College administration

Equipping Community Colleges' New Leaders

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It is well-established that the higher education work force is aging, particularly in the upper/senior ranks of both faculty and administrators. And that higher education as an industry isn’t particularly well-equipped to purposefully prepare the next generation of leaders.

New Presidents or Provosts: Dakota Wesleyan U., Grand Canyon U., Henderson State U., Massachusetts Bay CC, Oregon Institute of Technology

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  • John R.
  • Call Your PR Director, Fast

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    When a production company tells your president or dean it wants to profile your college or school in a national television documentary, the offer may not be what it seems.

    New Presidents or Provosts: Montana State U.-Billings, Nova Southeastern U., Onondaga CC, Suffolk U.

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  • Barry Brown, a professor of law at Suffolk University, in Massachusetts, has been appointed provost there.
  • D'Ann Campbell, director of the American History Projects and former dean of academics at the U.S.
  • Why 'Nonprofit' Does NOT Mean 'Lose Money'

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    It was just a tidbit of information, offered toward the end of a presentation slotted in that sleepy, after-lunch-at-a-jampacked-conference hour. But the nature of the tidbit caught the audience’s attention: On average, full-time faculty members at the University of New Mexico’s Gallup campus were being subsidized to the tune of $10,554 apiece.

    New Presidents or Provosts: Case Western Reserve U., Norfolk State U., Truett-McConnell College, United Arab Emirates U., U. of the District of Columbia

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  • William A.
  • Disappearing Raises and Vice Presidents at Lambuth

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    Growing discount rate and rising costs create financial crunch -- and worries -- at a private university.

    Will More Colleges Merge?

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    Recent moves by some private institutions -- combined with worsening economy -- have some experts predicting more consolidation in next few years.

    New Presidents or Provosts: Baptist U. of the Americas, Donnelly College, U. of Michigan-Flint

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  • Javier Elizondo, vice president for academic affairs at Baptist University of the Américas, in Texas, has been promoted to executive vice president and provost there.
  • Steven M. LaNasa, associate dean and assistant professor of higher education at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, has been named president of Donnelly College, in Kansas.
  • Ruth J.
  • A President Becomes an Undergraduate

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    After 18 years leading colleges, Roger Martin decided to enroll as a freshman at St. John's -- to experience the liberal arts in a pure form, and to join the crew team.


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