College administration

Oklahoma president announces he will step down after less than a year in office

Move follows series of controversies in less than a year in office.

University of South Carolina criticized for presidential finalists who are all male

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University of South Carolina hears from students and professors after a presidential search committee -- one that's mostly male -- proposes four finalists who are all male, three of them white.

Colorado governor tells university system board to find leader who 'unites the board'

Mark Kennedy, the sole finalist to lead the University of Colorado system, finds himself on the receiving end of a tweet by the governor suggesting that it may be time for another candidate.

Amid budget deficits and unfavorable demographics, Oberlin pushes to do more with less

In a bid to balance its budget and stay the same size, Oberlin proposes to trim 100 students from renowned music conservatory while adding same number to liberal arts program.

Ousted dean returns at Western Kentucky

Western Kentucky reinstated the dean its now ex-provost forced out last week. What does the saga say about academic leadership, especially at institutions facing change?

Henry Reichman discusses his new book on the future of academic freedom

Henry Reichman discusses his new book on the future of academic freedom, in which he argues that that future "is up to us."

Hampshire College president quits and board votes to raise money to try to stay independent

Trustees shift away from emphasis on finding a partnership.

Dean and provost stepped down from their posts under pressure at Western Kentucky U

Amid turmoil at Western Kentucky, a provost and dean leave their positions.

Two years after rescue, Wheeling Jesuit guts faculty, programs

Wheeling Jesuit eliminates all majors in liberal arts, keeping pre-professional programs and athletics. Many tenured professors are losing jobs.

Former photography professor at U of the Arts says he was terminated without a hearing after a biased sexual misconduct investigation

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A former professor at University of the Arts says he was terminated without a hearing after a biased investigation based on allegations that he greeted one colleague at a meeting with a kiss and mistakenly gave another a hotel room key instead of a business card.

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