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E-mails show U.Va. board wanted a big online push

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Records show that board leaders who organized President Sullivan's ouster also wanted a major push into online education.

UVa president's ouster centers on disagreement in pace of change

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In a day of unusual protests at UVa, a board holds its ground, an ousted president defends her philosophy -- and differences illustrate debate about how speedily a great university should change, and who should decide how it does so. Divided board picks interim president after meeting of almost 12 hours.

Dartmouth investments in board members' firms raise questions about disclosure requirements

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Allegation that Dartmouth's board behaved unethically when it invested with firms managed by members raises questions about whether disclosure laws should do more to discourage such behavior.

U. of Virginia president to leave over 'philosophical differences'

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Teresa Sullivan, president for only two years, will leave position due to "philosophical differences" with board.

ACE panel calls for sustaining but changing regional accreditation

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Higher ed group's panel calls for refining, not revamping, system of quality assurance, with emphasis on transparency and independence from the government.

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

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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.

Shift from branch campuses reflects changes in educational delivery and demand

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Shift from local to far-flung branch campuses in some parts of the country reflects changes in educational delivery and demand.

U. of Texas community college leadership program's founder moves to for-profit

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Founder of UT-Austin's community college leadership program, the field's big fish, is moving to a for-profit, fueling worries about the future of the program's affiliates, NISOD and CCCSE.

Romney unveils higher education platform

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

MIT's quick president search is a lesson in how to shorten selection timeline

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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.

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