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.
U.Va. board’s vote today puts it at the center of a nationwide debate about governance in public higher education institutions.
U. of Virginia’s board will meet Tuesday to reconsider president's ouster, but combative statement by board chair suggests outcome is uncertain.
Allegation that Dartmouth's board behaved unethically when it invested with firms managed by members raises questions about whether disclosure laws should do more to discourage such behavior.
MIT's three-month presidential search suggests that with all the change going on in higher education, universities don't have the time or appetite for drawn-out selection processes.
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