Presidents

President moves: Temple finally nabs its next leader

Temple University has unanimously selected a veteran president following three years of leadership instability. Also: another president caught in the crossfire of recent campus protests steps down.

President’s corner: How Western Governors lives its obsession with students

Eight-year President Scott Pulsipher has translated his business leadership experience at some of the most customer-centric U.S. organizations into a university "obsessed" with its students and their learning outcomes.

President moves: 3 hires as another leader changes her mind

North Carolina A&T State University eagerly awaits the arrival of an enrollment and retention guru. Marietta College in Ohio is on the hunt for a president yet again three weeks before its latest hire walked back her offer.

President moves: UCLA snatches a leader from Miami

University of Miami President Julio Frenk is switching coasts in January to take on the top job at UCLA, becoming its first Latino president. University of Washington's longtime president is sticking to her planned resignation date.

President moves: Yale taps next leader, plus more hires abound

Maurie McInnis, current president at Stony Brook University in New York, takes the reins at a tumultuous time following continued protests over the Israel-Hamas war.

President Moves: Cornell leader steps down as hiring ramps up

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack has announced she will retire on June 30 after leading the New York university for seven years. Pollack's departure marks the third Ivy League leader to step down amid political turbulence in recent months.

President’s corner: Why Ed Feasel values cultivating global citizens at Soka University

With Soka University of America about to graduate its 20th class, it's ready to become a model for other institutions, says founding faculty member and second president Ed Feasel.

President moves: Recent resignations show 3 reasons why a leader steps down

The three presidents to step down demonstrate a variety of reasons for making a change: to reengage in academia, pursue other opportunities or make way for new leadership during trying times. 

President’s corner: Why Mary Dana Hinton leads with her heart in today’s unrest

"It's at this moment when you're called to lead. It's hard and exhausting, but it's also an energizing moment," the Hollins University president says. "We can change the trajectory of our students' lives, our institutions' lives and this nation's future."

President moves: Administrators prove popular picks as next leader on the job

Three college administrators—including one president—will be coordinating goodbye parties at their current institutions as they prepare to move on to bigger opportunities elsewhere. 

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