Letter details disagreements between only black member of the Harvard Corporation and Lawrence H. Summers.
Investigation of American University president raises questions about limits and oversight of perks for campus executives.
Candidates angered by a series of controversies fail in bid to become trustees.
Board acts amid reports of lavish spending of university funds.
Trustees fire Benjamin Ladner as president amid inquiries into questionable spending, but leave key issues unresolved.
Study explores why some top departments tend to hire people who earned Ph.D.'s at only a few institutions, while others cast a wider net.
University becomes latest to give up financial support so it can gain control of board appointments.
Finance panel's review to focus on board's due diligence in setting ex-president's pay -- and nonprofit trustee oversight generally.
Public institutions in New Jersey face intense scrutiny from both state and federal governmental officials.
After Senate aide warns private college officials about scrutiny on compensation issues, Santorum butters them up.
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