Earlier this year, Raymond J. Rice was chosen to be president of the University of Maine at Presque Isle. No search firm was used to recruit him for the position, vet his credentials, and determine if he… Continue Reading >>
FAYETTEVILLE -- For every dollar spent on teaching, colleges and universities spend a lesser amount on administrative costs.
But the ratio between the two types of expenditures varies among schools.… Continue Reading >>
Both the University of Missouri and Evergreen State College have been rocked by left-wing demonstrations, some of which administrators in both schools allowed. Now both have had to deal with falling enrollment… Continue Reading >>
It was almost three years ago that Utah State University received brief national attention over a death threat that promised the “deadliest school shooting in American history.”
In October… Continue Reading >>
The questions Larry Veselka raised about Houston Community College trustee Christopher Oliver in a 2010 report were troubling.
After a months-long investigation into multiple HCC trustees, the attorney… Continue Reading >>
One of the country’s most well-known tributes to the Revolutionary era is on the brink of financial ruin. Mitchell Reiss, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s president and CEO, released an… Continue Reading >>
Should an average salary for full professors of $102,402 be considered low compared to an average salary of $334,617 for college and university presidents and $202,048 for chief financial officers? Should… Continue Reading >>
How USC handles one of the biggest scandals in its history will be decided behind closed doors by a small group of wealthy and powerful people.
Composed of 57 voting members, USC's board of trustees… Continue Reading >>
IOWA CITY — The cost of educating students at Iowa’s public universities has been steadily rising in recent years — a trend the institutions have cited as they clamor for more resources.… Continue Reading >>
Want to stump your friends on Bar Trivia Night? No need to dredge up the capital of Burkina Faso (Ouagadougou), or Millard Fillmore’s vice president (he didn’t have one). Just ask your fellow… Continue Reading >>
Administrative costs are a popular target for groups concerned about the rising price of college. A new report puts that spending in context and finds that large, public research universities are the most… Continue Reading >>
Context is key for governing boards trying to exercise oversight of colleges and universities. It can also be surprisingly hard to come by, according to the American Council of Trustees and Alumni.
ACTA… Continue Reading >>