For posterity: here’s the start of the reading list, as of 3/1/2020. A lot of this list was first collated in November 2017, but I’ve culled some and added some.
Brown, Wendy. Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism’s Stealth Revolution . First paperback edition. Near Futures. New York: Zone Books, 2017.
Coughlin, Mary Ann, and Richard Howard. “The Association for Institutional Research: The First 50 Years,” 2011, 160.
Crouch, Colin. Post-Democracy . Themes for the 21st Century. Malden, MA: Polity, 2004.
Donahue, Bill. “Can Antioch College Return From the Dead Again?” The New York Times , September 16, 2011, sec. Magazine. https://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/18/magazine/can-antioch-college-return-from-the-dead-again.html.
Ehrenreich, Barbara. Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining America . New York: Picador, 2010.
Featherstone, Liza. Divining Desire: Focus Groups and the Culture of Consultation. OR Books, LLC, 2018.
Feher, Michel. Rated Agency: Investee Politics in a Speculative Age . Near Futures. New York: Zone Books, 2018.
Gall, John. Systemantics: How Systems Work and Especially How They Fail . New York: Quadrangle/New York Times Book Co, 1977.
Gersten, David. Look Now Away Closely - David Gersten Speaking at the Cooper Union , 2015. https://vimeo.com/139070734.
Ginsberg, Benjamin. The Fall of the Faculty: The Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why It Matters . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Hayles, Katherine. My Mother Was a Computer: Digital Subjects and Literary Texts . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Henderson, Algo Donmyer, and Dorothy Hall Smith. Antioch College: Its Design for Liberal Education . Harper & brothers, 1946.
“ISO 31000 Risk Management.” ISO, 2009. http://www.iso.org/cms/render/live/en/sites/isoorg/home/standards/popular-standards/iso-31000-risk-management.html.
Johnson, Jeffrey Alan. Toward Information Justice: Principles, Policies, and Technologies , 2018.
Kaiser, Michael M., and Brett E. Egan. The Cycle: A Practical Approach to Managing Arts Organizations . Waltham, Massachusetts: Brandeis University Press, 2013.
Kurtz, Matthew, and REGI Consulting. “Summer Institute Workshop,” 2017, 50.
Lakoff, George, and Mark Johnson. Metaphors We Live By . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.
McKenna, Christopher D. The World’s Newest Profession: Management Consulting in the Twentieth Century , 2006.
Meadows, Donella. “Envisioning a Sustainable World | Creating a Sustainable and Desirable Future,” 1994. https://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/9789814546898_0002.
———. “Leverage Points: Places to Intervene in a System.” Sustainability Institute , 1999.
New Topics in Social Computing: Data and Education , 2015. https://soundcloud.com/eyebeamnyc/new-topics-in-social-computing-data-and-education.
Power, Michael. The Audit Society: Rituals of Verification . Reprinted. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2010.
Readings, Bill. The University in Ruins . 4. print. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 1999.
Reich, Rob. Just Giving: Why Philanthropy Is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better . Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2018.
Rottenburg, Richard, ed. The World of Indicators: The Making of Governmental Knowledge through Quantification . Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Schmidt, Jeff. Disciplined Minds: A Critical Look at Salaried Professionals and the Soul-Battering System That Shapes Their Lives . Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001.
Schrager, Allison. An Economist Walks into a Brothel: And Other Unexpected Places to Understand Risk . New York: Portfolio, 2019.
Schwab, Klaus. The Fourth Industrial Revolution . First U.S. edition. New York: Crown Business, 2016.
Singerman, Howard. Art Subjects: Making Artists in the American University . Berkeley, Calif: University of California Press, 1999.
Strategic Financial Analysis for Higher Education . Update to The 7th Edition, Summer 2016. Strategic Financial Analysis for Higher Education, 2016. https://www.prager.com/Public/sfahe7Update.pdf.
“The Committee to Save Cooper Union — Latest News: Risking Our Tax Subsidy by Charging Tuition,” 2014. http://savecooperunion.org/news_risking_our_tax_subsidy.html.
The Convenors. “Study Notes: Spring 2015.” Simon’s Rock Study Group on Institutional Transition and Mission, May 19, 2015.
Turner, Fred. “The Arts at Facebook: An Aesthetic Infrastructure for Surveillance Capitalism.” Poetics 67 (2018): 53–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.poetic.2018.03.003.
Vierkant, Artie. “The Art World’s Health Care Crisis – ARTnews.Com,” September 6, 2018. https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/art-worlds-health-care-crisis-10927/.