Presidents

Faculty startled by abrupt resignation of chancellor at Rutgers flagship

Chancellor at Rutgers's flagship campus resigns after a year, an unusually short tenure at a university already juggling its share of changes.

Tufts University builds a track record of administrators becoming college presidents

Three former Tufts leaders became college presidents on the same day, so what's the secret sauce?

Some presidents forge a path from liberal arts colleges to professionally focused institutions

A handful of college presidents have decided to make the unusual move from a liberal arts college to a professionally oriented institution. Despite love for the liberal arts, they say the time was right -- for many reasons.

New University of Oklahoma president wastes no time with administrative overhaul

New president's deep cuts and broad reorganization are unusual for higher ed, even for a university saddled with debt and a cabinet some saw as unwieldy.

Drawing the line between policy and personality on Twitter

A student newspaper at the University of British Columbia has criticized President Santa Ono for mixing policy statements with personal views on social media. The president has been uncharacteristically quiet in response.

New findings cast net more broadly on 'nontraditional' college presidents

New findings tweak "traditional" label for presidents, asking whether U.S. public colleges and universities these days are being led by more nonacademics than we think.

William R. Harvey marks 40 years as Hampton University president amid questions about proton therapy institute and daughter as Title IX coordinator

William Harvey can point to substantial growth in enrollment and finances, but celebrations of his successes come amid student complaints, financial concerns about one of his signature projects and questions about family members employed by the university.

Oklahoma City University's next president is a former trustee and energy executive

Oklahoma City University raised eyebrows when it picked a trustee and search committee member as its next president. But nontraditional presidents are common in the state.

Lehigh president moves quickly on growth plans

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As many Northeastern colleges fear enrollment declines, Lehigh University charts ambitious growth plan including 1,000 additional undergraduates, 100 more faculty members and a new college of health.

Decision on Morehouse president sparks debate

Students protest process and experts decry high turnover at HBCUs as trustees decide not to renew contract of president.

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