Search processes prove to be a key point of contention as West Florida and Kennesaw State have considered making politicians university presidents.
The last five campus leaders picked at Cal State have been women, and recent hires have doubled the number of Asian-Americans who will be campus presidents.
If you want to diversify your leadership to close the gender gap, it is not enough to establish goals and expectations, writes Jeremy Haefner. You must also put support systems into place.
Montana State professors take stand against a new vocational program -- despite strong administration and industry support -- questioning the kinds of jobs it would produce and the impact on core academic fields.
Claremont McKenna dean of students resigns amid protests over comments on race and campus climate.
Leaders of U of Kansas, trying to avoid becoming the next U of Missouri, hold intense, lengthy meeting with hundreds of minority students. Can the university deliver what they want?
Amid escalating tensions, students protesting what they see as a culture of racism at the University of Missouri successfully oust the system's president and the flagship's chancellor.
Resignation and litigation at Stanford point to complications when an administrator has a relationship with a faculty member in his or her unit, but few colleges have formal policies about such situations.
As colleges face financial pressure and trim budgets, faculty members are concerned about not just the proposed cuts, but how those changes are communicated.
When universities that are sports powerhouses appoint presidents with little experience in intercollegiate athletics, new leaders face a steep learning curve.