PERSPECTIVES: Recent Books Underscore the Impact of Professor-Student Engagement

Steve Mintz, writing in Inside Higher Education: “A Gallup and Purdue poll of 30,000 college grads from 2014 found that students who had a rich, robust relationship with a faculty member were twice as likely as peer graduates to report high levels of well-being. But only 14 percent of graduates said they had experienced such a relationship.” Mintz reviews Relationship-Rich Education and The Cost of Inclusion: How Student Conformity Leads to Inequality on College Campuses.

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