College administration

When Masterpieces Are Moneymakers

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Fisk's settlement on sale of two valuable paintings reflects a trend in which institutions sell art to pay for other priorities.

New Presidents or Provosts: Art Institute of Charleston, Assumption College, Governors State U., Nebraska Wesleyan U., Northern Michigan U., U. of New Mexico, William Carey College

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  • Marilyn Burstein, dean of education at the Art Institute of Philadelphia, has been named vice president and dean of academic affairs at the Art Institute of Charleston.
  • Francesco Cesareo, dean of the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts at Duquesne University, in Pennsylvania, has been selected as president of Assumption College, in Massachusetts.
  • Tommy King, acting president of William Carey College, in Mississippi,
  • Signing (or Not) a Green Pledge

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    As more college presidents sign an environmental pact, one institution says it doesn't know if pledge is realistic.

    New Presidents or Provosts: Central New Mexico CC, Franklin U., North Dakota State College of Science, Shepherd U., Utah Valley State College, Walden U.

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  • David Decker, vice president for global academic programs and dean of the School of Management at the New York Institute of Technology, has been chosen as president of Franklin University, in Ohio.
  • Denise M. DeZolt, dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Walden University, in Minnesota, has been promoted to provost there.
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  • Staying Single Sex

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    Three years ago, amid uncertainty, Sweet Briar College decided against admitting men. Its enrollment is up since.

    Administrators' Salaries Up 4%

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    Senior-level administrators are seeing their largest salary gains in five years. The median base pay for salaries for the year is up 4 percent this year, according to data released today by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources. That compares to increases in the previous four years of 3.5, 3.3, 2.5 and 3.5 percent.

    New Presidents or Provosts: Albion College, Indiana U., Loyola U. of Chicago, New Mexico State U.-Alamogordo, Saint Lawrence U., Texas Lutheran U.

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  • Cheri A. Jimeno, former provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Montana State University-Northern, has been chosen as the new campus executive officer at New Mexico State University's Alamogordo campus.
  • Valerie D. Lehr, professor of government and coordinator of gender studies at St.
  • Mammoth Faculty Strike Looms

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    California State U. administration, professors' union at odds over pay and a range of other issues.

    Furor Over Dismissals

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    Termination of beloved counseling director at UNC Asheville seen as symptomatic of new administration's attitude toward old hands.

    Mulling Ways to Add Minority Coaches

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    Lamenting lack of racial diversity in college coaching ranks, Congressional subcommittee says it would consider legislation.


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