Governance

Reaffirming the Right to Complain

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Southern Illinois faculty win agreement with university two years after their grievances about a dean were disclosed in what they saw as retribution.

At U. of California, a Systemic Governance Crisis

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Compensation scandal was a symptom, not a cause: Regents' intrusion into university's day-to-day operations seen as potential barrier to recruiting top-notch president.

New Presidents or Provosts: College of New Jersey, Colorado Mountain College, Lake Region State College, Mount Hood CC, Principia College, St. Norbert College, Vanderbilt U.

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  • (Larry) Michael Bower, executive dean of Mott Community College, in Michigan, has been appointed president of Lake Region State College, in North Dakota.
  • Carol Bresnahan, vice provost for academic programs and policies and professor of history at the University of Toledo, in Ohio, has been chosen as provost and executive vice president at the College of New Jersey.
  • Stanley Jensen, president and founder of
  • Two Steps Forward, One Big Step Back

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    U. of California taps esteemed Texas chancellor as president and unveils plans for smaller central office. But critics say board chair's backdoor search process proves regents don't respect university governance.

    Yudof 'Right Guy at the Right Time' for UC System

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    It is hardly uncommon for officials at organizations that have just hired new leaders to express great enthisiasm about the men or women they've just selected. It's a little rarer, though, when those expressions of satisfaction also ring loudly with wonderment, as if the organization is almost surprised by its good fortune in lassoing the candidate. And rarer still when the organization is widely viewed as a preeminent one that is accustomed to getting what it wants.

    Revising the Core Curriculum -- at 35 Colleges

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    After Georgia proposes a general education framework built around theme of globalization (rather than built up from disciplines), faculty fire concerns about content and procedure.

    New Presidents or Provosts: Florida Gulf Coast U., Manatee CC, Marylhurst U., Metropolitan State U., Northwest Nazarene U., Quinnipiac U., U. of Southern Mississippi

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  • David Alexander, vice president for university advancement at Southern Nazarene University, in Oklahoma, has been chosen as president of Northwest Nazarene University, in Idaho.
  • Lars Hafner, provost of St. Petersburg College, in Florida, has been selected as president of Manatee Community College, also in Florida.
  • Sue K.
  • Too Catholic, Even for Many Monks

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    At Saint Vincent College, a president with a White House pedigree raises hackles of students, professors and many Benedictine clergy with his orthodoxy and perceived interference.

    Degree Scandal at West Virginia Fells Provost

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    As anger builds in wake of report finding wrongdoing in awarding of M.B.A. to governor's daughter, questions arise whether resignation will be the last.

    The Buck Stops Where?

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    Professors at West Virginia U., outraged by scandal, demand president's ouster. Will anyone listen?

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