Monthly Archives: April 2009


"Higher Learning, Greater Good" - book cover

The greater good of higher education

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A review of Walter W. McMahon, Higher Learning, Greater Good: The Private and Social Benefits of Higher Education (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009).

An old printing press

Reflections on University Press Publishing

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Former University of Toronto Press executive Bill Harnum describes the current terrain of scholarly book publishing and looks to the future. There are a number of daunting challenges, he writes, but they can be overcome.

"Policy and Performance in American Higher Education" - book cover

A Policy Maker’s Handbook

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Richardson, R. and Martinez, M., Policy and Performance in American Higher Education: An Examination of Cases Across State Systems (Baltimore, Maryland: The John Hopkins University Press, 2009).