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  • Greening Africana Studiesby Rubin Patterson

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    Insufficient attention has been given to the environment in Africana studies within the academy. In Greening Africana Studies , Rubin Patterson initiates an important conversation explaining why and how the gap between these two disciplines can and should be bridged. His comprehensive book calls for a green African transnationalism and focuses on... more...

  • A Classroom of Oneby Gene I. Maeroff

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 22.99

    A well-known journalist takes a hard look at distance education more...

  • Learning Under Neoliberalismby Susan B. Hyatt; Boone Shear; Susan Wright

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    As part of the neoliberal trends toward public-private partnerships, universities all over the world have forged more intimate relationships with corporate interests and more closely resemble for-profit corporations in both structure and practice.  These transformations, accompanied by new forms of governance, produce new subject-positions among... more...

  • Assessing Civic Engagementby Dawn Geronimo Terkla; Lisa S. O'Leary

    Wiley 2015; US$ 29.00

    This is the 162nd volume of this Jossey-Bass quarterly report series. Timely and comprehensive, New Directions for Institutional Research provides planners and administrators in all types of academic institutions with guidelines in such areas as resource coordination, information analysis, program evaluation, and institutional management. more...

  • Building Academic Leadership Capacityby Walter H. Gmelch; Jeffrey L. Buller

    Wiley 2015; US$ 45.00

    A clear, systematic road map to effective campus leadership development Building Academic Leadership Capacity gives institutions the knowledge they need to invest in the next generation of academic leaders. With a clear, generalizable, systematic approach, this book provides insight into the elements of successful academic leadership and the training... more...

  • Locus of Authorityby William G. Bowen; Eugene M. Tobin

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Locus of Authority argues that every issue facing today?s colleges and universities, from stagnant degree completion rates to worrisome cost increases, is exacerbated by a century-old system of governance that desperately requires change. While prior studies have focused on boards of trustees and presidents, few have looked at the place of faculty... more...

  • Academic Leadership in Higher Educationby Robert J. Sternberg; Elizabeth Davis; April C. Mason; Robert V. Smith; Jeffrey S. Vitter; Michele Wheatly

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99

    As ironic as it may seem, very few academic leaders have had any formal training in academic administration, or in any kind of administration at all. For the most part, academic administrators learn on the job. They also seek advice wherever they can get it. The purpose of this book is to offer such advice. more...

  • The Daily Practice of Compassionby Dora Calott Wang; Shannan L. Carter

    UNM School of Medicine 2014; US$ 39.95

    Rich with anecdotes and personality, Dora Calott Wang?s account is a must-read for anyone curious about health care in New Mexico. more...

  • Teaching Adultsby Ralph G. Brockett

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    A highly practical guide for new instructors teaching in any setting Regardless of the context, teaching is a tall task?and for those teaching adults, unique challenges await. Teaching Adults: A Practical Guide for New Teachers is chock-full of ideas that can be read quickly and implemented immediately in formal and informal settings, in classrooms... more...

  • Collegeby Andrew Delbanco; Andrew Delbanco

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 17.95

    As the commercialization of American higher education accelerates, more and more students are coming to college with the narrow aim of obtaining a preprofessional credential. The traditional four-year college experience?an exploratory time for students to discover their passions and test ideas and values with the help of teachers and peers?is in danger... more...