After announcing resignation, president of college calls for autonomy from university -- giving new force to governance debate.
Supporters of New College of California say a complete change in administration could save it.
More trustees will be added in shift opposed by many alumni, who fear loss of influence.
Movements at Dartmouth, Mississippi University for Women and elsewhere raise questions about governance, legal standing and role of alumni.
Trustee charges college leadership with not believing in God, and trashes its late president -- but says some comments were taken out of context.
Unusual college ousts its president after only six months on the job, apparently due to dispute with trustees over fund raising.
Board member at California's College of the Siskiyous refuses to apologize or quit after trying to block courses on Arabic or Middle Eastern history because Arabs are "our enemies."
Compensation scandal was a symptom, not a cause: Regents' intrusion into university's day-to-day operations seen as potential barrier to recruiting top-notch president.
U. of California taps esteemed Texas chancellor as president and unveils plans for smaller central office. But critics say board chair's backdoor search process proves regents don't respect university governance.
President quits after less than 2 years in office; board chair without academic background named as interim for 2-3 years.
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