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  • Negotiating the Glass Ceilingby Dr Miriam David; Miriam David; Diana Woodward

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    Why is it that in many universities the number of women professors can literally be counted on the fingers of one hand while the number of men number in the hundreds? Why are women academics so relatively disadvantaged and men so firmly in control? In an attempt to find answers to these questions Negotiating the Glass Ceiling gathers together the... more...

  • Office Hoursby Cary Nelson; Stephen Watt

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    In a series of stinging analyses, this book examines the current sorry state of higher education. The second half of the volume offers "alternative futures" for the academy, visions that involve academic organizations, public outreach through the internet, faculty unionization, and campus organizing. Office Hours is a roll-up-your-sleeves look... more...

  • On Becoming an Innovative University Teacherby John Cowan

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 55.00

    On Becoming an Innovative University Teacher shows readers how to plan and run innovative activities to engage their students in effective reflective learning. The book uses an unusual and accessible method: each chapter begins by posing a question with which university and college teachers can be expected to identify; then answers the question by... more...

  • Presumed Incompetentby Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs; Yolanda Flores Niemann; Carmen G. González; Angela P. Harris

    Utah State University Press 2012; US$ 31.95

    Presumed Incompetent is a pathbreaking account of the intersecting roles of race, gender, and class in the working lives of women faculty of color. Through personal narratives and qualitative empirical studies, more than 40 authors expose the daunting challenges faced by academic women of color as they navigate the often hostile terrain of higher... more...

  • Professor Mommyby Rachel Connelly; Kristen Ghodsee

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 20.99

    Professor Mommy is designed as a guide for women who are trying to combine the life of the mind with the joys of motherhood. The authors tackle these issues not only during the infant/toddler stages, but also follow the demands of motherhood all the way through the empty nest. more...

  • The Prudent Professorby Edwin M. Bridges; Brian D. Bridges

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 23.99

    ?Strengths of this book include its readability and accessibility to further information. Retirement is approached from the ?what you put in is what you will get out? philosophy, encouraging the reader to learn what options are best suited for themselves. TIAA-CREF traditionally has been the retirement choice of many individuals in Higher Education.... more...

  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Chief Financial Officerby Lucie Lapovsky; Mary P. McKeown-Moak

    Wiley 2010; US$ 29.00

    With demands for improved quality, increasing competition for state and federal funds, and the challenges of integrating technology into the curriculum, higher education faces greater economic uncertainties than ever before. The chief financial officer (CFO) of any higher education institution stands squarely in the middle of this maelstrom. This issue... more...

  • Small Group Teachingby Reg Dennick; Kate Exley

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95

    This indispensable guide for new university or college teachers brings together straightforward and practical advice on small group teaching as well as examples of practice across disciplines and a sprinkling of sound educational theory. Written in a highly accessible jargon-free style, this book comprehensively covers critical areas such as: ... more...

  • Steal This Universityby Benjamin Johnson; Patrick Kavanagh; Kevin Mattson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 56.95

    Steal This University explores the paradox of academic labor. Universities do not exist to generate a profit from capital investment, yet contemporary universities are increasingly using corporations as their model for internal organization. While the media, politicians, business leaders and the general public all seem to share a remarkable consensus... more...

  • Survive and Thriveby Wendy C. Crone

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2010; US$ 25.00

    The experience of an untenured faculty member is highly dependent on the quality of the mentoring they receive. This mentoring may come from a number of different sources, and the concept of developing a constellation of mentors is highly recommended, but a mentoring relationship that is guided by the mentee's needs will be the most productive. Often,... more...