College administration

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.

    Second Opinion

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    With trust in short supply, increasingly skeptical faculty and students turn to independent auditors to analyze the state of university budgets.

    New Presidents or Provosts: Foothill-De Anza CC District, Northeastern State U., Organization of American Historians, San Jose State U., Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Southwest Baptist U., U. of Dallas

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  • William Brown, interim provost and dean of the Geneva Casebolt College of Music, Arts and Letters at Southwest Baptist University, in Missouri, has been appointed as provost on a permanent basis.
  • New Realities

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    Presidents of liberal arts colleges share views on how the economic downturn has changed their financial decisions and all-important admissions strategies.

    He Spoke Out ... and Got a New Presidency

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    John McCardell, who waited until he was an ex-president to take a controversial stand on the drinking age, is named to lead Sewanee.


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