Anger at faculty layoffs at Southern Maine boils over. Professors say administration is attacking tenure, pitting younger and older faculty members against one another, and undermining liberal arts.
The U.S. Department of Education says a school for hypnotists is in better financial health than Harvard University. Could there be something wrong with the math?
Iowa Wesleyan eliminates 22 of its 52 professors and half of its academic programs. The president thinks it is now ready to grow. Can it?
Should presidents be job-hunting after seven months in office? Should a search firm recruit someone who would walk away at that time?
As Brandeis announces a jaw-dropping payout to its former president, the university also says it has changed compensation rules in ways that might prevent a future payment of that size.
When U. of Illinois chancellor didn't cancel classes, Twitter erupted in racist and sexist comments -- and discussion of those slurs.
Nationally, states are continuing to restore aid to higher ed, but funding is still lower than it was before the recession.
As Moody's points out the college's financial vulnerabilities – such as cash on hand to last 2 weeks – President Leon Botstein sticks with his philosophy of spending the money he raises.
An 18-member panel has a plan to save Cooper Union without charging tuition. The blueprint already has opponents inside the administration.
Gordon Gee, among the most visible and certainly the most prolific of college presidents, is coming out of retirement to go back to where he began.
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