Presidents / chancellors

Survey finds increasing interest in skills-based hiring, online credentials and prehire assessments

College credentials still loom large in hiring. But a new survey of HR leaders finds growing interest in skills-based hiring, online microcredentials and prehire assessments.

State law likely conflicts with DeVos's Title IX proposal

Lawyers and Title IX practitioners have identified potential conflicts between the Trump administration's new proposed regulations on the gender discrimination law and state policy.

Emails reveal vitriol toward Ohio State president, adamant defense of Urban Meyer

While Ohio State's president considered what to do about a wildly successful head coach accused of looking the other way at domestic abuse by his assistant, he received plenty of advice. We read those emails.

Anti-Semitic incidents surge on college campuses after Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

Since the deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October, campuses have seen a rise in displays targeting Jews.

Liberal arts college and boot camp team up to offer new computer science degree

A coding boot camp and a liberal arts university share instructors and accreditation to create a new computer science degree, aimed at making graduates of both institutions more employable.

Former Michigan State president charged with lying to police in Nassar case

Lou Anna K. Simon has been accused of lying to police in the investigation of Larry Nassar.

Democratic House will trigger tougher oversight of DeVos

Democrats' takeover of the U.S. House promises tougher scrutiny of DeVos and the Education Department. Donna Shalala is among those elected to U.S. House.

Institutional change is required to better serve first-generation students, report finds

More four-year colleges are working to help first-generation college students succeed. But a new report says real progress requires institutional shifts, not just adding new programs.

UNC System power dynamics on display this summer

Implosion of Western Carolina University chancellor search once again exposes deeper struggle at UNC System, with many fearing that political interests are overtaking academic issues.

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.

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