education.
Shows what kind of changes college faculty make to their teaching and why they make them.
A comprehensive examination of the relationship between higher education, state government, and economic development.
Comprehensive treatment of the challenges faced by America’s public research universities, and of what those challenges may mean for the nation.
First book on gender and academic service.
Leading researchers and practitioners explore the frontiers of education from an integral perspective.
Stories from participants in Professional Development Schools.
Considers the past, present, and future of interdisciplinary fields motivated by concerns for social justice.
An authoritative and provocative discussion of the key issues surrounding grade inflation and its possible effects on academic excellence.
Presents the perspectives of contemporary college students on their lives and educations.
Women professors of educational administration share their personal stories of being female firsts.
A fresh look at study abroad programs on American college and university campuses.
Tells the story of the decline and near bankruptcy of a major American university, and how its dramatic turnaround was quickly achieved.
Challenges an autonomous model of literacy instruction in favor of one that recognizes and builds on students’ facility in navigating other rhetorical contexts.
Scholars engage the ideas and legacy of Cary Nelson in conversations about the corporate university, teaching, poetry, and activism.
Grounded in student experiences at nineteenth-century Alfred University, this social history explores the origins of women’s higher education and the rural roots of reform.
How faculty and administrators at research universities can create a shared sense of values.
Fifteen authors from thirteen different disciplines discuss their varied approaches to teaching.
Explores the concepts of space and place within composition studies.
A riveting analysis of the struggle to eliminate affirmative action at the University of California.
Assesses the influence of family and school on African American students' college decision-making processes.
Explores the interdisciplinary dimensions of black studies.
Analyzes and defines the parameters of effective college outreach programs.
Portrays the diverse experiences and identities of mixed race college students.
Goes to the heart of the challenges facing the nation's research universities.
Looks at the progress, popularity, and problems related to states linking funding of public colleges and universities to performance.
An interdisciplinary reader exploring issues related to diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice.
Focuses on pre-college enrichment programs as a solution to the problem of minority and low-income student access to postsecondary education.
A revised edition of the classic text, illuminating the linkages between race and higher education.
A critical examination of current sociopolitical issues surrounding equity and diversity and their impact on higher education.
Shows the tenacious spirit and hard work of women administrators in their struggles to enhance opportunities for women on college campuses.
Offers the definitive study of United States-Japan educational exchange relationship.
Challenges the ways "lesbian academics" have been socially constructed.
Focuses on the ongoing negotiations of professional autonomy and managerial discretion and provides insight into the broad restructuring of faculty, with conclusions that extend beyond unionized faculty to all of academe.
This examination of feminist collaboration reconceptualizes ideas about creativity, cooperation, and competition in higher education.
Minority scholars offer a critical and often radical rethinking of fundamental questions concerning identity, politics, and difference/s as these inform educational theory and practice.
Articulates salient problems of tenure-track faculty, especially women and faculty of color. Offers a new paradigm to delineate ways in which the academic community can help socialize younger faculty, and honor differences more readily.
Provides an overview of ethnicity and intergroup relations, profiles the development of multiculturalism and ethnic studies, and analyzes the issues related to diversity in higher education as they relate to ethnic studies and multicultural efforts.
This book addresses literary critics in mainstream institutions who, though they vastly outnumber their colleagues in more prestigious institutions, have little voice in the profession. It examines the ...
This book examines the harassment of the Johns Hopkins University sinologist Owen Lattimore during the height of the Cold War on campus. It moves from detailing the specifics of Lattimore's case to a ...
This study examines the consequences of cultural development on the emergence of contemporary sport. The current preoccupation with statistics and reductionist theories has objectified athletic performance ...
Clark Kerr, former President of the University of California and a leader in higher education policymaking, offers his views of the turbulent decades when colleges and universities scrambled to provide ...
In this critical new work, Slaughter investigates how university involvement in high technology influences higher education policy. By conducting a case study of the Business-Higher Education Forum, a ...