Presidents / chancellors

Urging Presidents to Step Up

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NCAA panel calls for campus chiefs to help bring fiscal sanity back to big-time college sports. History may not bode well.

A Speech and its Aftermath

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Jimmy Carter's visit to Brandeis sets off debate about controversial ideas, balance and academic freedom.

Presidents and Their Green Pledge

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As it is unveiled, campaign to make campuses carbon neutral is supported by more than 280 college leaders.

A College, and a Wardrobe, Get a Makeover

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Paul Quinn College establishes a mandatory dress code as part of a broad overhaul intended to reinvent the once-struggling institution.

Southern Illinois President Cleared of Plagiarism

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Faculty panel finds that Glenn Poshard’s citation "errors" in doctoral dissertation probably resulted from “carelessness" but not intentional wrongdoing.

Back to School for Outspoken Student

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Georgia Board of Regents reversed the expulsion of a Valdosta State U. student who heavily criticized the president's plan to build parking garages on campus.

'Time Out' to Reconsider Core Changes

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Many a curricular overhaul is controversial. At the University System of Georgia, where two preliminary plans were met with intense skepticism from some quarters earlier this year, the uproar is causing second thoughts among administrators, who wrote in a letter to faculty members on Monday that they would "halt the current core revision process until later in the year" to allow for more input from faculty at each of the 35 campuses, and "to take stock of where we are."

Are 4-Day Workweeks the Future?

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After experiments this summer, some colleges may go year-round with option, which saved money for commuting students, employees and colleges.

A River Runs Alongside It

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A rising river. At Valley City State U., a young new president moves classes from campus to online in the face of floods.

Rights of the Accused

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As faculty and administration at Southern Illinois at Carbondale hammer out a policy for sexual harassment claims, professors fear for due process rights.

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