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It's Time for Governing Boards to Weigh In on Race

College and university governing boards must push their institutions to be forces for ending, rather than perpetuating, racism, write Carlton Brown, Richard Legon and Terrence MacTaggart.

New Presidents or Provosts: Bradley U, Central Washington U, College of Southern Idaho, College of the Rockies, Linn-Benton CC, North Hennepin CC, U of Notre Dame

Lisa Avery, president of the Sylvania campus of Portland Community College, in Oregon, has been appointed president of Linn-Benton Community...

New Presidents or Provosts: DePauw U, East Central CC, George Fox U, Ivy Tech CC-Evansville, Lebanon Valley College, Notre Dame College, U of South Carolina, U of Wyoming

Brent Gregory, vice president for student affairs at Southwest Mississippi Community College, has been chosen as president of East Central...

University President's Job on the Line for Disinviting Ivanka Trump?

Major donors including Koch officials expressed disapproval after Wichita State University's president canceled an Ivanka Trump commencement speech. The president's job was reportedly in jeopardy, but a special board meeting ended without comment on his future.

Will Cuts Give Way to ‘Systemwide Changes’ at University of Alaska?

The University of Alaska system has for years struggled with declining enrollment and state funding. Forced into a corner, the system's Board of Regents approved massive academic and administrative cuts, but experts say it's not enough to survive long term.

New Presidents or Provosts: American U of Rome, Bay Path U, College of Saint Mary, Franklin College, George Mason U, Illinois State U, Lubbock Christian U, Middlesex CC, Seattle Pacific U, U of the South

Kimberly Allen, assistant vice president for academic affairs at Maryville University, in Missouri, has been named vice president for academic...

Words Matter for College Presidents, but So Will Actions

Many higher education leaders called for change in response to the killing of George Floyd, but few shared ideas on how to enact it. Observers want them to do more.

Northeast Accreditor Announces New Leader

Oglethorpe University president Lawrence Schall will succeed Barbara Brittingham at the New England Commission of Higher Education. The leaders discuss the change and accreditation issues to watch in the future.