Provosts / Vice Presidents

Academics born in India see growth in presidential ranks

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Indian-born academics are seeing their numbers grow in top campus jobs, reflecting internationalization trends over the past 40 years.

Feds give nudge to competency-based education

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The U.S. Department of Education encourages colleges and accreditors to move forward on competency-based education programs that don't rely on the credit hour.

New York University vote of no confidence raises debate about ambitions and governance models

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A vote against NYU’s president raises questions about the university’s local and global ambitions, as well as whether the traditional structure of shared governance can survive rapid changes in higher education.

U.Va. remains battleground of national debate about governance

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U.Va. remains a battleground in the broader debate about what roles faculty and board members should play in governance, even as campus tensions linger.

U of Texas political tensions to come to a head in legislative hearings this spring

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Years of tension between state policy makers and administrators at the University of Texas at Austin could come to a head in a series of legislative battles this spring.

Carnegie Mellon's online efforts include spinoffs and subsidiaries but not MOOCs

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Carnegie Mellon doesn't want to give its courses away. It does want to promote new forms of instruction -- but only if they have business models.

 

Emory president's controversial column sparks broader discussion of leadership

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Emory president's controversial column, a surprise for a man many say has handled issues of race well in his 10-year tenure, is continuing to drive discussion of race and leadership on campus.

UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Holden Thorp to become provost at Washington University in St. Louis

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Outgoing chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill will become provost at Washington University, an uncommon move that reinforces a trend of public university administrators finding a home in private higher ed.

White House's new scorecard oversimplifies institutions, liberal arts advocates say

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Advocates for liberal arts education worry that White House’s new College Scorecard oversimplifies the college-selection process and places too much emphasis on financial aspects of the decision.

A university tries to deal with salary compression among faculty members

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At many colleges, long-term professors say their pay lags behind that of newer faculty. Has UW Oshkosh found a way to deal with the problem?

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