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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August 4, 2011
Recent presidential departures have highlighted large post-administration compensation plans that critics call out of line with university priorities.
July 19, 2011
There’s probably not a very good time to announce that a college president is going to be making $100,000 more than the year before. The California State University System probably picked one of the worst.
July 6, 2011
Most fund-raisers still don't receive performance-based rewards, but practice is growing slightly, CASE finds in compensation survey.
May 27, 2011
Community colleges tell their presidents to raise more private money, but not everyone is comfortable with the wining and dining.
May 12, 2011
Several years after a faculty exodus from Louisiana College, a professor's ouster leads to a lawsuit and more debate about dissent.
April 8, 2011
As search for a dean for Case Western Reserve's law school finally nears an end, a website opposing a conservative candidate has generated controversy.
March 21, 2011
At private colleges and universities, median gain is 2%. At publics, the median gain is no gain.
March 17, 2011
Study commissioned by British government suggests that top university administrators have 10 percent of their salaries "at risk" -- depending on how well they do their jobs.
March 9, 2011
U. of Kentucky will allow director of CASTLE to run the educational technology outreach center from his own castle -- 700 miles away.
February 21, 2011
The median base salary increase for senior administrators in 2010 was 1.4 percent, up from no increase at all in 2009, according to data released today by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources.


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