Departure comes a week after announcement of major expansion plan with for-profit, online provider, but officials deny a link.
Amid complaints that faculty and others were excluded from search for new president -- an accountant with no advanced degree -- trustees at private college say fiscal concerns trumped all.
Grinnell's new president reflects growing trend of liberal arts colleges hiring leaders from different kinds of institutions -- a development that may also increase the diversity of the selections.
Wheaton of Illinois names a new leader -- at a time the college enjoys greater prominence and faces some criticism.
Median increase for top higher ed administrators in 2009-10 is 0%.
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