The Chosen We
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.
The Racial Crisis in American Higher Education, Third Edition
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 Reclaim Mentorship
Feminists revisit their mixed experiences of mentoring and being mentored to reclaim mentorship as a project for new generations.
Racial Equity on College Campuses
Offers insight into race-based disparities in higher education and practical tools for advancing racial equity on college and university campuses.
Black Campus Life
Ethnography of Black engineering majors navigating campus life at a historically White university.
Stakes Is High
A rich, authentic account of eight young Black men's experiences on their paths to and through college.
Creating a Culture of Mindful Innovation in Higher Education
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 Systems Redesigned
Brings together scholars and higher education system leaders to highlight concrete examples of system change and realignment to advance student success.
Teaching, Tenure, and Collegiality
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.
Plantation Politics and Campus Rebellions
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.
Teaching Race in Perilous Times
Multidisciplinary anthology on teaching issues of race and racism in US college classrooms.
Traces the controversial poet’s thinking about teaching and learning throughout his career.
Transforming Higher Education in Asia and Africa
Analyzes twelve strategic planning efforts in higher education in eight countries in Asia and Africa.
Explores the complex interplay of race and culture in the doctoral experiences of African American students.
Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 3
Explores the impact of shared governance in times of campus and system transition.
University Management, the Academic Profession, and Neoliberalism
A unique examination of how faculty and university administrators understand their work and professional identities under neoliberalism.
Relational Sociology and Research on Schools, Colleges, and Universities
Brings relational sociology to bear on educational research.
A thought-provoking overview of the many challenges facing higher education and how to deal with them by a leading thinker in the field.
Tuning the Student Mind
Explores the effectiveness and value of meditation in a college classroom.
Shared Governance in Higher Education Set (Volumes 1, 2 and 3)
A trilogy exploring different aspects of shared governance in higher education.
Examines innovative writing pedagogies and the experiences of Latinx student writers at Hispanic-Serving Institutions nationwide.
Catalyzing the Field
A rich collection of essays about the inner, shared experiences of participants engaged in second-person approaches to contemplative practice.
Trans People in Higher Education
Addresses the experiences of trans college students, faculty, and staff in a single volume for the first time.
Black Women and Social Justice Education
Focuses on Black women’s experiences and expertise in order to advance educational philosophy and provide practical tools for social justice pedagogy.
The Intersubjective Turn
Examines key theoretical aspects of the emerging field of second-person contemplative education.
The Quest for Purpose
Demonstrates how students and educators can resist narrow, utilitarian views of higher education’s purpose.
Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 2
Offers valuable insights into the governance process in higher education.
Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 1
Offers practical advice for achieving shared governance in higher education.
Being Black, Being Male on Campus
Explores how race and gender matter on campus and how Black males navigate college for academic and personal success.
Staging Women's Lives in Academia
Argues that institutional change must accommodate women’s professional and personal life stages.
Sixty-Four Campuses—One University
Handsome, fully illustrated history of the sixty-four State University of New York campuses.
Meaning-Making, Internalized Racism, and African American Identity
Presents research on how variations in African Americans’ racial self-concept affects meaning-making and internalized oppression.
The Best Kind of College
Small college professors from across the United States explain why liberal arts institutions remain the gold standard for higher education.
In the Face of Inequality
First comparative historical analysis of the organizational growth of black colleges.
The Problem of College Readiness
Examines how states, schools, and postsecondary institutions might best help improve college readiness and completion.
The Lure of Literacy
Examines proposals for freshman composition’s abolition and reform while providing a new model for courses.
Young Faculty in the Twenty-First Century
Demonstrates how the success of universities depends on the working conditions of the younger academic generation.
Ernest L. Boyer
Assesses the challenges plaguing our higher education system through selections of Ernest L. Boyer’s writings
Expanding the Circle
Examines strategies and best practices that effectively integrate LGBTQ areas of teaching and research with student life activities.
Higher Education Reconsidered
Focuses on the opportunities and challenges of using the science of change to improve the academic enterprise.
Contemplative Learning and Inquiry across Disciplines
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.
Building a Smarter University
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.
Higher Education Systems 3.0
An exploration of multi-campus higher education systems and their role in improving communities and their economies.
Running on Empty
Explores how Southampton College went from “the jewel in the university crown” to an “albatross around the university neck. ”
A Creature of Our Own Making
Witty, savvy, incisive, and entertaining short essays on the culture, mores, and practices of higher education.
Inside the Undergraduate Teaching Experience
Shows what kind of changes college faculty make to their teaching and why they make them.
Universities and Colleges as Economic Drivers
A comprehensive examination of the relationship between higher education, state government, and economic development.
Precipice or Crossroads?
Comprehensive treatment of the challenges faced by America’s public research universities, and of what those challenges may mean for the nation.
Leading researchers and practitioners explore the frontiers of education from an integral perspective.
Over Ten Million Served
First book on gender and academic service.
Stories from participants in Professional Development Schools.
Interdisciplinarity and Social Justice
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.
College Life through the Eyes of Students
Presents the perspectives of contemporary college students on their lives and educations.
Breaking into the All-Male Club
Women professors of educational administration share their personal stories of being female firsts.
The First Time Effect
A fresh look at study abroad programs on American college and university campuses.
The Way Literacy Lives
Challenges an autonomous model of literacy instruction in favor of one that recognizes and builds on students’ facility in navigating other rhetorical contexts.
When the Pot Boils
Tells the story of the decline and near bankruptcy of a major American university, and how its dramatic turnaround was quickly achieved.
Cary Nelson and the Struggle for the University
Scholars engage the ideas and legacy of Cary Nelson in conversations about the corporate university, teaching, poetry, and activism.
Thought Knows No Sex
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.
Always at Odds?
How faculty and administrators at research universities can create a shared sense of values.
The Locations of Composition
Explores the concepts of space and place within composition studies.
Defying the Odds
Examines why some working-class students pursue higher literacy while others don’t.
Burning Down the House
A riveting analysis of the struggle to eliminate affirmative action at the University of California.
African Americans and College Choice
Assesses the influence of family and school on African American students' college decision-making processes.
Black Studies as Human Studies
Explores the interdisciplinary dimensions of black studies.
Preparing for College
Analyzes and defines the parameters of effective college outreach programs.
Mixed Race Students in College
Portrays the diverse experiences and identities of mixed race college students.
Who's in Charge of America's Research Universities?
Goes to the heart of the challenges facing the nation's research universities.
Funding Public Colleges and Universities for Performance
Looks at the progress, popularity, and problems related to states linking funding of public colleges and universities to performance.
Diversity, Multiculturalism and Social Justice
An interdisciplinary reader exploring issues related to diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice.
Increasing Access to College
Focuses on pre-college enrichment programs as a solution to the problem of minority and low-income student access to postsecondary education.
The Quest for Equity in Higher Education
A critical examination of current sociopolitical issues surrounding equity and diversity and their impact on higher education.
Day Late, Dollar Short
Explores how shifts in the job market and changes in university culture and administration have influenced the "post-theory" generation of literary critics.
Traveling through the Boondocks
Wry and honest essays on the everyday conditions of professional life at a "second-rate" university, with implications for our understanding of higher education in general.
Through excerpts and profiles, this inspiring book presents the experiences of twelve African American artists who teach at traditionally White colleges and universities.
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.
Community Service and Higher Learning
Portrays the experiences and development of students as they commit themselves to community service during their college years.
Promotion and Tenure
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.
Token Professionals and Master Critics
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 ...
Performance versus Results
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 ...
The Great Transformation in Higher Education, 1960-1980
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 ...
The Higher Learning and High Technology
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 ...