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Hunting Out West

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The strategy may not be new, but few expected it to come out of Cobleskill, N.Y.

Betting on Bling

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Fearing inflation and U.S. debt, University of Texas investment arm adds gold to portfolio – and its officials suggest others have privately done the same.

Search Endeavor Questioned

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Association of Governing Boards touts its expertise as it starts new business, but some potential competitors say conflicts of interest may emerge.

Deanship 2.0

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A long-established position within academe now requires amorphous blend of fund-raising prowess, big picture thinking, budget savvy and entrepreneurship.

False Ideal?

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Virginia's "restructured" universities are billed as examples of autonomous public colleges, but some say state has broken pledges and raided their funds in budget crunch.

Digging Out of the Hole

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Anecdotal reports show endowments rebounding, but getting back to pre-recession levels remains a challenge.

What Passes for a Raise Today

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As budget anxieties persist, some universities address years of stagnant wages with one-time salary boosts instead of permanent raises.

Brand New Dilemma

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Many colleges now see branding campaigns as a competitive necessity, but it's a tricky task that seems invariably to invite critics.

Welcome, Now Start Slashing

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Hiring provosts who will be immediately charged with budget-cutting presents dilemma for presidents, who debate whether task is best suited for someone new.

Navigating the Health Care Maze

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In response to new law, colleges have a host of decisions -- some potentially expensive -- to make about the future of coverage for employees.

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