Davidson is one of the few Presbyterian colleges that still require presidents to be members of the denomination. Now the college's board is studying that rule and may overturn it.
A trustee's critical column in Columbia's student paper challenges the notion that private university trustees should speak with a unified voice.
Augustana College president tries to give professors a voice in institutional governance at a time when faculty members across the country feel marginalized.
The controversial president of Kean University is facing questions from faculty members about the veracity of academic records dating back almost 30 years.
Trustees see numerous problems on the horizon, but few are willing to challenge presidents or push radical changes, report finds.
Women hold 43 percent of the seats on the governing boards and councils of Australian universities -- far more than in the U.S.
Boards of trustees are spending more time debating how their institutions should invest in education technology, but many members say they feel unprepared to make those decisions.
Trustee association is putting together a high-profile committee to rethink board structure and role in the face of challenges, including talk about what role trustees should play in academics.
The University System of Georgia is the second this academic year to adopt a policy granting it more oversight of its institutions' athletic programs.
At the annual meeting of the American Council on Education, discussion focuses on what the next generation of presidents will look like and how to find them.
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