Several prominent universities, driven by revenue and prestige concerns, are building or merging with medical schools at a furious pace.
U.Va. controversy and other leadership disputes show that, in particular instances, organized, tenured professors can still wield significant influence in direction of institutions.
Boards are different than they used to be. Expect more incidents like the one at the University of Virginia.
U.Va. reinstates Sullivan as president and sets the stage for a major strategic planning effort to answer many questions facing the institution -- and all public universities.
Founder of UT-Austin's community college leadership program, the field's big fish, is moving to a for-profit, fueling worries about the future of the program's affiliates, NISOD and CCCSE.
With state lawmakers unwilling to fund capital projects at colleges and universities, public institutions increasingly turn to debt to finance construction and maintenance.
For three years, Illinois has delayed payments to public colleges, presenting a different sort of budgeting problem for administrators.
Cornell's victory in New York City competition, and its intense desire to win, show the importance of urban ties for the future of research universities.
Study finds that cuts in state spending are linked to increases in out-of-state enrollment at public universities -- especially research institutions.
New book acknowledges the drift by public colleges as state funding has flattened and in some cases fallen -- but argues that the trend does not mean the institutions must abandon their missions.
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