In three short months, New College of Florida installed six new trustees, ousted its president, abolished its Office of Outreach and Inclusive Excellence, and is now removing any trace of Yoleidy Rosario-Hernandez, the school's top DEI officer.
Dedicated to embracing an evolving higher education landscape that's cost-effective, career-minded and digitally native, Vermont has begun to revitalize its once-flailling student body. Two big initiatives pushing this change are recent school mergers and a powerful free community college pipeline.
The number of female-led colleges and universities around the world increased this year, and America is leading the charge. Of the 48 top-ranked schools around the world helmed by a woman, 16 represent the red, white and blue, according to Times Higher Education (THE).
PEN America and the American Council on Education (ACE) teamed up to provide campus leaders with viable strategies to fend off legislative attacks and leverage media relations and campus stakeholders in their defense.
These colleges may all be well over a hundred years old, but recent hirings prove there is still a first time for everything: NYU and three other colleges have all recently elected a Black or female president—or both—for the first time in their histories.
A letter signed by 120 Connecticut College faculty members suggested the relationship between leadership and the campus community undergo "a fundamental change" and called on the Board to hold an open forum during its campus visit.
Richard Corcoran, selected by the school's newly conservative board of trustees, will receive a $699,000 base salary, double the pay of his predecssor, who was fired less than a month ago in a "hostile takeover."