Higher Ed Recommended Reading ListWe know how much you “love” reading, so we decided to help expedite your induction into the world of academia.
Who knows, You may even find some of the following titles interesting enough to read without being assigned to do.
(By the way, in every course syllabus you will receive a more comprehensive list of recommended books per subject, again this is just a jump start. ENJOY!)
Seldin, P., & Higgerson, M. L. (2002). The administrative portfolio: a practical guide to improved administrative performance and personnel decisions. Bolton, Mass.: Anker Pub. Co.
Tierney, W. G. G. (1999). Building the responsive campus: Creating high performance colleges and universities. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Garcia, J. E., & Hoelscher, K. J. (2008). Managing diversity flashpoints in higher education. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
Higgerson, M. L., & Joyce, T. A. (2007). Effective leadership communication: A guide for department chairs and deans for managing difficult situations and people. Bolton, Mass.: Anker Pub.
Samovar, L. A., Porter, R. E., & McDaniel, E. R. (2010). Communication between cultures (7th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning.
Flowers, L. A. (2004). Diversity issues in American colleges and universities: Case studies for higher education and student affairs professionals. Springfield, Ill.: C.C. Thomas.
Bordas, J. (2007). Salsa, soul, and spirit: Leadership for a multicultural age (1st ed.). San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.
Brown, O. G., Hinton, K. G., & Howard-Hamilton, M. F. (2007). Unleashing suppressed voices on college campuses: Diversity issues in higher education. New York: Peter Lang.
Chase, S. E. (2010). Learning to speak, learning to listen: How diversity works on campus. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
Aguirre, A., Martinez, R. O., & Association for the Study of Higher Education. (2006). Diversity leadership in higher education. San Francisco, Calif.: Wiley Subscription Services at Jossey-Bass.
Fullan, M., & Scott, G. (2009). Turnaround leadership for higher education (1st ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Harris, M., & Cullen, R. M. (2010). Leading the learner-centered campus: An administrator's framework for improving student learning outcomes. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Rodin, R. S. (2010). The steward leader: Transforming people, organizations, and communities. Downers Grove, Ill.: IVP Academic.
Tutsch, C. (2008). Ellen White on leadership: Guidance for those who influence others. Nampa, Idaho: Pacific Press Pub. Association.
Kaplin, W. A., & Lee, B. A. (2007). The law of higher education, student version (4th ed.). San Francisco, CA.
Palloff, R. M., & Pratt, K. (2005). Collaborating online: Learning together in community (1st ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Conrad, R.-M., & Donaldson, J. A. (2004). Engaging the online learner: Activities and resources for creative instruction (1st ed.). San Francisco, Calif.: Jossey-Bass.
O'Brien, J. G., Millis, B. J., & Cohen, M. W. (2008). The course syllabus: A learning-centered approach (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Wisker, G. (2008). Working one-to-one with students: Supervising, coaching, mentoring, and personal tutoring. New York: Routledge.
Tieger, P. D., & Barron-Tieger, B. (2001). Do what you are: Discover the perfect career for you through the secrets of personality type (3rd ed.). Boston: Little, Brown.
McClellan, G. S., Stringer, J., Barr, M. J., & National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (U.S.). (2009). The handbook of student affairs administration (3rd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Hamrick, F. A., Benjamin, M., & American College Personnel Association. (2009). Maybe I should: Case studies on ethics for student affairs professionals. Lanham
Sandeen, A., & Barr, M. J. (2006). Critical issues for student affairs: Challenges and opportunities (1st ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.