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AP via The Boston Globe
Helicopter parents, impatient trustees, overworked professors, entitled athletics boosters and deeply partisan lawmakers with little cash to spare. It's enough to make people wonder why anyone would want the job of college president.  Read more>>
The Tennessean
Entities had ties to trustees, officers at the university  Read more>>
The Star-Ledger
Kean University’s president lashed out Wednesday at the higher education accrediting agency that has placed his school on probation after claiming it failed to meet academic standards.  Read more>>
AP via The San Francisco Chronicle
Embattled University of Southern Maine President Selma Botman is stepping down and taking a new job within the University of Maine System.  Read more>>
AP via
The union representing full-time faculty, librarians and professional staff at nine state colleges and universities in New Jersey has reached a tentative labor contract with the state.  Read more>>
The Huntsville Times
Higher education in Huntsville faces a shifting landscape that could lead to several more changes, and possible conflicts, in the near future.  Read more>>
The Oklahoman
Mid-America Christian University overhauled its enrollment services this week in a move university officials say will help manage growth.  Read more>>
The Tennessean
School's growth worries some  Read more>>

Industry News
Northwestern College in St. Paul, Minn. has selected Ellucian to help manage the institution’s IT functions as well as expand its online programs. The new relationship began June 1.  Read more>>
Turning Technologies
Turning Technologies, the leading provider of student response solutions, adds Ithaca College to its list of institutions to standardize support around the company's student response solutions.  Read more>>
Pano Logic, a provider of zero client desktop virtualization (VDI), today announced Pano System for Cloud, the lowest cost desktop computing platform for organizations moving to web-based applications.  Read more>>
Griffing PR News
Sunfire®, a specialist in the design, manufacturing and marketing of luxury home theater audio products, today announced the introduction of the all-new Sunfire HRSIW8, an in-wall dual-driver 8” subwoofer that features the brand’s patented Stillbass™ anti-shake technology that virtually eliminates mechanical vibration, improving bass definition while helping to contain the bass to the room in which it is mounted.  Read more>>