Trustees/regents

Showdown in Colorado

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As regents gather to discuss Ward Churchill, politicians rush to denounce him and faculty groups offer support.

Different Results, Same Policy?

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Study finds big drop in number of low-scoring students admitted to U. of California, a year after a regent blasted the university.

Going Searchless at AGB

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The college trustees' group hired an internal candidate as its new chief. Should colleges follow its lead?

Lost Faith

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Two Davidson trustees -- including the college's most generous donor -- quit over board's decision to allow non-Christians to serve.

Governing Board 'Gag Order'

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For the last three years, Thomas A. Hamilton has increasingly become a minority of one on the seven-member Board of Trustees of  St. Clair County Community College, regularly challenging policies adopted by the two-year institution's president and questioning whether the board is fulfilling its obligations to oversee and assess her performance.

Training Public Trustees

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The boards of state colleges and universities need to consider policy changes to become more effective, a new report says.

Auburn President's Permanent No Comment

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Many college presidents consider reporters a necessary nuisance in a democracy. Auburn University's interim president, Ed Richardson, isn't so sure about the necessary part.

He sent a memo to Auburn faculty members and administrators last week telling them that he will no longer speak with Jack Stripling, who covers higher education for the local newspaper, The Opelika-Auburn News.

Staying the Course at Bennett

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Johnnetta Cole -- at the behest of students and faculty -- agrees to continue on as president, rescinding her resignation.

Reversal at 'Daily Texan'

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The Daily Texan will remain unique for at least a little while longer.

The University of Texas at Austin student newspaper is believed to be the only such publication where the student body elects the editor, right alongside student government leaders, in a vote each spring.

Freer Speech at Dartmouth?

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Amid a controversial trustee election, the college clarifies its rules and wins praise from one-time critics.

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