Presidents / chancellors

Experts offer questions they hope to see asked of Trump's education secretary pick

Policy experts, academics, advocates and college administrators ask questions they hope to see answered in today's confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, the Trump administration’s education secretary nominee.

Feds' data error inflated loan repayment rates on the College Scorecard

Final Friday release by the Obama administration's Education Department corrects a substantial error in loan repayment rates on consumer web tool.

Higher ed leaders muted in response to Texas bathroom bill

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As Texas debates bill that would require regulation of how transgender people use facilities in public higher education, most system leaders aren't saying much.

City College of San Francisco may be turning corner on financial management

City College of San Francisco is struggling with money woes, dwindling enrollment and a long-running accreditation crisis, but many in the state say the college is changing for the better.

Survey finds gender gap in presidential spouse expectations

Survey finds a quarter of presidents have made decisions on taking or turning down jobs based on spouses' expected role. And study finds that much more remains expected of presidents' wives than presidents' husbands.

State audit criticizes University of Louisville's relationship to foundation

State audit finds fault with management structure and decisions under former president, who responds that auditors failed to consider Louisville's "amazing academic trajectory."

Presidents draw fire for postelection comments

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Campus leaders face intense scrutiny for what they say or don’t say in this tense period. Some messages that go over well on campus receive considerable criticism as they spread.

Leaders consider future of tiny liberal arts colleges

Presidents of tiny liberal arts colleges work to make themselves heard above talk of mergers and large institutions.

Democrats and higher education groups call on Congress to use Pell surplus to expand program

Democrats, higher education groups and consumer advocates renew their push for Congress to restore year-round Pell Grants and strengthen the program during a lame-duck session after the election.

Dillard University stands by decision to host debate, even when David Duke is candidate

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Historically black Dillard University agreed to be site of Senate debate before it knew the candidates. Despite criticism, the president stood by the decision. Protesters disagreed.

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