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President moves: New hires abound, 1 retires following a 20-year stint

A higher ed leader heavyweight steps into her mother's alma mater. While a 20-year presidential tenure is one to celebrate, one decade-old stint is souring following academic cuts.

President moves: February breathes fresh air into these leaders’ careers

One month into the spring semester, these seven colleges and universities are seeing big changes to their leadership.

President moves: A historic hire, a retirement and 1 leader on leave

It was a quiet week among presidents' comings and goings. A first-time female leader is beginning her career and one long-time leader is in his twilight. Plus, one president has been placed on administrative leave in the wake of an administrator's suicide.

Why you need to teach your business school students to lead like a coach, not a boss

Bad news for bosses: Those who frequently consider communication one-way down the chain of command are less likely to succeed in the brave new world of business.

President moves: Big time hires, retires and 2 leaders crash out

The higher education president landscape experienced significant leadership changes during the closing weeks of 2023.

President moves: One U.S. Rep, one alumna make for big-time hires

Some college boards are choosing unconventional candidates for the president position to grant it a fresh pair of eyes and a bold new direction. 

Here are 5 ways leaders can implement AI at the highest rungs of an institution

A new report from Complete College America outlines how AI can be implemented in a governed framework with viable checks and balances to ensure its responsible use and maximized potential.

Narcissistic presidents linked to “deterioration” in performance, study shows

From burdensome financial risks to "empire-building" strategies," a bombshell British study published on Research Policy reveals narcissistic leaders crave the limelight for fandom— at the expense of the institution over which they preside.

President moves: Shake-up in Louisiana moves two leaders. This Virginian leaves the West Coast

Two University of Louisiana System leaders have changed the state's dynamic in the past two weeks as they pursue new opportunities within the state's framework, which has drawn some pushback.

President moves: Tried and true academics take charge

College presidents come in all shapes and sizes, but these last two weeks illustrate institutional boards' confidence in hiring academics with battle-tested experience in higher education.

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