Trustees/regents

Major turnover in research university presidencies could lead to unconventional picks

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Search consultants say dramatic turnover in research university leadership – including at least 11 major searches this year – is likely to result in more unconventional selections.

Pennsylvania officials examining president's role on board in wake of Sandusky scandal

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Sandusky scandal has Pennsylvania officials examining Penn State president's voting spot on university board, a rarity among public universities but not private colleges.

U.Va. board retreat focuses on structure and attitudes

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In second half of retreat, U.Va. board focuses on how to restructure and divide responsibility between board and president, with lessons that might be applicable to other boards.

U.Va. board tries to move past leadership controversy

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At first meeting since its leadership controversy in June, U.Va.’s board tries to move past mistakes and begin to confront emerging challenges.

Vermont group proposes making more of flagship university's board private

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Debate over U. of Vermont board raises question: Does a state need politicians appointing trustees to assure the right mission?

U.Va. and other leadership controversies show that tenured faculty can still wield influence

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U.Va. controversy and other leadership disputes show that, in particular instances, organized, tenured professors can still wield significant influence in direction of institutions.

Penn State report says board didn't ask tough questions of administrators

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Penn State report blames board members for not asking tough questions of administrators, raising the question: Does a successful president get too much deference?

Christensen's ACTA letter has some questioning reformers' credibility

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A letter by education reformer Clayton Christensen sent through a controversial organization has some in higher education questioning the Harvard professor’s credibility.

Trustees are different than they used to be, and U.Va.-like clashes will be more common

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Boards are different than they used to be. Expect more incidents like the one at the University of Virginia.

U.Va. board reinstates president Sullivan and prepares for strategic planning effort

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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.

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