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Generous Thinking

Land-Grant Universities for the Future

A Radical Approach to Saving the University

Higher Education for the Public Good

Kathleen Fitzpatrick

Stephen M. Gavazzi and E. Gordon Gee

How do we solve the social and political crisis in America? The university may be the answer.

foreword by C. Peter Magrath

2019 280 pp. 978-1-4214-2946-5

$29.95 hc/e-book

The Future of Academic Freedom Henry Reichman foreword by Joan Wallach Scott

Land-grant colleges and universities have a storied past. This book looks at their future. 2018 216 pp. 978-1-4214-2685-3

$34.95 hc/e-book

American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century Social, Political, and Economic Challenges fourth edition

Few issues are as hotly debated or misunderstood as academic freedom. Reichman’s book sheds light on and brings clarity to those debates.

edited by Michael N. Bastedo, Philip G. Altbach, and Patricia J. Gumport

Critical University Studies Jeffrey J.Williams and Christopher Newfield

An indispensable reference for the future of American colleges.

2019 320 pp. 978-1-4214-2858-1

2016 576 pp., 12 graphs 978-1-4214-1990-9 $32.95 pb/e-book

$29.95 hc/e-book

Alternative Universities

Austerity Blues

Speculative Design for Innovation in Higher Education

Fighting for the Soul of Public Higher Education

David J. Staley

Michael Fabricant and Stephen Brier

Imagining the universities of the future.

A generation of budget cutting has eviscerated the very idea of public higher education.

2019 288 pp., 10 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2741-6 $34.95 hc/e-book

2016 320 pp. 978-1-4214-2067-7

$29.95 hc/e-book

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The single best book on higher education as a global phenomenon. 2016 352 pp. 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-1926-8

$34.95 pb/e-book

NEW IN PAPERBACK Designing the New American University Michael M. Crow and William B. Dabars A radical blueprint for reinventing American higher education. 2018  360 pp. 18 line drawings 978-1-4214-2702-7

$24.95 pb/e-book

The Great Mistake How We Wrecked Public Universities and How We Can Fix Them

LEADERSHIP Leading Colleges and Universities Lessons from Higher Education Leaders

edited by Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, Gerald B. Kauvar, and E. Gordon Gee

New Models/Leadership

Global Perspectives on Higher Education Philip G. Altbach

How experienced college and university leaders guide successful institutions—and why they sometimes lose their way. 2018 328 pp., 1 halftone, 1 map, 3 graphs 978-1-4214-2492-7 $34.95 hc/e-book

Higher Education Accountability Robert Kelchen The first comprehensive overview charting the accountability of higher education. 2018 272 pp., 5 graphs 978-1-4214-2473-6 $39.95 hc/e-book

Accreditation on the Edge Challenging Quality Assurance in Higher Education

edited by Susan D. Phillips and Kevin Kinser A behind-the-scenes look at how college and university accreditation affects your education—and the value of your degree. 2018 296 pp., 8 graphs 978-1-4214-2544-3 $44.95 hc/e-book

Christopher Newfield A remarkable indictment of how misguided business policies have undermined the American higher education system. CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

Critical University Studies Jeffrey J.Williams and Christopher Newfield 2018 448 pp., 2 halftones, 33 charts 978-1-4214-2703-4 $29.95 pb/e-book

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Leadership HIGHER ED LEADERSHIP ESSENTIALS FORTHCOMING How Boards Lead Small Colleges Alice Lee Williams Brown with Elizabeth Richmond Hayford

A college is only as strong as its board of trustees. 2019 216 pp. 978-1-4214-2862-8

Brian C. Mitchell and W. Joseph King How can colleges stay relevant in the twenty-first century? 2018 216 pp., 4 graphs 978-1-4214-2477-4 $27.95 pb/e-book

$27.95 pb/e-book

How University Boards Work

How to Be a Dean George Justice

A Guide for Trustees, Officers, and Leaders in Higher Education

The essential guide to the hardest job in higher ed.  Johns Hopkins University Press  4

2019 200 pp. 978-1-4214-2878-9

How to Run a College A Practical Guide for Trustees, Faculty, Administrators, and Policymakers

$27.95 pb/e-book

NEW Investigating College Student Misconduct Oren R. Griffin A clear and cogent guide to how colleges and universities can investigate student misconduct. 2018 224 pp., 4 charts 978-1-4214-2637-2 $27.95 pb/e-book

