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  • Excellent Sheepby William Deresiewicz

    Free Press 2014; Not Available

    A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be?but aren?t?providing. As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply. His students, some of the nation?s brightest minds, were adrift when it came to the big questions: how to think... more...

  • Excellent Sheepby William Deresiewicz

    Free Press 2014; Not Available

    A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be?but aren?t?providing. As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply. His students, some of the nation?s brightest minds, were adrift when it came to the big questions: how to think... more...

  • Excellent Sheepby William Deresiewicz

    Free Press 2014; US$ 26.00

    A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be?but aren?t?providing. As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply. His students, some of the nation?s brightest minds, were adrift when it came to the big questions: how to think... more...

  • Multi-campus University Systemsby Ishmael I. Munene

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    In the face of increasing social demand and cutbacks in state budgetary support, universities in African countries are now turning towards a multicampus system strategy. As African governments have adopted neoliberal education policies that place premium on entrepreneurialism, profit making, privatization, and markets as drivers of university development,... more...

  • Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Beby Frank Bruni

    Grand Central Publishing 2015; US$ 9.89

    Year after year, high school seniors open rejection letters that destroy their confidence and lead them to believe they have failed at one of life's most critical junctures, a process that has hijacked so many American households with college-bound kids. While there are countless books teaching people how to get into and identify the colleges of... more...

  • Making the Most of Your College Educationby Marianne Ragins

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99

    Making the Most of Your College Education demonstrates that in order to be more competitive and marketable in the workplace, it is necessary to partake of the myriad opportunities the college/university environment holds. This invaluable guide, rich with ancedotes from students across the nation, presents the many overlooked and underutilized resources... more...

  • Gravy Trainingby Stuart Crainer; Des Dearlove

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 1998; US$ 9.25

    This is a study of the way in which business schools have emerged from the backwater of academia that they inhabited 20 years ago, into the glamorous global industry position they occupy today. The book is based on interviews with those who run, use, work for and despise business schools. more...

  • Assessment Methods for Student Affairsby John H. Schuh and Associates; M. Lee Upcraft

    Wiley 2011; US$ 42.00

    Editor John Schuh and his fellow contributors, all experts in the field, detail the methodological aspects of conducting assessment projects specifically for the student affairs practitioner who is ready to conduct assessment projects, but is not quite sure how to manage their technical aspects. Using a variety of case studies and concrete examples... more...

  • Closed Minds?by Bruce L.R. Smith; Jeremy D. Mayer; A. Lee Fritschler

    Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 32.95

    Contrary to popular belief, the problem with U.S. higher education is not too much politics but too little. Far from being bastions of liberal bias, American universities have largely withdrawn from the world of politics. So conclude Bruce L. R. Smith, Jeremy Mayer, and Lee Fritschler in this illuminating book.osed Minds? d draws on data from interviews,... more...

  • The New Invisible Collegeby Caroline S. Wagner

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 26.95

    The twentieth century was the era of “big science.” Driven by strategic rivalries and fierce economic competition, wealthy governments invested heavily in national science establishments. Direct funding for institutions like the National Science Foundation and high-visibility projects, such as the race to the moon, fueled innovation, growth,... more...