Provosts / Vice Presidents

U.Va. and other leadership controversies show that tenured faculty can still wield influence

Smart Title: 

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 says board didn't ask tough questions of administrators

Smart Title: 

Penn State report blames board members for not asking tough questions of administrators, raising the question: Does a successful president get too much deference?

Christensen's ACTA letter has some questioning reformers' credibility

Smart Title: 

A letter by education reformer Clayton Christensen sent through a controversial organization has some in higher education questioning the Harvard professor’s credibility.

Trustees are different than they used to be, and U.Va.-like clashes will be more common

Smart Title: 

Boards are different than they used to be. Expect more incidents like the one at the University of Virginia.

U.Va. board reinstates president Sullivan and prepares for strategic planning effort

Smart Title: 

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.

Board vote today puts U.Va. at center of debate about public university governance

Smart Title: 

U.Va. board’s vote today puts it at the center of a nationwide debate about governance in public higher education institutions.

UVa board poised to reappoint ousted president, but not without objection

Smart Title: 

U. of Virginia’s board will meet Tuesday to reconsider president's ouster, but combative statement by board chair suggests outcome is uncertain.

NRC report calls for greater investment and improved efficiency for research universities

Smart Title: 

U.S. research universities' global dominance will be threatened in coming years unless governments invest more and universities become more efficient and better educate under-represented groups, according to new National Research Council report.

Midway College's attempt at creating a pharmacy school shows dangers of assumed quick fix

Smart Title: 

Midway College’s aborted effort to construct a pharmacy school shows that an assumed quick fix to finance problems might not be as easy as it seems.

Romney unveils higher education platform

Smart Title: 

The presumptive Republican nominee proposes loosening regulations on for-profit colleges, returning to bank-based student lending and consolidating federal grant programs.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Provosts / Vice Presidents
Back to Top