College administration

Mush Ends a Presidency

U. of Richmond leader announces plans to resign amid continued criticism of his comments and agenda.

Hoosier Shake-Up

Indiana U. president, under fire from faculty, will leave in 2 years -- and issues restructuring plan that wins praise from his Bloomington critics.

Bang for Their Bucks

New study suggests which state higher ed systems most effectively use their funds -- and which don't.

The Rich Get Richer

Endowments saw average return of 9.3 percent in fiscal 2005 -- with greatest gains going to institutions that were already wealthy.

Grumbling at Grambling

Alumni leaders and other seek ouster of president -- and question his role in fund raising and in layoffs.

Cornell Turns to Iowa (Again) for a President

David Skorton says he hopes to emphasize undergraduate education and uniting university's campuses and programs.

Presidential Disclosure on Student Drinking

At panel on campus alcohol abuse, Hartford's Walt Harrison surprised audience by talking about his own student drinking.

How Productive Is Your Program?

New company sells universities tool to evaluate faculty output and departmental quality, but ratings are secret.

A New Baptist Higher Education

Incoming president at Mercer U. says religious institutions can embrace academic freedom and still keep their values.

Key Harvard Dean Will Leave Post

William Kirby will return to teaching amid grumbling over curricular review and reported split with Summers.


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