Robert A. Scott An expert guide designed to help university trustees become effective leaders. 2018 224 pp. 978-1-4214-2494-1

$27.95 pb/e-book

How Universities Work John V. Lombardi The single best description of the inside workings of contemporary universities. 2013 240 pp. 978-1-4214-1122-4

$27.95 pb/e-book

The decisions we make in the next five years are critical in determining whether colleges thrive or flounder. National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Award for Outstanding AACRAO SEM Research Presentation

Presidencies Derailed Why University Leaders Fail and How to Prevent It

Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, Gerald B. Kauvar, and E. Grady Bogue How do some university presidents “lose their way,” and why are their consequential dismissals given so much media attention?

2017 192 pp., 16 maps, 20 graphs 978-1-4214-2413-2

$39.95 hc/e-book

2013 184 pp., 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-1987-9

Leadership/The Business of Education

Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education Nathan D. Grawe

$34.95 pb/e-book

THE BUSINESS OF EDUCATION FORTHCOMING University Finances Accounting and Budgeting Principles for Higher Education

The Market Imperative Segmentation and Change in Higher Education

Dean O. Smith

Robert Zemsky and Susan Shaman

An essential and comprehensive guide to university finances.

Thinking about American higher education as an economic market changes everything.

2019 432 pp., 23 line drawings 978-1-4214-2725-6 $59.95 hc/e-book

Reforming Higher Education: Innovation and the Public Good Series Editors:William G.Tierney and Laura W. Perna

Higher Education and Silicon Valley Connected but Conflicted

2017 152 pp., 20 graphs 978-1-4214-2411-8 $29.95 hc/e-book

W. Richard Scott, Michael W. Kirst, and Colleagues

Reengineering the University

A data-rich study of the difficult partnerships between the colleges, universities, and businesses of Silicon Valley. 2017 304 pp., 1 map, 13 graphs 978-1-4214-2308-1 $54.95 pb/e-book

How to Be Mission Centered, Market Smart, and Margin Conscious

William F. Massy How can colleges and universities improve efficiency while preserving academic values? 2016 304 pp., 30 line drawings 978-1-4214-2274-9 $29.95 pb/e-book

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The Business of Education/Faculty

The Challenge of Independent Colleges

Remaking College

Moving Research into Practice

Innovation and the Liberal Arts

edited by Christopher C. Morphew and John M. Braxton

edited by Rebecca Chopp, Susan Frost, and Daniel H. Weiss

At the intersection of new scholarship on higher education with on-the-ground insight into managing institutions.

Experts discuss the disruptive changes faced by liberal arts colleges.

2017 280 pp., 1 graph 978-1-4214-2431-6 $44.95 hc/e-book

Consolidating Colleges and Merging Universities New Strategies for Higher Education Leaders

2013 232 pp., 3 line drawings 978-1-4214-1978-7 $29.95 pb/e-book

The Branding of the American Mind How Universities Capture, Manage, and Monetize Intellectual Property and Why It Matters

Jacob H. Rooksby

James Martin, James E. Samels & Associates In the midst of falling enrollments and endowments, university leaders consider partnering, merging, and even closing institutions. 2016 272 pp., 2 maps, 8 graphs 978-1-4214-2167-4 $39.95 hc/e-book

The first real exposé of how universities have trademarked, copyrighted, branded, and patented everything they do.

Critical University Studies Jeffrey J.Williams and Christopher Newfield 2016 392 pp., 4 graphs 978-1-4214-2080-6 $29.95 hc/e-book

FACULTY FORTHCOMING Becoming an Academic How to Get through Grad School and Beyond

Inger Mewburn Your survival guide for graduate school. 2019 240 pp. 978-1-4214-2880-2

$19.95 pb/e-book

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Professorial Pathways Academic Careers in a Global Perspective

edited by Martin J. Finkelstein and Glen A. Jones What makes a professor? The answer depends where in the world you are. 2019 336 pp., 8 graphs 978-1-4214-2873-4 $39.95 hc/e-book


NEW Teaching Teachers Changing Paths and Enduring Debates

James W. Fraser and Lauren Lefty foreword by Arthur Levine

Teacher education in America has changed dramatically in the past thirty years—with major implications for how our kids are taught. 2018 248 pp., 3 halftones 978-1-4214-2635-8 $39.95 hc/e-book

