Facing a $5 million operating deficit, Xavier University is instituting salary and hiring freezes, non-faculty layoffs and a 10 percent cut in the university's contributions to employees' health-insurance premiums.
University of Iowa President Sally Mason said Tuesday she would not have informed the public about the sexual harassment investigation surrounding a former UI Athletics Department official had it not been publicized earlier this month by the Press-Citizen.
Just days after celebrating one of the biggest homecomings in the university's 145-year history, Alabama State University has placed its new president on administrative leave with pay and temporarily replaced him with Rep. John Knight, according to a report on the WSFA website.
About $4,500 of unclaimed funds in a lawsuit against Madison Area Technical College will stay with the college instead of going toward a national association of university professors, a Dane County judge ruled last week.
Universities and colleges are struggling to compete for high quality senior administrative leaders. Tight budgets compound the challenge, since recruiting, selecting, and relocating candidates require significant investments.