College administration

Dartmouth's Historic Choice

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On Saturday at a meeting sponsored by the Education Writers Association, L. Ling-chi Wang told a group of journalists that Asian Americans were "marginalized" and "invisible" at the top rungs of American higher education, despite considerable success as students and professors at many institutions. Wang, who teaches at the University of California at Berkeley and was one of the founders of Asian Americans in Higher Education, recalled a joint conference planned by Asian American studies and black studies scholars at Berkeley.

New Presidents or Provosts: Dartmouth College, Notre Dame de Namur U., Salve Regina U., Tusculum College, U. of the Pacific

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  • Pamela Eibeck, dean of the College of Engineering and professor of mechanical engineering at Texas Tech University, has been selected as president of University of the Pacific, in California.
  • New Presidents or Provosts: Antioch University McGregor, Coker College, Coleman College for Health Sciences, MacArthur Foundation, West Virginia U.

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  • James P.
  • New Presidents or Provosts: Adelphi U., California Lutheran U., U. of Oregon, Valparaiso U., Vermont State Colleges

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  • Tim Donovan, president of the Community College of Vermont, has been selected as chancellor of the Vermont State Colleges system.
  • Gayle D. Insler, dean of the College of Arts and Science and acting provost at Adelphi University, in New York, has been appointed as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs there.
  • Richard W.
  • New Presidents or Provosts: Chaminade U., Columbus State U., Eastern Shore CC, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Harper College, Saint Joseph's College (Ind.), U. of Dayton

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  • Kenneth Ender, president and chief executive officer of Cumberland County College, in New Jersey, has been selected as president of Harper College, in Illinois.
  • Frank A.
  • Following the Money in New Mexico

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    Questions about administrative growth, use of resources, "corporatization," and shared governance are at root of faculty-administration conflicts.

    Death of a University Builder

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    Constantine Papadakis, who transformed Drexel U. and earned fans and critics along the way, dies suddenly.

    New Presidents or Provosts: California State U.-San Bernardino, Carroll College (Mont.), Sage Colleges, South Texas College of Law, State U. of New York-New Paltz, U. of Dayton, U. of Hawaii-Manoa,

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  • Andrew R. Bodman, former provost and vice president of academic affairs at Western Washington University, has been named provost and vice president of academic affairs at California State University at San Bernardino.
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  • A Special Relationship

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    When bishops and college presidents don't get along, things can get very complicated for those leading Catholic colleges.

    Can't We All Just Get Along?

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    SAN DIEGO -- You know the stereotypes -- perhaps even believe them. College administrators these days care only for the bottom line. Professors can't decide anything or ever endorse change. When professors become department chairs or deans, they cross over to the "dark side," and forget their old values and friends.


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