Youngstown State U. president gets poached, headhunters tangle over rules of engagement

Should presidents be job-hunting after seven months in office? Should a search firm recruit someone who would walk away at that time?

Unusual presidential candor at U.Va. sexual misconduct conference

Presidents whose campuses have been shaken by sexual misconduct speak about the issue with unusual candor at a University of Virginia "dialogue."

IRS guidance on health care law clarifies formula for counting adjunct hours


Final IRS rules on employers' responsibility for health insurance requires colleges to credit adjuncts with 2.25 hours of work for each hour they teach; rules don't exempt student employees.

Brandeis changes compensation policies after $5 million payout to ex-president

As Brandeis announces a jaw-dropping payout to its former president, the university also says it has changed compensation rules in ways that might prevent a future payment of that size.

College endowment funds did well in the market in 2013

College endowment funds saw healthy double-digit investment returns in 2013.

At U. of Illinois, decision to keep classes going leads to racist and sexist Twitter attacks on chancellor


When U. of Illinois chancellor didn't cancel classes, Twitter erupted in racist and sexist comments -- and discussion of those slurs.

House Committee Report Highlights Plight of Adjunct Professors

A new report on the impact of adjunct labor marks a new level of interest in Washington about the changing nature of the higher education workforce.

State higher ed funding rebounds but not yet to where it was before the recession

Nationally, states are continuing to restore aid to higher ed, but funding is still lower than it was before the recession. 

New presidents or provosts Alfred State Idaho Penn St. Brandywine St. Francis SMSU Southern Utah Florida

  • Marshall Criser III, president of AT&T Florida, has been appointed as chancellor of the State University System of Florida.
  • Bill Eddleman, vice provost and dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Southeast Missouri State University, has been promoted to provost there.

Alabama university limits president's love life

Alabama State University doesn't want its president to have live-in lovers -- and has banned it in writing.


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