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Vocation across the Academy

by David S. Cunningham

Although the language of vocation was born in a religious context, the contributors in this volume demonstrate that it has now taken root within the broad framework of higher education and has become intertwined...


American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus

by Lisa Wade

A revelatory account of the new culture of sex that has come to dominate the American college experience.

The hookup is now part of college life. Yet the drunken encounter we always hear about tells only a fraction...


New Languages and Landscapes of Higher Education

Structural Challenges and the Future of Honors Education

by Robert Glover & Katherine O'Flaherty

Structural Challenges and the Future of Honors Education is the third volume in an edited series examining the proliferation of honors programs and colleges in American higher education. The contributors here...


Public Diplomacy and Academic Mobility in Sweden: The Swedish Institute and Scholarship Programs for Foreign Academics, 1938–2010

by Andreas Åkerlund

Academic exchange is one of the cornerstones of public diplomacy. Receiving foreign academics is one way of influencing foreign elites in an attempt to build goodwill and stable international networks. The result...


Today, 60% of American Women Are Graduating with College Degrees versus 40% of American Men.: SHORT STORY # 27.  Nonfiction series #1- #60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

Even the Civil Right Act of 1964 gave an equal opportunity to women and minorities, discrimination and prejudice continue even today. Brilliant and pioneering women in these generations sacrificed, endured,...


The Future Has Or Plans: Planning Holistically to Conserve Natural and Cultural Heritage

by Jon Kohl & Steve McCool

Crisis has enveloped the more than 200,000 nationally and regionally protected natural and cultural heritage sites around the world. Heritage managers - those who manage natural sites such as national parks,...


The Cruciform Faculty: The Making of a Christian Professor

by Mark H. Heinemann, James R. Estep & Mark A. Maddix

How do Christian higher education institutions orient new faculty members

to their role on a Christian campus? How do they lead faculty members

toward a deeper understanding of the Christian dimension of their...


Faculty of Color Navigating Higher Education

by Karen Harris Brown, Patricia Alvarez McHatton & Michelle Frazier Trotman Scott

This text seeks to inform, empower, and provide a voice to all faculty of color. This book will offer a vivid account of the lived experiences of faculty of color in academia. The editors believe these collective...


The Muses on Their Lunch Hour

When Reason Goes on Holiday: Philosophers in Politics

by Neven Sesardic

Philosophers usually emphasize the importance of logic, clarity and reason. Therefore when they address political issues they will usually inject a dose of rationality in these discussions, right?

Wrong. This...


Engaging College Students: A Fun and Edgy Guide for Professors

by Mike Kowis

In this amusing how-to guide for professors, seasoned instructor Mike Kowis shares 44 COLLEGE TEACHING TIPS that will help any teacher:

  • ENGAGE students in thought-provoking classroom discussions,
  • MOTIVATE...


The Capitalist University

by Henry Heller

Can the ivory tower rise above capitalism? Or are the humanities and social sciences merely handmaids to the American imperial order? The Capitalist University surveys the history of higher education in the...


Focusing on the Underserved: Immigrant, Refugee, and Indigenous Asian American and Pacific Islanders in Higher Education

by Sam D. Museus, Amefil Agbayani & Doris M. Ching

Recent discussions and dissemination of information regarding the rapid growth of Asian Americans

and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) across our nation are creating some awareness among administrators

and educators...


The Century trilogy by Ken Follett (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries

Unlock the more straightforward side of the Century trilogy with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of the Century trilogy by Ken Follett, which tells...


The Sorrows of Young Werther by Goethe (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries

Unlock the more straightforward side of The Sorrows of Young Werther with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Sorrows of Young Werther by Goethe,...


The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries

Unlock the more straightforward side of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Strange Case of Dr...


War Horse by Michael Morpurgo (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries

Unlock the more straightforward side of War Horse with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of War Horse by Michael Morpurgo, told through the eyes of...


The Idea of the PhD: The doctorate in the twenty-first-century imagination

by Frances Jennifer Kelly

The Idea of the PhD: The doctorate in the twenty-first-century imagination analyses the PhD as it is articulated in diverse areas of contemporary discourse at a time in which the degree is undergoing growth,...


Higher Education as a Bridge to the Future: Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary Meeting of the International Association of University Presidents, wit

by Jason A. Scorza, Dame Glynis Breakwell & J. Michael Adams

This volume of essays and speeches by noted international higher education leaders explores the critical role of higher education both as an active part of global civil society and as a foundation for the realization...