College administration

Bethune-Cookman confronts questions about its future in wake of financial and governance issues

Bethune-Cookman, a historically black university with a proud history, copes with impact of borrowing against its endowment, fighting in court with its alumni, affiliating with a for-profit law school and inviting Betsy DeVos to speak at commencement.

College presidents diversifying slowly and growing older, study finds

Colleges and universities turn to experienced presidents in times of pressure, curtailing gains in diversity, study finds.

Scholar who is popular speaker nationwide ousted from center directorship at Ohio State, amid allegations of misconduct

Scholar who is popular speaker nationwide is ousted from center directorship and resigns faculty job at Ohio State, amid allegations of misconduct.

Colorado-Boulder chancellor suspended for failing to report alleged domestic violence by assistant coach

Colorado chancellor suspended 10 days for not telling authorities of allegations of domestic violence by assistant coach. Athletics director, head coach ordered to each pay $100,000.

Spate of presidents fired early in tenures with few reasons why

Recent spate of college president departures shows evolving nature of board-president relations.

Mills tries to balance cuts and efforts to grow revenue as it seeks to dig out from financial hole

College leaders walk a tightrope between cuts and efforts to boost enrollment and revenue. Will faculty members follow, even as their numbers are reduced and they lose retirement contributions?

Mills College declares "financial emergency" and plans layoffs and curricular reform

College announces layoffs (likely including tenured professors) and plans for curricular reform -- amid a deficit that has grown to $9 million.

Burlington College campus purchase still coming back to haunt Jane Sanders

Burlington College closed last year, but controversy still swirls over reports of a federal investigation into land deal by a former president, Jane Sanders, wife of Bernie -- an investigation allegedly sparked by a prominent Republican.

Holy Cross of Indiana assures students after email brought up idea of closure

As students worry in the wake of email speculating on closure of Holy Cross in Indiana, board chair says he is not concerned about the college closing in the near future.

Purdue faculty votes against Kaplan process

Senate passes resolution rebuking the university’s unexpected acquisition and calling for it to be rescinded.


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