College administration

U. of Texas at Austin leader won't be forced out immediately

U. of Texas chancellor, following protests from faculty and students, backs down on demands that the popular president of Austin campus leave office quickly. How was his job saved?

Is U. of Texas at Austin president being forced out?

President of UT Austin told to quit or be fired -- and he resists. Faculty leaders say regents -- allies of Governor Rick Perry -- are attempting "coup" against respected academic leader.

Female provost is accused of repeatedly touching her male colleagues

Former provost of Montana State-Northern is accused of touching male employees inappropriately, and dean who filed complaint says he faced retaliation.

Florida State U. faculty open new front in battle over presidential searches

Florida State University faculty vote "no confidence" in their institution's presidential search firm and open a new front in the battle over picking presidents.

Firing sets off debate over whether deans must publicly back administrations

Firing of a dean sets off debate over whether academic leaders must always publicly back the positions of their presidents.

Youngstown State hires former coach Tressel as its president

The embattled former football coach now has to fend off campus politics and lead struggling Youngstown State University as president.

Private colleges go west for students, don't find them yet

Five private colleges go to Arizona seeking students. So far, most are disappointed. 

Community College of Philadelphia trustees hire president despite faculty concerns

Should serving as the provost of a school that closed amid state investigations disqualify one to lead a community college?


College of Charleston's next president is politician with Confederate sympathies; faculty and students aren't happy

A well-connected politician and Confederate hobbyist has been named College of Charleston's president. Students and faculty fear for reputation and mission of respected liberal arts institution.


Fight over layoffs at University of Southern Maine boils over

Anger at faculty layoffs at Southern Maine boils over. Professors say administration is attacking tenure, pitting younger and older faculty members against one another, and undermining liberal arts.


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