10 Jan 2022

SAU President Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail’s Book Ranked Among 100 Best Higher Education Books of All Time

A listing recently released by BookAuthority ranked the 100 best higher education books. “Transformational Change in Community Colleges: Becoming an Equity-Centered Institution,” written by SAU President Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail and Kimberly Beatty, was ranked 75th among the 100 books listed.

According to their website, BookAuthority identifies and rates the best books based on recommendations by thought leaders and experts. The site also boasts appearances on CNN, Forbes, and Inc.

“It’s an honor to be recommended by my peers to have this work listed among these transformative publications,” said SAU President Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail. “It is my mission to develop leaders in higher education by providing them with tools augmented by proven change models.”

Becoming an Equity-Centered Higher Education Institution is a book that describes and explains equity and transformational change concepts. It also provides step-by-step implementation approaches to integrate equity-centered principles into practices and policies to implement or improve equity work into the organizational culture.

Becoming an Equity-Centered Higher Education Institution is a significant contribution to the ongoing struggle to find practical approaches to implementing an equity agenda in higher education,” said Walter G. Bumphus, President & CEO of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).

Dr. McPhail is also the editor for one of AACC’s best-selling publications, Establishing and Sustaining Learning-Centered Community Colleges. Additionally, she co-authored the best-selling Practical Leadership in Community Colleges with Dr. George Boggs and author of Leadership Tune-Up: Twelve Steps to Becoming a More Successful and Innovative Leader.

For more information about Becoming an Equity-Centered Higher Education Institution, click here.