Oberlin's president refuses to negotiate with student list of demands


Faced with 14 pages of demands by black students, he says that he won't respond to "any document that explicitly rejects the notion of collaborative engagement."

Proposed faculty union at Carroll College is the first to be rejected under new guidelines

NLRB rejects bid from tenure-line professors at Carroll College, suggesting that it remains difficult to win collective bargaining rights at private colleges.

University of Oregon drops multimillion-dollar branding campaign

The University of Oregon is scaling back a multimillion-dollar branding campaign, much to the delight of faculty members.

Private colleges found consortium to collaborate, negotiate with vendors

Private colleges found a consortium to collectively negotiate with companies that develop enterprise resource planning software.

Obama comments to Southern U student set off debate on president and black colleges


President’s answer to a question from a Southern University student frustrates some HBCU advocates and sets off debate on the administration's priorities.

Private college presidents' draft list of essential qualities for institutions leaves off tenure

Panel of private college presidents, preparing list of key qualities for their institutions, see tenure as "negotiable."

Should the president be held responsible for scandals at the University of Louisville?

A series of scandals in Louisville ask the question: At what point is a university president culpable?

University of Iowa leader apologizes for saying teachers without lesson plans should be shot

Iowa's new president apologizes for "unfortunate" off-the cuff remark.

Professor, a top Trump aide, describes his role, the plan to keep Muslims out and a coming higher ed agenda


National co-chair of campaign discusses his role, proposal about Muslims and how it would affect international students, and coming "revolutionary" plan for higher education.

Report outlines trustee frustrations over transparency and finances

Board members at comprehensive universities are often frustrated by their own lack of knowledge or understanding about the institutions they're tasked with leading, a new report finds.


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