College administration

Searching for Strategy in Tough Times

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Course redesign, more merit pay and expanded outsourcing are among the ideas administrators and experts consider for how to manage colleges through economic uncertainty.

New Presidents or Provosts: Averett U., Cedarville U., Howard U., North Iowa Area CC, Portland State U., U. of Florida, U. of South Dakota, Vanderbilt U., Wayne State U.

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  • Debra Derr, vice president for learner success at Madison Area Technical College, in Wisconsin, has been selected as president of North Iowa Area Community College.
  • Tiffany McKillip Franks, executive vice president at Greensboro College, in North Carolina, has been named president of Averett University, in Virginia.
  • Joe Glover, interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida
  • Honorary Degrees, Free Speech and Respect

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    When a university awards a doctorate to a controversial figure, is the institution endorsing the free exchange of ideas or endorsing the person? Can colleges avoid the whole idea?

    When the Base Disappears

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    Political support wanes for West Virginia U. president, suggesting the vulnerabilities for campus leaders who lack academic credibility.

    New Presidents or Provosts: Maysville Tech

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  • Nancy Carriuolo, interim vice president for academic affairs at Rhode Island College and deputy commissioner/chief academic officer for the Rhode Island Office of Higher Education, has been promoted to president of Rhode Island College.
  • Alan Davis, vice president of education at Vancouver Community College, in British Columbia, has been named president of the State University
  • New Presidents or Provosts: Eastern New Mexico U., Macalester College, Northeastern U., Southern U., U. of Wisconsin-Madison, Western Michigan U.

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  • Stephen W. Director, provost at Drexel University, in Pennsylvania, has been chosen as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Northeastern University.
  • Timothy J. Greene, dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Western Michigan University, has been promoted to provost and vice president for academic affairs there.
  • Jamie C.
  • Paying for Exclusivity

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    One university's unconventional approach to outsourcing international student recruitment and services -- involving multi-million dollar payment from a corporate provider -- raises questions.

    New Presidents or Provosts: Columbus State U., Lone Star College-Kingwood, Long Island U.-C.W. Post, Moorpark College, Rowan-Cabarrus CC, South Carolina State U., U. of North Carolina-Greensboro, U. of Oxford, Valdosta State U., Washington State U.

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  • Linda P. Brady, senior vice president and provost at the University of Oregon, has been named chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
  • George E. Cooper, deputy administrator for Science and Education Resources Development at the U.S.
  • New Presidents or Provosts: American College of Greece, Bladen CC, Louisiana College, Merrimack College, U. of Birmingham, U. of Colorado-Denver

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  • Ronald Champagne, interim president of Shimer College, in Illinois, has been named president of Merrimack College, in Massachusetts.
  • David Eastwood, chief executive of the Higher Education Funding Council for England, has been appointed as vice chancellor of the University of Birmingham, in Britain.
  • New Presidents or Provosts: Delaware State U., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Herkimer County CC, Midland College, SUNY-Oneonta, U. of Illinois-Chicago

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  • Paula Allen-Meares, dean of social work at the University of Michigan, has been selected as chancellor of the University of Illinois at Chicago.
  • Dennis P.
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