New Books

Monday, January 23, 2006 (Around 8 years ago)

The Faculty Development Resource Center has three new resource books available for check-out.

1) A Hidden Wholeness by Parker J. Palmer. Mapping an inner journey that we take in solitude and in the company of others, Palmer describes a form of community that fits the limits of our active lives. Defining a “circle of trust” as “a space between us that honors the soul”, he shows how people in settings ranging from friendship to organizational life can support each other on the journey toward living “divided no more.”

2) The General College Vision: Integrating Intellectual Growth, Multicultural Perspectives, and Student Development by Higbee, Lundell and Arendale. This book explores the college’s vision, highlighting its history, mission, programs, and services that define and have shaped this academic unit. Faculty and staff authors define this vision and its impact on access and success for students.

3) Parenting & Professing: Balancing Family Work with an Academic Career by Rachel Bassett. Featuring many personal accounts, the twenty-four essays in this collection explore the challenges and possibilities confronting those, especially women, who combine parenting and academic work. Written by a diverse group of educators who present a real-world variety of situations, the collection also includes ideas for change at the indiviual, interpersonal, policy, and system levels.

Please stop by the office and check them out or send an email to cblaukat and request the book to be sent through campus mail.

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