EXECUTIVE POSITIONS

Students and faculty members rally behind Hope College president, who may be ousted

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Students and faculty members fear the president they admire, who has focused on liberal arts and moved away from hostility toward gay people, may be ousted.

New study suggests women presidents influence colleges and universities to hire more female faculty members

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New study suggests colleges with female presidents are more likely than other institutions to have a greater share of humanities professors who are women.

Duke tries to end protest that has occupied administration building for days

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Anger over the fallout from a powerful administrator hitting an employee with his car leads to takeover of administration building and debate over treatment of workers. University makes concessions, but sit-in continues. At Ohio State, a sit-in starts and ends.

Princeton will keep Woodrow Wilson name

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University rejects student demands to drop name from public affairs school, but pledges to provide context on Wilson’s legacy of racism. U of Mississippi, meanwhile, debates the right context for a statue of a Confederate soldier.

After being denied permission, RPI students protest student union policy

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What started as a movement about changes to the student union turned into a debate about free speech.

Our Lady of the Lake University faculty raise questions about learning management system monitoring

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Faculty members at Texas university raise questions about whether they are being monitored after administrators show up in their course rosters.

As a new fiscal year approaches, who will fund CUNY's senior colleges?

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Governor Cuomo wants to stop funding one-third of CUNY four-year colleges' budget. Where will the money come from?

Controversy at UC Davis escalates into wider debate on presidents on corporate boards

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Controversy over Davis chancellor's brief membership on DeVry board escalates into broader debate over a common practice.

Experts doubt debacle at Mount St. Mary's will diminish board interest in nontraditional presidents

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Despite the debacle at Mount St. Mary's, some presidential search committees are likely to continue to seek out candidates without traditional academic careers, experts say.

President quits at Mount St. Mary's

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After months of turmoil and criticism, Simon Newman leaves, effective immediately. He calls recent controversy "too great of a distraction."

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