Eric T. Schneiderman, New York’s top law-enforcement officer, took an activist role in forcing the struggling Cooper Union to submit to state oversight. His office plans to steer other institutions away from trouble, too.
For the first time, Chatham University is enrolling men in its undergraduate programs. President Esther L. Barazzone talks about how the Pittsburgh institution is staying true to its values.
Revelations that J. Bruce Harreld met with regents before he was chosen as the university's president have again raised fears that the board had been set on hiring him.
The Lumina Foundation's chief executive discusses his new book, his take on modernizing higher education, and immigration.
Critics of the businessman’s selection as president say they’re skeptical that the process played out fairly.
Iowa isn’t the first university to select a nonacademic leader. We talk to three other executives who are making the transition to the ivory tower.
The Faculty Senate vote signaled growing discontent over the regents’ hiring of a new president whom many have criticized as unqualified to lead the university.
A court filing by New York’s attorney general paints a deeply unflattering — if disputed — portrait of the institution’s leaders.
J. Bruce Harreld, a career businessman, visited the campus on Tuesday. While openness to nonacademic leaders has grown, it’s still an idea that makes some uneasy.
Phillip C. Stone talks about the pressure he feels to succeed for the sake of all liberal-art colleges and what his institution might look like in five years. Part 3 of 3.
President Phillip C. Stone discusses what students and faculty can expect this fall and how he'll work with alumnae. Part 2 of 3.
Few college leaders are as active on social media as Santa Ono, who has stepped carefully online since a campus police officer killed an unarmed man.
Seton Hall University’s A. Gabriel Esteban talks about how he furthers new strategies while seeking to shift the institution's direction.
The president of the island’s public-university system sees hope in the promotion of entrepreneurship and in a possible reorganization.
Glenn F. McConnell’s personal history with the flag has complicated his response to the brewing controversy over its prominence in South Carolina.
Timothy M. Wolfe of the University of Missouri system says higher ed needs to do a better job of defending itself when its budget comes under attack.