And Now There Are 3

Colleges champion diversity among students and professors, but few are willing to hire openly gay presidents

With Sean T. Buffington's appointment as president of the University of the Arts late last month, the number of openly gay university presidents in the United States appears to have increased by 50 percent, from two to three. "We have a long, long way to go," says Charles R. Middleton, president of Roosevelt University, one of the small group, which also includes Ralph J.