College administration

Should the president be held responsible for scandals at the University of Louisville?

A series of scandals in Louisville ask the question: At what point is a university president culpable?

University of Iowa leader apologizes for saying teachers without lesson plans should be shot

Iowa's new president apologizes for "unfortunate" off-the cuff remark.

Lawmakers question public boards' openness and transparency

Lawmakers in some states are seeking more openness and transparency from public university governing boards.

Claremont McKenna dean resigns amid protests over race

Claremont McKenna dean of students resigns amid protests over comments on race and campus climate.

University of Missouri looks ahead as it tries to combat race issues on campus


After week of racial turmoil and administrative disruption, U of Missouri begins long journey of working with student activists as it permanently replaces its two top leaders.

U of Missouri leaders resign amid student concerns over racism and diversity

Amid escalating tensions, students protesting what they see as a culture of racism at the University of Missouri successfully oust the system's president and the flagship's chancellor.

Why two colleges are allowing themselves to shrink rather than 'chase volume'

In an era where many private colleges are chasing enrollment to remain viable, two institutions are letting themselves shrink in their own efforts to avoid financial hardship.

UNC presidential search in chaos amid charges of politicization and secrecy

A governing board and legislature are at odds, a finalist's name is leaked and a presidential search is criticized as too secretive. Many in North Carolina wonder: Is the university's leadership becoming too politicized?

Illinois legislators scrutinize college executives' pay and exit packages

A spate of higher education scandals in Illinois prompt the question: Is it time for states to crack down on executive compensation and exit packages?

Parker Executive Search under scrutiny in recent searches

A controversial pick for U of Iowa's president and a short tenure for an athletics director at Minnesota who is accused of harassment have a search firm in common.


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