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New College of Florida Abruptly Dismisses Librarian

New College of Florida has fired librarian Helene Gold, The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported , making her the second LGBTQ+ employee...

New Presidents or Provosts: Augustana College, Colorado Christian U, Community Colleges of Spokane, Delta State U, Duke U, McDaniel College, U of Southern Maine

Kevin Brockbank , president of Spokane Community College, in Washington, has been selected as chancellor of the Community Colleges of...

Howard University Names New President

Howard University named Ben Vinson III, a self-described “living Diasporan” and a historian of African and Latin American diasporas, as...
The red and blue Tennessee state flag flies in front of the state capitol building.

A Critique of ‘Principled Neutrality’                     

Vanderbilt’s chancellor thinks academic leaders should stay out of politics—but the ongoing assaults on rights and freedoms emanating from the Tennessee Legislature show the limits of that stance, Brian L. Heuser writes.

Landscape photograph of North Idaho College's campus.

Playing Chicken With Accreditors

North Idaho College’s board voted last week to nullify the president’s contract, adding more drama to the long-standing governance concerns accreditors have raised.

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Navigating a Program Closure

With cuts to academic programs continuing apace, Amy Kristof-Brown offers lessons learned from closing an M.B.A. program.

Student signs for "educational freedom" at New College of Florida.

New College Board Denies Tenure for 5 Professors

In the latest maneuver to remake higher ed in the vision of Ron DeSantis, New College of Florida trustees voted to deny tenure to five applicants due to “extraordinary circumstances.”