Trustees/regents

Southern Discomfort

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Sexual harassment charges against university’s board chairman lead to suspensions for him and system’s president.

Harvard's Sort-of Divestment

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Two years ago, Harvard University became the first major university to announce a policy of selling off stocks in companies that operate in Sudan in ways that support the genocide taking place in Darfur. The announcement was huge for the nascent movement to push universities to take a stand on Darfur. No university has a larger endowment.

The Final Straw

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Members of a California community college's Board of Trustees face potential recall election after a string of controversies.

Peripatetic President

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Gordon Gee stuns Vanderbilt -- site of his fifth presidency -- by quitting to return to Ohio State, site of his third and soon-to-be sixth.

A Board Implodes Over N-Word

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At Roger Williams U., 3 board members who criticized chair's use of racial slur are ousted; chair then leaves, too.

Fallout From a Cover-Up

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Eastern Michigan president is fired and two other officials agree to quit in wake of reports about failure to inform students of campus murder.

Law School Will Lose Name of Donor Who Used Slur

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Former board chair who used slur requests change as Roger Williams students and faculty protested association with him.

Who Should Control Antioch?

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After announcing resignation, president of college calls for autonomy from university -- giving new force to governance debate.

Turmoil at Another Progressive College

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Supporters of New College of California say a complete change in administration could save it.

Dartmouth Approves Controversial Board Changes

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More trustees will be added in shift opposed by many alumni, who fear loss of influence.

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