Recommended readings in higher education:

Boyer 2030 Commission (Snyder, Crow, Delbanco et. al.), The Excellence-Equity Imperative: A 2030 Blueprint for Undergraduate Education at U.S. Research Universities

Bryan Alexander, Academia Next: The Futures of Higher Education (JHU, 2020)

William Bunch, After The Ivory Tower Falls: How College Broke the American Dream and Blew Up Our Politics – And How to Fix it (William Morrow, 2022)

Daedalus: The Humanities In American Life: Transforming the Relationship with the Public (Summer 2022)

Cathy Davidson, The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux (Basic Books, 2017; updated 2022 edition)

Wendy Fischman and Howard Gardner, The Real World of College: What Higher Education is and What it Can Be (MIT, 2022)

Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to Saving the University (JHU, 2019)

Nathan Grawe, The Agile College: How Institutions Successfully Navigate Demographic Changes (JHU, 2021)

Anthony Jack, The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students (Harvard, 2019)

Phillip B. Levine, A Problem of Fit: How the Complexity of College Pricing Hurts Students – and Universities (Chicago, 2022)

Jonathan Malesic, The End of Burnout: Why Work Drains Us and How to Build Better Lives (U of California, 2022)

Paul Tough, The Years that Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us (Houghton Mifflin, 2019)

The College Essay is Dead: Nobody is Prepared for How AI Will Change Academia

AI and the Future of Undergraduate Writing – The Chronicle of Higher Ed

Art & Science Group Student POLL: Liberal Arts … Is That Still a Thing? September 2022

Students Still Value Career-Oriented Education Over Liberal Arts Experiences, Research Finds – Higher Ed Dive

5 Ways Higher Ed Will Be Upended in the Decades to Come – The Chronicle of Higher Ed

Some Colleges Have More Students from the Top 1% than the Bottom 60

The Elite Overproduction Hypothesis – Noah Smith, Substack

Student Mental Health is in Crisis, Campuses are Rethinking Their Approach – American Psychological Association

Is a College Degree Worth It? Inflation, Student Loans Lessen Appeal – Bloomberg