Monthly Archives: April 2009

"Higher Learning, Greater Good" - book cover

The greater good of higher education


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


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


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).