A Better Look at Sports Budgets

NCAA plans new system for collecting and reporting athletics revenues and expenses -- though with limited public disclosure.

Nebraska Regent Ousted

State Supreme Court finds that he violated campaign finance laws.

When a Campus Leader Dies

Accidental deaths of 2 college presidents raise issues of communication, management and succession.

Institutional Leadership 101

Trustees' association releases report that outlines best practices for college presidents and trustees.

A Former Coach's New Play

Sports figures running for political office usually fall into one of two categories: the ex-athlete turned legislator (U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, former Rep. Steve Largent, former Sen. Bill Bradley) or the ex-coach turned member of Congress (Rep. Tom Osborne).

Rallying Around Gordon Gee

Following article about pot use by wife and spending on his home, Vanderbilt chancellor gets strong support from professors and students.

For-Profit White Knight?

Sierra Nevada may continue as a nonprofit liberal arts college -- through a deal with Michael Milken's education company.

Paying for Performance

More colleges’ presidential contracts include incentive compensation tied to specific accomplishments.

Gallaudet Shuts Down

With neither side budging over choice of president, students block access to campus and professors call for her to step aside.

Beyond Michigan's Race Referendum

On election night next month, many eyes will be on Michigan, where voters will consider a proposal that would broadly ban race or sex-based affirmative action in all government programs, including college and university admissions. But while that may be the most visible state ballot measure related to higher education this year, dozens of others -- on such diverse issues as state tax and spending limits, eminent domain and gay marriage -- could significantly affect colleges and universities.


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