In second half of retreat, U.Va. board focuses on how to restructure and divide responsibility between board and president, with lessons that might be applicable to other boards.
At first meeting since its leadership controversy in June, U.Va.’s board tries to move past mistakes and begin to confront emerging challenges.
Wofford lets nearby medical school pay for students to use campus facilities, highlighting potential revenue stream for liberal arts colleges that don't want to change their missions.
A change in pension accounting metrics could upend university balance sheets, threatening everything from accreditation to federal financial aid.
Debate over U. of Vermont board raises question: Does a state need politicians appointing trustees to assure the right mission?
U.Va. controversy and other leadership disputes show that, in particular instances, organized, tenured professors can still wield significant influence in direction of institutions.
Penn State report blames board members for not asking tough questions of administrators, raising the question: Does a successful president get too much deference?
A letter by education reformer Clayton Christensen sent through a controversial organization has some in higher education questioning the Harvard professor’s credibility.
Boards are different than they used to be. Expect more incidents like the one at the University of Virginia.
U.Va. reinstates Sullivan as president and sets the stage for a major strategic planning effort to answer many questions facing the institution -- and all public universities.
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