Despite her mounting controversies, many faculty members say Linda P.B. Katehi should stay on as the campus leader, while others are using the opportunity to voice different concerns.
Faculty leaders at Hope College say President John C. Knapp’s decision to ask his provost to resign caused friction with the Board of Trustees. Such disputes over personnel decisions often signal broader tensions.
As protests over race grew at the University of Missouri in November, internal emails show a shaken administration trying to appease demonstrators, calm student fears, and assess a barrage of violent threats.
James A. Troha, president of Juniata College, discusses how he draws on his background in student affairs to meet students "where they are" about their college experience, and to improve diversity on the Pennsylvania campus.
Four years ago, Peter F. Burnham pleaded guilty to misconduct and theft. He says many of his fellow inmates deserved a second chance — and he’s now looking for one himself.
The university has experienced a rapid rise during James R. Ramsey’s tenure. But a series of scandals has taken a toll on his presidency.
Nancy Roseman’s surprise departure, three years into her tenure at the Pennsylvania college, carried the signs of an ouster. She says it wasn’t that way.
The Board of Trustees commissioned a "360" evaluation, commonly used for corporate executives, to assess Nancy Roseman’s leadership.
Dennis Di Lorenzo, dean of New York University’s School of Professional Studies, describes how recent changes at his institution aim to help more students get jobs.
Ajay Nair, senior vice president and dean of campus life at Emory University, describes his institution’s unusually detailed response to activism over the campus racial climate this fall.
Kevin G. McDonald, who was hired on Wednesday, says he will bring an aptitude for building consensus and resolving conflict to the challenges that the university system faces.
Jay A. Perman, president of the University of Maryland at Baltimore, talks about how his institution worked to help the city before the recent unrest there, and how it has intervened to help at-risk youth before they reach college age.
The Education Trust’s president says colleges that are serious about helping low-income students succeed should make it their job from Day 1.
Researchers with the American Council on Education analyzed more than 500 anonymous responses from chief executives at two- and four-year colleges.
The university faces declining enrollment, but its president, Timothy P. Slottow, says it will remain a relevant and valuable option for students.
With the University of Wisconsin's board expected to vote soon on new tenure policies, Raymond W. Cross, the system's president, describes the challenges he faces in both reassuring professors and making lawmakers more supportive of higher education.