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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December 12, 2012
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.
December 11, 2012
Proposed policy at Florida Gulf Coast U. raises question of what a university is entitled to track about every professor.
October 5, 2012
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.
August 23, 2012
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.
July 20, 2012
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.
March 26, 2012
Raises were larger at private colleges and universities than at public ones, survey finds.
March 23, 2012
U. of Illinois president's departure does not shock critics, who wonder why the university picked him after a rocky presidency at the U. of Connecticut.
February 28, 2012
At U. of Maryland University College, often held up as a model institution, faculty expressed concerns about president's leadership long before she was placed on leave last week.
January 26, 2012
Under pressure from several directions, California State University trustees approve a ceiling on compensation for incoming presidents.
October 24, 2011
In tough times, with unions under attack, professors on picket lines face huge challenges -- and some think the impact may not be purely economic.


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