Skip to Content

Events

The Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)

Routledge will have a display during The Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) 2012 conference. Visit our table for a 20% conference discount offer and to browse the latest books, peruse our classics, and examine related journals!

2012 theme: "Freedom to Learn"
Wednesday, November 14 - Saturday, November 17

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

The Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) is a scholarly society with nearly 2,000 members dedicated to higher education as a field of study. It is committed to diversity in its programs and membership and has enjoyed extraordinary success in involving graduate students in Association activities. ASHE is holding its 37th annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 15-17, 2012.


View a list of titles we'll have on display here!

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas 3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, NV 89109

map

Featured Books at this Event

  1. Public Policy and Higher Education

    Reframing Strategies for Preparation, Access, and Success

    By Edward P. St. John, Nathan Daun-Barnett, Karen M. Moronski-Chapman

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    Amid changing economic and social contexts, radical changes have occurred in public higher education policies over the past three decades. Public Policy and Higher Education provides readers with new ways to analyze these complex state policies and offers the tools to examine how policies affect...

    Published September 14th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Community Colleges

    Edited by John S. Levin, Susan T. Kater

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    Understanding Community Colleges provides a comprehensive review of the community college landscape—management and governance, finance, student demographics and development, teaching and learning, policy, faculty, and workforce development—and bridges the gap between research and practice. This...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The History of U.S. Higher Education – Methods for Understanding the Past

    Edited by Marybeth Gasman

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    The first volume in the Core Concepts of Higher Education series, The History of U.S. Higher Education: Methods for Understanding the Past is a unique research methods textbook that provides students with an understanding of the processes that historians use when conducting their own research....

    Published May 18th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Faculty Diversity

    Removing the Barriers, 2nd Edition

    By JoAnn Moody

    Why do we see so little progress in diversifying faculty at America’s colleges, universities, and professional schools? This book explores this important question and provides steps for hastening faculty diversity. Drawing on her extensive consultant practice and expertise as well as research and...

    Published December 18th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Becoming a New Instructor

    A Guide for College Adjuncts and Graduate Students

    By Erika Falk

    Becoming a New Instructor guides new instructors through the planning, preparation, and execution of their first class, whether it is in person or online. Like any good mentor, this book provides clear, simple instructions and makes best-practice recommendations. Becoming a New Instructor provides...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Unlikely Allies in the Academy

    Women of Color and White Women in Conversation

    Edited by Karen L. Dace

    Unlikely Allies in the Academy brings the voices of women of Color and White women together for much-overdue conversations about race. These well-known contributors use narrative to expose their stories, which are at times messy and always candid. However, the contributors work through the...

    Published April 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. A Guide to Fundraising at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

    An All Campus Approach

    By Marybeth Gasman, Nelson Bowman III

    Winner of the 2012 CASE John Grenzebach Award for Outstanding Research in Philanthropy for Educational Advancement A Guide to Fundraising at Historically Black Colleges and Universities is a comprehensive, research-based work that brings the best practices and expertise of seminal professionals to...

    Published November 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation in Higher Education

    Edited by Charles Secolsky, D. Brian Denison

    Increased demands for colleges and universities to engage in outcomes assessment for accountability purposes have accelerated the need to bridge the gap between higher education practice and the fields of measurement, assessment, and evaluation. The Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and...

    Published December 18th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Embracing Non-Tenure Track Faculty

    Changing Campuses for the New Faculty Majority

    Edited by Adrianna Kezar

    The nature of the higher education faculty workforce is radically and fundamentally changing from primarily full-time tenured faculty to non-tenure track faculty. This new faculty majority faces common challenges, including short-term contracts, limited support on campus, and lack of a professional...

    Published April 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Paying the Professoriate

    A Global Comparison of Compensation and Contracts

    Edited by Philip G. Altbach, Liz Reisberg, Maria Yudkevich, Gregory Androushchak, Iván F. Pacheco

    How are professors paid? Can the "best and brightest" be attracted to the academic profession? With universities facing international competition, which countries compensate their academics best, and which ones lag behind? Paying the Professoriate examines these questions and provides key...

    Published April 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  11. Fostering Success of Ethnic and Racial Minorities in STEM

    The Role of Minority Serving Institutions

    Edited by Robert T. Palmer, Dina C. Maramba, Marybeth Gasman

    To maintain competitiveness in the global economy, United States policymakers and national leaders are increasing their attention to producing workers skilled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Given the growing minority population in the country, it is critical that...

    Published November 7th 2012 by Routledge

  12. Black Men in College

    Implications for HBCUs and Beyond

    Edited by Robert T. Palmer, J. Luke Wood

    Black Men in College provides vital information about how to effectively support, retain, and graduate Black male undergraduates. This edited collection centers on the notion that Black male collegians are not a homogenous group; rather, they are representative of rarely acknowledged differences...

    Published December 5th 2011 by Routledge

  13. Higher Education for Sustainability

    Cases, Challenges, and Opportunities from Across the Curriculum

    Edited by Lucas F. Johnston

    Student and employer demand, high-level institutional commitment, and faculty interest are inspiring the integration of sustainability oriented themes into higher education curricula and research agendas. Moving toward sustainability calls for shifts in practice such as interdisciplinary...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  14. Spirituality in College Students’ Lives

    Translating Research into Practice

    Edited by Alyssa Bryant Rockenbach, Matthew J. Mayhew

    Spirituality in College Students’ Lives draws on data from a large-scale national survey examining the spiritual development of undergraduates and how colleges and universities can be more effective in facilitating students’ spiritual growth. In this book, contributors from the fields of education,...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  15. Organization and Administration in Higher Education

    Edited by Patrick J. Schloss, Kristina M. Cragg

    Efficiency, focus, and accountability have become the defining standards for contemporary higher educational leaders. Situating strategic planning and budgeting within the organization and administration of higher education institutions, Organization and Administration in Higher Education provides...

    Published October 29th 2012 by Routledge

  16. Creating Campus Cultures

    Fostering Success among Racially Diverse Student Populations

    Edited by Samuel D. Museus, Uma M. Jayakumar

    Many colleges and universities have not engaged in the critical self-examination of their campuses necessary for effectively serving racially diverse student populations. This timely edited collection provides insights into how campus cultures can and do shape the experiences and outcomes of their...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  17. College Students' Sense of Belonging

    A Key to Educational Success for All Students

    By Terrell L. Strayhorn

    Belonging – with peers, in the classroom, or on campus – is a crucial part of the college experience. It can affect a student’s degree of academic achievement, or even whether they stay in school. Although much is known about the causes and impact of sense of belonging in students, little is known...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  18. Linking Theory to Practice – Case Studies for Working with College Students

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Frances K. Stage, Steven M. Hubbard

    Framed by an overview of theories that guide student affairs practice, the cases in this book present a challenging array of problems that student affairs and higher education personnel face, such as racial diversity, alcohol abuse, and student activism. The revised edition has thirty new cases,...

    Published March 4th 2012 by Routledge