Anonymous Businesswoman Analyzing Statistical Business Reports on her Tablet PC at the Office, a Close Up
Nov 04, 2022
A discussion about senior-level careers in technology reflects larger debates in higher ed and society about work-life balance, different styles of leadership and—only subtly—gender.

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March 30, 2015
Gains are larger at public institutions.
February 20, 2014
Activists at St. Mary's College of Maryland and Brandeis University have asked presidents to tie their wages to staff salaries.
January 30, 2014
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.
July 16, 2013
Survey finds that many campus business officers are likely to retire in the next few years, which could usher in a new generation of more diverse higher education financial leadership.
June 19, 2013
Compensation scandals seem to garner more publicity when the public sees some symbol of extravagance. That makes New York University’s current controversy about vacation homes potentially problematic.
June 4, 2013
When Transylvania University's president deferred tenure for two professors based on criteria that had yet to take effect, it was the last straw for the already-frustrated faculty.
February 25, 2013
Gains are larger at private institutions than at publics. Study by CUPA-HR also documents extent of special benefits for executives in higher ed.
January 15, 2013
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.
January 4, 2013
Contractual changes have left two public university presidents in tenuous positions and highlight a growing fear of commitment among boards.
December 18, 2012
Appeals court says University of Toledo had right to fire human resources director for op-ed questioning legitimacy of gay rights.


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