Professors in the Gig Economy

Unionizing Adjunct Faculty in America

edited by Kim Tolley The Uber-ization of the classroom and what it means for faculty. 2018 240 pp., 5 charts 978-1-4214-2533-7 $34.95 pb/e-book

Taking It to the Streets The Role of Scholarship in Advocacy and Advocacy in Scholarship

edited by Laura W. Perna As scholars become more public, what responsibility do they have to advocate for policies that will advance equity, inclusiveness, and social change? 2018 160 pp. 978-1-4214-2546-7

$27.95 pb/e-book

A Fractured Profession Commercialism and Conflict in Academic Science

David R. Johnson Exploring the growing division among academic scientists over a profit motive in research.

Critical University Studies Jeffrey J.Williams and Christopher Newfield 2017 192 pp., 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-2353-1 $49.95 hc/e-book

The Faculty Factor Reassessing the American Academy in a Turbulent Era

Martin J. Finkelstein, Valerie Martin Conley, and Jack H. Schuster In an academy squeezed hard by formidable pressures, what is the future of the faculty? Johns Hopkins University Press  7

2016 584 pp., 72 line drawings 978-1-4214-2092-9 $50.00 hc/e-book

STUDENT AFFAIRS FORTHCOMING Admit One Writing Your Way into the Best Colleges

Thomas Richards How to craft a dynamic personal essay that will get your college application noticed. 2019 208 pp. 978-1-4214-2864-2

$18.95 pb/e-book

Delivering Effective College Mental Health Services Lee Keyes An essential guide to organizing and offering mental health services on campus. 2019 192 pp., 4 charts 978-1-4214-2885-7 $37.95 hc/e-book

NEW Sending Your Millennial to College A Parent’s Guide to Supporting College Success

John Bader author of Dean’s List: Ten Strategies for College Success, see page 9

Send your child to college with all the tools they need to succeed. 2018 136 pp. 978-1-4214-2582-5

$17.95 pb/e-book

Dear Parents A Field Guide for College Preparation

Jon McGee foreword by Chris Farrell

Few moments in parenting are as fraught as preparing your kid for college. Let a trusted pro show you how it’s done. 2018 176 pp. 978-1-4214-2683-9

$19.95 pb/e-book

Why They Can’t Write Killing the Five-Paragraph Essay and Other Necessities  Johns  JohnsHopkins HopkinsUniversity UniversityPress Press 8  8

John Warner An important challenge to what currently masquerades as conventional wisdom regarding the teaching of writing. 2018 288 pp., 1 halftone 978-1-4214-2710-2 $27.95 hc/e-book

Student Affairs

Common Core

College Athletes’ Rights and Well-Being

National Education Standards and the Threat to Democracy

Critical Perspectives on Policy and Practice

Nicholas Tampio How the Common Core standardizes our kids’ education—and how it threatens our democracy. 2018 216 pp., 1 halftone, 3 line drawings 978-1-4214-2463-7 $24.95 hc/e-book

edited by Eddie Comeaux Addressing major policy issues and athletes’ well-being in collegiate sports. 2017 232 pp., 7 charts 978-1-4214-2385-2 $34.95 pb/e-book

Cheating in College Measuring Success Testing, Grades, and the Future of College Admissions

edited by Jack Buckley, Lynn Letukas, and Ben Wildavsky Standardized tests have become the gateway to higher education . . . but should they be? 2017 344 pp., 49 graphs 978-1-4214-2496-5 $49.95 hc/e-book

Dean’s List Ten Strategies for College Success second edition

Why Students Do It and What Educators Can Do about It

Donald L. McCabe, Kenneth D. Butterfield, and Linda K. Treviño With academic dishonesty on the rise, this book explains why students cheat, how to foster integrity, and why it matters. 2017 240 pp., 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-2401-9 $24.95 pb/e-book

Campus Sexual Assault College Women Respond

John Bader

Lauren J. Germain

You’ve gotten into college. This is the book you need to succeed.

Survivors of campus sexual assault share the stories of how they confronted and overcame the trauma of being attacked.

