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The Problem With College Governance? Alumni

Higher education institutions should stop filling their boards with donors and instead recruit unaffiliated people with expertise in the areas they need help in, Ryan Craig and David Friedman argue.

Holy Cross Paper May Drop 'Crusader' Name

Editors of The Crusader, the student newspaper at the College of the Holy Cross, are considering changing the name of...

Deep Cuts at Aquinas in Tennessee

About 60 of 76 faculty and staff members will be out of their jobs.

Adler University President Discloses HIV Status

In an essay in Salon, Raymond Crossman (right), president of Adler University, revealed that he is HIV-positive, making him perhaps...

Academic Minute: Leadership Resisting Creativity

Today on the Academic Minute, Jennifer Mueller, associate professor of management at the University of San Diego, explains why many...

Art Historian Leaves $1.1 Million to U Kansas

The estate of a distinguished professor emerita of art history professor at the University of Kansas donated $1.1 million to...

Diving Into Diversity and Safe Spaces

At American Council on Education annual meeting, three university leaders discuss freedom of expression and student demands for inclusive environments.

Professor's Kids Make Cameo in Live Interview

Many academic parents saw their lives reflected in a BBC interview gone viral last week. In case you haven’t seen...