President Sari Feldman of the American Library Association discusses programs that preserve tweets as well as books.
R. Bowen Loftin’s resignation as chief of the flagship campus at Columbia has been cast as fallout from racial discord there. That’s not even the half of it.
The University of Exeter's vice chancellor speaks on what American policy makers and colleges can learn from Britain as they look to improve access to higher education for disadvantaged people.
Mark P. Becker, president of Georgia State University, discusses the institution's success raising graduation rates and the challenges of maneuvering a fledgling football team into the highest levels of intercollegiate athletics.
A long-simmering protest movement, escalated by a hunger strike and a threatened football boycott, became the catalyst for turnover at the top.
The protests in Missouri offer a reminder that efforts to improve diversity among students, faculty members, and administrators have a long way to go.
Both Timothy M. Wolfe and R. Bowen Loftin had been called on to step down. But it was long-festering turmoil that played a critical role in their departures.
Although some college boards suggest that "you get what you pay for" when it comes to presidential compensation, the argument that high salaries drive giving "appears dubious," a new study finds.
Professors and students have fiercely criticized the former executive and the process that brought him to Iowa City. Campus critics say it won’t be easy for their new chief to prove that he’s his own man.
Ana Mari Cauce’s own life has been touched by prejudice and racial violence. At Washington, she’s pushing for a frank dialogue about diversity and inequality.
Experts are divided on whether tensions at the university reflect problems specific to HBCUs or might have cropped up at any college with severe financial challenges.
Professors say their views on candidates are given short shrift. But board members say they do plenty to solicit faculty input.
Purdue University's president began his job in January 2013 with no academic-leadership experience. He's learned since then that small but meaningful changes can lead to big savings for students.
The former education secretary has emerged as the top candidate in a bitterly disputed and politically charged search to lead the university system. Here’s what she could bring to the table.
The University of Tennessee has been under assault from state legislators over its efforts to promote diversity and inclusion. Its president describes the view from its rocky top.
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.