College administration

Holy Alliance

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Most colleges save CEO visits for courting big donors on the verge of giving big gifts. But the president of College of the Holy Cross cultivates relationships with the youngest alumni.

New Presidents or Provosts: Heritage U., Kansas Wesleyan U., Midland Lutheran College, U. of Texas-Pan American

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  • John Bassett, president of Clark University, in Massachusetts, has been appointed president of Heritage University, in Washington State.
  • Fletcher Lamkin, a consultant and former president of Westminster College, in Missouri, has been selected as president of Kansas Wesleyan University.
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  • New Presidents or Provosts: Alabama Community College System, Colgate U., College of Charleston, Mount Holyoke College

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  • Jeffrey Herbst, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Miami University, in Ohio, has been chosen as president of Colgate University, in New York.
  • Freida Hill, deputy commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia, deputy commissioner for the Technical College System of Georgia, has been named chancellor of the Alabama Community College System.
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  • Unnatural Enemies

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    Leaders of U. of California and its Berkeley campus say they share concerns of students who protest against them. Efforts to form alliances, however, are stymied by recent missteps.

    Suit: College Lowered Standards For Revenue

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    SUNY Cobleskill eased admissions and retention practices to get more tuition from unqualified -- mostly black -- students, a former dean says in a retaliation lawsuit.

    New Presidents or Provosts: Central College (Iowa), Kansas State U., Nassau CC, Regent U.

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  • Donald P. Astrab, executive vice president and chief learning officer at Brevard Community College, in Florida, has been named president of the State University of New York's Nassau Community College.
  • New Presidents or Provosts: College of Charleston, Delaware State U., Linn-Benton CC, Saint Xavier U., Southern Illinois U. at Carbondale

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  • Rita Hartung Cheng, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, has been named chancellor of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
  • Gregory J. Hamann, president of Clatsop Community College, in Oregon, has been selected as president of Linn-Benton Community College, also in Oregon.
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  • A Violent Shift

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    Protesters attack home of Berkeley chancellor, escalating tensions and setting off debate on tactics.

    New Presidents or Provosts: Central Michigan U., Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Southern State CC, U. of Southern Indiana, U. of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Virginia State U.

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  • Just Did It

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    Despite student criticism of Nike’s labor practices, University of Washington provost joins company’s corporate board, saying she'll be force for change.


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