Presidents / chancellors

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


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.

William G. Bowen, former president of Princeton and Mellon Foundation, dies

His presidencies and writings such as The Shape of the River had a significant impact on higher education.

University at Buffalo Foundation turns down shared governance proposal

University at Buffalo Foundation turns down proposal to put a professor on its board.


Interest rises in politicians as university presidents


Search processes prove to be a key point of contention as West Florida and Kennesaw State have considered making politicians university presidents.

Chicago State struggles under questions of enrollment, finance, leadership


“I just wonder how long we can go,” one faculty member at the financially struggling public university says.

Judge blocks Kentucky governor from overhauling Louisville board

Kentucky's governor improperly served as "judge, jury and executioner" in abolishing University of Louisville's Board of Trustees, a state court finds.

ITT Tech Shuts Down All Campuses

Following a series of federal sanctions, ITT Tech on Tuesday shut down its 130 campuses, forcing a scramble for many of the for-profit's 43,000 students.

Options for ITT Tech students if the for-profit chain collapses

With ITT Tech headed toward possible collapse, its students begin weighing whether to transfer or to seek to have their federal loans forgiven.


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