Michigan State University Board of Trustee member Brianna Scott has released a letter highlighting chair Rema Vassar's alleged patterns of bullying, carrying personal agendas and vindictive behavior toward members who have opposed her.
Among the cream of the crop of R1 universities, 75% of the Ivy Leagues are now female-led. Ten of the 20 schools to have appointed a female president are doing so for the first time in the school's history.
Among the batch of hires and exits, one leader suddenly passed away after her health took a turn only two hours prior. Elsewhere, before becoming president, at least two leaders have served higher education in an academic or administrative capacity for more than 25 years.