administrators

Colleges turn to athletics directors with business backgrounds, but results vary

Big-time colleges were rushing to hire executives as athletics directors a few years ago -- but the results have some questioning the trend.

 

Trustees told they need to step up their game or risk higher education's future

Poor board governance could risk the future of American higher education, according to a new report by the Association of Governing Boards.

 

With Princeton Title IX agreement, higher standard of proof in sexual assault cases on last legs

Princeton U. did not rush to change the burden of proof in sexual assault investigations, and the Education Department determined that was a violation of Title IX.

Governors races and impact on higher education

Winners include some whose views on public colleges have been controversial and others whose views have won widespread praise.

Unusual sexual harassment case at Northwestern U. brings out advocates of student indemnification

Unusual sexual harassment lawsuit at Northwestern U., in which a professor is suing a former graduate student who accused him of assault, has sparked debate about student indemnification policies.

Should the NCAA prevent convicted criminals from playing college sports?

After a football star at Alcorn State is revealed to be a registered sex offender, some ask why NCAA is resisting demands that it ban colleges from enrolling such athletes.

Cornell, James Madison face questions about hiring former UNC employees

Chapel Hill punished some employees for their roles in athletic scandal. Should someone punish those who left for jobs at other institutions?

 

Bates College administrators squash popular Halloween-time party

As Bates College aims to combat excessive drinking, administrators anger students by unilaterally canceling a popular drinking event held until now every Halloween season.

Graduation rates for athletes hit record high

The NCAA's Graduation Success Rate for college athletes is at an all-time high, but critics continue to question its definition of success.

Tufts adjuncts tout pay and job security gains in first union contract

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Adjuncts at Tufts say their first union contract, which includes significant pay and job security gains and a right to be interviewed for full-time positions, could be a model for new unions in negotiations elsewhere.

 

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