Some fear Sweet Briar's decision to close will prompt other small private colleges to do the same, leading a number of presidents to outline how their colleges are not like Sweet Briar.
Revered figure in American higher education led Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987.
Colleges with distressed debt are making new promises to delay financial ramifications from investors.
San Bernardino Valley College's accreditor said the college's new president doesn't have the necessary education to be president.
Governor Scott Walker wants to remove $300 million from university system, and offers campuses more autonomy in return. But higher ed leaders say the trade isn't nearly enough to offset the cuts.
Spending on higher education is up in most states since last year, but half of states are still below their recession-era levels.
Dowling College's seventh president of the last 10 years hopes to be the one who can save it.
Some campus leaders take visible public stands over police killings of unarmed black men. Not everyone likes this type of activism by presidents -- even as others say they long for it.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham cites costs as it ends its football program in one of the country's most football-friendly states.
Leader of Eckerd angers students when he tells them to prevent sexual assault by drinking less and avoiding casual sex.
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