2017 232 pp. 978-1-4214-2237-4

$24.95 pb/e-book

2016 144 pp. 978-1-4214-1905-3

$29.95 hc/e-book

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DIVERSITY, TECHNOLOGY, AND ACCESS FORTHCOMING Becoming Hispanic-Serving Institutions Opportunities for Colleges and Universities

Gina Ann Garcia How can striving Hispanic-Serving Institutions serve their students while countering the dominant preconceptions of colleges and universities?

Reforming Higher Education: Innovation and the Public Good Series Editors:William G.Tierney and Laura W. Perna 2019 176 pp., 5 line drawings 978-1-4214-2737-9 $29.95 pb/e-book A Hopkins Series on Education and Technology Diversifying Digital Learning Online Literacy and Educational Opportunity

edited by William G. Tierney, Zoë B. Corwin, and Amanda Ochsner How does the digital divide affect the teaching and learning of historically underrepresented students? 2018 232 pp., 8 halftones, 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-2435-4 $44.95 hc/e-book

The Textbook and the Lecture Education in the Age of New Media

Norm Friesen Why do the basic technologies of education endure in our digital age? 2017 192 pp., 25 halftones, 5 line drawings 978-1-4214-2433-0 $32.95 hc/e-book

Postsecondary Play The Role of Games and Social Media in Higher Education

edited by William G. Tierney, Zoë B. Corwin, Tracy Fullerton, and Gisele Ragusa Games and social media can improve college access, attract and support students, and boost rates of completion.

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2014 352 pp., 6 halftones, 6 line drawings 978-1-4214-2275-6 $29.95 pb/e-book

Diversity’s Promise for Higher Education Making It Work second edition

Daryl G. Smith Building sustainable diversity in higher education isn’t just the right thing to do—it is an imperative for institutional excellence and for a pluralistic society that works. 2015 376 pp., 27 charts 978-1-4214-1734-9 $32.95 pb/e-book


Between Church and State

third edition

Religion and Public Education in a Multicultural America second edition

John R. Thelin

James W. Fraser

The definitive history of American higher education—now up to date.

A fully updated second edition of this essential look at the continuing tensions between religion and American public schools.

A History of American Higher Education

2019 552 pp., 13 b&w photos 978-1-4214-2883-3 $39.95 pb/e-book

2016 296 pp. 978-1-4214-2058-5

NEW Going to College in the Sixties John R. Thelin

$30.00 pb/e-book

Courtrooms and Classrooms A Legal History of College Access, 1860–1960

foreword by Michael A. Olivas

Scott M. Gelber

The 1960s was the most transformative decade in the history of American higher education— but not for the reasons you think.

A stunningly original history of higher education law.

2018 224 pp., 17 halftones 978-1-4214-2681-5 $34.95 hc/e-book

Democracy’s Schools

2015 264 pp. 978-1-4214-1884-1

$44.95 hc/e-book

Diploma Mills

The Rise of Public Education in America

How For-Profit Colleges Stiffed Students, Taxpayers, and the American Dream

Johann N. Neem

A. J. Angulo

The unknown history of American public education.

A provocative history of for-profit colleges and universities.

How Things Worked Robin Einhorn and Richard R. John, Series Editors

Honorable Mention, PROSE Education Practice Award by the American Association of Publishers

2017 256 pp., 9 halftones 978-1-4214-2321-0 $22.95 pb/e-book

2016 224 pp., 1 halftone, 12 graphs 978-1-4214-2007-3 $29.95 hc/e-book

Essential Documents in the History of American Higher Education John R. Thelin

Universities and Their Cities Urban Higher Education in America

Steven J. Diner

A dynamic and thoughtful collection documenting the history of American higher education.

The first broad survey of the history of urban higher education in America.

2014 384 pp., 2 halftones, 3 line drawings 978-1-4214-1422-5 $29.95 pb/e-book

2017 192 pp., 14 halftones 978-1-4214-2241-1 $44.95 hc/e-book

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B O O K S I N E D U C AT I O N / S AV E 2 0 % O N A L L B O O K S A History of American Higher Education

third edition See inside for these and other new John R. Thelin titles from Hopkins Press The definitive history of American higher education— now up to date. 552 pp., 13 b&w photos 978-1-4214-2883-3 $39.95 pb/e-book

Johns Hopkins University Press is the proud recipient of the 2018 Council of Independent Colleges’ Academic Leadership Award

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