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Central State President Resigns Amid Scrutiny

Central State University president Jack Thomas is stepping down at the end of June amid scrutiny and allegations of discrimination...
A man in a gray track suit on a basketball court

The Scandal-Proof Star Coach

West Virginia’s Bob Huggins kept his job after making blatantly homophobic comments earlier this month, reflecting the staying power of controversial coaches who deliver athletic victories.

Whittier College president Linda Oubré, a woman with light brown skin and dark hair, pictured in an office.

When Critics Come for the President

Whittier College’s president resigned last week amid rampant criticism from alumni and employees. Other embattled presidents have succumbed to similar pressures, while some remain in place.

The Aubrey K. Lucas administration building on the University of Southern Mississippi campus

What’s Driving Presidential Turnover in Mississippi?

Four presidents have left Mississippi’s eight public institutions since last June, with little explanation. Critics say the system board’s hiring practices are largely to blame.

DeSantis Signs Bill to Defund DEI

Florida governor Ron DeSantis has officially signed legislation that will ban state dollars from going to diversity, equity and inclusion...

Embattled Whittier College President Resigns

Under pressure from alumni groups angry about her leadership, Whittier College president Linda Oubré announced her resignation, effective at the...

After Failed Presidential Search, South Florida State Names New Finalist

In the wake of a failed presidential search last week, South Florida State College has named a new sole finalist...