Presidents / chancellors

Mitch Daniels chats up 'fellow disruptees' at for-profit meeting

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Mitch Daniels says for-profit colleges are needed, at least ones that offer a quality, cost-effective product -- a standard he applies to the rest of higher education.

New presidents provosts Bradford Coastal Ga. Concordia Harrisburg Huntington Portland CC St John Fisher SDSMT

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  • Gregory F. Aloia, president of Concord University, in West Virginia, has been chosen as president of the College of Coastal Georgia

Tenure disputes are at the center of another vote of no confidence rejected by board

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When Transylvania University's president deferred tenure for two professors based on criteria that had yet to take effect, it was the last straw for the already-frustrated faculty.

New presidents provosts Anoka CMU John Tyler Lourdes UNT-Dallas Winthrop Wyoming

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  • Ronald T. Brown, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Wayne State University, has been chosen as president of the University of North Texas at Dallas.

New presidents provosts Baruch Emory & Henry Keene State Lamar LSU National Hispanic N.C. Wesleyan NYU Poly

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  • F. King Alexander, president of California State University at Long Beach, has been named president of the Louisiana State University System and chancellor of LSU's main campus at Baton Rouge.

Consequences of racial and economic stratification in community colleges

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Segregation in higher education remains largely ignored, but two new studies show increasing concentrations of disadvantaged students at community colleges can affect completion rates.

InsideTrack's student coaching proves completion payoff

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Student coaching appears to pay off by boosting retention and graduation rates. Does outsourcing coaching make sense if a private company does it best?

Reed College eliminates application fee to increase applications from low-income students

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Reed eliminates its application fee in a bid to secure more applications, particularly from low-income students who could benefit from the college's need-based aid.

College offers health insurance coverage to some adjuncts ahead of new regulations

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While other colleges have cut adjuncts' hours to avoid insurance mandates ahead of the Affordable Care Act taking effect, College of DuPage is offering some adjuncts coverage under a new "lecturer" designation.

New presidents provosts CSU Coe Cogswell Ivy Tech Manhattan McGill Niagara WSU-Tri Cities

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  • Suzanne Fortier, president of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, has been selected as principal and vice chancellor of McGill University, in Quebec.
  • James Gandre, provost and executive vice president of Roosevelt University, in Illinois, has been appointed president of Manhattan School of Music, in New York.

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