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 Your Summer Reading List

Congratulations and kudos to the MI-ACE Women’s Network for putting together an amazing 2022 Annual Conference, held this past week at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI. A special thank you to our Host Institution, the College for Creative Studies; our Platinum Sponsoring Institution, the Wayne County Community College District; and to the many wonderful speakers, presenters and volunteers. 

We are sharing with you this week a list of publications for your summer reading. Most of these publications were suggested during the Conference Presidential Leadership Panel. In some instances, there are multiple versions of the titles by varying authors. We have provided a brief description/overview of the publication and we urge you to search the book title to see what is also available by different authors.

The Great Upheaval: Higher Education's Past, Present, and Uncertain Future, by Arthur Levine and Scott J. Van Pelt (2021)

The book is neither an attempt to advocate for a particular future direction nor a warning about that future. Rather, it looks objectively at the contexts in which higher education has operated—and will continue to operate.

Disrupting Whiteness: Talking with White People about Racism, by Drick Boyd (2021)

Disrupting Whiteness proposes an approach to talking about racism that is inclusive, nonthreatening and engaging, and welcomes everyone to the conversation.

The World Is Flat [Updated and Expanded], by Thomas L. Friedman (2007)

This new edition of Friedman's landmark book explains the flattening of the world better than ever- and takes a new measure of the effects of this change on each of us.

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, by David W. Blight (2020)

In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, Frederick Douglass won the Bancroft, Parkman, Los Angeles Times (biography), Lincoln, Plutarch, and Christopher awards and was named one of the Best Books of 2018 by The New York Times Book Review and others.

Beyond Happiness: How Authentic Leaders Prioritize Purpose and People for Growth and Impact, by Jenn Lim (2021)

It’s the future of work, and it’s here now. In this life-changing guide, you'll be empowered to find greater purpose in your own life and career, and to spread that power to others in your business and beyond.

Stumbling on Happiness, by Daniel Gilbert (2009)

Why? As Harvard psychologist Daniel Gilbert explains, when people try to imagine what the future will hold, they make some basic and consistent mistakes.

Your Oxygen Mask First: 17 Habits to Help High Achievers Survive in Leadership & Life, by Kevin N. Lawrence (2017)

Kevin Lawrence has discovered seventeen habits that allow any leader to transcend the perils of success and keep achieving--habits that have already helped hundreds of CEOs and executives become stronger and more resilient.

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect: What the Most Effective People Do Differently, by John C. Maxwell (2010)

Offers those who continually run into stumbling blocks when it comes to personal success five connecting principles and five connecting practices that the author believes are the keys to creating the change and results you seek.

A Leadership Guide for Women in Higher Education, by Marjorie Hass (2021)

In A Leadership Guide for Women in Higher Education, Hass draws on her sixteen years of senior leadership experience, her work with national higher education organizations, and her mentorship work with dozens of women to address fundamental issues women face when they lead in higher education.

Relax and enjoy your summer reading!

 

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