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  • Learning Through Supervised Practice in Student Affairsby Steven M. Janosik; Diane L. Cooper; Sue A. Saunders; Joan B. Hirt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    For future student affairs professionals and higher education administrators, the supervised practice experience is where theory learned in the classroom is put into practice. Learning through Supervised Practice in Student Affairs assists students in applying leadership, advising, conflict management, and planning skills to their practice. This... more...

  • Crafting a Classby Elizabeth A. Duffy; Idana Goldberg

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 43.50

    Admissions and financial aid policies at liberal arts colleges have changed dramatically since 1955. Through the 1950s, most colleges in the United States enrolled fewer than 1000 students, nearly all of whom were white. Few colleges were truly selective in their admissions; they accepted most students who applied. In the 1960s, as the children of... more...

  • Luminariesby Patricia H. Marks

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 54.00

    Princeton University enjoys a global reputation as a productive scholarly community that emphasizes excellence in teaching, where senior faculty teach freshmen while making seminal contributions to the advancement of learning. Less well known are the enduring friendships that flourish as a result of the union of research and teaching. This volume... more...

  • Ever the Teacherby William G. Bowen

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 82.50

    In one of his commencement talks as President of Princeton University, William G. Bowen called upon the assembled graduates to find ways, in their lives, to blend "the powers of the mind and the promptings of the heart." This collection of his presidential writings--drawn from annual reports, opening exercises addresses, commencement remarks, and... more...

  • Students and National Socialism in Germanyby Geoffrey J. Giles

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 47.95

    This study explains the rise and evaluates the strength of the National Socialist Students' Association (NSDStB) during the whole period of its existence from 1926 to 1945. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...

  • What's Happened to the Humanities?by Alvin B. Kernan; William G. Bowen; Harold T. Shapiro

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.95

    This volume of specially commissioned original essays presents the thoughts of some of the most distinguished commentators within the American academy on the fundamental changes that have taken place in the humanities in the latter part of the twentieth century. In the transformation of American higher education from the university to the "demoversity,"... more...

  • Buying the Bestby Charles T. Clotfelter

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.95

    Since the early 1980s, the rapidly increasing cost of college, together with what many see as inadequate attention to teaching, has elicited a barrage of protest. Buying the Best looks at the realities behind these criticisms--at the economic factors that are in fact driving the institutions that have been described as machines without brakes. In... more...

  • In Pursuit of the PhDby William G. Bowen; Neil L. Rudenstine

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 60.95

    What percentage of graduate students entering PhD programs in the arts and sciences at leading universities actually complete their studies? How do completion rates vary by field of study, scale of graduate program, and type of financial support provided to students? Has the increasing reliance on Teaching Assistantships affected completion rates... more...

  • Princetonians, 1769-1775by Richard A. Harrison

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 78.00

    This volume, the second in a series of biographical sketches of students who attended the College of New Jersey (later Princeton University), brings the story of the College and its alumni to the beginning of the American Revolution. It records not only the contributions of the early sons of Nassau Hall to the formation of the Republic but also the... more...

  • Students, Society and Politics in Imperial Germanyby Konrad H. Jarausch

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 58.00

    Konrad H. Jarausch studies the social structure of the German university and the mentality of its students during the Imperial period as an example of a wider European academic desertion of liberalism. He finds that German higher education combined scientific world leadership and competent professional training with an eroding liberal education (Bildung)... more...