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Constrained by the Presidency

Colorado College president L. Song Richardson is stepping down in order to “fully engage” in national debates in a way she feels unable to do in her current role.

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Florida Atlantic Board Chair Resigns Amid Stalled Search

FAU’s search for a new president started in January 2023, but state officials suspended it in July, alleging missteps. Today the process remains stuck in limbo.

Ex–Seton Hall President Sues University and Regents

The former president of Seton Hall University claimed in a lawsuit this week that the university and some of its...
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Webster Seeks to Unrestrict Endowment Funds

Beset by financial challenges, the university is seeking to reclassify $34 million in endowment funds to meet liquidity obligations for a $30 million loan.

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University of Arizona Begins to Address Financial Woes

Facing a projected $177 million budget deficit, UA administrators are working on a recovery plan amid sharp criticism from the governor and others.

Governor Blasts University of Arizona for Financial Crisis

In a scathing letter to the Arizona Board of Regents, Governor Katie Hobbs chastised the University of Arizona and its...
The text of two departmental statements on the Israel-Hamas war, one from UC Merced and one from UC San Diego.

Should Departments Make Political Statements?

The University of California is considering a policy to limit “personal or collective opinions” on department websites. Some say it violates academic freedom.

A group of undocumented students hold protest signs. One yells into a bullhorn.

A Hunger Strike, Then a Letdown for Undocumented UC Students

The students began their hunger strike Tuesday to urge the University of California Board of Regents to allow them to be employed on campuses. It didn’t work.