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Goddard College Announces Closure

The small, progressive Vermont college will close at the end of the spring semester. It’s another blow to a state that has lost a number of higher ed institutions in recent years.

University of Arizona President to Step Down

Nearly six months into a financial crisis and facing the wrath of Governor Katie Hobbs, University of Arizona President Robert...

St. Norbert Trustee Defamation Lawsuit Against Grad Dropped

A defamation lawsuit filed by St. Norbert College trustee and former administrator Reverend Jay Fostner against a former student has...
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More Campus Cuts in March

Citing enrollment and financial challenges, numerous institutions are eliminating jobs while others have announced budget cuts that may lead to future layoffs.

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University of Kentucky President Proposes to Strip Faculty Body’s Power

Eli Capilouto released a “draft of principles” Wednesday that would dissolve the University Senate and replace it with an advisory group.

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A Third Vote of No Confidence at Lesley University

Amid job cuts and an alleged lack of transparency, faculty have repeatedly registered their discontent with President Janet Steinmayer. But will it change anything?

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Arizona GOP Bill Would Stifle Faculty Power in Governance

The legislation, nearing passage, would bolster the power of presidents and regents while reducing faculty members to merely “consulting” on governing, academic and personnel decisions.

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A Primary Loyalty

An ongoing debate in Virginia speaks to the need to clarify the bedrock duties of university boards, Thomas K. Hyatt and Morgan Alexander write.