With more institutions citing budget woes as they eliminate academic programs, AAUP offers new recommendations for faculty involvement in such decisions and just what constitutes financial exigency.
Contractual changes have left two public university presidents in tenuous positions and highlight a growing fear of commitment among boards.
In an unusual twist, a Texas Tech professor is suing the university for allegedly denying him high-profile jobs based on his skepticism of a status most faculty members want.
Proposed policy at Florida Gulf Coast U. raises question of what a university is entitled to track about every professor.
U. of Texas System adopts a performance pay system for presidents and other administrators, a move that could signal a new strategy in executive compensation -- and, critics fear, skew priorities.
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.
Gains are larger at private institutions than at publics. Study by CUPA-HR also documents extent of special benefits for executives in higher ed.
Appeals court says University of Toledo had right to fire human resources director for op-ed questioning legitimacy of gay rights.
Cal State taps Tim White, UC Riverside's chief, as its next chancellor. White will take over after California's voters consider a tax proposal with big implications for the cash-strapped system.
Illinois law makes it more difficult for public universities to use outside firms to identify candidates for non-presidential jobs, but critics say it won't save money in the long run.
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