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.

Board vote today puts U.Va. at center of debate about public university governance

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U.Va. board’s vote today puts it at the center of a nationwide debate about governance in public higher education institutions.

UVa board poised to reappoint ousted president, but not without objection

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U. of Virginia’s board will meet Tuesday to reconsider president's ouster, but combative statement by board chair suggests outcome is uncertain.

Dartmouth investments in board members' firms raise questions about disclosure requirements

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Allegation that Dartmouth's board behaved unethically when it invested with firms managed by members raises questions about whether disclosure laws should do more to discourage such behavior.

Davidson reconsidering requirement that president be Presbyterian

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Davidson is one of the few Presbyterian colleges that still require presidents to be members of the denomination. Now the college's board is studying that rule and may overturn it.

Columbia trustee's column challenges notion that trustees should speak with one voice

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A trustee's critical column in Columbia's student paper challenges the notion that private university trustees should speak with a unified voice.

Augustana retreat an exercise in collective governance

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Augustana College president tries to give professors a voice in institutional governance at a time when faculty members across the country feel marginalized.

Kean University president faces questions about his academic record

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The controversial president of Kean University is facing questions from faculty members about the veracity of academic records dating back almost 30 years.

Report finds trustees unwilling to push institutional change

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Trustees see numerous problems on the horizon, but few are willing to challenge presidents or push radical changes, report finds.

University of Colorado regent election could have major impact

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The University of Colorado's board hangs in the balance as candidates debate funding, climate change and academic freedom in hopes of winning election.


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