Leadership

Yale students sue the university for ‘systemic discrimination’

The 41-page lawsuit alleges that the school pressured current and former students to withdraw while turning a blind eye to their mental health disabilities.

Why Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne is under investigation

The university's leader has drawn scrutiny from prominent research journals as signs of potential scientific misconduct have emerged. Allegations first surfaced several years ago on PubPeer, an online forum that allows scientists to address concerns in publications.

Ohio State president announces “difficult decision” to resign

Kristina M. Johnson's term will come to a close at the end of the academic year to allow for a "seamless transition," according to a letter to the Buckeye community. No reason was given for her departure.

As the holidays approach, some colleges play it cautious with COVID

With a tripledemic looming, several colleges will revert to policies such as masking on campus temporarily after the break and requiring staff and students to get COVID tests and the updated vaccine booster.

The University of Arkansas appoints its first Black chancellor

After being named interim chancellor in August 2021, Charles Robinson has been appointed to a three-year term to lead the flagship campus.

How this interim dean is reigniting his college’s community

Since the pandemic, Dr. Kenneth Carter noticed a sense of burnout from his students and faculty. Using student-inspired principles, he is leading the charge at the University of Oxford of Emory to create a sense of belonging and identity for all.

How do colleges hit record-level fundraising? It’s all about the alumni

Temple University and The University of Alabama both share prominent values necessary for fundraising: persistence and relationship-building.

What are college leaders most concerned about for 2023?

Enrollment, funding and employee recruitment are among the top priorities for leaders across 47 higher education institutions.

UF Student Body President faces impeachment for voting in favor of Ben Sasse

Members of the UF student senate say Lauren Lemasters "blindly went against student demands" in her decision to support Sasse's appointment.

How a looming economic slump could upend higher ed’s playbook

Recessions typically lead to an uptick in enrollment, but the aftereffects of the pandemic are injecting yet more uncertainty into how hard the expected economic slowdown will hit colleges and universities.

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